One of the best parts of this time of year is the food, especially the sweet treats! If you’re like us, you’re always looking for delicious dessert recipes. So we searched the internet for some amazing treats that are sure to be a hit with friends, family, and colleagues (or to just eat yourself – we won’t tell). Here are five delicious dessert recipes sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering!
EASY SUGAR COOKIES AND FROSTING
Would it be Christmas without sugar cookies shaped like candy canes, trees, and more? We think not! This recipe from SugarsPunRum.com claims to make the best sugar cookies and is easy to follow with a printed version and short and longer videos to follow along with. Check it out here.
EASY GINGERBREAD COOKIES
Like sugar cookies, Gingerbread cookies are a staple of the Christmas season! Pillsbury has a recipe that is easy (thanks to using premade cookie dough) and perfect for Gingerbread men or a Gingerbread house according to reviewers who have tried it. Want to make the traditional treat yourself? Check out the recipe here.
NO BAKE CHRISTMAS WREATHS
With just five ingredients and two steps, this easy, no-bake recipe would be great for a family day of treat making. Tested in the Taste of Home kitchen, this recipe is highly rated with 4.5 stars by users who have tried it themselves. Grab some marshmallows, cornflakes, butter, food coloring, and M&Ms, then head to Taste of Home’s page and get (not) cooking! Click here for the recipe.
CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT SANDWICH COOKIES
We couldn’t have a Christmas recipes post without peppermint! These chocolate peppermint sandwich cookies from Better Homes & Gardens require a little more work, but they are well worth the effort. Want to give it a go? You can find the recipe here.
UGLY SWEATER CAKE
Whether you’re hosting an ugly sweater party or just want to bring the lovable holiday wear to the treats table, this fun cake is sure to be a hit! Start with a Betty Crocker cake mix, then let your creative side come out for this ugly addition to Christmas snacking. Click here for the recipe.
photos courtesy SugarPunRun.com, Pillsbury, Taste of Home, Better Homes & Gardens, and Betty Crocker