29 Christmas Desserts: Delicious Sweet Holiday Treats

Try one of these 29 delicious Christmas themed dessert recipes and make sure everyone’s sweet tooth is satisfied in the coming Holidays.

1. Manitoba’s Icelandic Vinarterta Cake

The cake is 7 layers high and therefore the layers are paper thin. Yield: This recipe is for 2 cakes that are 7 inches in diameter.

From: Travel Tales of Life

2. White Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Who loves the peppermint flavour of candy cane? If you do then you’ll love these simple White Chocolate Peppermint Truffles! This week’s Holiday Entertaining Guide theme challenge was dessert balls and I had to find a way to bring candy cane into the mix! This is a recipe that you can make ahead and store in your freezer right up until the moment you want to serve them. If you don’t put them into the freezer, they’re quite soft which I know some of you will enjoy.

From: Sober Julie

3. Reindeer Rice Krispies

Make reindeer rice krispie treats for a holiday dessert! The kids will love helping!

From: Crafty Morning

4. Gingerbred Bundt Cake

Ring in the holiday season with this festive Gingerbread Bundt Cake! This is a show-stopping holiday cake that you and your family will love.

From: Salt and Baker

5. Easy Christmas Tree Brownies

These Christmas Tree Brownies are SO EASY and don’t they look adorable?! Just cut the brownies into triangles, add a candy cane trunk, squeeze on some icing, and sprinkle on your favourite toppings! Seal them in an air tight container, and the icing will harden overnight. They travel well and make a great treat for a Christmas party! Oh, and did I mention, they make me SO HAPPY!

From: One Little Project

6. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree

Christmas desserts don’t have to be complicated! Impress your guests at your next Christmas party with this easy to make Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree.

From: Home Stories

7. Homemade Milk and Cookie Shots

These Homemade Milk and Cookie Shots turn a classic dessert into a moment of undeniable joy with family and friends. You’re going to love this sweet and unique dessert recipe!

From: Inspired by Charm

8. Absolutely Delicious Holiday Peanut Butter Balls

Are you bringing desserts to a holiday party, or just want some to snack on during the holidays at home? These Holiday Peanut Butter Balls are absolutely delicious, and easy to make!

From: Mom on the Side

9. Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Fluffy gingerbread cupcakes with the BEST rich cinnamon cream cheese frosting!

From: Creme De La Crumb

10. Candy Cane Pie

Candy Cane Pie is the only dessert recipe, you’ll need this Christmas! It’s no bake pie with crumbly Oreo crust and white chocolate ganache on top. And the filling is a bomb! It’s combo of cream cheese, whipped cream, instant pudding, butter, chocolate chips and crushed candy canes!

From: Oh My Goodness Chocolate Desserts

11. Peppermint Oreo Bark

With just a few ingredients and a few minutes, you can have a batch of Peppermint Oreo Bark on your counter.  It’s a great last minute holiday treat for parties or hostess gifts.

From: InsideBruCrewLife

12. Soft Batch Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Soft Batch Christmas Sprinkle Cookies are a super easy holiday sugar cookie – no rolling the dough required! Packed with red and green sprinkles, perfect for the holidays!  These sprinkle sugar cookies are the best, easiest, Christmas cookies around!

From: The Salty Marshmallow

13. Homemade Gumdrops

These Homemade Gumdrops are the perfect treat to make for friends and family during the holidays! Made with just a handful of ingredients –including applesauce – this easy gumdrop are sure to become a holiday tradition! 

From: Mom On Timeout

14. Santa Hat Cookie Cups

The cookies taste amazing and the dough always keeps it’s shape.

From: Two Sisters Crafting

15. Santa Hat Cupcakes

These Santa Hat Cupcakes really easy to pull off, even with minimal piping skills making them a great option for just about anyone!  These Santa Hat Cupcakes are perfect for a Christmas party desserts table.  Your family will love this idea!

From: Frugal Mom Eh!

16. Delicious Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies are so moist and absolutely delicious.

From: Coupon Cravings

17. Easy Peppermint Bark

An unbelievably easy, no-fuss, Christmas peppermint bark recipe.

From: Sugar Apron

18. Cranberry Christmas Cake

Tart cranberries, sweet buttery cake, and a fantastic texture all combined to basically beg me to eat another piece.

From: BarefootInTheKitchen

19. Easy Apple Pie Cookies

These are the perfect cookies to make for Fall, Thanksgiving, or Christmas! You can enjoy these cookies with your friends and family, or take them to the office for a work party!

From: Passion for Savings

20. Peanut Butter M&M Blondies

Make these and surprise your entire family these holidays with how delicious they are!

From: Six Sister’s Stuff

21. Spiked Eggnog Cake

This Rum spiked Eggnog cake with Cream Cheese frosting and white chocolate ganache is just the thing to warm you up this holiday Season!

From: Liv For Cake

22. Peppermint Fudge Cake

This Peppermint Fudge Cake is one of the best Christmas desserts. The homemade fudgy chocolate cake has no peppermint in the cake batter to prevent an overpowering flavor. Instead, the peppermint is added to the luscious buttercream frosting. It’s a perfect balance.

From: Baked By An Introvert

23. Christmas Lasagna

Christmas Lasagna is whimsical layered dessert with buttery red velvet shortbread cookie crust, peppermint cheesecake layer, white chocolate pudding, whipped cream and mini marshmallows on top.

From: Oh My Goodness Chocolate Desserts

24. Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake

A simple vanilla roll cake with red and green dots and spirals of creamy buttercream is the perfect dessert for Christmas parties.

From: A Treat’s Affair

25. Snowman Cake Pops

Fun, delicious and cute Christmas treats for the kids!

From: Tasty Kitchen

26. Aletria (Portuguese Sweet Pasta)

Aletria is a Portuguese Sweet Pasta dessert. It is kind of like the pasta version of Arroz Doce, or Sweet Rice. It is quite a unique and traditional dish in Portuguese dessert making. For those with a sweet tooth and love pasta, this is a perfect dessert.

From: Easy Portuguese Recipes

27. Rabanadas (Brazilian French Toast)

Rabanada makes its first documented appearance in the 15th century, as mentioned by Juan del Encina: ‘…honey and lots of eggs to make rabanadas…’ evidently referenced as a dish helpful for recovery from childbirth. This is why it is also known as fatia parida or fatia-de-parida (i.e. slices for the new mom).

From: 196 Flavors

28. Gingerbread Cheesecake

If you’re looking for a Christmas cheesecake to serve for the holidays, make this Gingerbread Cheesecake, complete with a gingersnap crust and a spiced molasses cheesecake filling.

From: Homemade in the Kitchen

29. Cinnamon-Sugar Cake

This Cinnamon-Sugar Cake will always let you have your cake, and eat it, too!

From: Deliciously Sprinkled


Author: Wholesome Living