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Christmas is about trees, Santa, presents and desserts, right? For me it is! We’ve got to eat our fair share of sweets before we swear off desserts for our New Years Resolution! So I’ve rounded up some delicious Christmas dessert ideas that will be perfect to serve after your big Christmas dinner this year!


santa hats

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Brownie Strawberry Santa Hats. This clever idea from I Heart Nap Time is the perfect bite-sized dessert for your Christmas parties this year. How cute are they?!

cupcake cones

Photo Source: Love From The Oven

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes. Here’s the perfect dessert idea for all the little ones! Christmas comes filled with cupcakes inside! This creative idea from Love From The Oven will be a huge hit this Christmas!


Photo Source: Taste

Photo Source: Taste

Strawberry Trifle. Need an easy recipe that you can quickly whip up to feed everyone at your Christmas dinner? Then this recipe from Taste is for you! Layers of strawberries, sponge cake, and cream make this dessert light, fruity, and delicious!

red velvet

Photo Source: Christmas Creative

Red Velvet Cake. I can’t think of a better Christmas dessert than a classic red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting. This recipe from Christmas Creative is a step-by-step guide on how to bake the most delicious version of red velvet. I was thinking it could be fun and extra festive to dye your cream cheese frosting green!

bread pudding

Photo Source: The Bitten Word

Cranberry Bread Pudding. Christmas is the perfect time for cranberries! This delicious recipe from The Bitten Word is labor intensive but worth the extra effort!


Photo Source: Sweets and Loves

Photo Source: Sweets and Loves

Christmas Macarons. Want to make your Christmas dessert extra fancy and classy? You’ll do just that if you make these macarons from Sweets And Loves. These lovely and dainty macarons have red and green shells and are filled with minty, cool chocolate!


Photo Source: Cake O Cake

Photo Source: Cake O Cake

Gingerbread Cake. ‘Tis the season for gingerbread! This recipe from Cake-O-Cake has soft gingerbread layers with just the right amount of spice. The dark, rich molasses and ginger flavors are perfectly balanced with the luscious cream cheese frosting. This would be perfect for your Christmas dinner dessert!


Photo Source: Betty Crocker

Photo Source: Betty Crocker

Peppermint Ice Cream Cake. Chances are you’ll have a lot of hot food items for your Christmas dinner, so I think a nice cold dessert would be the perfect change up! Try this recipe from Betty Crocker for a delicious peppermint ice cream cake that’s just as festive as it is scrumptious!


Photo Source: Jenna's Journey

Photo Source: Jenna’s Journey

Cranberry Jello Salad. Here’s a nice change up for your Christmas dinner dessert from Jenna’s Journey. A nice, fresh cranberry jello salad full of fruits that the kids can help to make!

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