Christmas Dessert Recipes

Make a statement at the holiday feast with elegant dessert recipes for tortes, tarts, and cheesecakes, and tiramisu. Plus Christmas desserts to gift, such as toffee and fudge. Yes, please!

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Red Velvet Cheescake Cake with a big slice taken out on a white platter
Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake
Basque cheesecake in cake pan.
Basque Cheesecake
Side view of tiramisu cake cut into.
Tiramisu Cake
Slices of red velvet cake
Red Velvet Cake
Overhead view of kringle topped with icing.
Danish Kringle
Semi-sweet chocolate babka on a wooden serving platter and three slices cut and laid in front.
Chocolate Babka
Side view of the front of a house made of gingerbread.
How to Make a Gingerbread House
Winter Citrus Parfait
Parfait with Maple Yogurt, Citrus and Pomegranate
Scooping easy bread pudding out of a white casserole dish.
Bread Pudding
How to Make Creme Brulee
How to Make Crème Brûlée
Close up of baked pecan pie filling.
The Best Pecan Pie
Best fruit cake on a serving platter
Best Holiday Fruitcake
Easy chocolate mousse in serving glasses and set on a tray.
Classic Chocolate Mousse
A red velvet cupcake set in a cupcake liner with a bite taken out of it.
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Pavlova with raspberry sauce
Citrus Olive Oil Cake
Fudgy Brownie Bites from scratch
Fudgy Chocolate Brownies
Cranberry Upside Down Cake
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake
Mini Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cakes
Single Piece of Gingerbread Cake on Decorative Plate
Triple Ginger Gingerbread Cake
Peppermint Ice Cream
Peppermint Ice Cream
Gingerbread Bars frosted and decorated with festive sprinkles and set on a rack.
Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate Peppermint Swiss Roll
Chocolate Peppermint Swiss Roll
Mint Chocolate Cream Pie
Mint Chocolate Cream Pie
Pear Cranberry Rustic Tart
Pear and Cranberry Rustic Tart
Chocolate Pecan Tart
Chocolate Pecan Tart
Eggnog Pound Cake
Eggnog Pound Cake
Gingerbread Cupcakes
Gingerbread Cupcakes
Homemade rum cake cut into slices on a cake stand.
Rum Cake
Cranberry recipes that go beyond saucee
16 Cranberry Recipes That Go Beyond Sauce
Dough for Peanut Butter Cookies being wrapped in plastic wrap.
How to Freeze Cookie Dough
Best Cookie Presses
The Best Cookie Presses That You'll Use Beyond Your Holiday Cookie Swap
Best Candy Thermometers
The Best Candy Thermometers in 2023
Delectable Dessert Recipes You Would NEVER Guess Were Gluten-Free
27 Delectable Dessert Recipes You Would Never Guess Are Gluten-Free
Utterly Delicious Christmas Cookies
60 Utterly Delicious Christmas Cookies to Make this Season
Paleo and Gluten-Free Apple Tart
8 Holiday Desserts for When Your Sweet Tooth Needs a Break
30 Best Cookies to Mail
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Hot cocoa mix, red velvet cookies, and muffins for the holidays
19 Food Gifts for the Holidays
Three pictures set side by side. Chocolate pretzels drizzled with white chocolate on the left. In the center is a Triple Chocolate Cheesecake and on the right are Brookies set on a cooling rack
14 Desserts to Satisfy All of Your Chocolate Cravings
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Overhead view of a Fresh Lemon Yogurt Cake with lemon slices on the side of the platter.
Lemon Yogurt Cake
Slices of A slice of Olive Oil Yogurt Cake on a wooden paddle and dusted with powdered sugar.
Yogurt Cake
Whiskey Chocolate Truffles rolled in cocoa.
Whiskey Chocolate Truffles
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10 Best Desserts to Take to a Holiday Party
Pecan Topped Christmas Crack
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Salted Caramel Brownies
Caramel Brownies
best chocolate cocoa brands
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Royal icing and sprinkles decorate circle sugar cookies.
6 Ways to Decorate Cookies With Royal Icing
How to Make Matzo Toffee - closeup of toffee
Chocolate and Hazelnut Matzo Toffee
Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Biscotti
Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Biscotti
Aztec Chocolate Bark
Spicy Chocolate Bark with Pumpkin Seeds
Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe
Chocolate Bundt Cake
Caramel Walnuts
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Bird's Eye View of White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies on white plate
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Cheesecake slice topped with whipped cream and nuts
Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake
Silver Palate Bittersweet Chocolate Cake
Bittersweet Chocolate Cake
Side view of a bowl of candied pecans.
Sugared Pecans
Chipotle Chocolate Cake
Chipotle Flourless Chocolate Cake
Lemon Poppyseed Bundt Cake
Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake