Christmas Recipes: Desserts

20 Dessert Recipes for Christmas

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Browse 20 Christmas dessert recipes, from gingerbread to Christmas cakes, pies, puddings, cookies, and candies.  It’s pure deliciousness for all your Christmas feasts and festivities, including many classic recipes from the Almanac archives.

Christmas Breads

Christmas Stollen

Old-Fashioned Gingerbread


Photo Credit: Marie C Fields/Shutterstock

Christmas Cakes and Puddings

Buche de Noel

Christmas Cake

Best Fruitcake Ever

Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pies and Tarts


Mini Cranberry-Apple Pies

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Christmas Cranberry Pie

Christmas Tarts

Christmas Cookies & Sweets


Photo Credit: Sam Jones

Snowball Cookies

Christmas Balls and Hazelnut Rings

Red Rustic Sugar Cookies

Gingerbread Men


Photo Credit: Ginger Nikole Vaughan

Pistachio-Cranberry Icebox Cookies

Candy Cane Dessert Squares

No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls

Chocolate-Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Want more cookie recipes?  Try our Easy Kids’ Christmas Cookie Recipes.

Christmas Candy

Never-Fail Christmas Fudge

Christmas Toffee

White Chocolate Christmas Cookie Gift Box

Browse our Christmas dinner recipes for the big feast!

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Gingerbread boys... anxious

Gingerbread boys... anxious to give the recipe a try. I also need to find a good just plain gingerbread recipe the kind that is very dark, with nice sharp ginger and moist. Claudia

Claudia, Here's a recipe on

Claudia, Here's a recipe on that is dark and spicy, with ginger.
Hope this helps:
If you do a search for "gingerbread," you'll see a lot of other nice options, too.

Great Christmas desserts

Wow, these are great desserts. Great job putting all of this together. I will certainly pick up a couple of these to add to some of my own.


Today I am using some of these dessert recipes for Thanksgiving. Thank you to the wonderful people that submit their family recipes for someone like me. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

I just want to tell you how

I just want to tell you how much I enjoy these news letters. The recipes Folklore and all.Thank You.

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