8 Creative (and Festive) Desserts to Serve This Christmas

Get all your guests in the Christmas spirit this December with one of these fun treats. Whether you’re a master chef or a baking beginner, these bites are the perfect finish to a festive meal.




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Melted Snowmen Oreo Balls

The smiling faces on these snowmen make them almost too cute to eat. The crumbly Oreo goodness wrapped in a layer of white chocolate will melt in your mouth faster than a snowman on a hot day.

Strawberry Santas

Dressed in red, this three-ingredient Santa is fun to make and a tasty snack. The Santa look is finished off with a vanilla frosting pom-pom and two black icing eyes. What could be better than frosting and strawberries?




brownie christmas trees

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Brownie Christmas Trees

This dessert may be simple, but the end result will immediately get you in the Christmas spirit. All it takes is a box of brownie mix, candy canes and your choice of decorations (try green icing and sprinkles or M&Ms and gum drops).





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Lump of Coal Rice Krispie Treats

Want to play a delicious prank on one of your guests? Give the gift of Rice Krispie Treats coal. Simply follow the normal recipe for the standard treats, but add some black food coloring to the melted marshmallows.




grinch hot chocolate

Source: Cooking with Curls

Grinch Hot Chocolate

Your heart will grow three sizes – just like the Grinch – when you try this spin on classic hot chocolate. For a grown-up version, pour some vodka or peppermint schnapps into your mug. Add a mini heart on top of the whipped cream to give it some extra love.




christmas tree cone cupcakes

Source: Mommy’s Fabulous Finds

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Once the presents are under the (real) tree, get to making your edible trees with this fun cupcake recipe. Pile the green icing high for a festive dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth.





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The perfect snack for the kids comes with buttons and a bow – and a marshmallow inside. Have your little ones help assemble and decorate their own gingerkids before digging into the sweet bites.




chocolate pretzel snowman

Source: Hungry Happening

Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Snowmen

Take a chocolaty, crunchy classic to the next level with this recipe that can double as a festive craft. All you need are pretzel sticks, melting chocolate and some creativity to make these smiling and delicious treats.

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