You’ve trimmed your tree, hung the stockings by the fireplace with care, and hand-wrapped more presents than Santa’s elves themselves. Now all that’s left is to sweeten up the holiday with one of these decadent Christmas desserts, because this is the season, right?
Forgo the fruitcake: The most wonderful time of the year deserves the most wonderful food, and these decadent desserts will make your family forget all about the presents under the tree. Make the season merry with Christmas cookies, cupcakes, chocolates, and more. From three-tier show-stopping cakes to three-ingredient skillet brownies, there’s a Christmas dessert for every skill level and every taste bud.
Here, we’re kicking things up a notch with a ton of special food that’ll make you want to edit your personal ranking of the best Christmas desserts. A classic cheesecake recipe, for instance, gets an instant makeover with ginger, nutmeg, and clove. Meanwhile, we’ve taken the time-honored gingerbread cookie recipe you know and love and turned it into—wait for it—ice cream! Of course, if you’re going to go through all the trouble of making all these decadent recipes from scratch, you might as well have a few guests over for a Christmas party . For any festive occasion, you can’t go wrong with one of these fantastic Christmas desserts.
So this winter, crank up the oven: these delicious festive & lovely Christmas desserts are sure to warm your belly and your heart.