Grab this reindeer food recipe to feed the reindeer! Feeding the reindeer was something my son looked forward to every Christmas Eve. As soon as we would get home from Christmas Eve dinner, he would set out Santa’s treat and then head out to the yard and sprinkle the reindeer food that came with his Santa Letter.
Feed the Reindeer
We would also make up some extra reindeer food just in case they were really really hungry. Sadly, my son is now 12 and no longer thinks about the poor little reindeer. But I still like to make it and place in a jar for decoration or for younger children to see. I may attach the cute poem below and give some to my neighbors with little ones. It’s so easy to make!
How to Make Reindeer Food
Making reindeer food is very easy. You will need just a few ingredients you probably already have.
- Oatmeal – instant or rolled oats
- Sprinkles – I use 2 or 3 different varieties.
Just mix everything together and then store it in an airtight container. For gifting, pour into small baggies and attach printable reindeer food poem. Find the printable in The Printable Vault.
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 C. Colorful sprinkles in holiday colors
- 1/2 C. Glitter or sugar sprinkles
- Combine all ingredients together in a small bowl.
- Fill individual small baggies and attach reindeer food poem.
Nutrition InformationYield 3 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 401Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 0mgSodium 3mgCarbohydrates 74gFiber 3gSugar 50gProtein 4g
We do our best to calculate, however, nutrition information may not be accurate.
I originally found the poem from friend Kim at TomKat Studios.
Sprinkle this reindeer food outside tonight,
The moonlight will make it sparkle bright,
As the reindeer fly and roam,
This will guide them to your home.
Sprinkle on the grass at night before bed. The reindeer love the Oats and the glitter gets their attention and gives them their magic!