48 of Our Best Christmas Dessert Ideas

Christmas Cake Balls

Perfect as a sweet gift or a tasty Christmas snack, this cake ball recipe is ideal for the holiday season. 

Chewy Almond Cookies

The sweet flavors of cherry and almond come together to make these delicious and easy to make Christmas cookies.

Pull Apart Brownie Tree

These cute brownies are decorated with beautiful pulled stars, green frosting and colorful holiday sprinkles. 

Shimmering Snowflake Cookies

No need to go outside to catch snowflakes on your tongue when you have these tasty snowflake cookies!

Crispy Pine Cone Candy Bark

This recipe is a must-try! Made using our famous Candy Melts Candy & some crispy rice cereal.

Nutty Candy-Filled Pretzels

This surprisingly easy recipe showcases the delicious combination of salty & sweet flavors so many people crave.

Grandma's Kolachy Cookies

This holiday classic is sure to warm your home with the sweet smell of sugar and your favorite flavor of jam.

Snowflake Truffles

These homemade Christmas truffles are filled with rich chocolate ganache and covered in creamy Candy Melts Candy.

Holly Candy Bark Gift Tags

These edible gift tags are a sweet way to wrap a gift or assign seats at your Christmas dinner table.

Peppermint Cocoa Spoons

These edible gift tags are a sweet way to wrap a gift or assign seats at your Christmas dinner table.

Holiday Wreath & Poinsettia Cupcakes

These homemade Christmas cupcakes feature a variety of piping designs and techniques, great for all levels of decorators.

Crunchy Christmas Candy Bark

Add a bit of crunch to a Christmas classic with this Crunchy Christmas Candy Bark made with our Candy Melts Candy.

Chocoholic Truffles

These truffles are made with any assortment of toppings for all the chocoholics in your life.

Champagne Meringue Cookies

Add a touch of class to your holiday cookie jar with these elegant sweets!

Christmas Tree & Santa Hat Cupcakes

Made using sugar cones and sparkling sugars, these cupcakes are sure to get you on the nice list this year!

Amaretto Flourless Chocolate Bars

Made with almond-flavored amaretto & rich melted chocolate, you won’t be able to get enough of these sweet treats. 

Guinness Pretzel Truffles

It’s no surprise the chocolatey undertones of Guinness make for the most delicious chocolate pretzel treats.

Cute Christmas Tree Cookies

These delicious little Christmas Tree sugar cookies made with Pearl Sprinkles are the perfect Christmas treat.

Pole-R Bear Cupcakes

Add an adorable twist to your Christmas desserts with these delicious polar bear shaped cupcakes!

Caramel Pecan Brownies

Drizzled in caramel and topped with pecans, these decadent and delicious brownies are truly divine. 

Marble Cheesecake Brownies

The sweet and creamy taste of cheesecake comes together with the rich taste of brownies in this recipe.

Drizzled Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

These marshmallow pops take on a holiday flair after being dipped in Candy Cane Colorburst Candy Melts Candy.

Gilded Golden Tree Brownies

Chocolatey brownies cut into tree shapes and decorated with sparkling sugar will surely become a favorite for the holidays.

Cocoa Crested Cherries

Add a chocolatey twist to plain maraschino cherries with this delicious Light Cocoa Candy Melts Candy recipe.

Mini Hot Chocolate Brownies

Easy and adorable, these tasty Christmas treats are the perfect shareable dessert.

A Spot of Sweetness Brownies

These moist and rich brownies covered with easy Ready-To-Use White Decorator Icing dots will be an instant classic.

Classic Buttery Spritz Cookies

Made using a cookie press and a variety of disks, these cookies are a holiday staple everyone will love.

Candy Cane Fudge Brownies

The rich taste of chocolate combines with the sweetness of candy canes to create a festive brownie for the holiday season.

Chocolate Spritz Cookies

This spritz cookie recipe uses cocoa for a chocolatey twist on the classic spritz cookie that we all know and love.

Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa Cereal Treats

Turn your favorite holiday drink into a delicious treat with these chocolatey cereal treats. 

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

This recipe incorporates the sweet and tangy flavor of cream cheese with the buttery texture of traditional spritz cookies.

Christmas Bark

With two flavors on one tray, this candy project is perfect for sharing with family and friends during the holiday season!

No Bake Peppermint Pie

Cool and refreshing, this no-bake pie recipe pairs perfectly with a cup of hot peppermint cocoa.

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Leave a couple of these delicious cookies out for Santa and you're sure to get on the nice list next year!

Glazed Gingerbread Donuts

Serve these homemade donuts with a glass of milk or eggnog for a delicious blast of Christmas flavor.

Saltine Toffee Bark

Rich and buttery, this classic Christmas treat is easy to make and can be packaged for easy gifting to friends and family.

Dipped Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Serve them as is or dip them in melted Candy Melts Candy and top them with sprinkles for a little splash of extra holiday fun!

Peppermint Bark

This simple Christmas dessert is great for dipping in hot cocoa or just enjoying it on its own.

Whipped Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots

Here's a Christmas dessert you can make in no time and are sure to become a holiday favorite after friends & family get a taste.

White Chocolate Peppermint Magic Cake

Served chilled, this cake is a great choice for a Christmas dessert or any holiday themed celebration.

No Bake Cookie Truffles

A fun edible gift you can make for your friends and family, these little bite-sized delights are easy to make and even easier to eat!

Christmas Tree Cookie Cake

Make THIS Christmas cookie cake the first tree you trim this holiday season! Fun to make with the whole family too!

Coffee Liqueur Milkshake Gingerbread Cookie Shots

Here is a holiday gingerbread treat that's made for adults to enjoy, to drink and then to eat! 

Gingerbread Cake with Mocha Buttercream

A delicious dessert for Christmas or December birthdays, this sweet and spicy cake recipe is a fun twist on a classic holiday flavor.

Butterscotch Milkshake Gingerbread Cookie Shots

A fun dessert everyone will love, these gingerbread shot glasses put a new twist on milk and cookies!

Peppermint Meringues

Melt-in-your-mouth meringue, festive red & white swirls, rich chocolate flavor and bright peppermint with a crunch = a holiday W. 

Sugar Cookie Bars

Packed with colorful sprinkles, these cookie bars are great for cookie exchanges, holiday dessert or leaving out for Santa! 

Christmas Wreath Cookies

Decorated with bright red rosettes and little bows, these wreath cookies are almost too pretty to eat.

Bake, share and enjoy!