12 Days of Christmas Sweets and Treats – A recap of the holiday sweets recently shared on the blog. These treats include cookies, candy, ice cream – and plenty of chocolate.
12 Days of Christmas
I recently shared 12 new recipes for Christmas sweets and treats. There is something for everyone – cookies, fudge, ice cream. I’m sure you will find lots of holiday baking inspiration!
Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies – the most tender, melt-in-your-mouth cookie!
Frosted Christmas M&M Cookie Bars – this festive and easy cookie bar recipe is perfect for cookie swaps and parties.
Chocolate Pistachio Cookies – these slice and bake cookies can be made ahead and baked at your convenience.
Candy Cane Kiss Cookies – a festive soft cookie topped with a candy cane Hershey kiss!
Pie Crust Cookies – use leftover pie crust from your holiday pie baking to create these festive cutouts.
Peppermint Ice Cream Pie – festive peppermint stick ice cream paired with an Oreo cookie crust. A delicious alternative to cookies!
Chocolate Christmas Bark – easy chocolate bark topped with holiday candy. Perfect for gifting or adding to a dessert board.
Peppermint Fudge – this easy fudge recipe only has two main ingredients. Perfect for gifting or adding to cookie platters.
Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies – chocolate and mint is a favorite combo of mine, and these chewy cookies are rich and delicious.
Christmas Baton Cookies – these buttery, almond-flavored cookies remind me of the Little Drummer Boy’s drumsticks!
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies – these rich chocolate cookies are soft and chewy. The crinkled powdered sugar coating looks like snow!
Cupcake Christmas Tree – chocolate cupcakes formed into the shape of a Christmas tree. So fun and festive, this is the perfect centerpiece for a holiday buffet.
Serving and Storing
After all of this baking, serve these sweets up in style. These are some of my favorite serving options:
- For the more fancy table settings, tiered serving stands like this, this, or this. (affiliate links)
- For more casual or rustic settings, tiered serving stands like this, this, or this. (affiliate links)
If you try any of these recipes, please leave a comment below and tag me on Instagram @mycasualpantry. I love to see what you are baking!
For more holiday baking inspiration, check out last year’s 12 Days of Christmas cookies.