Perhaps the only thing more anticipated about the holiday than presents is the wonderful Christmas desserts. Every Christmas meal or potluck usually has a large spread of sweet options to nibble on after the meal. Here are some of our favorite desserts for Christmas that look as good as they taste. Your friends and family will rave about any of these sweet treats that you choose to make for the holidays!
This beautiful tart is also delicious! The crust is nice and light, and the filling delights with tasty raspberry jam base that is topped with a cocoa and almond mixture. A confectioner’s sugar icing is used to make the sweet snowflake on top of the tart.
This dessert looks luxurious and tastes that way, too. Eggnog and Christmas go hand in hand, making this a very festive addition to your Christmas desserts. Ladyfingers ring this beautiful sweet. The filling is made with raspberry or cranberry sorbet, eggnog, evaporated milk, sour cream, and vanilla pudding mix. Vibrant fresh raspberries or cranberries with fresh mint leaves top off this dessert.
You might have loved these little treats as a kid, and they will still delight guests of any age! Combine powdered sugar with creamy peanut butter and graham cracker crumbs to make the salty-sweet middle of the snowball. Melted white chocolate coats the “snowballs.” This is a snowball fight you will love to take part of as you pop these delicious desserts for Christmas into your mouth.
The Bûche de Noël is a French Christmas tradition that dates back to the nineteenth century. Families traditionally burned a yule log starting on Christmas Eve. The burning of the yule log is meant to bring good luck to the home in the new year. This cake is representative of that tradition and those hopes. Bring good luck to your Christmas party guests with this beautiful dessert. The light cake and tasty cream filling are easier to make than you might expect.
Christmas desserts can be mouthwatering and decadent! The buttery shortbread crust is a delightful base for this sweet cake. The creamy white chocolate filling is topped with a tangy cranberry-raspberry sauce that adds both color and incredible flavor to the cheesecake. Finish this festive White Chocolate Cheesecake off with whipped cream and berries to serve your guests a showstopper.
Brownies are always a hit, and this recipe brings them up several notches. The brownie base is topped with an unbelievably indulgent layer of chopped Andes candies, a holiday favorite. A green tinted cream cheese mixture forms the filling for this dessert. Top off your Heavenly Mint Brownie dessert with a smooth, rich, chocolate ganache.
These delightful desserts for Christmas make a great “finger food” kind of dessert. Guests will love popping these sweet treats in their mouths! The sweet little cookies for the sandwich are made with salted butter, eggs, milk, flour, and cocoa. The Christmas-worthy filling is made with powdered sugar combined with peppermint extract and crushed mini candy canes. This little dessert is so festive!
Everyone loves red velvet cake, and they love cookies, too. This colorful dessert combines both into a Christmas dessert that everyone will love. The luscious red cookie-cake is topped with a delicious cream cheese icing that finishes the dessert off perfectly.
Which of these Christmas desserts will you try? Fill your table with these desserts for Christmas this holiday season. For more tantalizing Christmas food ideas, see our article about the Meadowood Christmas dinner series.