One thing that you can’t really argue is that people sure love Christmas desserts even in the weeks leading up to Christmas. For some it is that special Christmas cookie or a delicious cake. If you aren’t sure what you want to make take a peek at our Best Christmas Desserts!
Once Thanksgiving has passed I think a lot of people tend to shift their minds to Christmas desserts. It is almost like an early Christmas present to the family! I can’t even begin to count the number of desserts we make in the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Don’t forget to check out our other great Christmas Recipes:
- Best Christmas Breakfast
- Best Christmas Appetizers
- Best Christmas Side Dishes
- Best Christmas Desserts
A lot of our readers tend to flock to our Christmas cookie recipes which we have quite a few of. Some of our most popular cookies are the Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies, Jumbo Sugar Cookies, and Jumbo Snickerdoodle Cookies. These are huge, and just about every kid will light up with joy when they see the size of them. We also have some classics such as the Spritz Cookies.
We, of course, couldn’t leave out our desserts that are popular year-round. I’m talking about ones like our No-Bake Cheesecake Bites, Chocolate Lasagna, and our French Silk Pie. Some of them even include instructional videos to guide you along the way!
These are definitely the Best Christmas Desserts!
No-Bake Cheesecake Bites – These No-Bake Cheesecake Bites are easy, delicious, and almost too good to be true. Everything you love about cheesecake, made into a bite size treat!
Edible Egg-less Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Edible Egg-less Chocolate Chip Cookie dough is safe to eat, right out of the bowl! No baking required! Rich, gooey, yummy cookie dough!
Chocolate Lasagna – This is for YOU, the chocolate lover out there who is looking for a chocolate-y treat that is actually quite light! Chocolate Lasagna is a dessert you don’t want to miss!
Chocolate Lasagna Cupcakes – Chocolate lovers unite! These Chocolate Lasagna Cupcakes offer layer upon layer of yumminess, and can easily be turned into the perfect frozen summer treat!
Easy Peanut Butter Cup Fudge – Peanut Butter Fudge topped with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! An easy no-bake recipe for creamy peanut butter fudge!
French Silk Pie – Chocolate lovers, this French Silk Pie is for you! This easy recipe for French Silk Pie with detailed step by step instructions will wow your friends and family. Chocolate French Silk Pie is the ultimate decadent silky smooth dessert!
Lofthouse Soft Sugar Cookies Copycat – Super soft Lofthouse style Sugar Cookies, a copycat recipe, made from scratch with that irresistible frosting and sprinkles!
Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies – These Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies are easy, delicious, and the perfect indulgence!
Jumbo Sugar Cookies – These Jumbo Sugar Cookies are just as delicious as the ones from a bakery and are so easy to make which means they can be enjoyed anytime!
Jumbo Snickerdoodle Cookies – These Jumbo Snickerdoodle Cookies are a giant take on the classic cookie. They are soft, buttery, thick, and so delicious!
Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies – These Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best chocolate chip cookies ever! Super thick, ultra soft, delicious!
Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies – These Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies are a chocolate take on the classic cookie. Easy to make and one of the most delicious cookies ever!
Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies – These Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies are quick to make and will please any pumpkin lover. A soft creamy center with a graham cracker coating- these are the perfect treat!
Hot Chocolate Cookies – These Hot Chocolate Cookies turn your favorite childhood drink into cookie form! So easy and such a delicious treat!
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies – Chocolate Covered Cherries were the inspiration for this simple and easy recipe for Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies! These will soon be on the list of Christmas Cookie Recipes that you make year after year!
Spritz Cookies a.k.a. Butter Cookies – Spritz Cookies, also known as butter cookies, are a Christmas cookie classic! Soft, buttery, and impossible to goof, this recipe will be a great addition to your Christmas Cookie collection.
Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies – Soft peanut butter cookies get rolled in festive red and green sugar, then baked until golden brown and topped with a Hershey’s Kiss. Peanut Butter Blossom’s are a classic Christmas Cookie recipe that is very easy to make!
Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies – Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies are super soft with just a hint of pumpkin! Made with pumpkin puree, these Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies are the perfect fall treat.
Cakey Chocolate Crinkle Cookies – These chocolate crinkle cookies are the easiest, cakiest cookies you’ll ever make. Rolled in powdered sugar before baking, the cakey cookies peek through and make for the prettiest Christmas gifts!
Double Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies – These Double Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies are ultra soft and thick and the "secret" ingredient is pudding mix in the batter! Easy to make and loaded with chocolate chips, you might call these one of the softest cookies ever!
Oreo Truffles – These bite-size truffles require only three ingredients. Yes, 3! That’s it. And they look quite impressive and might give people the impression that you spent hours in the kitchen whipping up these little beauties.
Quick Seasoned Nuts – These Quick Seasoned Nuts are so easy, using just a few ingredients each and made in under 10 minutes. A sweet option and a savory option that are equally delicious.
Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies & Cream Frosting – Chocolate Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies & Cream Frosting feature an Oreo cookie, baked into the bottom of each cupcake!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars – These Chocolate Chip Cookie bars are like the best Chocolate Chip Cookies you’ve had except they are made in a 9 x 13 inch pan and cut into squares! Loaded with chocolate chips and super soft, you are going to love this recipe!
Peanut Butter Buckeye Bars – Peanut Butter Buckeye Bars with Pretzels combine sweet with salty in this no bake dessert bar that kids and adults will love!
Millionaire Bars – Millionaire Bars offer layer upon layer of decadent goodness with a shortbread layer on the bottom, a caramel layer in the middle and chocolate on top! It tastes almost like a Twix bar and is the perfect cross between a dessert bar and a candy bar! You are going to love these Millionaire bars.
Portillo’s Chocolate Cake – Portillo’s is a Chicago area icon, a restaurant known for their hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, and chocolate cake! This is supposedly the recipe that they use and it’s dangerously good!
Better Than Sex Cake – Some people call it "Better Than Sex Cake" while others call it "Almost Better Than Sex Cake" or "Better Than Anything Cake." I’ll let you decide which name suits this cake best…
Nutella Mug Cake – Nutella Mug Cake – a light and fluffy chocolate cake for one – with lashings of warm Nutella!
Crumb Coffee Cake – This ultra crumbly Crumb Coffee Cake recipe is buttery with cinnamon and loaded with crumbles! It’s everything that a crumb coffee cake should be!
Mini Apple Pies with Streusel Topping – Mini Apple Pies with a crumbly streusel topping – an easy recipe made in a muffin tin!
White Chocolate Popcorn with M&M’s – This White Chocolate Popcorn adorned with M&M’s is like no other popcorn you’ve ever had! Salt, yet sweet. The combination of flavors is out of this World!
Glazed Cranberry Bread – This cranberry bread is so easy to make and perfect for the holidays. A sweet quick bread studded with cranberries and topped with a delicious glaze.
Chocolate Cherry Dream – Chocolate Cherry Dream — the perfect layered no-bake dessert that’s easy to make and tastes like a dream! An Oreo cookie crust gets topped with a fluffy cream cheese layer before cherry pie filling is added to complete it all. It’s a dessert everyone will love!
Candy Cane Truffles – These easy candy cane truffles make a great festive gift.
Better Than Sex Cupcakes – Better Than Sex Cupcakes feature everything you love about the cake, but in cupcake form! Also known as "Better Than Anything" cupcakes!
Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting – Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting, made from scratch! An easy recipe that’s simple and scrumptious!
Peanut Butter Brownie Dream – A chocolatey chewy brownie base gets topped with a fluffy peanut butter layer, then drizzled with chocolate syrup right before serving to create this Peanut Butter Brownie Dream!
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Brownies – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Brownies, the perfect marriage between chocolate and peanut butter!
Apple Cinnamon Bread – This Cinnamon Apple Bread is made with applesauce which keeps it super moist, has the best crackly cinnamon sugar topping, and is so easy to make. This quick bread is so delicious!
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread – Classic banana bread gets taken up a notch with the addition of chocolate chips! Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is sure to be a hit!
No-Bake Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake – This quick and easy black cherry chocolate cheesecake is the ultimate in indulgent desserts. A no-bake pudding that can be made ahead. What’s not to love?
No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Jars – A crunchy, creamy make-ahead dessert with lashings of peanut butter cheesecake.
Peanut Butter Lovers Cheesecake – This Peanut Butter Lovers Cheesecake is made for everyone that is crazy about peanut butter!! Nutter Butter crust, smooth peanut butter cheesecake filling, and topped with a sweet peanut butter drizzle. One bite and you will be in love!
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups – You can buy a boring bag of peanut butter cups from the store OR you can make your own peanut butter cups that are absolutely phenomenal!
Peanut Butter Squares – Peanut Butter Squares just like the lunch ladies used to make at school! No-bake, easy to make with a chocolate frosting that’s hard to resist!
How to Make Cake Balls – Perfect for party favors, a simple gift, or as a special treat for the family, these cake balls are sure to be a hit!
Fruit Pizza – This Fruit Pizza Recipe is easy to make, refreshing and delicious, and the crust is made from sugar cookie dough! You are going to love this fruit pizza!
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting – Perfect moist Red Velvet Cupcakes with decadent Cream Cheese Frosting made from scratch!
Easy Homemade Hot Fudge – Easy Homemade Hot Fudge comes together in 10 minutes and tastes way better than anything that comes out of a store-bought jar!
Homemade Apple Pie – The only apple pie recipe you’ll ever need.
Peanut Butter Fudge Pie – Decadent Peanut Butter Fudge Pie with an Oreo cookie crust, and creamy peanut butter filling made with cool whip and cream cheese. Topped with hot fudge, Peanut Butter Fudge Pie is a must-make!
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins – Easy Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins recipe inspired by the Starbucks version!
Pumpkin Roll – Traditional Pumpkin Roll with that irresistable cream cheese filling! Perfect for the holidays or any time of year. Easy to make and ALWAYS a crowd pleaser!
Pumpkin Pie Dip – Pumpkin Pie Dip made with cream cheese is perfect for dipping apples, ginger snaps, vanilla wafers, or Cinnamon Sugar Pie Chips made with leftover pie dough! A great recipe for the holidays!
Best Pumpkin Pie – This classic Pumpkin Pie is perfect for your Holiday Table! So easy, only a few ingredients, and so delicious!
How to Make Caramel – Three ingredients are all you need to quickly make smooth and creamy homemade caramel sauce. You won’t believe how easy it is to make fresh caramel at home! This will be your go-to recipe.
How to Make Vanilla Frosting – There is nothing like a classic buttercream frosting to top on cakes or cupcakes. Learn how to make vanilla frosting that you won’t be able to forget!