Christmas Dessert Ideas 2012


My dreams of a white Christmas are no longer dreams – yup, that’s right – I woke up to a “blanket of white” this morning 🙂  Christmas is coming up in just a few days (can hardly believe it) and I wanted to give you all a few last minute Christmas cookie and dessert ideas (shout out to all the procrastinators!).  As for me, I tend to get a little carried away every year with the Christmas baking and I bake bake bake right up until the last minute because I always feel like I need more cookies.  Better to have too many than too few, right?

I am hosting my first Christmas dinner here in our new home this year.  It will be nice to have everyone together in one place and I’ve always wanted to just stay put on Christmas instead of running from place to place….just this once!  I’m a little nervous but I’m hoping everything goes smoothly and I still get to enjoy the day as much as possible.  What are your holiday plans?

I hope everyone has a great Christmas and enjoy time with your family!

“…Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” ~ Luke 2:10-11

No Bake Stuffed Cookie Dough Bites stuffed with Nutella

No Bake Stuffed Cookie Dough Bites

Biscoff-Glazed Soft Oatmeal Cookies. These are made with Greek Yogurt and the biscoff glaze is incredible!

Biscoff Glazed Soft Oatmeal Cookies

Ice Cream Oreo Truffles made with Perry's Christmas flavors: White Christmas and Peppermint Stick.

Ice Cream Oreo Truffles

Hershey's Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies for Christmas or the holidays

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Festive Christmas Cherry Pound Cake Loaf

Festive Cherry Pound Cake

Chocolate Chip Almond Mandel Bread. A Jewish tradition for passover that's similar to biscotti!

Chocolate Chip Almond Mandel Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Pancakes

Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Pancakes

OK, so this is a breakfast idea… but they are very sweet so can be considered dessert for breakfast 🙂

Christmas Walnut Snow Ball Cookies

Walnut Snowball Cookies

Pecan Pie Bars with Brown Sugar, Honey, and Chopped Pecans.

Pecan Pie Bars

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies made with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups for Christmas

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Blackberry Cobbler from Pioneer Woman's recipe. Easy and delicious!

Easy Blackberry Cobbler

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These are a few of my favorite things: cooking, baking, Broadway musicals, cruises, Disney World, Christmas, thunderstorms, 80's and country music, and my favorite pastime has ALWAYS been baseball. Go Yankees!

8 Responses to “Christmas Dessert Ideas 2012”

  1. December 23, 2012 at 8:47 AM #

    YAY for having a white Christmas! Down here in TX I’m not sure we’ll have the same luck, but we’re hopeful! Great dessert ideas… hope that hosting your Christmas dinner goes well! With you cooking, I’m sure it will!!

    • December 23, 2012 at 5:19 PM #

      Awww thanks so much! I hope you get that white Christmas one of these years 🙂 Merry Christmas to you!

  2. December 24, 2012 at 11:43 PM #

    Merry Christmas to you,Ashley.

    • December 25, 2012 at 1:46 AM #

      Merry Christmas, Tonette! Have a wonderful day!

  3. December 25, 2012 at 5:56 PM #

    Merry Christmas!!
    Thanks for the cookie ideas – the Peanut Butter Blossoms are always my favorite

    • December 26, 2012 at 2:07 PM #

      Merry Christmas to you too, Kailey!

  4. December 29, 2012 at 1:15 PM #

    Hope hosting Christmas went well for you! We hosted Christmas Eve with my family for the first time in our new home, so I understand how exciting that is! 🙂 Happy holidays!

    • December 29, 2012 at 1:35 PM #

      It went well, thanks! It was a hectic day, obviously, but everything went smoothly 🙂 Happy holidays!

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