Ready to spread some Christmas cheer? Start your holiday baking with these simple sweets recipes from some of our favorite bloggers. Plus, get more delicious holiday dessert ideas!
Christmas Muddy Buddies
Give this classic snack some festive flair by using green and red candy melts as coating. Get the recipe from Plain Chicken.
Peanut Butter Cup Christmas Trees
Stack a few mini peanut butter cups and top with a Hershey kiss for a perfectly-shaped christmas tree. Get the recipe from One Little Project.
White Chocolate Reese’s Christmas Trees
Stack your fave candies (hello, Reese’s!) to make these snow-covered Christmas trees. Get the recipe from I heart naptime.
These colorful kisses pop with surprising flavors like blueberry, lemon, mint and almond. And at 5 calories a pop, there’s no reason not to try them all. Get the recipe from Good House Keeping.
These simple Santas only require three ingredients: strawberries, vanilla frosting, and black icing. Get the recipe from Smart School House.
Candied Popcorn Stars
This 1952-era recipe advises using them as edible ornaments, but there’s no shame in putting the cut-outs on a plate instead of a tree. Get the recipe from Country Living.
Rudolph Christmas Cookies
If you need a super-quick dessert, then this recipe is for you. In just five minutes, you can turn Oreos, pretzels, and Sixlets into an easy-to-eat popsicle. Get the recipe from The 36th Avenue.
Chocolate Christmas Tree Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Fall in love with these tangy, but sweet cream cheese covered cupcakes with coconut shreds. Plant an edible Christmas tree in the middle for a holiday spin. Get the recipe from Just a Taste.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Cake
Why waste a single penny on a hideous sweater you’ll never wear again when you can have this “ugly” cake instead? Get the recipe from Sprinkle Bakes.
Pretzel M&M Hugs
Take advantage of holiday edition candy by combining M&M’s and pretzels to make delicious sweet-and-salty treats. Get the recipe from Cooking Classy.
Mint Snowman Marshmallows
A much cozier alternative to going out in the snow and building the real thing. Get the recipe from I am a food blog.
Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops
Sprinkle crushed candy canes on chocolate-dipped marshmallows for a festive treat. Get the recipe from Liv Life.