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Simple edible Christmas crafts easy enough for kids to create

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Kids will have a blast making these 7 delicious Christmas crafts

Let's be real, one of the best parts of the holiday season are all of the sweet treats. Whether it's candy or baked goods, you can count us in.

These edible crafts turn out looking adorable — and they're simple enough for children to help make.

More: 16 Adorably crafty gifts kids can make themselves

Candy cane reindeer

Kids will have a blast making these 7 delicious Christmas crafts

Turn simple candy canes into playful reindeer when you twist on pipe cleaner antlers and glue on wiggle eyes to yummy Christmas candy canes. The best part of this edible Christmas craft? Watching your kids get excited as they hand them out to friends and family!

More: 3 Cute Christmas ornaments kids can make with candy

Peanut Butter Play Dough

Kids will have a blast making these 7 delicious Christmas crafts

Knead 3 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter with 4 cups of confectioners' sugar and you'll have a sweet, non-toxic Christmas craft that is ready to mold a child's imagination... and it makes a fun snack, too! If your kiddos aren't ready to gobble up their creations right away, whether baked and hardened or in its original remoldable form, seal in an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to a week.

Next Up: Rice Krispies Snowmen

Originally published December 2015. Updated December 2016.

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