Happy Holidays! Too soon? Not really! Time flies by so fast when Christmas is around the corner and with so many things to do and shop for, let’s not forget the most important part of the festivities: Christmas desserts!
There’s no better time to put your whisk, rolling pin and icing pouch to use than Christmas! You feel cheery and merry, which is perfect for making these adorable Christmas treats that are not only cute to look at, but delicious to eat too! With treats as sexy as these, they’re sure to be the star of every party. And of course, you’ll get tons of compliments for your cute Christmas desserts too!
16 Christmas Desserts You Can’t Resist
There’s fruitcake, eggnog and maybe, your grandma’s beef casserole but come on, we can’t deny that one of the things we look forward to are Christmas desserts! Not only do these desserts satisfy the sweet tooth, they really look adorable too! Actually, they’re made so delightful that it makes it hard to even take a bit. But hey, that’s part of the fun and that is why eating these Christmas desserts are better than getting gifts. Ready to start feasting your eyes? Let’s go!
1. Mini Gingerbread Houses
These have got to be the cutest gingerbread houses I’ve ever seen! You can serve them by themselves or put them on a mug when serving coffee or hot coco. These little treats are the perfect way to treat your friends and loved ones to something special so what are you waiting for?
2. Christmas Lasagna
Whether you like lasagna or not, this Christmas lasagna will definitely melt in your mouth. Mind you, this lasagna isn’t just designed with food coloring; every layer has a different flavor. The green part is made of pudding. The white parts are actually no-bake cheesecake and the red part is, you guessed it, red velvet shortbread crust! By the way, you can also make a No-Bake Chocolate Cookie Lasagna too!
3. Reindeer Cupcakes
Let’s not forgot Santa’s little helpers — not the elves, but the reindeer doing all of the leg work! As an ode to our cute, furry friends, this Christmas dessert is one that may require a bit of effort, but is well worth it! Just look at how cute they turn out!
4. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecakes
This Christmas desser will make you involuntarily shout “Merry Christmas” after one bite. If you’re a dessert enthusiast, you’d know by now that strawberries and chocolate are a match made in heaven. Yes, they’re the perfect combo in the world. What more if you add cheesecake in the mix? Okay stop, just take my money!
5. Strawberry Santas
If those strawberry and chocolate treats aren’t enough or are way too decadent, here’s another take on them! These cute little Santas can be made from strawberries and whipped cream. If whipped cream isn’t your thing (what’s wrong with you?), you can use cream cheese icing instead. The result is the same — decadently delicious!
6. Reindeer Rice Krispies
A Rice Krispies dessert will always have a place in our Christmas desserts list. It’s easy to make and a lot of kids and adults like eating them. In this case, you’d enjoy making reindeer rice krispies which is fitting for the occasion. They’re so cute…just look at those eyes…they really want you to eat them!
7. Snowman Marshmallow Treats
We have not forgotten you, Frosty! If you have kids, nieces or nephews (or are feeling adventurous yourself), spend some quality time with them and make these kid-friendly treats. They’re so easy to do and kids will love the double-whammy combo of marshmallows and candy.
8. Sleigh Riding Teddy Bears
If you think these teddy bears look like they’re having fun, wait until you see how much fun you have making these treats. They’re super easy to make; so easy that you can make 10 of these sleighs in 10 minutes or less! Not bad, huh?
9. Santa Christmas Cake Pops
Christmas wouldn’t be complete without jolly St. Nick, which is why making these Santa cake pops are a must this year. These are the cutest cake pops I’ve ever seen and, honestly, I still can’t believe how easy it is to make these. But hey, if you’re looking for a healthier alternative, do these Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes instead.
10. Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops
These Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops look like they’re professionally made, but wait until you see how easy it is to make! All you need to do is melt your chocolate, dip your marshmallows and sprinkle crushed candy canes. Simple, right?
11. Snowman Cupcakes
Cupcakes… Christmas won’t be complete without our favorite cupcakes. So here’s another idea that’s so cute…. Snowman Cupcakes! You’d be so surprised how easy it is to do this. Not only do they look great on the dessert table, they’d make great presents too!
12. Christmas Wreath Cookies
Wreaths are a decorative hit during Christmas so it’s just right that we try to make wreath-designed desserts too. The finished product may look like a pastry chef’s masterpiece but trust me, it’s so easy to do! All you need are corn flakes, marshmallows, twizzlers and some red chocolate candies and you can whip this up!
13. Christmas Chocolate Spoons
These Christmas Chocolate Spoons are perfect for parties and gatherings because guests can easily grab a spoon for a quick, delicious treat. It’s not messy at all and once they finish, there aren’t any wrappers to worry about picking up the next day. Hopefully, your guests know well enough to throw their spoons away. In addition to its functionality, just look at how appetizingly festive those spoons look!
14. Snack Cake Penguins Treat
Although these penguins don’t have happy feet for dancing, they’re more than happy to give your sweet tooth a run for its money. But best of all, they are also great for parties when you want to impress guests with your sweet creations!
15. Christmas Reindeer Donuts
If you have a donut maker at home, the Christmas Reindeer Donuts will be VERY easy dessert to make and the kids will have a blast decorating them. Do you love doughnuts? If you do, then it’s a must that you get your hands busy on bringing this delicious creation to life.
16. Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
Cookie cups are delicious…like super delicious! It’s like eating muffins but with moist chocolate magic inside. Oh, it reminds me of chocolate souffle where you drizzle vanilla sauce right smack in the middle. Okay, sorry, got carried away…but yes, I hope you get the point. You really have to try doing this, like right now. If it turns into a hit, who knows, maybe you can sell some in the neighborhood too.
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My eyes sure got a feast, but my stomach is ravenous with the thought of making and enjoy all of these delicious Christmas desserts. If you’re still undecided over what to make, just refer to something delicious on this list!
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