40 of the BEST Christmas Desserts

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Every Christmas dinner needs a delicious dessert to finish it off, right? You can go for cake, pie, fudge, or whatever else sweet craving you have to finish off your Holiday meal. We’ve pulled together delicious Christmas Desserts to choose from that you are going to absolutely LOVE!

We chose non-cookie Holiday desserts. If you want awesome Christmas Cookies, check out our 60 of the BEST Christmas Cookie Recipes!

Best Christmas Desserts

40 of the BEST Christmas Desserts

This year, indulge in some all-time-best Christmas desserts, from cakes to cupcakes, chocolates and other Holiday dessert bites. After all, doesn’t the most wonderful time of the year deserve the most wonderful Christmas desserts?

Christmas Peppermint Cake

Candy Canes are a crunchy, minty, and mouth-watering candy eaten during the holidays. These candies can also be turned into an amazing dessert for this holiday season. And this new Peppermint Cake recipe will be the perfect addition after a Christmas dinner.

Peppermint Cake

Christmas Lasagna Dessert

This Christmas Lasagna isn’t at all what you’re thinking. No, there’s no pasta or red sauce. It’s pudding, cheesecake and chocolate! Doesn’t that sound amazing?

Christmas Lasagna

Ghirardelli Peppermint Cheesecake

Peppermint is a great flavor to use to make candies, cakes and more. This flavor adds a fresh taste and flavor to any recipe. And, this Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe is an amazing minty, moist, and melt in your mouth dessert.

A slice of the Ghirardelli Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe on a serving plate.

White Chocolate Gingerbread Balls

Anyone who loves Gingerbread will for sure love this new recipe! This White Chocolate Gingerbread Balls recipe is a great treat to enjoy with friends and family. If you have any upcoming Holiday get together, then this recipe will be perfect for a dessert buffet.

White Chocolate Gingerbread Balls

Christmas Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake is one of the most delicious cheesecakes that you will ever make. The combination of red velvet cake and cheesecake is pure perfection!

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Mousse

Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Mousse is made with just a handful of ingredients and is a delicious, creamy, minty cheesecake flavored mousse! This yummy no-bake dessert is extra special for St. Patrick’s Day or Christmas.

No-Bake Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Mousse

Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake

This year fall in love with the rich flavor of my Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake. The combination of classic cheesecake and rich eggnog flavors make this a perfect indulgence fit for any holiday feast!

Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake

Gingerbread Mini Cheesecakes

Nothing is as delicious as cheesecake, except of course, this Gingerbread Mini Cheesecakes recipe. I love the rich cheesecake flavor that goes so beautifully with the classic holiday treat of gingerbread. Make these little bites as a special dessert for your family or the perfect treat to take to holiday gatherings.

Mini Gingerbread Cheesecakes

No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake from Yummiest Food

NO-BAKE PEPPERMINT CHEESECAKE – Perfect and easy No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake is the best way to enjoy the delicious holiday flavors in a stunning dessert recipe!

No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake - Best Christmas Desserts

Easy Watergate Salad

If you love a sweet salad filled with pineapple, marshmallows, pecans, Cool Whip, and pistachio pudding, then this Easy Watergate Salad is just perfect! A deliciously cool and creamy addition to any dinner plate, this salad is impressive yet very quick and easy with only 5 ingredients.

Watergate Salad

Candy Cane Cheesecake Cake

Candy Cane Cheesecake Cake is a fun holiday dessert recipe with a layer of moist Red Velvet cake, a layer of cheesecake and topped with a homemade cream cheese frosting.

Candy Cane Cheesecake Cake is a fun holiday dessert recipe with a layer of moist Red Velvet cake, a layer of cheesecake and topped with a homemade cream cheese frosting.

Strawberry Cheesecake Santas

Strawberry Cheesecake Santa’s are the cutest and most delicious treat for Christmas and SO EASY to make! These are always such big hit with kids and adults for the Holidays!

Strawberry Cheesecake Santas for Christmas!

Cranberry Christmas Cake

Cranberry Christmas Cake is incredibly simple to make and delicious. It has a nice balance of sweetness with a slight hint of tanginess. It feeds 16 which means it’s perfect for a holiday party.

A delicious Christmas cake recipe with cranberry.

Christmas Candy Cake From Party Pinching

One of my favorite recipes from the book is this Christmas Candy Cake (aka Mercantile’s Penny Candy Cake). Love the colors and there are endless possibilities you could do with this idea.

Christmas Candy Cake

Christmas Cranberry Pound Cake

Christmas Cranberry Pound Cake is a delicious vanilla pound cake recipe full of fresh cranberries and topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting. It’s a terrific Christmas dessert but is yummy all year long.

Cranberry Pound Cake

Candy Cane Pie from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Candy Cane Pie is the only dessert recipe you’ll need this Christmas! It’s an easy no-bake pie with crumbly Oreo crust and white chocolate ganache on top. This pie filling combo of cream cheese, whipped cream, instant pudding, butter, chocolate chips and crushed candy canes, makes the tastiest homemade Christmas dessert!

Candy Cane Pie

Christmas Red Velvet Poke Cake

Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Add all your favorite Christmas sprinkles to this red and green cake and you will have a super festive dessert.

Red velvet poke cake on a plate

Christmas Tree Brownies

We created these adorable Christmas Tree Brownies to share with you today! These are so easy to make using a Scone baking dish and fun for the kids to make for the Holidays.

Christmas Tree Brownies

No Bake Christmas Cheesecake

Do your family and friends love eating desserts? Whether that be, cookies, pie, cake, and more. Well, this No-bake Christmas Cheesecake recipe may just become a favorite in your household. This super creamy, smooth, and melt in your mouth recipe is so good!

Christmas No Bake Cheesecake with a bite taken out of it.

Easy Black Forest Brownies

Are you a Cherry lover? You are going to love these Black Forest Brownies. These chocolate brownies are packed with cherries and topped with Fudge!

Black Forest Brownies with Cherries

Grinch Brownies

Grinch Brownies are anything but “grinchy.” They’re a mix of rich chocolate and mint that are guaranteed to make any Grinch’s heart grow at least three sizes.

Reindeer Brownies

These reindeer brownies are one of my kids favorite Christmas treats to make because they are easy and so much fun. They’re perfect for a day of holiday baking. The kids can help stir and make the batter, then when they are cooled they can add the eyes, ears and noses to make a reindeer face!

Reindeer Brownies

Red Velvet Brownies

These red velvet brownies combine two of our favorite flavors! Plus guess what happens to be hiding inside? Oreos! This is the perfect recipe for Valentine’s Day or Christmas… or really, any day!

Red Velvet Brownies

Red Velvet Peppermint Brownies

I’m in love with these red velvet peppermint brownies. This recipe is total perfection with a brownie mix and red velvet cake mix put together!

Red Velvet Peppermint Brownies

Cranberry Pistachio Truffles from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Cranberry Pistachio White Chocolate Truffles are super cute, and festive no-bake Christmas desserts. They look like little snowballs, and when you try one, you’ll realize they’re the best bite-sized treats out there! This is the tastiest, homemade Christmas truffle recipe ever!

Cranberry Pistachio Truffles - BEST Christmas Desserts

Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

Making a big batch of chocolate peppermint brownies is what the holidays are all about. My house smells amazing and my belly is happy. This is one of our favorite Christmas recipes, for sure.

Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Brownies

These Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Brownies are so easy to make & I am sure the kids are going to just love these!

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Brownies...an easy Christmas treat for the Kids!

Peppermint Brownie Truffles

Peppermint Brownie Truffles are a simple but amazing addition to your holiday treats platter. A simple boxed mix turns into a chocolate and mint laden treat topped with crushed peppermint. Everyone will grab these at your holiday gatherings!

Peppermint brownie truffles stacked on a white plate

Christmas Cookie Bars

Christmas is just around the corner, and craziness is looking us all right in the eye. Rushing to buy presents, planning get-togethers, and counting heads to see how much food we need to bring. All the fun of Christmas! But, to make your holiday a bit better, this Christmas Cookie Bars recipe can be another addition to fill the tummies of your loved ones.

Christmas Cookie Bars on a white serving platter.

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Magic Bars

If you are looking for a wonderful snack bar for a quick bite to eat or a treat in a goodie bag or really for any occasion at all, then this is the perfect recipe for you. These Dark Chocolate Cranberry Magic Bars are a healthier bar recipe and may become a favorite.

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Magic Bars Recipe on a serving plate.

No-Bake Pecan Pie Balls from Plain Chicken

Pecan Pie Balls – dangerously delicious!! I could eat the whole batch! Great for parties, tailgating, and homemade gifts! Pecans, graham crackers, brown sugar, maple syrup, butter, vanilla, and chocolate candy coating. Can add bourbon to the pecan mixture for a boozy treat. A MUST for your Christmas desserts tray!

No-Bake Pecan Pie Balls - BEST Christmas Desserts

Cranberry Bars with Crumble Topping

My delicious Cranberry Bars have a delightful light crust and topping that makes them a mix between a classic dessert bar and a simple coffee cake. You will fall in love with the fresh cranberry tartness paired with simple ingredients for a sweet treat that is ideal for your next gathering.

Tall stack cranberry crumble bars

Candy Cane Oreo Fudge

Candy Cane Oreo Fudge is exactly what you need to make if you’re in a hurry and need something that’s delicious and festive.

Candy Cane OREO Fudge

Peppermint Oreo Balls

Are you looking for a recipe that is simple and quick to make? One that tastes like it just came out of a bakery? These Peppermint Oreo Balls are a great choice to share with friends and family. And, if you need an easy treat or dessert, this is perfect for the hectic holidays if you couldn’t quite get a dish to make in time.

eppermint Cheesecake OREO Balls

White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge

If you are a fudge lover and love all different types of fudge, then this White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge may become a new favorite. This recipe will definitely have your family and friends eyeing it to try apiece. It is a great treat to have throughout the day and I’m sure you will fall in love.

Cranberry Pistachio Fudge

Eggnog Bundt Cake

Do you enjoy Eggnog? And if you not, anyone who hasn’t tried it is missing out on a creamy, melted ice cream flavored drink. And, this flavor is even better when it is in a cake. This Eggnog Bundt Cake Recipe is so amazing and may just become a favorite.

Eggnog Cake Recipe on a serving plate.

Mini Red Velvet Cheesecakes

How would you like a delicious bite-sized dessert? These mini cheesecake desserts are not only simple but a gorgeous red color. These wonderful Mini Red Velvet Cheesecakes are a great choice for any occasion. You can share this lovely treat with your loved ones and may just become a favorite in your household.

Mini Red Velvet Cheesecake Recipe on a cutting board.

Red Velvet Cake Roll

This Red Velvet Cake Roll recipe is moist, decadent, delicious, covered with Chocolate Ganache and is topped with crushed peppermint.

Red Velvet Cake Roll on a gray slate.

Christmas Sugar Cookie Fudge

Fudge is an absolute masterpiece. It is such a wonderful dessert to share with your family and friends. This Christmas Sugar Cookie Fudge recipe is a great blend of fudge and candy. This recipe may just become a favorite in your household.

Christmas Sugar Cookie Fudge

We hope you love these Christmas Desserts as much as we do!

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