Christmas Dessert Recipes

Updated: November 16, 2021
Originally Published: November 22, 2014

I’ve gathered the best Christmas Dessert Recipes to share with you today! Let’s fa la la la la our way in love with holiday desserts! ‘Tis the season to eat up, am I right? I’m feeling hungry already, aren’t you? Happy holidays and enjoy these little goodies (and be sure to share them with your friends!).

I've gathered the best Christmas Dessert Recipes to share with you today! Let's fa la la la la our way in love with holiday desserts! 'Tis the season to eat up, am I right?

Christmas Dessert Recipes

1. Santa Hat Pretzels

The sweet and salty taste can’t be beat but present them like 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. Chocolate Dipped Christmas Crackers

Salty and sweet, what is there not to love? These crackers are deliciously delicate crackers adorned with holly sprinkles.

Christmas Crackers use your favorite old fashioned saltine cracker, dipped in chocolate, and adorned with holly sprinkles!

3. Grinch Skewers

These Grinch Skewers would be so fun for a holiday get-together or an after-school treat too!

These Grinch Skewers would be so fun for a holiday get-together or an after-school treat too! 

 

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

7. Strawberry Santas

These Strawberry Santas taste delicious because they have a creamy vanilla center. Vanilla and strawberries? Yes, please!

3-ingredient Strawberry Santas for Christmas! ADORABLE Christmas treat idea recipe that is delicious, so easy to make, and great for a Christmas party.

8. Chocolate Turtles

These four-ingredient Chocolate Pecan Caramel Turtles are so simple, delicious, and at a fraction of the cost of the fancy candy shops! Great idea for holiday gift-giving as well.
These four-ingredient Chocolate Pecan Caramel Turtles are so simple, delicious, and at a fraction of the cost of the fancy candy shops!

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. Holiday Ice Cream Punch

This is the perfect party drink and feels really festive. It only has 4 ingredients and it’s an instant hit!

Ice Cream Punch - This is the perfect party drink and feels really festive. It only has 4 ingredients and it’s an instant hit!

13. 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. 

 

 

14. Button Cookies

Little Button Cookies are fun to make and fun to eat! These sugar cookies adorned with Baker’s twine are impressive looking, yet, surprisingly easy to bake.

Button Cookies Recipe

 

 

15. Easy Homemade Toffee

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

Easy Homemade Toffee

 

16. 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.

 

17. Grinch Cookies

These Grinch Cookies are the ultimate holiday cookie.

These Grinch Cookies are the ultimate holiday cookie.

18. Homemade Croissants

Bust out these homemade croissants on Christmas morning and make everyone happy! Plus, save some money because chocolate croissants are so expensive at the bakery!

Crescent Roll Chocolate Croissants are delicious and cost much less than a bakery!

 

19. 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

20. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These chocolate chip cookie squares are soft and chewy and full of gooey chocolate made with vanilla, sugar, eggs, and butter. Whip up the cooking dough, toss the dough in a baking dish with parchment paper, and the oven does all the work.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - These chocolate chip cookie squares are soft and chewy and full of gooey chocolate made with vanilla, sugar, eggs, and butter. Whip up the cooking dough, toss the dough in a baking dish with parchment paper, and the oven does all the work.

21. Tiramisu Mousse

Quick and easy Tiramisu Mousse is a soft and creamy chocolate dessert with hints of coffee flavor. This cake-less and cookie-less tiramisu mousse is an elevated dessert that is surprisingly simple to whip up quickly!

Quick and easy Tiramisu Mousse is a soft and creamy chocolate dessert with hints of coffee flavor. This cake-less and cookie-less tiramisu mousse is an elevated dessert that is surprisingly simple to whip up quickly!

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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