21 Easy Christmas Desserts

I love the Christmas holiday, where you get to spend time with your family and have fun decorating your house and the Christmas tree. While also enjoying Christmas dinner with delicious food and desserts. This time of the year I always bake cookies, pies, and cakes.

I have gathered a list of the best Christmas desserts for you to try this year. From cakes to cookies, fudge, cheesecake, and many more desserts to try. There are lots of delicious options on the list, where you will find something for everyone to enjoy.

Easy Christmas Desserts

Christmas log cake

Log Cake

The first dessert on the list is a delicious log cake. This cake is inspired by a French tradition that dates back to the 19th century. Your family will enjoy this cake for Christmas.

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Sugar Cookies

Here is a delicious sugar cookie recipe that is easy to make. Use your cookie cutters and make different versions of Christmas shapes. Enjoy making Christmas trees, candy canes, and gingerbread men. This recipe shows you how to make these sugar cookies from scratch.

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Caramel Apple Pie

This caramel apple pie will be a hit with your guests. It is a great dessert to make for Christmas.

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Christmas snowball cookies

Snowball Cookies

Try this tasty snowball cookie recipe, with added pecans and powdered sugar. This recipe makes a perfect dessert for Christmas. You could also make them as a gift for a family member or friend.

Get this recipe on Bigger Bolder Baking.

Christmas Fudge

I love making fudge for Christmas and this fudge recipe is always a big hit with my family. This recipe shows you how to make homemade rich and creamy fudge.

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Peppermint Bark

This recipe shows you how to make the best peppermint bark.

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peppermint bark

Lemon Cake

I am a fan of anything lemon, so I had to add a lemon cake to this list. This recipe is moist and creamy with a delicious flavor. Your family and friends with love this lemon cake.

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The kids will love to help make this easy s’mores recipe.

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Sugar Cookie Truffles

Here is another tasty sugar cookie recipe for you to try. These cookie truffles require no baking and only 4 ingredients are needed.

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Chocolate Cake

Here is a delicious chocolate cake that is quick and easy to make. This recipe provides you with different versions so that you can make it gluten-free, dairy-free, or egg-free.

Get this recipe on Add A Pinch.

bread pudding

Bread Pudding

My grandma used to always make bread pudding, so that’s how I got hooked on eating bread pudding. This recipe shows you how to make the best bread pudding. It is easy to make and perfect for Christmas.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

Red Velvet Cake

Try this delicious red velvet cake topped with a tasty cream cheese frosting. Your whole family will love this recipe.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.


Here is a delicious cheesecake recipe. This cheesecake is layered with the best cranberry jam with an added chocolate mousse. It would make the perfect dessert for Christmas.

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These Christmas truffles would make a great dessert for Christmas. Only 20 minutes of preparation is needed and no baking is required.

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This recipe shows you how to make the perfect brownies. These brownies would make a great food gift for Christmas.

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cranberry cheesecake

Cranberry Cheesecake

Here is another delicious cheesecake recipe. This recipe uses sugared cranberries as a topping which makes it taste amazing.

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Coconut Cream Cheese Pie

Try this easy coconut cream pie. It is easy, simple to make, and tastes great.

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Christmas Rice Krispies

My kids love helping me make these easy rice krispie balls. They are easy to make and are the perfect dessert snack for Christmas.

Get this recipe on Two Sisters Crafting.

Christmas Cupcakes

Try making these delicious Christmas cupcakes, topped with a tasty vanilla buttercream frosting.

Get this recipe on Preppy Kitchen.

pecan pie

Pecan Pie

This recipe shows you how to make the best pecan pie.

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Christmas Pretzel Rods

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make chocolate-covered pretzel rods.

Get this recipe on House of Nash Eats.

Enjoy making these desserts for Christmas.

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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Dessert Recipes
Servings: 12
Calories: 140kcal


  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Sprinkles
  • Frosting


  • Pick a dessert recipe to make.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Follow the recipes instructions.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.


Nutrition, serving size, and cooking times may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.