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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!

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santa hat dessert
Photo Source: I Heart Nap Time

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?!

Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites
Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites…cute, easy and delicious! The perfect no-bake treat for Christmas that everyone always loves!
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santa hat brownies
Kupcake Konz Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
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!

Kupcake Konz Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
What do you get when you combine a cupcake with an ice cream cone? A really adorable (and portable!) treat that kids (and adults like myself) go crazy for.
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Kupcake Konz Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
Strawberry Trifle
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!

Strawberry Trifle
Peaks of whipped cream and sugar-dusted fruit sit atop spongy cubes drizzled with berry compote and mascarpone custard.
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strawberry trifle
red velvet cake
Photo Source: Live Well Bake Often

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 Live Well Bake Often 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!

Red Velvet Cake
This cake is incredibly soft, moist, buttery, and topped with an easy cream cheese frosting.
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Red Velvet Cake piece
White Chocolate Cranberry Bread Pudding
Photo Source: Sugar and Soul

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread Pudding. Christmas is the perfect time for cranberries! This delicious recipe from Sugar and Soul is labor intensive but worth the extra effort!

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread Pudding
This White Chocolate Cranberry Bread Pudding makes the perfect Christmas morning breakfast. Studded with fresh cranberries and white chocolate chips and drizzled with a vanilla glaze, this recipe will delight the whole family.
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white chocolate cranberry bread pudding
Peppermint Tacos
Photo Source: Pies and Tacos

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

Peppermint Macarons
This is the season for baking these Peppermint Macarons! Christmas is everywhere, and it definitely has reached my kitchen!
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Peppermint Macaroons
Caramel Gingerbread Cake
Photo Source: Cake O Cake

Caramel Gingerbread Cake. ‘Tis the season for gingerbread! This recipe from Liv for 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!

Caramel Gingerbread Cake
The classic Gingerbread Cake gets a delicious makeover! Gingerbread cake layers and caramel buttercream paired with gingerbread streusel and homemade caramel.
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Caramel Gingerbread Cake
CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT ICE CREAM CAKE ROLL
Photo Source: Barbara Bakes

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT ICE CREAM CAKE ROLL. 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 Barbara Bakes for a delicious peppermint ice cream cake that’s just as festive as it is scrumptious!

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT ICE CREAM CAKE ROLL
A Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Cake Roll made by rolling a chocolate sponge cake around peppermint ice cream then drenching it with a rich chocolate glaze, and finishing with a sprinkle of crushed peppermint candy.
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chocolate peppermint ice cream roll
Pineapple, Apple, Cranberry Jello Salad
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!

Pineapple, Apple, Cranberry Jello Salad
Pineapple, Apple, Cranberry Jello Salad
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Pineapple, Apple, Cranberry Jello Salad

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