Christmas Desserts (that aren’t cookies!)

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Can you believe Christmas is this week already? Where did all the time go? Well, it’s here and I am excited! If you’re like me, you’ve been making Christmas Cookies for this party or that get together for what seems likes months now. Are you ready to make something other than cookies for dessert on Christmas? Saaaaaaame. Luckily for you, I have compiled a few of my favorite Christmas Desserts that aren’t cookies all in this post.

Christmas Desserts

From Peppermint Bark to Christmas Truffles and Fantasy Fudge to Cheesecake, there’s something for everyone! Let’s get baking!

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Christmas Crack

This is the Ultimate Christmas Crack recipe! Crunchy saltine crackers are topped with a homemade caramel-toffee mixture, baked briefly and then topped with chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.

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Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark is a Christmas classic! Made with layers of melted semi sweet and white chocolate and candy cane bits. This is a super simple and fun holiday giving treat!

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Chocolate Candy Cane Cake

The ultimate Christmas Cake! This Chocolate Candy Cane Cake is a soft and sweet chocolate cake frosted with a creamy peppermint frosting and topped with crushed candy canes. It’s the perfect show-stopping dessert for the holidays.

Gingerbread Cream Pie

Gingerbread Cream Pie

Add this Gingerbread Cream Pie to your Cream Pie Recipes list! It’s a great break from pumpkin and perfectly fits the holiday season!

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Peppermint Chocolate Sauce

This Peppermint Chocolate Sauce is simple to make and it doubles as a homemade gift for friends, family, or teachers.

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Fantasy Fudge

Fantasy Fudge was originally found on a container of Marshmallow Creme. Today, Fantasy Fudge has become a Christmas staple in many homes. My recipe tweaks the ingredients just slightly to make for a more quality fudge while still remaining that classic dessert we all know and love.

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Christmas Truffles

These Christmas Truffles are the cutest and tastiest little no-bake treats! Not only are they an absolute cinch to make, but they can also be made in 20-30 minutes without having to turn on the oven! 

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Gingerbread Truffles

Gingerbread Truffles are made with gingerbread Oreos and coated in chocolate. Perfect for the holidays and cookie platters all around.

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Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow, also known as ‘Muddy Buddies’, is a salty, sweet, no bake chocolate and peanut butter snack mix. It is most definitely the most addicting and satisfying peanut butter and chocolate concoction ever. Perfect for holiday moving watching and snacking!

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Eggnog Eclair Cake

This Eggnog Eclair Cake is creamy, spicy, sweet, delicious, and surprisingly simple to make! Bet you have everything on hand to whip this up and serve it at your holiday parties!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Peppermint Bars

Layered Chocolate Peppermint Bars

These Layered Chocolate Peppermint Bars are part sugar cookie, part peppermint brownie cream cheese mixture, and part white chocolate! Hello, beautiful delicious layers. Perfect for a holiday gathering!

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Mini Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecakes

These Mini Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecakes are bite-sized bursts of dark chocolate and candy cane kiss flavor! So cute and festive!

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Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

Perfect chocolate cupcakes topped with the festive flavor of peppermint cream cheese frosting create these Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes!

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

These Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes are light, moist, cold, creamy and pepperminty! They are fabulous! They taste like the cake version of hot chocolate.

Wintermint CHIPS AHOY! Icebox Cake

Wintermint Icebox Cake

This creamy Peppermint Icebox Cake, with layers of minty cream and cookies, is a holiday winner…delicious, made in one bowl with no baking!

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Christmas Dessert Board

The beauty of a “board” is 99% of the time, you just buy everything pre-made, arrange everything on a platter and enjoy! They are easy to make ahead and truly are a big showstopper. 

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Mini White Chocolate Peppermint Tarts

Mini White Chocolate Peppermint Tarts start with phyllo shells filled with a creamy filling, and then topped with whipped cream! Perfect for Christmas!


The Best Cheesecake

This is literally the best cheesecake recipe ever. Seven simple ingredients. No water bath. No cracking ever. It is the only recipe you’ll ever need for classic, jaw-dropping, super creamy cheesecake.

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Peppermint Dip

Only 3 ingredients goes into this Peppermint Dip and it’s ready under 10 minutes! It would be perfect for any upcoming holiday parties for sure.

Happy Baking and Merry Christmas!

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