Holiday Pancakes

Dazzle your family with these colorful pancakes and then let your kids give you a helping hand by letting them add the finishing touches! Learn how to make these holiday-themed pancakes on this special “Parent Hacks” episode. Happy Holidays!

Pancake Batter

  • 2 cups of pancake mix
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring


  1. Mix the pancake batter according to the box’s instructions.
  2. Separate the batter equally into two bowls.
  3. Add red food coloring to one bowl and green food coloring to the other bowl. Mix well.
  4. Cook your pancakes on a griddle or in a skillet alternating between the two colors.

Cream Cheese Icing Glaze

  • 4 ounces of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons of milk


  1. Mix together cream cheese and powdered sugar with a hand mixer until well combined.
  2. Add in vanilla extract and milk. Mix well.
  3. Place into a piping bag.

Red Whipped Cream

  • 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • red food coloring


  1. Mix together all ingredients with a hand mixer until it is combined and forms stiff peaks.
  2. Place into a piping bag with a star tip at the end.

*KID TIP: Let your kids help out by decorating their stack of pancakes with the toppings inside the piping bags. Bust out some sprinkles for an extra fun time!