Christmas is just around the corner, so it’s time to prepare with a few delicious holiday desserts. These 33 cute Christmas desserts are ideal for gifting and sure to wow your family and friends. While they may look too good to eat, chances are high that these creative Christmas desserts will be gone in a flash!
Celebrate the arrival of Christmas with these adorable Christmas tree and Santa hat cupcakes! Made easily with ice cream cones, this recipe is great to make with kids.
Show off your piping skills with this intricate woven gingerbread house! Make this masterpiece easily using an assortment of decorating tips including the Round Cake Decorating Tip 2, Round Cake Decorating Tip 3, No. 5 Round Decorating Tip, the Multi-Opening Cake Decorating Tip 233, and the #48 Basketweave Piping Tip.
Spritz up your holiday baking with these Classic Buttery Spritz Cookies. Great for bakers who need to make a ton of cookies at once, this classic Christmas cookie recipe is perfect for cookie swaps or gifting treats to family and friends. Decorate your cookies with sprinkles or leave them as is…they’ll taste great either way!
Impress friends and family with this Yule Log Cake. Topped with buttercream roses, pinecones and holly, this cake celebrates the true beauty of the season. Serve this cake as a stunning Christmas Eve dessert or at the end of your Christmas Day celebrations!
Celebrate a winter birthday or baby shower with this precious Winter Wonderland Snowman Cake. Featuring meringue cookie snowmen and candy-coated sugar cone trees, this cake brings the beauty of winter to your table. Best of all, you can customize it with as many little snowmen as you’d like!
Everyone will pine over this sweet Spruced Up Christmas Tree cake! Use an assortment of green buttercream frosting and your favorite round and star decorating tips to create an edible forest of greenery. Feeling extra festive? Use jumbo nonpareils as ornaments!
Create an edible winter wonderland with this Mirror Glaze Snowflake cake. Topped with a bright blue Candy Melts candy glaze and candy snowflakes, this winter cake is perfect for Christmas, Hanukkah or a December birthday.
Add a little ooh lah lah to your fah lah lah with these festive Holiday Macaron Cookies. Painted with metallic accents, these dainty delights make wonderful homemade gifts for friends and family.
These simple roll-out sugar cookies are decorated with classic white buttercream frosting, then topped with a sprinkle of sparkling sugar. The weather outside may be frightful, but these are so delightful!
Arrange your cookies into a lovely table display with this Snowflake Cookie Wreath. Use royal icing to decorate snowflake-shaped gingerbread cookies, then arrange them in a circle for a beautiful, edible display!
These cute polar bear cupcakes are an easy project to do with the kids. Decorated with flaked coconut and marshmallows, these sweet treats are fun for winter holidays and birthday celebrations.
Trimming the tree is fun and easy when it’s made of bite-sized brownies! An easy dessert to make for a small gathering, this pull-apart cake is decorated with stars and colorful sprinkles for a festive treat you’ll love to eat.
Need a break from Christmas cookies? Try these Holiday Wreath and Poinsettia cupcakes. Perfect for bringing to a holiday party, these Christmas cupcakes feature simple decorating techniques that anyone can master.
Use fondant and white buttercream to make this Delightful Winter Deer cake. A simple project for beginning fondant decorators, this cake would be a sweet addition to any December shower or party. New to the world of fondant? Use the How to Decorate with Fondant Shapes and Cut-Outs Kit to learn basic skills and techniques (it also makes a great gift!).
Up your gingerbread game with these sweet and delicious Gingerbread Bars. Topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting and an assortment of holiday sprinkles, these holiday treats are a great addition to your Christmas cookie tray.
Even Santa knows that the best cookies are the dunkable ones! Perfect for dipping into hot cocoa, coffee or milk, these Christmas Cookie Dunkers are quick and easy to make. Top them with Candy Melts candy and Christmas jimmies for a festive finishing touch.
This Crispy Pine Cone Candy Bark is a lovely and tasty sweet that’s great for gift-giving. Made using Candy Melts candy and crispy rice cereal, this candy bark is not only pretty to look at, it’s fun to eat!
Have fun trimming the tree (then eating it!) with this Giant Tree Cookie. Start with a layer of buttercream frosting, then have fun adding colorful lights, ornaments and stars. A fun project for the whole family to do together, this large cookie project is sure to become a new holiday tradition!
No need to bundle up to build these cookie snowmen! Gather the kids together to bake and decorate these cute Easy Snowman Cookies. Add fun faces using orange and black candies.
This pastel Peppermint Sprinkles Cake sparkles with holiday fun! Covered in sparkling sugars and candy peppermints, this cake is great for December celebrations of all kinds.
Indulge in this decadent chocolate cake topped with a delicious peppermint frosting and coated in chocolate peppermint crunch! This cake is great for Christmas, birthdays and everything in between
If you’re drawn to cupcakes and maybe need to make a lot for a Christmas party, be sure to check out our comprehensive collection of Christmas cupcake ideas.
Regardless of which dessert you choose, there’s a good chance your choice of bake will become a favorite holiday treat and a favorite on Christmas for years to come!
So, which of these Christmas desserts are you planning to make for your family this year? Something extra festive or maybe sweets with a Christmas tree design? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to share a picture of your perfect Christmas dessert on Instagram and tag us @wiltoncakes.