4 Simple & Delicious Bonfire Night Treats for Children

Toffee Apples

Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is a magical time for families to come together, enjoy fireworks, and celebrate with delicious treats. Whether you're heading to a local bonfire or having some friends over in your garden, these four Bonfire Night themed recipes are perfect to make with children. From savoury snacks to sweet indulgences, these recipes will add an extra spark to your celebration.

1. Sparkler Pretzel Sticks

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These sparkler pretzel sticks are an easy and fun snack to kick off your Bonfire Night celebration. Kids will love the combination of sweet and salty flavours, and the visual resemblance to sparklers makes them even more exciting.


  • Pretzel sticks
  • White chocolate
  • Assorted coloured sprinkles


  1. Melt the white chocolate in the microwave or on the hob, following the package instructions.
  2. Dip the pretzel sticks into the melted white chocolate, coating about two-thirds of the length.
  3. Immediately sprinkle the coloured sprinkles onto the chocolate-covered part.
  4. Place the pretzel sticks on a parchment-lined tray to cool and harden.

2. Campfire Sausages

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These campfire sausages are a great way to bring the campfire experience to your backyard.


  • Hot Dog Sausages
  • Wooden skewers
  • Ketchup and mustard for dipping


  • Thread sausages onto wooden skewers, ensuring they're secure.
  • Grill the sausages on a barbecue or over an open fire until cooked through, turning occasionally.
  • Serve with ketchup and mustard for dipping.

3. Bonfire Cupcakes

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These colourful cupcakes are inspired by the dazzling fireworks displays of Bonfire Night.


  • Cupcake mix or your favourite cupcake recipe
  • Buttercream frosting/Icing
  • Assorted food colouring
  • Popping candy


  1. Bake cupcakes according to the recipe or mix instructions.
  2. Frost the cupcakes with the colourful buttercream or icing.
  3. Sprinkle popping candy on top to mimic the explosions of fireworks.

4. Bonfire Chocolate Apples

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No Bonfire Night is complete without toffee apples. This classic treat is easy to make and will satisfy kids' sweet tooth while embracing the tradition.


  • Apples
  • Milk Chocolate
  • Assorted coloured sprinkles


  1. Insert wooden sticks into the apples.
  2. Melt the chocolate in the microwave or on the hob, following the package instructions.
  3. Carefully dip the apples into the chocolate, ensuring they're well-coated.
  4. Immediately sprinkle the coloured sprinkles onto the chocolate-covered part.
  5. Place the apples on parchment paper to cool and harden.

Bonfire Night is a great opportunity for families to enjoy time together and create lasting memories. These four Bonfire Night themed recipes for children will not only tantalise their taste buds but also add a festive and visually appealing touch to your celebration. Enjoy the fireworks, warmth of the bonfire, and the delectable treats with your loved ones on this special night.