5 Festive Desserts for Holiday Celebrations

5 Festive Desserts for Holiday Celebrations

Publish Date November 2, 2023
Author MyMagazine Staff

Sugar, spice and everything nice — plus, a smart shortcut or two — that’s the secret recipe for crowd-pleasing holiday desserts. ‘Tis the season for jampacked schedules, and since we don’t have the help of Santa’s elves, sometimes baked-from-scratch just isn’t an option. Our roundup of treats includes a delicious mix of homemade and semi-homemade recipes, so you can jingle all the way to that perfect finale.

Use our whisk scale to determine each recipe’s level of difficulty. Just remember: they’re equally delicious, no matter the effort involved!

one whisk = easy. two whisks = medium three whisks = hard
1 whisk - slices of cheesecake decorated like reindeer

No-Bake Reindeer Cheesecake

Skip straight to decorating by picking up a premade cheesecake from our Bakery.

2 whisks - sugar cookie truffles

Holiday Sugar Cookie Truffles

When you start with store-bought sugar cookies, holiday truffles come together in a few quick steps.

2 whisks - cranberry-orange holiday trifle

Cranberry-Orange Holiday Trifle

You can use a spice cake mix for even more cozy flavor.

3 whisks - caramel turtle pumpkin pie

Caramel Turtle Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie from our Bakery gets gussied up with whipped topping, pecans and an easy caramel sauce.

DIY Holiday Tree Cupcakes

Discover the secret ingredient behind the stature of these whimsical trees.