You decorated the tree, hung the stockings by the fireplace, and hand-wrapped Christmas gifts more unique than Santa’s elves themselves. Now all that remains is to sweeten the holidays! This year, treat yourself to the best Christmas desserts ever, from traditional Christmas cookies to cupcakes, chocolates and other sweet (and ultra festive) Christmas treats. After all, doesn’t the most wonderful time of the year deserve the nicest treats?
Here, we’ve rounded up the tastiest Christmas dessert recipes to make your holidays merry and bright – including mind-blowing cakes, festive Christmas trifles, and even an ambitious Yule Log (aka Yule Log). Prepare a few sets of classic sugar cookies to decorate while listening to Christmas music (get the kids involved!) Now is the time of year to make edible Christmas crafts – hello, houses in gingerbread – and snack on them throughout the season.
Whether you prefer simple or decadent fare, these easy holiday desserts complete the most festive finish to a hearty Christmas dinner – and will put everyone in mind for a night of festivities, including watching the best movies from Christmas, by making Christmas crafts and exchanging gifts with family. It’s time to cook!