These Christmas desserts are delicious and festive. Don’t just stick with the boring desserts that are normally served, impress your guests with these easy-to-make holiday desserts.
One of the best things about the holiday dinner is being able to enjoy the delicious desserts. This year, kick it up a notch and impress with both flavor and looks!
Here are 15 Christmas desserts that will impress your guests and leave them in awe as they enjoy the flavors. The desserts will be so good that they will think that you had these special desserts specially ordered! I have a collection of Christmas breakfast recipes to make your morning simple.
Every year I make a cookie tray and this year I will be adding black bottom cupcakes, Nut Roll (my grandmothers' recipe), Chocolate pizzelles, peanut butter blossom cookies and new this year: Oreo truffles.
Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake
Talk about impressive! This fresh cranberry and sour cream bundt cake is topped with a white icing and topped with fresh cranberries for a festive dessert.
Candy Cane Cups
Ready to impress? These candy cane cups are filled with a sweet peppermint mousse that guests will love.
Christmas Tree Cupcakes
Impressive and delicious! These Christmas tree cupcakes are a beautiful single-serve dessert that guests will enjoy. This Christmas tree cupcake recipe consists of a moist and tender chocolate muffin filled with chocolate ganache and decorated with my favorite super light and easy whipped mascarpone cream frosting. They look incredibly festive but most importantly also super delicious!
White Chocolate Cheesecake
This white chocolate cheesecake is topped with crushed candy canes to create an impressive holiday dessert guests won’t be able to get enough of. Using room-temperature ingredients ensures that you can cream your ingredients properly.
Peppermint Bark Cake
Chocolate cake is topped with melted peppermint bark to create a special Christmas dessert for everyone to enjoy. Delicious enough to make for a special occasion, this cake is easy enough to make for a weeknight treat during the busy holiday season.
Pistachio Raspberry Yule Log
Impress your guests who visit the dessert table with this festive pistachio and raspberry yule log for the holidays. The Yule log filling includes a delicious, slightly tangy raspberry coulis and the silkiest, creamiest pistachio whipped ganache, two flavors that perfectly balance each other without being overly sweet!
Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
How cute are these! These hot chocolate cupcakes are topped with a marshmallow buttercream icing and are sure to impress. They look like little cups of hot cocoa, and it’s hard not to smile when you’re holding one of those. Chocolate to the rescue, right?
Red Velvet Cake
Easy to make and delicious, this red velvet cake is topped with a homemade cream cheese frosting and decorated for the holidays. Add some pecan chips into the mix and you'll have yourself one delicious dessert on your hands!
Gingerbread Bars - Gluten Free
Cute and delicious, these gingerbread bars are easy to make and will be perfect for the holiday dessert table. These gluten free gingerbread bars with cream cheese frosting are the PERFECT holiday dessert.
Eggnog Bread Pudding
Sprinkle this eggnog bread pudding with a little bit of powdered sugar and you have a delicious and impressive holiday dessert. The recipe takes one hour to bake so you can visit with your guests while your kitchen starts to smell a wonderfully sweet aroma.
Easy Christmas Tree Trifle
This Christmas tree trifle will not only impress guests in looks, but it’ll also impress their tastebuds. Easy to make and fun for the holidays, this trifle is a must-make. A brownie trifle with decorated Christmas candy on top. It’s easy to make, delicious, and a show stopper!
Guests are going to be impressed when they see this festive snowman cake! Luckily for you, it’s easy to make but they will think you worked so hard! If you have little ones around, they’re sure to enjoy making the cake, and then eating it!
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Moist and delicious, this sticky toffee pudding dessert is an impressive holiday dessert that guests will be impressed with. A great dessert for beginner bakers and cooks who want to make something simple and impressive.
Gingerbread Star Cookie Tree
A homemade cookie tree that is full of flavor and easy to make, this gingerbread start cookie tree is sure to impress.
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- Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake
- Candy Cane Cups
- Christmas Tree Cupcakes
- White Chocolate Cheesecake
- Peppermint Bark Cake
- Pistachio Raspberry Yule Log
- Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
- Red Velvet Cake
- Gingerbread Bars - Gluten Free
- Eggnog Bread Pudding
- Easy Christmas Tree Trifle
- Snowman Cake
- Sticky Toffee Pudding
- Gingerbread Star Cookie Tree
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