My Favorite Christmas Movies and Snacks

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern



Watching Christmas movies is one of my favorite ways to spend time with my family and celebrate the holiday season, as it is for many people I’m sure! And what goes together better than movies and snacks? Here are some of my top Christmas movies, as well as my favorite snacks to make to munch on during the show.


Christmas Movies:


Modern Day Classics (for kids and families)


  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
  • The Grinch (2018)
  • Elf
  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone 2: Alone in New York
  • Christmas With The Kranks
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • The Santa Clause
  • Jingle All The Way
  • Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • The Polar Express
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Eloise At Christmas
  • Little Women
  • The Nutcracker (there are several variations, including The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Nutcracker (1993) with the New York City Ballet and Macaulay Culkin, and the one I watched as a kid, Barbie in the Nutcracker)


Older Films


  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Holiday Inn (1942)
  • White Christmas
  • A Christmas Story
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964)
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)




  • The Great British Baking Show Holiday episodes


Snack Recipes:


How to Make an Easy, Fancy, and Delicious Hot Chocolate Bar

Ooey Gooey Chex Mix

Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

Peppermint Bark Popcorn

Dark Chocolate Caramel Popcorn (Moose Munch copycat)

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Homemade Eggnog

Chocolate Peppermint Bark


Find more holiday activities and recipes on Fill Your Plate’s blog!

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