If you’re always in search of new Christmas treats recipes, then you’re in the right place. Celebrate the holidays with a bang, and some of these best Christmas treats. You can choose from sugar cookie bars, Christmas hot chocolate bombs, candy can Amish sugar cookies, hazelnut and cardamom shortbread cookies with dark chocolate, honey cinnamon cookies, sugar cone Christmas trees, Christmas crack, and more. All of the recipes are festive, delicious, fun, easy to make, and perfect Christmas treats to share with family and friends. Be inspired this holiday season, and have a Happy Safe Christmas!
Christmas Cake Pops
Festive and delicious, these Christmas cake pops are the perfect Christmas treats that the whole family will enjoy! They’re very easy to make – prepare the cake balls, apply the base layer coating by dip the balls in melted chocolate wafers with your favorite holiday colors (red, green, and white), and cover them with assorted sprinkles. You can carefully wrap each cake pops in cellophane and store it on a large platter. You can also keep them upright on the foam block and gently cover them with a large sheet of plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Enjoy!
Sugar Cookie Bars
Ready in 40 minutes, these sugar cookie bars are simply irresistible – soft, sweet, and chewy vanilla crumb layer topped with a buttercream frosting and decorated with sprinkles. Plus, there’s no need to chill the cookie dough or roll it out – you just press it into the baking pan. Follow the cooking tips and instructions, and cut the cookies into 20 bars. Serve them immediately or store them at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Enjoy!
Super cute and ready in 20 minutes, these kiss cookies are perfect Christmas treats to share with family and friends. They’re cream cheese cookies topped with a chocolate kiss. Plus, the dough is rolled in decorator sugar for an extra festive look. Follow the cooking instructions, bake, and once you remove the cookies from the oven, place them on a cooling rack. Press a Hershey’s Kiss into the center of each one. Serve and enjoy!
Christmas Hot Chocolate Bombs
Tasty and fun to make, these Christmas hot chocolate bombs are super easy Christmas treats that you can prepare right at home instead of buying them. They’re full of cocoa mix and marshmallows and only requires a few steps. Once the cocoa spheres are sealed, decorate them with more chocolate or sprinkles. To enjoy, drop one in your cup, add a little hot milk and watch the marshmallows explode out of the chocolate to make the most fun cup of hot cocoa!
Elegant, tasty, and perfect for Christmas, these divinity candies are homemade Christmas treats that everyone will love. They’re pillowy soft, but chewy and sweet and topped with pecans. Follow the step-by-step cooking instructions, and remember for a batch to be successful, you must work quickly. You can also use pure vanilla extract or almond extract to flavor the candy. Depending on the humidity in your kitchen, they might take less or more time to dry – usually takes an hour or 2 to set completely. Serve and enjoy!
Candy Cane Amish Sugar Cookies
These candy cane Amish sugar cookies will be your next all-time favorite Christmas treats – crispy on the edges and soft in the middle. Gather the ingredients and follow the directions – make the cookie dough, make the icing, and immediately after frosting each cookie, sprinkle the top with finely crushed peppermint candy. The white color, candy cane sprinkles, and subtle peppermint flavor are perfect for Christmas. Serve and enjoy!
Vanilla Almond Crescent Cookies
Ready in 25 minutes, these vanilla almond crescent cookies are a perfect holiday treat – nutty, sweet with a touch of bitter dark chocolate and without refined sugars. They’re a total win – perfectly flavored and super easy to make with just a few simple healthy ingredients. Follow the cooking instructions, bake, and dip each cookie in a cacao dip and place it on a wire rack for dark chocolate to harden. Serve and enjoy!
Hazelnut & Cardamom Shortbread Cookies With Dark Chocolate
Flavorful, buttery, and delicious, these hazelnut and cardamom shortbread cookies with dark chocolate are perfect Christmas treats made with less than ten ingredients. Follow the cooking directions, bake, dip the cookies in chocolate, and sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts. If you whip up the cookie dough the night before (or even a few nights before), all you have to do is slice, bake, and dunk when you are ready. Serve and enjoy!
Reindeer Rice Krispie Treats
Adorable and tasty, these Reindeer Rice Krispie treats are ideal Christmas-themed treats made in a total time of 30 minutes. Make the rice cereal, add the thick buttercream frosting, and finally assemble the reindeer treats. You can make the buttercream frosting ahead of time and store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days before using. If you have leftover frosting, you can freeze it in a sealed container for up to 3 months. Enjoy!
Honey Cinnamon Cookies
Healthy, festive, and delicious, these honey cinnamon cookies are a perfect Christmas treat. They’re sweet-smelling, soft, and puffy on the inside, with a caramelized crunchy outside. Plus, packed with cinnamon flavor and sweetened with natural sweeteners, and are one of those cookies that people tend to devour quickly. It’s essential to leave the dough in the refrigerator for at least an hour before baking (for fats to harden and flavors to combine). Follow the instructions, serve, and enjoy!
Christmas Baking Cupcake Toppers
Made out of gum paste and are entirely edible, these Christmas baking cupcake toppers cute and delicious. Gather the needed ingredients and carefully follow the step-by-step instructions. First, make the gum paste pin and then make a miniature cookie sheet for the cupcake topper. When they’re ready, pop those darling miniature baking tools on top of a simple cupcake, and you’ve got a lovely Christmas dessert to enjoy!
Easy Drop Sugar Cookies
Quick, colorful, tasty, and cute, these easy drop sugar cookies are fun to make and will make a great addition to your festive table. One of the best things about these cookies is the vanilla flavor. Also, they required no rolling, and you can make them using just six ingredients. Put the dough together, let the dough chill, scoop them out and decorate and bake. Plus, you can store them in an airtight container for about one week. Serve and enjoy!
Sugar Cone Christmas Trees
Ready in 20 minutes, these sugar cone Christmas trees are fun to make, and you’ll love decorating your holiday parties with these edible treats. Plus, they’re a great fun activity for kids. Follow the instructions, and decorate the trees with the licorice strings, candies, and top with a gingerbread man candy. You can also use whatever candy you like to decorate your trees. Serve or allow to harden to use as decorations. Enjoy!
Festive, tasty, and made in just 15 minutes, this Christmas crack is a must-have Christmas sweet treat for the holidays. Using only five ingredients, you’ll make a perfect sweet and salty crowd-pleaser treat that everyone will love. Follow the directions, and once cooled, “crack” the dessert by hand-breaking it into pieces or cutting it into squares with a knife. Enjoy, or store in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.
Grinch Candy Buttons For Christmas
With a fun Christmas twist, these Grinch candy buttons for Christmas are fun and fun, and Grinch-themed treats perfect for celebrating the holiday season. Small but sweet and delightful, you’ll love them. First, make your template, prepare the red and green icing, and assemble the buttons. Let them dry for several hours (ideally overnight). We think that these buttons would be a fantastic addition to a Grinch themed party!