12 Sweet Desserts Perfect for Christmas

Because chocolate-chip cookies just won’t cut it, I found 12 Christmas desserts that you’ll have trouble sharing this season:

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Because stale gingerbread cookies look boring compared to these spiced cupcakes.

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S'mores Cake

Really impress your guests with this marshmallow-topped chocolate cake.

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Oreo Cheesecake Bites

Cookies and cheesecake all rolled into one. Do I really need to do any more convincing?

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Salted Caramels

Make your own holiday party favors with this sweet caramel recipe.

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Peppermint Bark Oreo Cookie Balls

Cool Mint Oreos make these cookie truffles super-festive.

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Gingerbread Brownies

Five words for you: White chocolate cream cheese frosting.

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Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Between the chocolate, peppermint vanilla frosting and coffee, I doubt there's room in your holiday dinner for anything but these cupcakes.

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Brownie-Covered Oreos

Make these for your next cookie-exchange (or just keep 'em for yourself).

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Cranberry Apple Compote + Honey Yogurt Parfait

For a healthier spin on Christmas dessert, try this flavor-packed fruit parfait. Your waistline will thank you.

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Yuletide Toffee Squares

Crunchy toffee and sweet chocolate are perfect for both a pre and post-dinner treat.

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Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwiches

You can't go wrong with dark chocolate cookies and creamy vanilla ice cream. Trust me.

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Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

These chewy, meringue-like cookies only require six ingredients to make. Sweet!

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