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28 Homemade Christmas Dessert Recipes

By: Adriana Funke, Editor,
Updated January 15, 2020

Christmas Sugar CookiesThe holiday season is the time to completely dazzle guests with your master baker-inspired skills. These easy dessert recipes let you impress your family and friends without stressing about a thing. Each dish in this 28 Homemade Christmas Dessert Recipes collection looks incredibly beautiful on the serving platter. What's even better, though, is that they taste incredibly amazing as well! You could make a new dessert recipe for all of your holiday parties without ever repeating one. They're the perfect way to help you celebrate such a wonderful time of year.


These Christmas dessert recipes are guaranteed to make all of your get-togethers memorable experiences. With so many options for cookies, candies, and cakes, you can't go wrong when you bake any of these delicious holiday desserts! Whether you're looking for chocolate, peppermint, peanut butter, or a classic sugar cookie, there is at least one recipe here to suit your holiday tastes.




28 Homemade Christmas Dessert Recipes

Table of Contents

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Candy Recipes

Christmas Cake Recipes


Christmas Cookies


Christmas cookies are iconic treats during the winter months. They reward you with a tasty dessert and a kitchen that tastes like a bakery! These recipes range from frosted sugar cookies to cake mix cookies. They're perfect for bakers of all skill levels. Have your kids or grandkids help you make these easy cookie recipes when holidays get closer. They'll love making something yummy for Santa Claus! Adults will also love the feeling of nostalgia they get when they eat one of these fresh-out-of-the-oven cookies.


  Candy Cane Twisty Cookies


Candy Cane Twisty Cookies (shown)

"These are fun and festive cookies, perfect for gifting or sharing at holiday parties! They are delicious flavored with either almond or peppermint extracts!"


Christmas Sugar Cookies

"The best sugar cookies for making Christmas cut-outs. Soft, sweet, and easy to make!"


Red Velvet "Kris Crinkle" Cookies

These cake mix cookies are perfect for the winter holidays or even for Valentine's Day or 4th of July. They're delicious no matter what you're celebrating!


Peppermint Shortbread Squares

If you're looking to spread holiday cheer this year, bake these incredible peppermint shortbread cookies!


Double Chocolate Coal Cookies

Even the people on Santa's naughty list deserve at least a little bit of delicious Christmas desserts.


Incredible Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a staple Christmas recipe. When planning your desserts this winter, don't forget to whip up these easy cookies!


Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies

A holiday dessert table just isn't complete without gingerbread cookies.


Simple As Can Be Snowball Cookies

Celebrate the first snowfall with these festive, powder-sugar-covered cookies!


Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Cut through all of the chocolate desserts on your Christmas table this year by baking these bright Lemon Crinkle Cookies.


This eCookbook has all of your holiday cookie needs covered: Magical Holiday Cookie Recipes: 12 Easy Christmas Cookies Free eCookbook.


Christmas Candy Recipes


The winter months are when everyone wants to cozy up with a warm blanket and their favorite sweet treat. These Christmas candy recipes are excellent for a snowed-in night at home or for a holiday dinner party. From chewy to crunchy, these recipes cover the whole spectrum of delicious and easy dessert recipes.


Peanut Butter Snowballs Chocolate Turtle Clusters


Peanut Butter Snowballs (shown)

These snowballs are a winter take on the traditional buckeye recipe.


Chocolate Turtle Clusters (shown)

Walnuts take the place of pecans in this delicious version of the classic recipe.


No Bake Peppermint Bark

Serve this peppermint bark at your next Christmas party to provide a festive and cool treat for your guests!


Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

The addition of peppermint marshmallows takes this fudge recipe to a whole new level!


Homemade Holiday Gumdrops

For one of the most unique homemade treats, bring these flavorful gumdrops to your next holiday party.


Indulgent Turtle Bark

This rich, chocolatey recipe makes a fantastic Christmas gift for friends and family!


Festive Frozen Frango Bars

You can never go wrong with the combination of chocolate and mint!


Chocolate Raspberry Jellies

If you're still looking for a crowd-pleasing holiday treat to share at upcoming parties, these jelly-filled chocolates are a must-make recipe!


Slow Cooker Crunch Candy

This easy candy recipe combines a Rice Krispie inspired base with peanut butter and white chocolate.


Christmas Cake Recipes


These Christmas cakes most certainly have a "wow factor." They will look amazing as the centerpiece on the dessert table at your holiday party. Everyone at the party will "ooh" and "aah" over how unbelievably good they look — and taste! There are moist white cakes, rich chocolate cakes, and a creamy cheesecake. These dessert recipes are sure to instantly turn into your favorites!


Sugared Cranberry Holiday Cake Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake


Sugared Cranberry Holiday Cake (shown)

It's hard to believe, but this elegant cake tastes even better than it looks!


Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake with a Brownie Crust (shown)

The combination of a brownie crust and peppermint flavor makes this easy cheesecake recipe hard to resist.


Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake

These rich, single-serving cakes are the perfect Christmas dessert.


Candy Cane Cake Roll

Dress up your cake roll by turning it into this festive Candy Cane Cake Roll!


Ricotta Cake with an Eggnog Glaze

This unique cake becomes a festive part of your holiday parties with the addition of the eggnog glaze.


Gingerbread Christmas Coffee Cake

"This Gingerbread Christmas Coffee Cake is a perfect holiday treat. Its full of warm spices and topped with a delicious crumble topping!"


White Chocolate Gingerbread Poke Cake

Yummy white chocolate pudding seeps into this deliciously moist gingerbread cake.


Chocolate Tiramisu Cake Roll

"Chocolate Tiramisu Cake Roll: an easy mocha cake roll recipe with a creamy, eggless tiramisu filling. It's the perfect Christmas or anytime dessert."


Cranberry Christmas Cake

Cranberries and orange zest turn boxed cake mix into something truly unforgettable.


Eggnog Pudding Poke Cake

If you just can't get enough eggnog in your life, you have to try this poke cake recipe!


For an almost endless collection of Christmas goodies, check out this collection of 300+ Favorite Christmas Recipes!


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