10 Rudolph-Approved Reindeer Food Recipes for the Holidays

10 Rudolph-Approved Reindeer Food Recipes for the Holidays

Including human varieties and animal-safe versions of magic reindeer food!

I am a Christmas FANATIC! Seriously, I’m the girl who loves to see the merchandise in stores as early as possible and would put my tree up in September if my husband allowed it. I adore everything about the holidays, but most of all, the traditions we have as a family are nearest and dearest to my heart.

Some of them I have continued from my childhood with my boys, and others are new ones the four of us have created. Plus, with the 12-year age difference between my boys, traditions the teenager has outgrown like the magic of Santa and The Elf On The Shelf is getting new life with his younger brother. Now we have one more to add to our list I know my little guy will flip over: magical reindeer food to leave out on Christmas Eve!

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What holiday traditions do you celebrate as a family? Baking cookies, driving around looking at the beautiful light displays, sipping hot cocoa while watching Christmas movies…our family does them all! With all the fun activities I have found over the years to do with my kids, I can’t believe it has taken me this long to discover these recipes for reindeer food, but I am so happy I have!

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Reindeer Food Recipes

Reindeer food is so simple to make, the kids can help with every step, beginning to end. Plus they will be so excited to leave something yummy out for Santa’s team! Be sure to think about what kinds of foods are in the mix before putting it outside though.

In this collection, you will find both human varieties and animal-safe versions of reindeer food. So if you’re going to go all out and sprinkle the front lawn with reindeer food (you know, so they can munch away while they wait for Santa), you will want to make sure you use the animal and eco-friendly recipes that are safe for other little critter friends who might stumble upon this jolly snack. These are animal-approved:

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Last-Minute Recipes

Some reindeer food recipes use pre-made ingredients that you can mix together at the last minute for a holiday party, classroom treat or leave out for Santa with his plate of cookies. If that is what you’re looking for, check out the Rudolph Reindeer Mix!

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I hope you are looking forward to your family’s favorite traditions this holiday season. Maybe you can begin a new one with these whimsical reindeer food treats on the most wonderful night of the year and make this Christmas a little extra magical for all your little elves.

How to Make Easy Reindeer Food

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