Christmas

Festive desserts to make for the holidays!

We have everything you need to make easy, delicious, and fun desserts for Christmas.  Including all of the flavors of Christmas – like peppermint, gingerbread, pumpkin, cranberry, and chocolate.  These dessert recipes include mini layer cakes, cookies, parfaits, bars, and even drinks!

Toasted Coconut Maple Macaroons

Toasted Coconut Maple Macaroons

Toasted Coconut Maple Macaroons are warm, toasty, and one of the easiest cookies you can make!  The shredded coconut is toasted before the cookies are baked to add extra flavor and crunch to the final cookie.  And pure maple syrup gives the cookies a rich and buttery flavor.  

Pear Ginger Upside Down Cake

Pear Ginger Upside Down Cake

This Pear Ginger Upside Down Cake takes cues from the classic pineapple upside down cake.  Crunchy pears are soaked in a creamy caramel sauce, and a coarse butter cake is textured with cornmeal for delightful bite! 

Cranberry Granita Pudding Parfaits

Cranberry Granita Pudding Parfaits

This recipe for Cranberry Granita Pudding Parfaits is a light and refreshing dessert, perfect for the holiday season.  The parfaits pair a smooth and creamy vanilla pudding topped with a spiced cranberry granita. 

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

This is an easy small batch brownie recipe that makes 6 decadent and fudgy Hot Chocolate Peppermint Brownies. Pools of rich chocolate ganache and marshmallow cream float in the center with crushed candy canes sprinkled on top.

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These Soft and Chewy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are fudgy, soft and a great cookie for a Holiday cookie swap!  The cookies get their deep cocoa flavor by using cocoa powder and chocolate chips.  

No-Bake Cranberry Mousse Cheesecake

No-Bake Cranberry Mousse Cheesecake

Luscious cheesecake filling that is topped with festive cranberry mousse makes this No-Bake Cranberry Mousse Cheesecake recipe a must for the holidays!  To make this cheesecake even better – a Biscoff cookie crust – for a medley of sweet, tart, and spicy holiday flavors.

Mini Apple Cider Cake

Mini Apple Cider Cake

A Mini Apple Cider Cake that is big enough to share, or small enough to satisfy your fall flavor cravings!  This is a coarse crumb cake made with flour and cornmeal for a satisfying bite.  And the apple flavor is amped up with cider, applesauce and fresh apple slices – for a perfect slice of fall!

Holiday Cranberry Granita

Holiday Cranberry Granita

Looking for another idea on how to incorporate cranberries into your holiday menu?  This Holiday Cranberry Granita is a light dessert option after a heavy holiday meal!  The granita is tart, sweet, and with a touch of cinnamon, it promises to bring all the warm spices reminiscent of the holiday season.

Small Batch Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Small Batch Flourless Chocolate Cookies

These Small Batch Flourless Chocolate Cookies are perfectly fudgy and only require 6 ingredients to make 6 decadent cookies!  Just like a brownie, the cookies are soft and chewy with a crispy, crinkle top. 

Small Batch Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Small Batch Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bakery-style Small Batch Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies!  This recipe makes 6 cookies with crisp edges and soft and chewy centers.  An extra splash of vanilla enhances the flavor of these delicious cookies.

Chocolate Mint Mini Cake

Chocolate Mint Mini Cake

This Chocolate Mint Mini Cake is tender, moist, and frosted with a mint Swiss Meringue Buttercream. A beautiful layer cake to celebrate a holiday, anniversary, or just satisfy a chocolate craving!

Chocolate Caramel Mini Cake

Chocolate Caramel Mini Cake

This small batch recipe for Chocolate Caramel Mini Cake produces a moist and tender cake full of cocoa flavor.  The mini cake is topped with a caramel sauce to soak the cake layers, and a light chocolate whipped cream finishes the decadent cake.