Last Minute Holiday Desserts

One of the best parts about Christmas is all of the great food that comes with the season. Here are our five favorite holiday desserts that you’ll want to share (or not!) with your family and friends:

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1. Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes from Sally’s Baking Addiction

These cupcakes are a grand-slam when it comes to the holidays! The minty candy canes paired with the rich mocha cupcakes are so delicious, you’ll have a hard time saying no to a second!

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2. Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites from A Few Shortcuts

Not only are these cheesecake bites super easy to make (only 5 ingredients!), but they are completely addicting. The gingersnap crumbs compliment the gingerbread infused cheesecake filling perfectly.

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3. Red Velvet Trifle from Artsy Chicks Rule

This dessert is the best way to have your red velvet cake and eat it too! Layers of cake, white chocolate pudding and cream cheese topping come together to make this dish. Bonus: the beautiful red and white layers make this dessert extra festive. Dig in!

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4. Christmas Cranberry Pound Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Usually cranberries are a Thanksgiving staple, but this delicious recipe will make them the star of Christmas! The tart cranberries cut through the super sweet pound cake to make this a very well rounded dessert that everyone will enjoy.

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5. Christmas Oreo Cookie Bark from Keeping Up With the Kitchen Mom

This dessert is a great one to make with the kids! They will have so much fun smashing the Oreos and pretzels to make this delicious and festive bark. Individually wrap a few pieces, finish with a ribbon, and you have a cute treat for your kids to take to their friends at school!

Do you have a favorite dessert or recipe that you make for the holidays? If so, we’d love to see it! Leave a comment below or post a photo to our Facebook page.

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