We’re always looking for desserts we can make without turning on the oven, and when it comes to no-bake Christmas desserts.
These recipes are some of our favorites! From cobblers to puddings, these no-bake Christmas desserts are easy and delicious.
And don’t worry, even though they’re no-bake, they’re still totally impressive enough to serve to guests at your next dinner party or potluck! Read on for the recipes!
No-bake Christmas desserts are the way to go if you’re hosting holiday visitors or need to whip up some last-minute party desserts.
These festive treats range from chocolatey and fudgy to fruity and tart, but they all get the job done when you’re short on time, and your oven is completely full.
The best part? No baking is required! Here are no-bake Christmas desserts that will make your holidays easier without compromising on flavor!
1. White Chocolate Covered Cranberries
Now that November is here, it’s time to start preparing for the holidays. Making cookies can be fun but can also be a lot of work. Instead of baking this year, try making some no-bake treats.
I’ve collected different recipes for you to try out this holiday season. All the recipes are delicious and easy to make, so you won’t have any trouble decorating.
White Chocolate Covered Cranberries – This recipe only requires four ingredients and fifteen minutes of your time! You’ll need cranberries, white chocolate, sugar, and water or corn syrup.
2. Snowman Oreo Pops
These adorable snowman Oreo pops are perfect if you’re looking for quick, easy, no-bake Christmas desserts.
Not only do they have a festive look to them, but they taste amazing too! This recipe is simple and straightforward to make, with no baking required.
Best of all, it’s made from ingredients that are already in your kitchen or can be found at your local grocery store. These treats will surely please any guest who sees them on your table this holiday season.
3. Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge
This dessert is like getting a peppermint patty in your fudge. The rich chocolate, creamy ice cream, and crunchy bits of candy cane.
If you’re looking for unique no-bake Christmas desserts, this one is what you can select among them!
What You’ll Need: cups of semisweet chocolate chips (divided), cup heavy cream (divided), cup light corn syrup, teaspoons vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste (optional), teaspoon peppermint extract or peppermint oil (optional) Also, ounces softened cream cheese, cut into chunks ( tablespoons).
4. Candy Cane Pretzel Bark
Melt together one bag of pretzels, one package of chocolate chips, and a cup of butter in a saucepan over low heat.
Pour the chocolate mixture onto a baking sheet covered with wax paper and spread it into an even layer.
Let it cool to room temperature before breaking it into bite-sized pieces and sprinkling it with crushed peppermint candies or crushed candy canes.
5. Hot Chocolate Truffles
Tired of spending too much time in the kitchen? These no-bake Christmas desserts are one of my favorite holiday desserts because they’re easy to put together and don’t require any baking, so you can spend more time with your family.
You’ll need chocolate chips, heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract, peppermint extract, cocoa powder, confectioners’ sugar, and a plastic mold. Melt the chocolate chips in a small bowl set over a pot of simmering water.
Once melted, stir in heavy whipping cream until well blended. Mix in vanilla extract, peppermint extract, and cocoa powder until it’s smooth and shiny.
6. Cranberry Pistachio Bites
This no-bake recipe is perfect for the holiday season! It has a festive cranberry and pistachio combo that’s packed with protein.
A perfect healthy alternative to cookies or other treats.
- Cups Pistachios shelled
- Cup Granola (gluten-free, if needed)
- Cups of Oats (gluten-free, if needed)
- Cup of Coconut Oil, melted
- Cup Honey
- Tsp Vanilla Extract.
- Tsp Salt 2 tbsp Maple Syrup (or more, to taste)
- Tbsp Chia Seeds
In a food processor or blender, grind up the pistachios into small pieces, then add the oats and coconut oil. Then enjoy one of the perfect no-bake Christmas desserts.
7. Santa Fruit Pops
This is an easy recipe that only requires a popsicle mold and some fruit. You can use any kind of fruit you want or try mixing them together!
These no-bake Christmas desserts are perfect for kids who love frozen treats. But you don’t want to spend the time making something from scratch.
Here’s how to make them: Melt down a package of white chocolate (or two) in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring every 30 seconds until melted and smooth.
Cover the bottom of each popsicle mold with a cup of fruit, spreading it out evenly around the bottom edge, so it doesn’t stick to the sides when you add the mixture later on.
8. Turtle Pretzel Bites
Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for many people. Between family gatherings, holiday shopping, and festive parties, it can be hard to find time to enjoy a home-cooked meal.
To make it easier to prepare a no-bake dessert recipe this season, try making these Turtle Pretzel Bites! You’ll need pretzels, Rolo candies (or another type of chocolate-covered caramel), and miniature marshmallows.
First, open up all the Rolos and place them on top of the pretzels; then, top each with a marshmallow. Place the pretzel bites in your fridge for at least an hour before serving.
9. Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls
These Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls are the perfect no-bake Christmas desserts treat! The snowman cookie ball is made from sugar cookie dough with crushed Oreos and white chocolate, then dipped in melted dark chocolate.
However, It comes together quickly and bakes up beautifully. You will need, Ounce package of cream cheese, a softened cup of butter, a softened cup of white sugar, eggs, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, cups of all-purpose flour, a teaspoon of baking powder, a teaspoon of salt, ounces of whipped topping, crushed Oreos and ounces dark chocolate chips.
10. Chocolate Covered Pretzels
If you’re looking for no-bake desserts that are quick, simple, and not overly sweet, this recipe is one out of them and perfect.
Soft pretzels dipped in chocolate are the perfect salty snack to keep with you as you wander through the mall.
Or have it as a light dessert after dinner on Christmas Eve. Chocolate-covered pretzels are an easy dessert and an even easier gift to give!
11. Peanut Butter Balls
Picking up a jar of peanut butter is the first step to making these no-bake Christmas desserts treats. Mix cups of smooth peanut butter and sugar in a medium-sized bowl.
Add in tablespoons of cocoa powder and a tablespoon of vanilla extract. Mix well until the ingredients are combined.
Take a tablespoon of peanut butter dough and roll it into a ball shape with your hands. Put the balls on parchment paper or wax paper to set them before adding another layer.
12. Candy cane Bark
This Christmas, ditch the oven and make some Candy Cane Bark! This recipe is so easy to make and tastes delicious. It’s one of our favorite no-bake Christmas desserts for this time of year.
You’ll only need white chocolate chips, peppermint extract, crushed candy canes, and melted chocolate.
Start by putting the white chocolate chips into a microwave-safe bowl with teaspoons of peppermint extract. Microwave on high for 30 seconds or until the mixture is smooth when stirred. Stir in a cup of crushed candy canes.
13. Reindeer Oreo Cookie Balls
Do you want to make no-bake Christmas desserts that are easy and impressive? Reindeer Oreo Cookie Balls are perfect no-bake Christmas desserts!
The best part is they can be made the day before and kept in the fridge until you need them.
All you need is chocolate wafer cookies, cream cheese frosting, red food coloring, sugar sprinkles (optional), and Oreos to decorate.
To make these no-bake treats: Crush up the Oreos (or if you’re short on time, break them up with your fingers). Add in half a package of cream cheese frosting. Roll into balls about an inch around
14. Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows
The no-bake version of these no-bake Christmas desserts cookie balls is perfect for the holiday season! They’re cute, easy to make, and taste delicious. Plus, they’re a fun way to get kids involved in the cooking process.
However, to make them, you will need oreo cookies, white chocolate chips (or another favorite flavor), red frosting or gel food coloring, and sprinkles or other decorations. Start by crushing up some oreo cookies into small pieces in a large bowl.
Nevertheless, melt some white chocolate chips according to the instructions on the package, then add them to your crushed Oreos. Mix together until it becomes a dough-like texture.
15. Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars
Nanaimo Bars are no-bake Christmas desserts, a Canadian dessert that is traditionally made with dark chocolate and topped with a layer of light, fluffy vanilla cream.
These bars take the same traditional ingredients and make them no-bake by using almond meals instead of butter or shortening.
The result is a dessert that is just as decadent without having to worry about melting chocolate! If you’re looking for something with more peppermint flavor, these Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars are perfect.
16. Strawberry Whipped Cream Santas
These adorable and easy-to-make strawberry whipped cream Santas are perfect for any no-bake Christmas desserts.
Simply cut a strawberry in half and use it as the hat, then place another strawberry underneath to hold it in place.
Fill a piping bag with whipped cream or frosting, then pipe on the nose and mouth. Add a sprinkle of powdered sugar for snow!
17. Gingerbread Men
Start by lining a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a medium bowl, combine the following: a cup of butter (or margarine), a cup of brown sugar, an egg, and tablespoons of molasses.
Mix until well combined. Mix the following in another bowl: cups of flour, teaspoons of baking powder, and a teaspoon of salt.
Nonetheless, Pour the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and stir until just combined; do not overmix!
Roll out dough with a rolling pin or your hands to form one large rectangle approximately 12 x 18. Cut dough into equal rectangles to have 16 pieces total (in a 4×4 grid).
18. Peppermint Bark Puppy Chow
Mix together cups of Chex cereal, a cup of semisweet chocolate chips, a teaspoon of salt, tablespoons of butter, and teaspoons of peppermint extract in a large bowl.
Pour the mixture into a greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan and press down firmly to create an even layer. Top with sprinkles if desired. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. Cut into pieces and enjoy!
19. Bourbon Balls
These no-bake Christmas desserts and bourbon balls are the perfect holiday treat for people who don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen.
They’re easy to make and can be made in advance and stored in your refrigerator until you’re ready to serve them!
First, get out a large mixing bowl and pour in a bag of chocolate chips. Melt these on the stovetop or microwave them until they have a liquid consistency (a few minutes).
Next, add about a cup of heavy cream and mix until it’s fully incorporated into the chocolate. Add powdered sugar (cup) and stir well.
Finally, add your favorite whiskey (cup) and mix again until it is fully incorporated into the chocolate mixture.
20. Nutter Butter Snowmen
Take two large marshmallows and coat them in melted butter, then roll them into two balls (like you would with cookie dough) and place them side by side on a greased baking sheet.
Cut four circles out of the Nutter Butters using the pretzel as your guide for size. Place two on top of each marshmallow ball and top with another small ball (like you would with cookie dough).
21. Christmas White Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods
This no-bake recipe is simple and delicious and will make your life easier this holiday season. The longest part of the process is waiting for the chocolate to harden.
On the other hand, If you’re in a hurry, pop them in the freezer instead. To make this recipe even more festive, try dipping the finished pretzel rods in red and green colored chocolate for a touch of seasonal flair.
22. Peppermint Fudge
In a saucepan, combine one can of sweetened condensed milk and two tablespoons of butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the mixture becomes thick.
Remove from heat and stir a teaspoon of peppermint extract and a tablespoon of cocoa powder.
Mix well until everything is combined. Pour into a greased 8×8-inch pan. Let cool completely before cutting into squares or bars to serve as one of the most enjoyable no-bake Christmas desserts!
23. No Bake Pumpkin Walnut Balls
Pumpkin and walnuts are a classic holiday flavor combination. These no-bake Christmas desserts, pumpkin walnut balls, are easy to make, gluten-free, and can be made in advance for on-the-go snacking.
- Cup (75g) of pumpkin puree
- Tablespoons almond butter or peanut butter (can use any nut butter)
- Tablespoons maple syrup
- Teaspoon vanilla extract or a pinch of ground ginger
- Teaspoon salt
- Cups (360g) of oats
- Cup (150g) of chopped walnuts, lightly toasted
24. White Chocolate Protein Thumbprints
Cup of natural peanut butter (or almond butter). Cup liquid egg whites, tablespoons honey, old-fashioned oats, tablespoons ground flaxseed or chia seeds, teaspoon vanilla extract, and tablespoon white chocolate chips.
Combine the peanut butter, egg whites, honey, and vanilla in a small bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined. Add oats, ground flax seed, and white chocolate chips. Stir until well combined.
Place heaping tablespoonfuls of dough on parchment paper-lined baking sheets about two inches apart to form twelve cookies per sheet. Flatten each cookie with your thumb to create a round indentation in the center of each one.
25. Candied Grapefruit Peel
Fruit peel is the perfect no-bake Christmas dessert. The best thing about it is that you don’t have to bake it!
All you need is a grapefruit and some sugar. Peel your grapefruit with a knife, removing all of the pink skin until you reach the white pith.
Slice the peeled grapefruit in half and scoop out all of the flesh with a spoon, being careful not to break through to the peel layer in order to enjoy this as one of the perfect no-bake Christmas desserts.
26. No Bake Biscoff Balls
Mix cups of crushed Biscoff cookies, a cup of coconut oil, and a teaspoon of salt in a large bowl. You can use your hands or a rubber spatula to do this.
Once the mixture is well combined, add a cup of powdered sugar and mix again. Roll the dough into balls and then roll them in sprinkles.
Place them on parchment paper to set up for one hour before serving it as one of the best no-bake Christmas desserts
27. 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge
In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine a cup of peanut butter, powdered sugar, and milk or dark corn syrup.
Stir constantly until the mixture reaches about 240 degrees Fahrenheit on a candy thermometer.
Remove from heat and stir in cups of mini semi-sweet chocolate chips or chopped bittersweet chocolate. Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares.
Moreover, in a small bowl, mix together tablespoons of cocoa powder and tablespoons of boiling water until smooth.
Add 8 tablespoons of peanut butter and mix well until combined. Add a teaspoon of vanilla extract and whisk in tablespoons of powdered sugar until smooth and thickened.
28. No Bake Eggnog Cookies
No-bake cookies are a great way to save time during the hectic holiday season. These no-bake Christmas desserts are easy to make and taste delicious. All you need is an oven or microwave, two bowls, a whisk, and some cookie cutters.
Mix a cup of butter, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, a teaspoon of ground nutmeg, and cups of flour in one bowl.
Mix a cup of granulated sugar, tablespoons of brown sugar, a teaspoon of baking powder, and a pinch of salt in the second bowl.
Stir in one egg, then add the other ingredients from the first bowl until mixed well. Add in some red food coloring if you want them to be more festive looking (optional).
29. Chocolate Covered Rice Krispy Treats
These are the perfect no-bake desserts for when you want something sweet and chocolatey but don’t have time to make anything.
All you need is a bag of rice crispy cereal, a package of mini marshmallows, butter (or microwaveable margarine), and a bag of chocolate chips.
Melt the butter in the microwave or on the stovetop until it’s melted, and add in your cereal and marshmallows.
Stir until they’re all mixed together. Pour them into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper, flatten them out to cover the entire pan, then melt your chocolate chips in the microwave or on the stovetop until they’re liquid enough for you, and enjoy as no-bake Christmas desserts.
30. Milk Chocolate & Mint Swirled Fudge
This is my favorite no-bake fudge for the holidays! The milk chocolate and mint swirled together to give this fudge a refreshing flavor that screams winter. It’s so easy to make, too! I mix up the ingredients in just one bowl and let it sit overnight.
31. Skinny Eggnog Fudge
What’s better than a sugar-filled, calorie-laden dessert to kick off the holiday season? A sugar-filled, calorie-laden dessert that you don’t have to bake! And this Skinny Eggnog Fudge is no exception.
So rich and creamy that you’ll never know it’s made with egg whites and low-fat dairy instead of whole milk.
You only need a few minutes and a handful of ingredients to whip up this easy no-bake treat that makes the perfect addition to any list of no-bake Christmas desserts.
32. No Bake Snowballs for Santa & Rudolph
- No Bake Snowballs for Santa and Rudolph (make 2 dozen)
- Cups, graham crackers, crushed
- Cup butter, softened
- Cup granulated sugar
- Tablespoon vanilla extract
- Teaspoon almond extract
Put the graham crackers in a large bowl. Add the butter and combine the ingredients with a fork or your hands until it forms crumbs.
Stir in the sugar and extracts. Press into a greased 8-inch square pan. Chill for 1 hour or until firm. Melt chocolate chips in the microwave on high for 1 minute (or use candy melts).
Pour melted chocolate over chilled crust and refrigerate for 15 minutes to set chocolate before cutting into squares to serve as presents for Santa and Rudolph!
33. Cookies and Cream Fudge
No matter what your favorite flavor is, this list of no-bake Christmas desserts is sure to please. If you don’t have time for the oven (or don’t want to), here are seven recipes to make your holidays easier!
However, Cookies & Cream Fudge. This treat is all kinds of fun and festive, perfect for any occasion. It’s a chocolate fudge with crushed Oreos as the crust and sprinkled on top before it sets.
You’ll need heavy cream, semi-sweet chocolate chips, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and an 8×8 pan.
34. Frosted Cheesecake Truffles
These truffles look like they take a lot more work than they actually do!
35. Pretzel Snowmen
Cut out a pretzel head, a pretzel neck, and arms, then put an M&M on the head for the nose. Cut out two small circles for the eyes.
Slice up some mini marshmallows and stick them to the eyes for pupils. Stick on a brown M&M under the nose for a mouth.
Cut out 2 small circles from peppermint candy cane sticks and use them as antlers by sticking them between two pretzel arms and adding peppermint to one of the mini marshmallow pupils. You can attach ribbons or strings to hang them up with or just lay them down.
36. Chocolate Peppermint Fudge
One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is all the delicious desserts, but sometimes it’s just too much to deal with.
And while I love baking, sometimes it’s just not worth it. So I’ve compiled a list of seven no bake Christmas desserts that will make your holidays easier and still taste great!
Chocolate Peppermint Fudge is one of my favorites because it tastes like a peppermint patty but without all the hassle.
All you need is two ingredients: chocolate chips and peppermint extract. Mix them together, pour them into a pan, and refrigerate for an hour or two (or until set). The hardest part is waiting for it to be set up!
37. No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake
Melt a stick of butter, a cup of cocoa, and a pinch of salt in a saucepan on medium heat. Stir in a cup of powdered sugar and 2 tbsp milk to the mixture.
Pour it into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper or wax paper. Once the chocolate has set, cut it into squares and serve with peppermint whipped cream!
38. Peppermint Patty Bark
One of my favorite no-bake desserts is peppermint patty bark. It’s a cinch to make and is so festive! All you need are some chocolate almond bark, peppermints, and green food coloring.
Melt the chocolate bark in a microwave-safe bowl or over a double boiler and mix in the green food coloring.
Once the chocolate has melted, pour it into a 9×9 square baking dish lined with parchment paper. Place half of the peppermints on top of the melted chocolate, then scatter half of them around the edges.
Repeat this process again with another layer of melted chocolate and peppermints; place these in rows to create stripes.
39. Mint Julep Fudge
Line an 8×8 inch pan with foil or parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 can (14 oz) of sweetened condensed milk, a cup of butter, tsp vanilla extract, 3 cups mini marshmallows, and 2 drops of green food coloring until blended.
Pour the mixture into the pan and press down evenly with your hand to make sure there are no air bubbles in the fudge.
40. S’mores Toffee Bark
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we’ve got no-bake Christmas desserts that will make your holidays easier.
This simple recipe has only two ingredients – saltine crackers and chocolate. Melt together chocolate chips and butter in a microwave-safe bowl for about 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until everything is smooth.
Nevertheless, Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper and spread the melted chocolate evenly across the bottom of the pan.
Break up crackers into pieces and place them in rows on top of the chocolate layer. Sprinkle salt over the top of all the layers (optional). Let it set for about 1 hour before breaking it apart into individual servings.
41. No Bake Peanut Butter Lasagna
The holidays are already hectic enough, so with the added pressure of cooking and baking, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle. And you know what they say: The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.
So when your friends and family come over for holiday visits, whip out these no-bake Christmas desserts that take less than 30 minutes, and everyone will love you for it! Plus, there are only three dishes needed. You can’t beat that!
42. Blonde Rocky Road
This is an easy-to-make and delicious no-bake dessert that is perfect for the holidays. It’s a perfect pairing of salty and sweet!
Plus, it has all Rocky Road’s classic flavors but fewer ingredients. You’ll need two cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips, one cup of heavy cream, a cup of butter (unsalted), a teaspoon of vanilla extract, tablespoons of Kahlua or other coffee liqueur, and cups of marshmallows.
43. Milk Chocolate Pudding Cups
These are so easy to make, no-bake Christmas desserts, and they taste incredible! They are great if you want something quick and simple to add to your no-bake Christmas desserts table.
44. White Chocolate Coconut Truffles
If you love coconut, then these White Chocolate Coconut Truffles are perfect for your no-bake Christmas desserts.
They’re made with just four ingredients and take less than 10 minutes to make. In fact, it’s about as easy as it gets when it comes to no-bake desserts.
These truffles are light, creamy, and delicious. Plus, they’re a great way to use up all those leftover holiday chocolates from the last few weeks of December. You only need one bag of white chocolate chips and one can of sweetened condensed milk.
45. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Truffles
This recipe for a dessert is perfect for the list of no-bake Christmas desserts! It’s easy to make and tastes delicious.
These chocolate peanut butter cookie dough truffles are made with only three ingredients. You need cream cheese, peanut butter, and chocolate chips.
The only tricky part is rolling them into balls and dipping them in melted chocolate. Let’s get started!
Mix the cream cheese and peanut butter in a bowl until they’re smooth. Add half of the bag of chocolate chips and continue mixing until they’re combined well.
46. Peanut Butter Golden Grahams Popcorn Bark
It’s never too early to start thinking about what you will eat on Christmas day. Start by making this peanut butter golden graham popcorn bark. It’s quick and easy and will make your whole house smell amazing.
47. Eggnog Truffles
This recipe is perfect for the busy hostess! Creamy, rich eggnog and dark chocolate are blended together to create a decadent truffle that is sure to please.
These truffles can be made ahead of time, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen during the holiday season.
The best part? You don’t even have to bake them! Enjoy these stress-free eggnog truffles on the list of no-bake Christmas desserts.
48. Easy Oreo Fudge
Start by melting three cups of white chocolate chips in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
Once the chips are melted, stir in five tablespoons of heavy cream and a packet of vanilla pudding mix. Whisk until it is smooth and then add two cups of crushed Oreo cookies.
Pour into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper or wax paper. Please put it in the fridge for at least 2 hours to set. Cut into squares before serving if desired!
49. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
This no-bake dessert is an easy, tasty treat that would be perfect for a Christmas party. All you need are a few ingredients and about 10 minutes of your time to whip up this tasty sweet.
The recipe calls for graham crackers, peanut butter, sugar, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, and chocolate chips.
These ingredients can be mixed together in a bowl until they form a doughy consistency. Scoop the dough into tablespoon-sized balls and place them on the wax paper-covered cookie sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
50. Cookie Butter Puppy Chow
This is one of the easiest no-bake Christmas desserts I’ve ever seen, and it’s SO delicious. You’ll need the following: One bag of chocolate chips.
One jar of peanut butter (or any other kind). One jar of marshmallow creme.One package of graham crackers.
Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler or microwave. Coat a baking sheet with parchment paper, and spread out the melted chocolate to cover the entire pan.
Add a layer of peanut butter, then a layer of marshmallow creme, then another layer each until you’ve used up all three ingredients.
51. Easy Candied Pecans
The perfect addition to any no-bake Christmas desserts table, these candied pecans are easy to make and totally addictive.
I made a batch last year and ate them all in one sitting. Sweet, salty, buttery, and crunchy all at the same time? Yes, please!
There’s no baking required. Stir together a few ingredients and heat them on the stovetop until they’re bubbly.
52. Easy Layered Chocolate Almond Biscoff Fudge with Cinnamon Chips
This festive no-bake dessert is layered with a biscoff, chocolate, and almond fudge. Topped with cinnamon chips, it’s the perfect holiday treat!
53. Hot Chocolate Cereal Treats
No-bakes Christmas desserts are the perfect solution for the holiday season because, let’s face it, sometimes you don’t want to turn on the oven.
These Hot Chocolate Cereal Treats are reminiscent of childhood and make a great gift for neighbors or coworkers.
You can customize them with your favorite cereal – our personal favorites were Honey Nut Cheerios and Cocoa Krispies. The best part is that they’re easy to make. No oven is required!
54. English Walnut Toffee
This recipe is so easy and can be made the day before. It’s a perfect dessert for parties because it can be made in advance and taken out of the fridge when you’re ready to serve it.
If you want, add some milk chocolate or grated dark chocolate on top for decoration.
- Cups of caster sugar (or other granulated sugar)
- Cup whole milk
- A pinch salt
- Tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into chunks (or use margarine)
- Teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
- Cup walnuts, coarsely chopped.
55. No Bake Chocolate Coconut Peanut Butter Bars
These no-bake Christmas desserts bars are the perfect choice when you want something sweet but don’t have the time or patience to bake. The best part about these is that they’re made with only six ingredients and require no baking.
All you need is a food processor and some parchment paper! Line an 8×8 inch pan with parchment paper, so it hangs over two sides.
In a food processor, combine tablespoons of peanut butter, tablespoons of honey, and a cup of coconut flakes.
Also, a cup of unsweetened cocoa powder, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and 1⁄2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips. Process until well combined.
56. Chocolate Truffles with Coconut & Almond
The easiest way to make chocolate truffles is with two ingredients: melted chocolate and coconut oil. The only other thing you need to do is roll them around in crushed almonds, coconut flakes, or cocoa powder.
Truffles are one of the best no-bake desserts because they don’t require baking at all. You must melt some chocolate and mix it with coconut oil until it is smooth.
Then spoon it into mini muffin cups (or any container) and refrigerate until it sets up. Remove from the muffin cups, roll around in your toppings of choice, then eat!
57. Banana Ice Cream
This easy and quick dessert is perfect for when you want something sweet but doesn’t have the time to cook. You need ripe bananas, vanilla extract, honey, cinnamon, salt, and almond milk.
Peel the bananas and cut them into small pieces (you can freeze them beforehand if you want). Place the bananas into a food processor with all of the ingredients except almond milk. Process until smooth. Add almond milk as needed to desired consistency.
58. No Bake Chocolate Coconut Peanut Butter Bars
- Cup oat flour
- Cup peanut butter, crunchy or smooth
- Cup of dark chocolate chips
- Teaspoon salt
Teaspoon vanilla extract cup shredded coconut, unsweetened (or sweetened). Melt the peanut butter and chocolate together in a saucepan on low heat. Stir until well combined. Let it cool down to room temperature.
Put the rest of the ingredients into a bowl and mix well with a spoon until you have an even consistency. Add the contents of the bowl to the saucepan and stir on low heat until you get an even mixture again!
59. Rice Krispie Treats
This is the easiest of all no-bake desserts! All you need are Rice Krispies, marshmallows, butter, and chocolate.
Melt the butter and marshmallows together over low heat. Stir in the rice cereal until it’s fully coated with gooey goodness.
Press into an 8×8 inch pan coated with cooking spray and let set for about an hour before cutting into squares. These treats are great to make with kids because there’s no oven involved!
60. Fruit Popsicles
These are really easy-to-make no-bake Christmas desserts, and they don’t require an oven, so they can be made year-round.
All you need are some popsicle molds and your favorite fruit! I am using strawberries for this recipe, but blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and peaches would also be great options.
- Cup sugar (200g)
- Cup water (240ml)
This easy no-bake dessert features layers of graham crackers, cream cheese, and strawberry jam. The only thing you need to make this dessert is some time to let it set up.
These are the perfect no-bake Christmas desserts to serve at your next gathering with family and friends.
They are so easy to make ahead of time and will disappear from the cookie jar before you know it!
This is one of my favorite recipes because there’s nothing better than a warm chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven, except when that same recipe can be made without an oven, like these no-bake cookies!