Candy cane sleigh decorations recipe

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These candy cane sleigh decorations will look perfect on your Christmas tree - sweet and edible the kids can help you make them too

Preparation Time10 mins plus setting time
Total Time10 mins
Cost RangeCheap

These festive candy cane sleigh decorations are so easy to make, the kids can make them on their own. All you need is some Rice Krispie Squares and some Christmas candy canes. These little sledges look perfect on the Christmas tree and would also make fun festive food gifts when wrapped in a cellophane bag


  • 1x Rice Krispie Square bar
  • 4x candy cane sticks
  • Icing sugar with a few drops of water
  • Ribbon




  1. Start by mixing the icing sugar and water together to form a thick paste.
  2. Cut the Rice Krispie Square bar into 2 pieces to make 2 sledges.
  3. Take 2 candy canes (out of their plastic wrappers) and drizzle a little icing sugar mix on each. Stick the Rice Krispie Square onto the sticks and press down firmly.
  4. Repeat with sledge no.2. Leave to set until the icing hardens.
  5. Tie with a ribbon and pop onto your tree.
Top Tip for making Candy cane sleigh decorations

You could cover the Rice Krispie Squares in chocolate and decorate with sugar sprinkles and sweets too! Come and see more of our creative and edible Christmas tree decorations here

Rosie Conroy
Food Writer

Rosie is an experienced food and drinks journalist who has spent over a decade writing about restaurants, cookery, and foodie products. Previously Content Editor at and Digital Food Editor on Woman&Home, Rosie is well used to covering everything from food news through to taste tests. Now, as well as heading up the team at SquareMeal - the UK's leading guide to restaurants and bars - she also runs a wedding floristry business in Scotland called Lavender and Rose.