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20 Easy Snow Day Treats to Warm Up With in Winter

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Snowy days call for easy Snow Day Treats that are fun to make and delicious to enjoy, whether sweet or savory. These simple recipe ideas will warm your toes and make snow days one to remember!

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When the snow begins to fall, my first thought is… “What cookies can I make?”

And for me, that might be Scottish Shortbread in my snowflake mold.

But hot cocoa will always be ready for all the sledders in the family (or ginger tea for this girl), and soup simmering on the stove, slow cooker, or a quick-fix Instant Pot soup.

What treats do you whip up on snowy days?

In this post, you will find 20 (or more) ideas for fun, delicious food perfect for Snow Day Treats. From warm, ooey-gooey delights to chocolaty bites. Let’s celebrate winter with these easy treats!

Snow Day Treats in this Post

Let this serve as an index to the recipe links you’ll find below. I’ve separated them into categories of sweet treats, savory treats, and soups… my go-to winter foods.

Continue to scroll to the end for all the snow day recipe ideas!

Sweet Treats Recipes:

Salty and Savory Treats Recipes:

Snow Day Treats: Soup

I don’t know about you, but I can’t imagine a snow day without soup. Perhaps a grilled cheese sandwich, too. Which, of course, makes me think of tomato soup, or chicken noodle soup… or cream of potato soup.

What about you? Does snow bring out the soup lover in you? If so, here are some of my favorite soups for winter:

20 Snow Day Treats for Winter

1
Side view of stacked Hot Chocolate Cookies with mini marshmallows and a red and green plaid mug of hot cocoa.
Hot Chocolate Cookies
Hot Chocolate Cookies for chilly winter days! Perfectly indulgent, much like a favorite mocha with gooey marshmallows – try adding a touch of espresso for an extra kick!
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2
Closeup side view of Italian Chocolate Almond Biscotti in a woven tray with coffee and tea.
Irresistible Chocolate Almond Biscotti Recipe
This irresistible Italian Chocolate and Almond Biscotti recipe, is easy to make and utterly delicious with rich chocolate and crunchy almonds.
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3
Side view of Ginger Spice Cookies on a white plate.
Giant and Soft Ginger Spice Cookies
If you love molasses cookies, these Big Soft Ginger Spice Cookies are delightful and delicious! Richly spiced, soft, and chewy, they are a scrumptious treat all year!
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4
Coconut Mug Cake topped with buttercream frosting and toasted coconut on a wood board
2 Minute Coconut Mug Cake
Coconut Mug Cake is a decadently delicious 2 minute microwave dessert that’s perfect for coconut cake lovers. It’s a simple moist and tender mug cake you’ll fall in love with on a snowy day!
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5
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2 Minute Gingerbread Mug Cake
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6
Baked Maple Donuts with Pecans
This 2 Minute Gingerbread Mug Cake is a moist and boldly flavored cake, generously seasoned with molasses, cinnamon, and ginger. A cold-weather, holiday, cozy favorite to whip up in two minutes or less.
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7
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Slow Cooker Apple Crisp: A Fall Favorite
This ultra-simple Slow Cooker Apple Crisp is bursting with juicy apples, warm with cinnamon spice, and virtually cooks itself.
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8
Blueberry Cobbler in a cast iron skillet with slice missing
Skillet Blueberry Cobbler
This foolproof Skillet Blueberry Cobbler is a quick and easy recipe made with fresh or frozen blueberries, and simple pantry ingredients. This skillet cobbler recipe is also ready in just 35 minutesserve straight from the skillet with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
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9
Closeup front view of Brownie Pie slice with powdered sugar and whipped cream
Brownie Pie Recipe for a Simple Yet Decadent Treat
This homemade Brownie Pie recipe is a simple marriage of fudgy chocolate brownies and crispy, flaky pastry crust. And it’s so incredibly delicious served warm, dusted with powdered sugar, and perhaps a dollop of melting vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
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10
Top view of squares of Oatmeal Chocolate Chips Bars on parchment
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are the ultimate blending of oatmeal cookies and chocolate chip cookies… made incredibly easy baked into bars. Oozing with melty chocolate, chewy and crisp with oats, and irresistible with a sprinkling of flaky sea salt.
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11
Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies on a white scalloped plate
Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best grain free cookies ever. Soft and chewy, just like chocolate chip cookies should be, filled with the buttery and vanilla flavor we love but with lower sugar than their traditional cousins. Easy to make, they are a go-to almond flour cookie at our house.
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12
Sliced Apple Fritter Bread with Vanilla Glaze
Easy Apple Fritter Bread
Apple Fritter Bread is a decadent treat packed with layers of sweet, cinnamon-spiced apples in a soft and moist quick bread. Drizzled with vanilla glaze, it’s reminiscent of a favorite donut-shop fritter. Perfect for morning coffee or tea.
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13
Homemade Cinnamon Roll on a White Plate
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls: Classically Perfect
This warm from the oven Homemade Cinnamon Roll recipe is a deliciously decadent, gooey cinnamon bun that’s easier to make than you might think! Especially when you’re craving true comfort food.
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14
Banana Bread Pudding with a serving missing.
Banana Bread Pudding
Banana Bread Pudding is a simple and easy comfort food classic with a twist. It’s the flavor of an ample sweet cinnamon custard baked into cubes of leftover bread, sweetened with bananas. It’s a dream.
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15
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Easy Banana Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake
There's something special about the scent of cakes baking in the oven. This Banana Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake combines favorite comfort food ingredients into one incredibly delicious coffee cake. Banana bread — plus chocolate chips. It's a special moment when these two come together.
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16
Closeup view of a Bowl of Everything Bagel Pretzels
Everything Bagel Pretzels: Quick & Easy Party Food
Take your snow day pretzels to a new level and make Everything Bagel Pretzels. They are the quickest and easiest party food, and absolutely delicious. Made in minutes with 3 simple ingredients.
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17
Side view of Garlic Pull Apart Bread with a bowl of marinara sauce.
Cheesy Garlic Butter Pull Apart Bread
IThis Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Bread is ready in no time, easy, and the ultimate party food! Scrumptious for game days… or any gathering!
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18
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Cheddar Cheese and Cider Fondue: A Cozy Fireside Treat
Cider and Cheddar Fondue: When snow is piling up or the winter wind is howling, when family and friends gather — whip up a quick and easy, cozy fireside treat.
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19
Close up of pizza pockets on a red napkin and a wooden board.
15 Minute Pizza Pockets (Easy Hot Pocket Pizzas)
5 Minute Pizza Bombs are the quick and easy DIY hot pocket pizzas families love.
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20
Side view of two baked Ham and Cheese Croissants on a white plate with coffee
Ham and Cheese Croissants
Ham and Cheese Croissants are foolproof bakery style meals easy to make with 5 minutes prep and will remind your of your favorite coffee shop.
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