HOLIDAY DESSERT RECIPE IDEAS

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Holidays are around the corner. Any occasion, whether it is Christmas, Thanksgiving, Birthdays, or any other party, is incomplete without a serving of dessert. As a host you will always need a dessert that is simple to make with little or no mess, but also one that looks grand and festive at the same time. It should also be so tasty that it satisfies everyone’s sweet cravings and leaves your guests wishing there were additional helpings! I have created a list of 55+ holiday dessert recipe ideas that includes cakes, sweet breads, cookies, pies & tarts, drinks & ice creams and some special desserts like napoleon, bars, brownies, doughnut holes and more. Pick your favorite recipes from each category and make them your own. Happy Holidays Everyone!

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CAKES / SWEET BREADS
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Chocolate Almond Upside Down Cake

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Apple Coffee Cake with Crumb Topping

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Strawberry Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

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Nectar Plum Cake

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Mini Chocolate Cake Cake

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Vegan Fig Almond Cake

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Vegan Coconut Bread

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Fruit Bread

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Eggless Banana Bread

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Biscuit Cake

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Vegan Apple Dates Bread

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Christmas Fruit and Nut Cake

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Pumpkin Cranberry Cashewnut Bread

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Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cupcakes

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Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Bread

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Eggless Dates Cake

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Monkey Bread

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Peach Upside Down Cake

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Vegan Tutti Frutti Cake

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Sizzling Brownie

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Chia Cupcakes

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Banana Bread

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Nutella Braided Bread

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

PIES / TARTS / TURNOVERS
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Strawberry Turnovers

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Apple Tart

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Apple Blackberry Pie

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Cranberry Frangipane Tart

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Peach Pie

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Strawberry Tarts

SPECIAL DESSERTS / SWEETS
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Napoleon

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No Bake Granola Bars

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Apple Cheese Danish

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Apple Fritters

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Vegan Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

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Peanut Sesame Brittles

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Banana Buns

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Vegan Pumpkin Banana Bars

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Double Chocolate Brownies

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Banana Doughnut Holes

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Fruit and Nut Chocolate

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Caramel Custard

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Fruit and Cream

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Raspberry / Strawberry Shortcake

COOKIES
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Palmiers / Little Hearts / Elephant Ears 

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Dry Fruit Cookies

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Gingerbread Cookies

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Pinwheel Cookies

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Nankhatai / Sandies

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Wheat Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Cookie with Nutella

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Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Almond Cookies

ICE CREAMS & DRINKS
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Iced Coffee

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Blueberry Mojito

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Pomegranate Cocktail

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Cranberry Lemonade

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Raspberry Lemonade

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Grape Juice

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Roasted Almond Ice Cream

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Flavored Tomato Juice

18 Responses

  1. Lovely Collection Kushi!!

  2. Wow! What a lovely collection!! Awesome!!

  3. Awesome collection.. perfect share for this holiday season.

  4. Wow… Great effort

  5. Great collection…

  6. Great roundup of good stuff. Thanks!

  7. What a lovely collection of holiday dessert recipes, Kushi. Loving all of them. :)

  8. What a lovely holiday collection recipes..loved it !!
    Happy Holidays dear Kushi 😊

  9. Wow what an amazing collection I want to try every single one of them!

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