Christmas Dessert Recipes

Cookies, Cakes, Breads, and More

Christmas Recipes: Buche de Noel

Browse our favorite Christmas dessert recipes, including gingerbread, Christmas cake, stollen, Buche de Noel, fruitcake, pies, cookies, and candy. It’s pure deliciousness for all your holiday feasts and festivities.

Christmas Cakes and Puddings

Buche de Noel


Best Fruitcake Ever


Christmas Cake

Christmas Pudding

Christmas Breads

Christmas Stollen


Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Photo Credit: Marie C Fields/Shutterstock

Christmas Pies and Tarts

Mini Cranberry-Apple Pies


Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Christmas Cranberry Pie


Christmas Tarts

Christmas Cookies & Sweets

Snowball Cookies

Photo Credit: Sam Jones

Christmas Balls and Hazelnut Rings

Red Rustic Sugar Cookies

Gingerbread Men


Pistachio-Cranberry Icebox Cookies

Favorite Sugar Cookies

Candy Cane Dessert Squares

Raspberry Walnut Rugelach


Chocolate-Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls

Chocolate Chunk–Peanut Butter Cookies

Oatmeal Pecan Lace Cookies

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

Christmas Candy

Never-Fail Christmas Fudge


Christmas Toffee

White Chocolate Christmas Cookie Gift Box

Now browse our Best 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.