Celebratory Christmas Desserts

Chocolate genoise is rolled in coffee-and-brandy buttercream and garnished with marzipan berries, pinecones, and mushrooms. The awe on your guests' faces will be worth it.

Buche de Noel

These dainty seasonal cookies make a light dessert or breakfast. Giada De Laurentiis pipes thick mascarpone frosting onto cut strawberries, saving the tip for Santa's hat.

Strawberry Santas

Serve this gooey cake with delicious rum-soaked dates and toffee sauce as the finale to your Christmas meal.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Chocolate bark is a simple, popular treat. This white chocolate variation has red cranberries and green pistachios.

White Chocolate Holiday Bark

Make chocolate cupcakes a centerpiece for your Christmas dessert spread by lavishly covering the frosted tops with green sprinkles or jimmies and toothpicking them to a Styrofoam cone.

Cupcake Christmas Tree

This stunning Christmas cake has rich chocolate and coffee taste and requires no baking. Prepare a day ahead to save time on the big day.

No-Bake Chocolate Mocha Yule Log

Wait to fill the shells with cream until eating. Powdered sugar gives these Italian pastries a holiday-themed snow-coated look.

Homemade Cannoli