Try these 25 Christmas Dessert Recipes That Aren't Cookies and you'll never run out of Christmas baking ideas again!
We only have a few weeks left until our holiday baking extravaganza begins, so let's try something new this year!
25 Christmas Dessert Recipes That Aren't Cookies
Christmas Caramel Bars
Why not try this fun Christmas Caramel Bars Recipe for a twist on the usual Christmas cookies? These are so fun and your guests will love the addition of caramel to a classic Christmas treat!
Get the recipe: Christmas Caramel Bars
I love peppermint anything during the Christmas season, and I ALWAYS LOVE CHOCOLATE. Peppermint bark can be made with white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate - AND you can use tons of different mix ins as well; the sky is the limit!
Get the recipe: Peppermint Bark
Are you looking for something different to make this holiday season? Try This Eggnog Bread Recipe for Christmas dessert! I made this for my new in-laws Christmas Eve dinner last year and they LOVED it!
Get the recipe: Eggnog Bread
Bacon Caramel Brownies
I love bacon, so it should come as no surprise that I use bacon in all sorts of ways, such as this Bacon Caramel Brownies Recipe. While this isn't exactly a Christmas recipe, per say...no one is going to complain if you make these for the holiday season!
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This Christmas Trifle Recipe shows you how to make a delicious holiday dessert with a few shortcuts to make it super easy!
Get the recipe here: Christmas Trifle Recipe
Vanilla Bean Candy Cane Meringues
This Vanilla Bean Candy Cane Meringues Recipe takes a little bit of work to make, but this Christmas Candy Recipe is so tasty that it is worth the effort!
Get the recipe here: Vanilla Bean Candy Cane Meringues
Puff Pastry Christmas Tree
This Puff Pastry Christmas Tree Recipe is a great idea for your holiday brunches, but it is also perfect for serving as a Christmas dessert!
This Nutella Christmas brunch idea is going to wow your family, friends, and guests this holiday season! You can use this dessert as the centerpiece at a holiday brunch or Christmas breakfast. It's an easy puff pastry dessert for beginners.
Get the recipe: Puff Pastry Christmas Tree
Chocolate Gingerbread Brownies
This Chocolate Gingerbread Brownies Recipe is based on the Baker's One Bowl Brownie recipe with some gingerbread mix-ins. This is not overly powerful, so you could easily double the spices if you want it to really burst with ginger flavor!
Get the recipe: Chocolate Gingerbread Brownies
Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars
This Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars Recipe is a really fun recipe to try to shake things up this holiday season! Everyone loves sweet potato casserole, right? Well why not kick that Thanksgiving side dish staple up a notch and turn it into a full blown dessert? These Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars are sweet and rich in flavor, so a little bit definitely goes a long way!
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars
Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Bread
This Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Bread Recipe is a super unique brunch idea that you can also serve as a dessert! This Recipe for Ice Cream Bread is pretty simple to follow and it is just so pretty to sit on your holiday table!
Get the recipe: Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Bread
Caramel Nut Tart
This Caramel Nut Tart Recipe is a great twist on the classic pecan pie and would be amazing with vanilla ice cream.
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Caramel Apple Bars
These Apple Bars are so flavorful and chewy, and they taste just like apple pie drizzled with caramel! If you are looking for a unique summer dessert, these easy apple bars are going to quickly become one of your favorite treats!
Get the recipe: Apple Bars
We love making this Easy Holiday Popcorn Recipe for Christmas! It is such a quick festive treat for the holidays and a fun Christmas popcorn gift that everyone will LOVE!
Get the recipe here: Holiday Popcorn
Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake
This Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake Recipe for Christmas is really tasty and perfect for breakfast or Christmas brunch! It's just sweet enough to make it for dessert too! The berries are still a little tart, but they mix with the sweetness of the cake and it's good.
Get the recipe here: Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake
Santa Hat Yeti Meringues
If you are looking for a super fun and unique holiday dessert this year, check out this adorable little Santa Hat Yeti Dessert Recipe for Christmas! This Santa Hat Yeti Dessert Recipe for Christmas is just too adorable not to make for your Christmas dessert table this year.
Get the recipe: Santa Hat Yeti Meringues
Chocolate Pecan Toffee
This Chocolate Pecan Toffee Recipe is really good! Especially if you like candies like Heath Bars, as it tastes like toffee and it is actually fairly easy to make.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Pecan Toffee
Sweet Potato Pie
You can buy sweet potatoes in a can and drain and mash them for this Sweet Potato Pie. I recommend the plain ones, not the ones in a syrup. Or you can cook your own raw sweet potatoes and mash them up so that this is entirely "from scratch!"
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Pie
Easy Snowman Cupcakes
When I was growing up, I absolutely loved Christmas, it was my favorite holiday! This Easy Snowman Cupcakes Recipe for Kids is a perfect way to get your children into the kitchen and do something together during the holiday season.
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This is a Christmas Bread Recipe and it is so easy to make with the help of frozen bread dough! It's the perfect Christmas dessert recipe!
Get the recipe: Christmas Bread
Christmas Tree Cake
We love this Christmas Tree Cake Recipe, it is so fun to make and easy with the help of a boxed cake mix! I love baking Christmas cookies and thought I’d try to come up with something different this year!
Get the recipe: Christmas Tree Cake
This Eggnog Fudge Recipe is perfect for surprising your coworkers during the holidays, and it packs up so nicely for gift giving! Just grab some festive packaging and stick a bow on the package!
Get the recipe: Eggnog Fudge
No Bake Gingerbread Truffles
This No Bake Gingerbread Truffles Recipe is sooooo goooood! I found the cookies at Walmart, it's their Great Value brand, and they made this No Bake Gingerbread Truffles Recipe so freaking easy.
Get the recipe: No Bake Gingerbread Truffles
Brown Sugar Pecan Pound Cake
This Brown Sugar Pecan Pound Cake Recipe is really good. It's so dense, so buttery…and it is not overly sweet!
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Cherry Filled Cupcakes
There might be a better name for these Cherry Filled Cupcakes, but does it really matter? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet - and this Cherry Filled Cupcakes Recipe tastes amazing, no matter what you call them. They are so easy to make and tasty!
Get the recipe: Cherry Filled Cupcakes
Sheet Pan Pecan Pie
This Sheet Pan Pecan Pie Recipe is so easy to make, you are going to love it! We love an easy Pecan Slab Pie to make things easier!
Get the recipe: Pecan Slab Pie
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