40+ Best Christmas Dessert Recipes Perfect To Entertain A Crowd

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Are you looking for the best Christmas desserts for a crowd that look amazing and taste delicious? If so, you’ll love these creative ideas!

The holiday season is officially the time that we can all forget about healthy eating and diets. If there’s any time that we can let loose and just enjoy great food, it’s now. After all, it’s going to be very difficult to say no to all those cupcakes at Christmas parties, and certainly not fun.

If you’re planning to host a few Christmas parties yourself or if you’re looking for the best Christmas desserts to serve to your family after Christmas dinner, here are some of the best-tasting (and cutest!) recipes that we’ve found online.

We’ve featured everything from cakes to cupcakes, cookies to popsicles, pies to brownies, and so much more. There are plenty of options for both adults and kids, ranging from easy to impressive recipes. If you’re having a hard time picking out a recipe to try, we don’t blame you – they all look amazing!

To get the full recipe with step-by-step instructions, simply click on the link below the images.

 

The Best Christmas Desserts For A Crowd

1. Gingerbread Cupcakes With Cinnamon & Buttercream

 

Best Christmas desserts: Gingerbread Cupcakes With Cinnamon & Buttercream

Get the recipe on Half Baked Harvest

 

2. No Bake Chocolate Orange Cake

 

Easy Christmas dessert ideas: No Bake Chocolate Orange Cake

Get the recipe on Taming Twins

 

3. Easy Reindeer Cupcakes

 

 
 
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Best Christmas desserts: Easy Reindeer Cupcakes

Get the recipe on Jenny Cookies

 

4. Snowman Cake Pops

 

Best Christmas desserts: Snowman Cake Pops

Get the recipe on Tasty Kitchen

 

5. Salted Caramel and Chocolate Brownie Trifle

 

Best Christmas trifles: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Brownie Trifle

Get the recipe on Bigger Bolder Baking

 

6. Christmas Cranberry Macarons

 

Best Christmas desserts: Christmas Cranberry Macarons

Get the recipe on Holicoffee

 

7. Peppermint Brownie Trifle

 

Christmas Peppermint Brownie Trifle

Get the recipe on Inside Bru Crew Life

 

8. Snickers Brownies

 

Snickers Brownies

Get the recipe on Baked By An Introvert

 

9. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree Idea

 

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree Idea

Get the recipe on Home Stories A To Z

 

10. Caramel Pecan Brownie Trifles

 

Caramel Pecan Brownie Trifles

Get the recipe on Celebrating Sweets

 

11. Pumpkin Butterscotch Spice Cake Trifle

 

Best Christmas Trifles: Pumpkin Butterscotch Spice Cake Trifle

Get the recipe on The Gold Lining Girl

 

12. Quick and Easy Snowy Chocolate Pinecones

 

Best Christmas desserts: Quick and Easy Snowy Chocolate Pinecones

Get the recipe on Handmade Charlotte

 

13. Turtle Cheesecake Trifle

 

Turtle Cheesecake Trifle

Get the recipe on Mom on Timeout

 

14. Sugar Cookie Truffles

 

Best Christmas desserts: Sugar Cookie Truffles

Get the recipe on I Heart Naptime

 

15. Easy Christmas Tree Brownies

 

Easy Christmas Tree Brownies

Get the recipe on One Little Project

 

16. Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake

 

Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake

Get the recipe on Roxana’s Home Baking

 

17. Rum Spiked Eggnog Cake

 

Rum Spiked Eggnog Cake

Get the recipe on Liv For Cake

 

18. Reindeer Rice Krispies Recipe

 

Reindeer Rice Krispies Recipe

Get the recipe on Thirty Handmade Days

 

19. Christmas Cake Batter Truffles

 

Christmas Cake Batter Truffles

Get the recipe on Lauren’s Latest

 

20. Gingerbread Poke Cake

 

Gingerbread Poke Cake

Get the recipe on Crafty Morning

 

21. Christmas Spice Cake With Eggnog Buttercream

 

Christmas Spice Cake With Eggnog Buttercream

Get the recipe on Hunger Thirst Play

 

22. Candy Cane Pie

 

Christmas Candy Cane Pie

Get the recipe on OMG Chocolate Desserts

 

23. Marshmallow Brownies

 

Marshmallow Brownies

Get the recipe on The Loopy Whisk

 

24. Oreo Ball Truffles

 

Best Christmas desserts: Oreo Ball Truffles

Get the recipe on The Cozy Cook

 

25. Brownie Roll-Out Cookies

 

Brownie Roll-Out Cookies

Get the recipe on Foodal

 

26. Santa Oreos

 

Santa Oreos

Get the recipe on PositivelySplendid

 

27. Winter Wonderland Cake

 

Winter Wonderland Cake With Christmas Tree Decor

Get the recipe on Sprinkles For Breakfast

 

28. Melted Snowmen Cookies

 

Best Christmas desserts: Melted Snowmen Cookies

Get the recipe on Home Is Where The Boat Is

 

29. Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

 

Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

Get the recipe on The Slow Roasted Italian

 

30. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

 

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

Get the recipe on  Cooking Classy

 

31. Rudolph Christmas Brownies

 

Rudolph Christmas Brownies

Get the recipe on Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons

 

32. Easy Gingerbread Christmas Brownies

 

Easy Gingerbread Christmas Brownies

Get the recipe on Plated Cravings

 

33. Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer Brownies

 

Best Christmas desserts: Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer Brownies

Get the recipe on Your Cup of Cake

 

34. Oreo Cheesecake Brownie Trifle

 

Best Christmas trifles: Oreo Cheesecake Brownie Trifle

Get the recipe on Life Love & Sugar

 

35. Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

 

Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Get the recipe on Back for Seconds

 

36. Homemade Peppermint Patties

 

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Get the recipe on Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

 

37. Candy Cane Brownies

 

Candy Cane Brownies

Get the recipe on Just So Tasty

 

38. Christmas Pretzel Rods

 

Christmas Pretzel Rods

Get the recipe on Premeditated Leftovers

 

39. Peppermint Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

 

Best Christmas desserts: Peppermint Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

Get the recipe on Baking Beauty

 

40. Gingerbread Amaretto Chocolate Tart

 

Gingerbread Amaretto Chocolate Tart

Get the recipe on Lazy Cat Kitchen

 

41. Santa Hat Cupcakes

 

Santa Hat Cupcakes

Get the recipe on Midget Momma

 

42. Easy Reindeer & Snowman Christmas Treats

 

Easy Reindeer & Snowman Christmas Treats

Get the recipe on The 36th Avenue

 

Which of these Christmas dessert ideas for a crowd was your favorite? And are you going to try and make multiple desserts this year, or stick to one? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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