7 Festive Snacks for Christmas Tree Decorating

From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree. Between stringing the lights and figuring out the perfect branch from which to hang Rudolph, decorating the Christmas tree is hard work. Make sure you have enough delicious treats to keep you going. From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

1. Chocolate-Peppermint Brownies

Crushed candy canes make a festive topping for rich, fudgy brownies.

 Brownies

Brownies

2. Sugar-and-Spice Nuts

These crispy nuts are coated with cinnamon and chile powder.

 Spiced nuts

Spiced nuts

3. Endless Caramel Corn

Abodo sauce in canned chipotles adds terrific spice to this sweet-salty snack.

 Caramel corn

Caramel corn

4. Ginger-Miso Sweet Pea Spread

This vibrant green dip is ready in just 20 minutes.

 From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

5. Garlic Bread "Fries" and Marinara "Ketchup"

For a fun take on fries and ketchup, garlic bread sticks are served with smoky bacon-laced tomato sauce.

 From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

6. Chai-Spiced Butter Cookies

The mix of spices in these soft butter cookies will remind you of a hot cup of chai.

 From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the Christmas tree.

7. Pimento Cheese with Salt-and-Pepper Butter Crackers

Chef Carla Hall makes her own crunchy crackers to serve with her cheese spread, a riff on the Southern classic.

Blog source: Food & Wine