78 Easy Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Your holidays just got so much sweeter!

christmas desserts
Brian Woodcock

The month of December means lots of holiday baking, and lucky for you, we have the most decadent Christmas desserts right here! With recipes for classic cookies, festive cakes, and sweet treats, these delicious dishes will definitely make it the tastiest time of the year.

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christmas desserts gingerbread cheesecake
Brian Woodcock
Gingerbread Cheesecake With Pecan-Graham Crust

A classic cheesecake recipe gets a festive makeover with lots of spices and chopped pecans.

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christmas desserts ice cream
Brian Woodcock
Gingerbread-Chocolate Chunk No-Churn Ice Cream

This dessert is so delicious, you won't think twice about enjoying ice cream in the winter.

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christmas desserts candy cane cake
Brian Woodcock
Candy Cane Cake

This three-tiered treat doubles as a Christmas centerpiece!

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christmas desserts santa cake
Con Poulos
Santa Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Enlist your little ones to help decorate this cookie-topped cake.

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christmas desserts gingerbread loaf
Brian Woodcock
Gingerbread Pear Loaf

A slice (or two!) of this spiced bread would go deliciously with a glass of eggnog.

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White Hot Chocolate

White chocolate and a dollop of our 7-Minute Frosting makes this wintry drink unbelievably decadent.

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christmas desserts gingerbread rolls
Brian Woodcock
Gingerbread Rolls

Enjoy one of these cream cheese frosting-topped rolls for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.

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christmas desserts egg nog
Gingerbread Eggnog

Adults will love this creamy Christmas cocktail.

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easy christmas desserts truffles
I Heart Naptime
Sugar Cookie Truffles

Enlist your little ones to help mix, roll, and decorate these four-ingredient bites.

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easy christmas desserts seven layer
Averie Cooks
Holiday Seven Layer Bars

These ooey, gooey bars will be devoured straight from the pan in no time.

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easy christmas desserts cookies
Inside BruCrew Life
Chocolate Peppermint Fluff Cookie Cups

These loaded Christmas cookies will put you at the top of the nice list.

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easy christmas desserts buckeye balls
Dinner at the Zoo
Buckeye Balls

Warning: These chocolate-dipped balls of peanut buttery goodness are absolutely addicting.

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easy christmas desserts brownies
The Gunny Sack
Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

These triple-layered brownies are made with a brownie base, a peppermint buttercream frosting, and a chocolate peppermint icing.

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easy christmas desserts cake
A Treats Affair
Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake

Your kids will have tons of fun decorating this festive cake with lots and lots of sprinkles.

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easy christmas desserts bars
Mom on Timeout
M&M’s Marshmallow Dream Bars

This dreamy dessert is made in just five minutes. (Yes, really!)

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easy christmas desserts cheesecake
Lil' Luna
Peppermint Cheesecake Bars

This no-bake treat is beloved by both kids and adults.

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easy christmas desserts sugar cookie
Dessert for Two
Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars

Think of these frosted bars as your favorite Christmas sugar cookie recipe—but even easier.

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easy christmas desserts creme brulee
Half Baked Harvest
Sugar Cookie Chocolate Crème Brûlée

Crème brûlée gets even more decadent thanks to semisweet chocolate and delicate sugar cookie garnishes.

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Chelsea Lupkin
Cookie Dough Fudge

Because if you love chocolate chip cookies and fudge, you shouldn't have to choose just one.

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christmas desserts trees
If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen
Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars

We can't wait to try this dessert as a fresh alternative to standard sugar cookies. Just bake, decorate, and cut!

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christmas desserts fudge
This Gal Cooks
Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

Let your kids go wild with the on this fudge.

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christmas desserts cheesecake
I Wash You Dry
White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

A triple-layered cheesecake might replace your favorite holiday pie at Christmas dinner.

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christmas desserts truffles
The Cozy Cook
No Bake Holiday Oreo Truffles

Use your favorite Oreo flavor to make these chocolate-covered truffles.

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christmas desserts puppy chow
Dinner at the Zoo
Reindeer Chow

Whip up this addicting mix next time you settle in for some Christmas movies.

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christmas desserts hot cocoa
Lil' Luna
Hot Cocoa Mini Cheesecakes

These bite-sized cheesecakes are made with an Oreo cookie crust and topped with homemade whipped cream.

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christmas dessert scotcharoos
Creme de la Crumb
Scotcheroos on a Stick

These peanut buttery bites are a perfect grab-and-go treat for your Christmas party.

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christmas desserts brownies
Yellow Bliss Road
Christmas Magic Layer Brownie Bars

Loaded with M&Ms, chocolate chips, and coconut flakes, this chocolatey recipe is unbelievably decadent.

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christmas desserts oreo
Chelsea's Messy Apron
Christmas Tree Oreo Pops

No need to go overboard decorating these dainty pops—a little icing and sprinkles will do just fine.

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christmas desserts bark
Tidy Mom
Peppermint Bark

Wrap up pieces of this chocolate candy and hand them out to your neighbors as a sweet holiday surprise.

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christmas desserts rice krispies
Thirty Handmade Days
Reindeer Rice Krispies

Use store-bought to make this super-simple recipe even easier.

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