Pancakes are a big hit our house. And my girls love it when we do fun stuff with them, like when we made our Pinkalicious Pancakes or when we made our Jack O Lantern Pancakes for Halloween. So I am sure it comes to no surprise that we had to make a special pancake treat for Christmas.
I was actually planning on waiting till this weekend to make these Christmas Tree Pancakes but we got our first snow day today and since the first snow day is special I thought it would be a great time to make these for the girls. My oldest daughter woke up early so she helped me make them. I told her we were going to make a big Christmas tree pancake and when I started making round pancakes she got pretty confused but I told her to wait and she would see the tree in the end.
Now for those of you who have tried to make color pancakes and failed because when cooked they are more brown than anything, I found a new trick today to get your pancakes the color you want. Cook the pancakes till almost done on just one side (make sure your burner is not too high or they will burn). Then flip the pancakes and let the other side cook for just a minute then remove. Now the brown part on the 2nd side will peal right off and you will have beautiful color pancakes (see pictures below if you want to see what I am talking about).
Check out our CHRISTMAS Board on Pintrest for more fun ideas!
Pancake Mix (any kind you want)
Green Food Color
Almond Hersey Kisses (because the wrappers are gold)