Indulge in the magic of the season with our guide to the most delectable Christmas desserts! From classic treats that evoke nostalgic warmth to innovative creations that redefine festive sweetness, our curated list will elevate your holiday celebrations. Join us on a culinary journey filled with sugar, spice, and everything nice, as we unwrap the finest Christmas desserts that are sure to spread joy and sweetness to your festive gatherings.
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Rum Cake from Life of Stacy
Eggnog Rum Pound Cake from Grandbaby Cakes
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Christmas Bark from Small Town Woman
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Orange Cranberry Cake with Sugared Cranberry Wreath from The Sage Apron
This festive cake is moist and flavorful, made with orange zest and cranberries. The top is decorated with an orange thyme glaze and finished with a candied thyme and cranberry Christmas wreath.
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Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting from Simply Stacie
Peppermint Fudge from Liv’s Little Muffins
Perfectly sweet, super easy peppermint fudge that’s great for cookie tins and can be made in the microwave. No baking skills required!
Red Velvet Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting from Modern Honey
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Baileys and Coffee Cake from Caked by Kate
You can now enjoy your holiday baileys & coffee in cake form! An easy box mix recipe for the most incredible baileys & coffee-inspired layer cake.
Easy Classic Christmas Balls from Served from Scratch
It’s a childhood favorite! These Easy Classic Christmas Popcorn Balls are a super fun, nostalgic treat to make for the holidays!
Festive Sherry Trifle from The Cinnamon Jar
We all know that Christmas is the perfect time for indulging in those extra-special treats, and what better way to make your festive feast unforgettable than with a show-stopping Sherry Trifle?
Red Velvet Marble Cake from Grandbaby Cakes
Snowman Cookies from Mama Celebrates
These easy no-bake snowman cookies are a crowd-pleaser. Using Oreos and melting chocolate family of all ages can help make them,
Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies from Quiet Baking Day
With a fluffy peppermint buttercream and a super chocolatey cake, these Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies are the perfect grab-and-go dessert of busy Christmas days!
Easy Christmas Cake from The Cinnamon Jar
Welcome to the heart of the holiday season with this rich, moist, and velvety Christmas cake recipe. No frills, no fuss, and definitely no marzipan icing. We prefer our Christmas cake in its unadorned glory, allowing the festive flavors to shine in their purest form.
Eggnog Bundt Cake from The Sage Apron
This Christmas Bundt cake is made with warm baking spices and real eggnog topped with boozy eggnog icing!
Christmas Tree Cake Dip from Fabulosity
Christmas tree cake dip is taking your favorite snack cakes to a new level! Just a few ingredients and this dessert recipe is ready for dipping!
Chocolate Torte from Vintage Kitchen Notes
If you’re craving a rich and showstopping dessert that’s not hard to make, this chocolate torte with almonds will do the trick. It’s flourless, cuts like a dream, and keeps well.
Grinch Truffles from Semi-Homemade Kitchen
In the spirit of holiday mischief, these Grinch Truffles are a playful fusion of creamy centers, vibrant green coatings, and charming red hearts. Simple to make ahead, they bring mischievous delight to festive celebrations!
Peppermint Chocolate Macarons from Little Sunny Kitchen
Eggnog Cake from Dinner at the Zoo
This eggnog cake is layers of light and fluffy cake with homemade buttercream. Add some cranberries on top for an easy yet elegant dessert offering!
White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake from Vintage Kitchen Notes
Smooth and delicious, this bundt cake recipe will make you a fan of white chocolate and berries! The flavors are subtle and deep at the same time, the crumb is dense and tender and the cake lasts for several days.
Grinch Fudge from The Best Ideas for Kids
Perfect for a Grinch movie night, make these grinch fudge bars.
Christmas Poke Cake with Jello from Semi-Homemade Kitchen
Eggnog Tres Leches Cake from The Simple Sweet Life
Crock Pot Christmas Crack Candy from Aleka’s Get-Together
Gingerbread Cake from Liv for Cake
This Gingerbread Cake is perfect for the holidays! A moist and delicious ginger cake with a tangy cream cheese frosting.
Fudgey Red Velvet Cake Mix Brownies from Savor the Spoonful
These red velvet brownies are the perfect holiday dessert full of white chocolate chips. You only need 4 ingredients
Vegan Gingerbread Cheesecake from Addicted to Dates
Chocolate Peppermint Cake from Liv for Cake
Christmas Rocky Road from It’s Not Complicated Recipes
Vegan Gingerbread Chocolate Tart from Addicted to Dates
Easy Chocolate Fudge from A Cedar Spoon
Easy Chocolate Fudge comes together with four simple ingredients and very little work. Chocolate chips, condensed milk, almond extract, and silvered almonds mix together to create the perfect holiday treat or gift!
Easy No Bake Cheesecake with White Chocolate and Peppermint from Yellow Bliss Road
Reindeer Pretzels from Budget Delicious
No Bake Oreo Balls from Seann’s Kitchen
Chocolate Peppermint Mini Bundt Cakes from A Country Girl’s Life
Sticky Toffee Pudding from Home Cooking Collective
Grinch Cake from Stephanie’s Sweet Treats
Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake from Stephanie’s Sweet Treats
Cranberry Christmas Cake from Little Sweet Baker
Custard Eggnog Pie from Little Sweet Baker
Christmas Cookie Cake from Loving Living Lancaster
Grinch Cupcakes from My Tasty Recipes
Christmas Tree Brownies from Dinner at the Zoo
Christmas tree brownies are decorated with candy canes, frosting, and sprinkles for a unique and creative treat!
English Christmas Trifle from What a Girl Eats
English trifle is a Christmas classic. Layers of pound cake, poached pears, raspberries, and homemade custard are laced with two types of liqueurs for a truly decadent holiday dessert!