Christmas Dessert Recipes

Updated: November 2018
Originally Published: November 22, 2014

Let’s fa la la la la our way in love with holiday desserts! ‘Tis the season to eat up, am I right? I’ve gathered the best Christmas Dessert Recipes to share with you today! No need to buy a cookbook. No need to ask for a recipe for others. You can create your own masterpieces with these Christmas Dessert Recipes. I’m feeling hungry already, aren’t you? Happy holidays and enjoy these little goodies (and be sure to share them with your friends!).

Fa la la la la your way in love with all of these Christmas Dessert Recipes! 'Tis the season to eat up. I'm feeling hungry already, aren't you?

Christmas Dessert Recipes

1. Santa Hat Pretzels

The sweet and salty taste can’t be beat but present them as a Santa hat and your guests will be ooohhhing and aaahhhing over them until they are gone.  Which won’t take too long so enjoy the attention while you have it.

Santa Hat Pretzels. The sweet and salty taste can’t be beat but present them as a Santa hat and your guests will be ooohhhing and aaahhhing over them until they are gone. Which won’t take too long so enjoy the attention while you have it.

 

2. White Chocolate Cranberry Cupcakes

The perfect mix of sweet and tart.  Sugared cranberries finish them off and make them a great finish to any holiday or winter get-together!

White Chocolate Cranberry Cupcakes

 

3. Chocolate Pull Apart Bread

Insanely good pull apart loaf is perfect to share with a crowd. Dough is made with graham cracker and layered and stuffed with Nutella and marshmallows. Sure to be a hit at every party!

Chocolate Pull Apart Bread - Insanely good pull apart loaf is perfect to share with a crowd. Dough is made with graham cracker and layered and stuffed with Nutella and marshmallows. Sure to be a hit at every party!

 

4. Christmas Lights Cookies

Made with a small batch of royal icing and mini M&Ms as Christmas Lights.

Christmas Lights Cookies Made with a small batch of royal icing and mini M&Ms as Christmas Lights.

 

5. Chocolate Toffee

Also known as “Christmas Crack”, this recipe lives up to it’s name. It’s ADDICTING! It’s hard to believe that just 4 simple ingredients make for such a rich and delicious treat

Chocolate Toffee Also known as “Christmas Crack”, this recipe lives up to it’s name. It’s ADDICTING! It’s hard to believe that just 4 simple ingredients make for such a rich and delicious treat

 

6. Oreo Truffles

A sweet outer chocolate shell surrounds a decadent, chocolate Oreo filling. No baking necessary and only 5 ingredients needed!
Oreo Truffles - A sweet outer chocolate shell surrounds a decadent, chocolate Oreo filling. No baking necessary and only 5 ingredients needed!

7. Soft Ginger Cookies

A Ginger Cookie is a perfectly soft and chewy cookie for those who love the taste of a ginger snap but hate the crisp and hard bite.
Soft Ginger Cookies - A Ginger Cookie is a perfectly soft and chewy cookie for those who love the taste of a ginger snap but hate the crisp and hard bite.

8. Peppermint Bark Pretzel Bites

Peppermint bark pretzel bites with a Candy Cane Hershey kiss, on top of a pretzel, and topped with a peppermint M&M.
Peppermint Bark Pretzel Bites - Peppermint bark pretzel bites with a Candy Cane Hershey kiss, on top of a pretzel, and topped with a peppermint M&M.

9. Red Velvet Cookies

4 Ingredient Red Velvet Cookies! Easy to make, super soft, chewy, and perfectly delicious.
4 Ingredient Red Velvet Cookies! Easy to make, super soft, chewy, and perfectly delicious.

10. Christmas Kiss Cookies

These rich chocolate cookies are covered in Christmas sprinkles and topped with a Hershey’s kiss!
Christmas Kiss Cookies - These rich chocolate cookies are covered in Christmas sprinkles and topped with a Hershey’s kiss!

11. Snowman Eggnog

Give this comforting drink some extra personality with whipped cream, a few chocolate chips, and a dried apricot. With the kids’ help, you can make this adorable snowman.
Snowman Egg Nog - Give this comforting drink some extra personality with whipped cream, a few chocolate chips, and a dried apricot. With the kids' help, you can make this adorable snowman.

12. Christmas Tree Brownies

Cut up brownies to create a fun holiday treat. In just a few added steps, you can share these sweet Christmas tree brownies with everyone you love. Kids can even help make these extra special! They’ll have fun decorating their own Christmas brownie with a pretzel trunk and ornaments made of sprinkles.

Cut up brownies to create a fun holiday treat. In just a few added steps, you can share these sweet Christmas tree brownies with everyone you love. Kids can even help make these extra special! They’ll have fun decorating their own Christmas brownie with a pretzel trunk and ornaments made of sprinkles. 

 

 

13. Buckeyes Recipe

Small peanut butter balls that taste even better than Reese’s Cups. The taste so good- be careful, they are addictive!

Buckeyes Recipe - Small peanut butter balls that taste even better than Reese's Cups. The taste so good- be careful, they are addictive! 

 

 

14. Easy Homemade Toffee

An unbelievably easy, no-fuss, homemade toffee recipe. So addictive, you won’t want to share!

Easy Homemade Toffee - An unbelievably easy, no-fuss, homemade toffee recipe. So addictive, you won’t want to share!

 

15. Snowball Cookies

Our Snowball Cookies are a Christmas favorite! They have a buttery vanilla flavor surrounded by soft and snowy powdered sugar. These melt in your mouth cookies are a beautiful addition to your holiday cookie plates and dessert tables.

Our Snowball Cookies are a Christmas favorite! They have a buttery vanilla flavor surrounded by soft and snowy powdered sugar. These melt in your mouth cookies are a beautiful addition to your holiday cookie plates and dessert tables.

 

16. Cheesecake Bars

Delicious layered bars with a sugar cookie crust, cheesecake filling, and a crumb topping. Perfect for cheesecake fans!

Cheesecake Bars – Delicious layered bars with a sugar cookie crust, cheesecake filling, and a crumb topping. Perfect for cheesecake fans!

 

17. Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cookies

These have been loved for generations — and you will soon discover why!

Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cookies - These have been loved for generations — and you will soon discover why!

 

18. Pretzel Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees Made with Pretzels- fast and fun Christmas treats or gift idea.

Christmas Trees Made with Pretzels- fast and fun Christmas treats or gift idea

2 thoughts on “Christmas Dessert Recipes

  1. Thanks so much for including my cranberry cupcakes and mini bundt cakes! That Coca Cola Cake is so fun, stopping over to check it out now!

  2. What a fantastic collection! Thank you so much for sharing my Cracked Top Ginger Cookies, White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Fudge, and Chocolate PB Protein Balls! That was such a wonderful surprise!! Hope you’re having a great weekend! 🙂

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