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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. A big warm family gathering with loads of Christmas recipes and treats on the holiday dessert table for you to share, laugh, and enjoy with each other!
You better not pout, you better not cry. All these easy to make Christmas desserts are going to lift your holiday spirits and bring you loads of joy and happiness!
Tis’ the season to be jolly. You’ll have loads of good Christmas desserts to bake and share with everyone who will appreciate and love your goodies.
Yep, it’s that special and happy time of the year again.
After baking and trying these cutest Halloween desserts and your tummy gets full from all that turkey stuffing, it’s time to get ready for the next holiday season – Christmas!!!
Not only are you preparing for a Christmas party and thinking about what gifts to buy for a list of people, but you’re also thinking about what desserts to make for Christmas.
Whether you’re planning the best holiday desserts for a Christmas gathering, or to give away as special treats to your family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers, this list of really good Christmas desserts and treats will blow everyone’s mind away!
These are easy Christmas desserts for a crowd, and I guarantee that you’re going to be the shining star when you try at least one baking recipe from this list.
Now, I warn you that these easy Christmas desserts are all addicting, and it would be hard not to want to try everything on this list!
From Christmas Cake Pops and Cupcakes to traditional cakes and easy to make cookies, we have everything you’ll want to bake this season.
Go ahead and start planning the best Christmas with this list of winter holiday dessert recipes.
Christmas Cake Pops:
These easy to make cake pops recipes make the perfect holiday dessert and there is a variety of them for you to try this season!
Really Cute Reindeer Cake Pops
These cute Reindeer cake pops make the perfect treat for Christmas and they will surely put a smile on everyone’s face this year!
Christmas Reindeer Cake Pops by Bakerella
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Balls
When you put chocolate cake crumbs together with peanut butter, you’ll get yourself some amazing mouth-watering Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Balls!
Top them with festive sprinkles to add some of that holiday spirit for tis’ season!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Balls by Butter Lust Blog
Christmas Jack Skellington Cake Pops
Your kids will LOVE these Jack Skellington cake pops! But your guests will love them, even more, when you welcome them with this warm treat at your Christmas party.
Jack Skellington Cake Pops by Disney Family
Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Reindeer
These aren’t exactly cake pops or cake balls but they pass!
Try making these Reindeer Chocolate Covered Marshmallow sticks and serve them to your friends, guests and coworkers. These make a nice little treat as a Christmas snack.
Just be sure to make plenty because anyone can easily pop 5 of these in their mouths. 😉
Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Reindeer by Suburban Simplicity
Jingle Bells Peanut Butter Cake Pops
Not only will you enjoy eating them, but these pretty Jingle Bells Peanut Butter Cake Balls can also pass as a holiday craft or decoration at home.
Peanut Butter Cake Balls for Christmas by Woman’s Day
Christmas Cupcake Desserts:
Gingerbread Cupcakes With Brown Sugar Cinnamon
These homemade moist and tasty gingerbread cupcakes with brown sugar cinnamon cream cheese frosting will have your guests craving for some more at your Christmas party.
Trust us on this one – they’re SO good, you’re going to become addicted to them!
Gingerbread Cupcakes by Baked By Rachel
Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes
Aw, look at those adorable Christmas Reindeer cupcakes. They’re super delicious but you might feel bad taking a bite. 😐
Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes by Your Cup of Cake
Santa Hat Cupcakes
What better way than to add Santa’s hat on top of these Christmas chocolate cupcakes? Go ahead and have fun baking and decorating them with your kids this season!
These also make a fun and easy Christmas dessert for a crowd of people.
Santa Hat Cupcakes by Frugal Mom Eh
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
Does anyone enjoy the Peppermint Hot Chocolate drink from Starbucks?
These remind me of that minty and refreshing holiday taste! Add a festive paper straw to them for finishing touches to complete the Christmassy look.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes by The Life of Jolie
Easy DIY Snowman Cupcakes
Are you looking for some fun and really good Christmas desserts for the kids?
These delightful DIY snowman cupcakes are tasty and fun to make with your kiddos. If you’re planning for some holiday baking this weekend, then I recommend giving this recipe a try.
Easy DIY Snowman Cupcakes by Beyond Frosting
Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
When winter hits, you probably think about enjoying that nice cup of hot chocolate on your cozy couch.
Well, if you love hot chocolate, then you’ll love these beautiful chocolate cupcakes topped with some of that smooth whipped cream and chocolate sauce. Go ahead and try one of these Hot Chocolate Cupcakes today!
Hot Chocolate Cupcakes by Your Cup of Cake
Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes
Bake these delicious moist and fluffy Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes this weekend. They are perfect for treat bags, parties, and any type of holiday gathering. Top them with these cute tiny gingerbread sprinkles to complete the holiday look!
Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes by Baker By Nature
Easy Christmas Snowflake Cupcakes DIY Toppers
Give your cupcakes these pretty snowflake cupcake toppers and create a Disney Frozen inspired theme for Christmas.
Just look at how gorgeous and beautiful those are!
Easy Snowflake Cupcakes by Crafty Morning
Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes
If you’re wondering what desserts to make for Christmas, look no further!
Check out this must try delicious Chocolate Cupcake topped with some whipped Chocolate Baileys Buttercream.
To add the finishing touches, drizzle them with melted chocolate on top. What a perfect holiday dessert for adults! Yummy!
Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes by Liv For Cake
Easy Christmas Eggnog Cupcakes
Everyone’s going to be excited for this One-bowl eggnog funfetti cupcake topped with the fluffiest eggnog frosting!
These are easy and fun to make, so you should try them at least once this year. They will make the perfect Christmas or holiday dessert on your table!
Easy Eggnog Cupcakes by Baker By Nature
Hot Cocoa Cake with Whipped Marshmallow
This Hot Cocoa Cake with whipped marshmallow will blow everyone’s mind away this Christmas!
It’s made with fudge chocolate covered in chocolate cream cheese frosting (yummy) and topped with delicious whipped marshmallow! I highly recommend it and you should definitely bake one for your next Christmas party!
Hot Cocoa Cake by How Sweet Eats
Holly Holiday Bundt Cake
The colors of this beautiful Holiday Bundt Cake will match any Christmas themed party. It’s full of colorful and Christmas awesomeness, so you can’t go wrong with this holiday recipe!
Holly Holiday Bundt Cake by My Thoughts Ideas and Ramblings
Christmas Hot Chocolate Cake
This homemade Hot Chocolate Cake with marshmallow fluff frosting, silky chocolate buttercream and chocolate shavings is packed with winter and holiday fun! One slice of this makes the perfect after-dinner dessert for everyone!
Classic Hot Chocolate Cake by The Cake Blog
Traditional Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake
One of the best Christmas desserts is those classic and traditional ones that never go out of style.
If you’ve never made a roll cake in your life, then this is the best time to start!
This classic and traditional Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake is simple and easy to make. What a fun way to bring out joy and holiday spirit this year at any party!
Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake by A Treats Affair
Traditional Christmas Cake
If you’re looking for a holiday dessert to bring to a Christmas party, you’re going to wow everyone with this beautiful moist and richly spiced gingerbread Christmas cake!
It’s filled with and covered in silky Italian buttercream, faced with a nicely decorated Christmas tree on the outside.
The Traditional Christmas Cake by Preppy Kitchen
White Christmas Truffle Cake
This traditional Christmas dessert with a luxury touch can never go wrong. A beautiful and luxury cake like this will complete the look of a White Christmas theme party.
This simple and elegant creation is part cake, part truffle, and topped with a little pine tree, which creates the perfect winter look for Christmas.
White Christmas Truffle Cake by Vikalinka
Gingerbread Cake With Caramel Cream Cheese
Complete your Christmas celebration with this beautifully decorated gingerbread cake with caramel cream cheese buttercream.
This Gingerbread Cake is the perfect showstopper holiday dessert!
Gingerbread Cake With Caramel Cream Cheese Buttercream by Half Baked Harvest
Holiday Peppermint Cake
This fun Holiday Peppermint Cake will make an easy and delicious treat for Christmas this year!
Your friends and family will be amazed and delighted when they take the first bite of this Holiday Peppermint Cake. Don’t be surprised at how this may become a holiday tradition in your family after trying this great recipe!
Classic Holiday Peppermint Cake by Love Bakes Good Cakes
Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Bundt Cake
This tasty Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Bundt Cake is a rich, dense chocolate cake with a light taste of peppermint.
Chocolate and peppermint go well together and makes the perfect holiday dessert for Christmas!
Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Bundt Cake by Yellow Bliss Road
Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake
Making desserts for Christmas doesn’t have to be hard with this special recipe here.
All your guests are going to love this Chocolate Peppermint Cake. It’s a creamy cheesecake that’s rich with chocolate and topped with peppermint candy canes.
Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake by Just So Tasty
Soft Frosted Holiday Sprinkles Cookies
This classic soft frosted holiday sprinkles dessert make the perfect Christmas tradition for a family or holiday gathering.
A buttery cookie topped with some mouth-watering smooth cream cheese frosting and sprinkles along with a cup of hot chocolate makes a great combo for a night-time dessert!
Feel free to make a batch and share them with your coworkers, friends, and family. These make a great and easy dessert for a crowd of people.
Soft Frosted Holiday Sprinkles Cookies by Averie Cooks
Christmas Whipped Shortbread Cookies
Shortbread Cookies are a soft, crumbly, and classic buttery Christmas cookie that melts nicely in your mouth. These easy to bake Christmas cookies make the perfect holiday bites for your family and friends.
When you bite into one of these delicious shortbread cookies, you’ll reminisce about your special childhood memories when your mom or grandmom baked you the best buttery shortbread cookies.
Shortbread Cookies by Just So Tasty
Classic Gingerbread Men Cookies
What can go wrong with these classic Gingerbread Men cookies?
Gingerbread Men Cookies are as cute as they are delicious and make a great classic tradition for Christmas! This buttery cookie finished with light frosting goes perfect with a nice warm cup of hot cocoa during the cold chilly days!
Classic Gingerbread Men Cookies by Gimme Some Oven
Gingerbread Magic Cookie
Make this Christmas magical with these delicious Gingerbread Magic Cookies. Learn all the tricks and tips for making this beautiful classic Gingerbread holiday cookie recipe.
Gingerbread Magic Cookie by The Kitchen is My Playground
Coconut Snowman Cookies
Who can resist these cute and delicious snowman cookies around the holidays? I know I can’t.
I know you and your guests are going to go coco-nuts over these buttery cookies especially when they’re sprinkled with coconut bits and buttercream cheese frosting.
Coconut Snowman Cookies by Cookies and Cups
Holiday Chocolate Mint Truffle Snowball Cookies
Make a batch of these for your holiday party and I guarantee they will become a hit!
Filled with whipped peppermint cheesecake and topped with crunchy crushed candy canes, these tasty Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Cups make the perfect mini treat for everyone.
You can also give them away in treat bags to your coworkers, friends, family, and neighbors. Everyone will love them!
Chocolate Mint Truffle Snowball Cookies by Inside Bru Crew Life
Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Cups
Another awesome recipe if you’re really into Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Cups.
They all taste amazing including this special holiday recipe that gives a rich chocolatey flavor that mimics Oreos.
Try all of them and see which one you love best!
Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Cups by Liv for Cake
Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
If you want a hint of marshmallow, then these Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups recipe will be the perfect treat for you to bake this holiday.
It has chocolate cookie cups filled with crushed peppermint bits and a candy cane handle topped with mini marshmallows that will melt nicely in your mouth.
Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups by The Gunny Sack
Holiday Cake Mix Cookies
This fast and simple Christmas dessert recipe is made from just 5 ingredients and can be decorated in any way you like for the perfect holiday season.
If you’re in a rush and pressed for time, then don’t worry. This is an easy winter treat that takes just minutes to put together and will still wow everyone at the dessert table!
Cake Mix Cookies by Dinner At The Zoo
Holiday Cake Mix Cookies
You seriously can’t celebrate Christmas without red and green M&Ms. This candy is a must-have in your favorite holiday dessert whether you’re baking cookies, brownies, or a cake.
This Christmas Molasses cookie is full of molasses and spices topped with classic Christmas M&Ms for the finishing touch. Make this a classic holiday tradition by adding these perfect Christmas M&M cookies in your cookie platter!
Soft & Chewy Christmas Molasses by Crazy For Crust
Wrap up on Easy Christmas Desserts to Make
I hope you enjoyed this list of 40+ easy desserts to make for Christmas. No matter which treats you choose to bake, I guarantee that everyone will enjoy them from your treat bag or Christmas party.
Let us know which holiday dessert or treat is your favorite by leaving a comment below!