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Festive activity ideas

Impress family and friends this Christmas with these incredibly simple to make (but also very lovely to eat) festive treats from Lidl

Whether you're entertaining at home this year, or have a party to attend – get the children involved in making these show-stoppers. The trickiest bit is not eating them all up before they're served. Enjoy!

Brownies for Gift Gatherers

Brownie trees

Lidl’s brownie mix
Candy canes
Icing and sprinkles.

Prepare the brownie mix and cook in the oven. Once it’s ready, take it out and let it cool.

Cut the brownies into Christmas tree-shaped triangles.

Insert a candy cane for the trunk and decorate with icing and sprinkles.

Tree Decorations for Over Decorators

tree decorations


Make a dough using flour, salt and warm water.

Once you've kneaded it all together and rolled it out, use some festive cookie cutters to make your shapes – make sure you don't forget to make a small hole for the ribbon.

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes and let them cool.

Thread a ribbon through the hole and hang them on the tree.

Cheese Snowman for Cheeseboard Champions

cheeeeese man

Black olives
Red chilli

Use a camembert wheel for the snowman’s head and slice up stilton to make the snowman's body.

Make a cracker hat for the snowman, by adding cheese and chutney to a rectangle cracker.

For his face, chop an olive in half for each of his eyes, use a carrot for the nose and a red chilli for his mouth.

Use grapes to dress the snowman in a scarf and buttons, and rosemary for the arms.

Find out which Christmas tribe you belong to here.