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30 Amazing Christmas Dessert Recipes To Enjoy This Holiday Season

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If there’s one thing we love about the holiday season, it’s the bounty of yummy treats you get to enjoy.

And with Christmas just around the corner, you can start pulling out your oven mittens, because it’s time to get baking.

Here, we’ve gathered a nice collection of 30 super delicious Christmas dessert recipes for you to enjoy this festive season.

You don’t even need to be a professional baker to pull these off.  These yummy Christmas treats are really easy to make, and sure to leave everyone wanting more.

From cakes, to cookies, truffles, pies, cheesecakes you name it. Your holiday celebration is sure to be a blast with these amazing Christmas desserts.

Let’s get into it.

P.S… If you’re looking for something a little healthier, be sure to check out our collection of healthy Christmas cookies, and healthy holiday desserts too.

30 Delicious Christmas Dessert Recipes

1) Christmas Candy Dessert Board

Christmas Candy Dessert Board
Via: Ain’t Too Proud To Be Meg

The perfect holiday party needs the perfect treats to seal the occasion. And this yummy Christmas candy dessert board is just the thing you need.

Load it up with all your favorite festive treats and serve. There’ll be something for everybody.

Get the recipe at – Ain’t Too Proud To Be Meg

2) Churro Nutella Christmas Tree

Churro Nutella Christmas Tree
Via: Cafe Delites

Now this is one tree you’ll definitely enjoy “putting up”. With just 5 simple ingredients required, this Churro Nutella delight is sure to satisfy your cravings this season.

You’d honestly be surprised at how easy this is to make. And yet it’s just so good.

Get the recipe at – Cafe Delites

3) Christmas Light Cupcakes

Christmas Light Cupcakes
Via: Baked Bree

These delicious chocolate delights, topped with a nice vanilla buttercream frosting and M&M “lights” are just what you need to rock your holiday party.

Be sure to make a whole batch, because everyone will come back wanting another.

Get the recipe at – Baked Bree

4) Christmas Lasagna Dessert

Christmas Lasagna Dessert
Via: My Heavenly Recipes

If you’re not afraid to indulge this season, then this lasagna dessert is certainly a must-try. It offers 4 distinct layers of tasty goodness, and comes together pretty easily too.

Get the recipe at – My Heavenly Recipes

5) Peppermint Cheesecake Brownies

Peppermint Cheesecake Brownies
Via: The Cookie Rookie

These tasty brownies combine the yummy flavors of the holidays (peppermint), with your favorite cheesecake, and lots of chocolatey goodness. And all in just a couple of minutes. You won’t be able to get enough of this.

Get the recipe at – The Cookie Rookie

Also See: 24 Healthy Holiday Desserts You Can Enjoy Without Guilt

6) Christmas Crack

Christmas Crack
Via: Pitchfork Foodie

Lots of reasons to try this delicious Christmas dessert.

It’s super easy to make in just a few steps, and requires just 5 simple ingredients to get the job done. Plus it comes around in just 20 minutes, and is filled with all the yummy goodness you crave.

Get the recipe at – Pitchfork Foodie

7) Traditional British Christmas Pudding

Traditional British Christmas Pudding
Via: Christina’s Cucina

In the world of make-ahead desserts, this traditional British Christmas Pudding is king. And its yummy taste only gets better with time.

Get the recipe at – Christina’s Cucina

8) Holiday Yule Log Cake

Holiday Yule Log Cake
Via: Ahead Of Thyme

Speaking of traditional holiday recipes to enjoy, this delicious yule log cake is definitely on the list.

From its rolled-up chocolate and whipped cream filling, to its equally tasty chocolate ganache coating, I honestly don’t see how anyone can say no to this.

Get the recipe at – Ahead Of Thyme

9) Eggnog Mousse Snowmen

Eggnog Mousse Snowmen
Via: Woman’s Day

A welcome twist to your favorite holiday drink. Super easy to make, and twice as delicious.

Get the recipe at – Woman’s Day

10) No-Bake Cheesecake Mousse Cups

No-Bake Cheesecake Mousse Cups
Via: Sprinkle Some Fun

You don’t need to turn on your oven for this one. This wonderful Christmas dessert features delicious chocolate cups, topped with a nice, creamy and holiday-colored cheesecake mousse, decorated to perfection.

You’d be surprised to know it takes just 10 short minutes to make this. And it tastes nothing short of amazing.

Get the recipe at – Sprinkle Some Fun

Also See: 15 Delicious Keto Christmas Desserts That’ll Keep You In Ketosis

11) Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake

Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake
Via: Two Peas And Their Pod

If a chocolate heaven existed, I’m a hundred percent sure it would look (and taste) like this. This chocolate peppermint Bundt cake might just be the best thing you’ll add to your holiday table this year.

Get the recipe at – Two Peas And Their Pod

12) Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
Via: A Cozy Kitchen

Cookies and holidays go side by side. And these red velvet crinkle cookies with a hint of chocolate, are just what you want to be enjoying this festive season.

They’re as easy to make as they are delicious. Plus they come together pretty quickly too, in under 30 minutes from scratch.

Get the recipe at – A Cozy Kitchen

13) Red Velvet Trifle

Red Velvet Trifle
Via: Sugar Hero

If layers of soft luscious cake, topped with peppermint cream cheese and candy cane bits sound like a great idea to you, then we should be best friends.

This yummy red velvet trifle makes for an amazing Christmas dessert idea to enjoy with friends and family. And making it is way easier than you think.

Get the recipe at – Sugar Hero

14) Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake
Via: Grandbaby Cakes

Your search for the perfect holiday cheesecake ends here.

Get the recipe at – Grandbaby Cakes

15) Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies
Via: Lil Luna

Regardless of the occasion, you can never go wrong with some good old chocolate chip cookies.

Give them the well-needed festive twist by dipping them in a nice vanilla candy coating and throwing in some sprinkles too. Super easy to make, and ready in under 30 minutes from scratch.

Get the recipe at – Lil Luna

Also See: 20 Healthy Christmas Cookies That’ll Satisfy Your Cravings

16) The Best Gingerbread Cookies

The Best Gingerbread Cookies
Via: Life, Love and Sugar

Don’t leave the gingerbread man out of your holiday celebration. These super easy and tasty gingerbread cookies are a must-have at every dessert table this Christmas.

Get the recipe at – Life, Love and Sugar

17) Christmas Tree Brownies

Christmas Tree Brownies
Via: One Little Project

If you thought regular brownies are as good as it gets, then think again.

These tree-shaped brownies decorated with vanilla icing and sprinkles take things to a whole new level. You definitely want these on your holiday dessert table.  

Get the recipe at – One Little Project

18) Reindeer Rice Krispies

Reindeer Rice Krispies
Via: Thirty Handmade Days

Rock your holiday party with these delicious reindeer rice Krispies treats. Brilliantly easy to make, and are sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Get the recipe at – Thirty Handmade Days

19) Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Truffles

Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Truffles
Via: Nadia’s Healthy Kitchen

Simple is the name of the game when it comes to these festive vegan truffles.

They come together with just 5 simple ingredients, and are filled with all the yummy chocolatey goodness you crave this season.

Get the recipe at – Nadia’s Healthy Kitchen

20) Hot Chocolate Brownie Cups

Hot Chocolate Brownie Cups
Via: Delish

Get the recipe at – Delish

Also See: 25 Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipes To Keep You Warm And Cozy

21) Grinch fudge

Grinch fudge
Via: How To Make Easy Fudge

This delicious Grinch fudge is as easy as it gets. It takes just 4 simple ingredients and 10 minutes to make these, and they are as tasty as can be. They’re sure to be a hit at your next Christmas party.

Get the recipe at – How To Make Easy Fudge

22) Strawberry Santas

Strawberry Santas
Via: Kid’s Activities

Choosing to eat healthier doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun stuff this season. You can still enjoy lots of yummy and healthy that won’t leave you feeling guilty afterwards.

These delicious strawberry Santas make for the perfect healthy Christmas treat to enjoy with friends and family. And they’re literally just so easy to make too.

Get the recipe at – Kid’s Activities

23) Chocolate Cranberry Christmas Mini Cakes

Chocolate Cranberry Christmas Mini Cakes
Via: Nirvana Cakery

These mini chocolate cakes with cranberry jam and chocolate coating are just what you want on your plate this holiday. Plus, they’re also completely vegan friendly too.

Get the recipe at – Nirvana Cakery

24) Christmas Tree Rice Krispies Treats

Christmas Tree Rice Krispies Treats
Via: Cookin Classy

These adorable mini Christmas trees are super easy and fun to make, and also incredibly yummy too. They come together pretty quickly, and are sure to be a hit with the kids and adults alike.

Get the recipe at – Cookin Classy

25) Scotcheroos on a Stick

Scotcheroos on a Stick
Via: Le Crème De La Crumb

Get the recipe at – Le Crème De La Crumb

Also See: 30 Amazing DIY Christmas Gift Ideas To Spread The Holiday Cheer

26) Reindeer Chow

Reindeer Chow
Via: Dinner At The Zoo

The only holiday snack mix you should be looking forward to this year.

Get the recipe at – Dinner At The Zoo

27) Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark
Via: Dessert For Two

When it comes to holiday candy, it’s difficult to beat the well beloved peppermint bark.

Rich in the goodness of both white and dark chocolate, and then topped with peppermint, it’s the perfect holiday treat. Plus, this homemade version is incredibly easy to make too.

Get the recipe at – Dessert For Two

28) Eggnog Cake

Eggnog Cake
Via: Plated Cravings

Enjoy the flavor of your favorite holiday drink in this moist and delicious eggnog bundt cake. The perfect cake to satisfy any eggnog lover out there.

Get the recipe at – Plated Cravings

29) Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

Christmas Pinwheel Cookies
Via: Lemon Blossoms

These festive pinwheel cookies are surprisingly easy to make, and rich in all the yummy goodness you could wish for in a holiday treat. They come together pretty quickly too, in under 30 minutes from scratch.

Get the recipe at – Lemon Blossoms

30) White Chocolate Christmas Blondies

White Chocolate Christmas Blondies
Via: Averie Cooks

These tasty white chocolate blondies with cream cheese frosting make for an amazing Christmas dessert. They’re also pretty easy to make, and come together in under 30 minutes too.

Get the recipe at – Averie Cooks


These incredible Christmas dessert recipes will make your holiday celebration a truly memorable one.

With all said and done, I wish you a merry Christmas in advance, and a joyful holiday. Cheers.

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