The most amazing Christmas dessert ideas

When it comes to holidays and special occasions, you want your desserts to stand out and look amazing. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or just looking for a way to impress family and friends at Christmas, these desserts will do the trick! This list of Christmas-themed dessert recipes include everything from traditional favorites like Christmas cookies, to more modern creations like Gingerbread Mocha Latte Cupcakes. So whether you're looking for an old-fashioned family recipe or something new to try this year, we've got the perfect Christmas dessert for you!

There is nothing like a good dessert recipe to make your Christmas extra special. This blog post provides you with some delicious and easy-to-make desserts for this festive time of year. If you’re looking for something festive and sweet, these dishes will be perfect for you.

Gingerbread Caramel Milkshakes - Marcella DiLonardo

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Milkshakes are so easy to make at home and they taste just like the real stuff you get in a café or dessert place. This milkshake is everything. It is loaded with gingerbread flavour! A gingerbread milkshake drizzled with gingerbread caramel sauce & topped with the cutest gingerbread man cookie. If you’re a milkshake fan, you have to give this one a shot! It’s an incredibly easy Christmas recipe which is fun to make and delicious to eat at the same time!

Salted Caramel Apple Pie - Marcella DiLonardo

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Apple pie is one of my favourite desserts, now you can make it even better with this recipe. The day you have all been waiting for is finally here. APPLE PIE! but not just any apple pie, oh no: salted caramel apple pie. The enhanced version of the classic apple pie. This apple pie recipe is like no other, the salted caramel gives the pie an extra edge, now it’s sweet, a little salty, and cinnamony, what more could you ask for? So if you’re looking for fantastic Christmas dessert ideas, this is the one for you to try out. 

Gingerbread Men Cookies - Marcella DiLonardo

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It's the best of both worlds, a double cookie butter flavour in one perfect little bite. The pinnacle of Christmas treats is the one and only Gingerbread man. It’s one of the best Christmas snacks out there. They are perfect to be dipped in tea on a cold Christmas morning or to be put on a dessert as a topping. These only take 15 minutes to make too, so what’s stopping you from trying this out?

Christmas is a time for joy and warmth, but it can be challenging for vegans to find vegan-friendly desserts. If you are vegan, there are many recipes that you can cook up at home. This recipe will cater to that need, here are a few vegan Christmas desserts below. 

Kourabiedes Christmas Butter Cookies - Veganuary 

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Traditional Cypriot Christmas Biscuits! Try something new and exciting with this Cypriot style butter cookie. It’s really easy to make these in batches too, so if you really want you can package these up with Christmas decorations and send them out to your friends and family. Why not make these into stocking fillers too? 

Vegan Gingerbread Cake with Icing - Nele Liivlaid

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Here's an absolutely delicious gluten-free vegan gingerbread cake recipe – right on spot for the holiday season. It’s an easy sugar-free no molasses gingerbread cake suitable for those on a low glycemic or Candida diet. This is one of the best Christmas desserts recipes you’ll bake, vegan or not. It’s packed full of Christmas spices including allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. The recipe also uses date sugar which adds a rich sweetness to the cake. 

Peaches and ‘Cream' Baked Oats - Veganuary

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Vegan Christmas desserts have gone so far, if you’re looking for easy Christmas desserts you’ve come to the right place because this recipe is one of the easiest ones out there to make. A nourishing, flavourful dessert. Serve with yogurt or ice cream. We’ve all heard of apple crumble, why not make it that much more healthier without losing any of the taste or deliciousness? Baked peaches are so delicious, I’d argue more delicious than apples! 

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