No Bake Desserts for Christmas and Other Holidays

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Easy Christmas treats

Who doesn’t want their fair share of goodies and treats? Once Halloween is over, you may think that the candy and dessert craze is finally over too. But you must not forget that Christmas is all about festive candies and treats as well! What’s different about Christmas candies is you will see tons of Christmas-themed packaging and colors which ultimately feels as if Christmas is already here. Ranging from chocolate wrapped Santas to the traditional red and white and candy canes, here are some of the most popular and well-loved Christmas candies and treats of all time:

  • Candy canes – You will never NOT see candy canes once December comes. Candy canes are so versatile that they can be hung on your Christmas trees or an extra festive display on your dining table.
  • Chocolate Santa – Chocolate Santas are perfect to add for Christmas gifts or stocking stuffer! They are usually plain milk or dark chocolate and are shaped to look like Santa Claus. 
  • Gingerbread – Along with candy canes and chocolate Santas, gingerbreads are also one of the most popular and traditional holiday candy that you will see everywhere. What’s more is that you can build your own gingerbread house which is a well-known Christmas tradition.
  • Hershey’s Kisses – Hershey’s Kisses also go on-theme once December arrives! These little, delicious chocolates are perfect for stocking stuffer or gifts! 
  • Peppermint bark – Peppermint bark pieces embody the two Christmas flavors: chocolate and peppermint!
  • Reindeer corn – Yes, reindeer corn exists! They are covered with Christmas colors and are created to look like corn kernel pieces.
  • Butter toffee – You will also see butter toffees on some families’ tables which ranges from fudge to bite-sized pieces.
  • Truffles – Truffles are definitely a guest-favorite when it comes to Christmas parties and get-togethers! 
  • Cookies – Get into the true essence of Christmas baking with the whole family by making some delectable cookies! And if you do not have an oven, then worry not because you can still make delicious no-bake cookies!

No-bake cookies

If you do not have any oven at home, then do not worry because you can still have your fair share of no-bake cookies that are just as delicious as the baked ones! A good thing about this is you can freely let your kids help you make these cookies without worrying over the fact that they may burn or hurt themselves by getting near the oven. Another good thing about no-bake cookies is that they have a long shelf life compared to baked cookies. Once they have fully set, transfer them to an airtight container, with the layers separated by parchment, and they will keep at room temperature or in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

And lastly, no-bake cookies require fewer ingredients and lesser time to prepare and cook! Here is how you can make classic no-bake cookies for the holidays:

Ingredients

1 ¾ cups white sugar

½ cup milk

½ cup butter

4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

½ cup crunchy peanut butter

3 cups quick-cooking oats

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Combine sugar, milk, butter, and cocoa in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 ½ minute. Remove from the heat and stir in peanut butter, oats, and vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. Let cool until hardened. And you’re done! 

No-bake desserts for Christmas

Don’t let your lack of equipment stop you from enjoying the essence of Christmas baking with the family! With that said, here are delicious no-bake dessert recipes you and your loved ones will enjoy!

 

15. Keto No-Bake Cranberry Cheesecake Minis

Enjoy a holiday keto no-bake cranberry cheesecake that is rich creamy and is sure to be the star of your holiday dessert table. And since it’s also grain-free and low in carbs it’s a perfect keto-friendly treat.

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14. No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake Bars

These No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake Bars are made with the perfect hint of peppermint flavor, a rich and chocolaty Oreo crust, and creamy decadent cheesecake filling. Plus, there is no baking involved!

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13. Melting Snowman Oreos 

An easy Oreo-version off my popular melting snowman cookie! A fun and simple Christmas or winter treat.

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12. Chocolate Healthy Peppermint Fudge (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Chocolate Peppermint Fudge is a staple during the holidays. Making Peppermint Fudge with peppermint Extract gives it take perfect flavor we want. This Healthy Peppermint Fudge is very simple to make with wholesome ingredients.

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11. Easy Rudolph Red Nose Treats | Christmas Donut Holes

These easy no bake Rudolph Red Nose Treats are the perfect way to kickoff your Christmas party, breakfast, or movie night! These Christmas donut holes are also so much fun to decorate together with your kids!

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10. Healthy Peanut Butter No Bake Brownie Bites | Vegan + Gluten Free

Peanut Butter No-Bake Brownie Bites are vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and ready in under 30 minutes! Made using oat flour, ground flaxseed, and other clean ingredients so you can enjoy these healthy bites for dessert or an afternoon snack!

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9. Slow Cooker Chocolate Candy

Slow Cooker Chocolate Candy is an easy recipe perfect for the holiday season. This chocolate and peanut candy makes a great gift idea!

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8. Tiramisu Recipe | Easy Tiramisu Recipe Without Eggs | Eggless Tiramisu Recipe

Tiramisu is a famous Italian dessert. The tiramisu recipe shared here is an easy tiramisu recipe made without eggs and alcohol. This tiramisu recipe will give you one of the best tasting Italian tiramisu.

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7. Biscuit Cake | No Bake Biscuit Cake Recipe

Biscuit cake is one of the easiest and yummy cake one can make. This no bake biscuit cake has chocolate in it and tastes too good.

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6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe is sweet and smooth with a crispy crunch. This No Bake family favorite is easy and delicious and always the first to disappear.

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5. Keto No Bake Cookies

Looking for a guilt-free treat that’s kid approved? I take this classic no bake cookie and add a little keto flare! These keto no bake cookies are fudgy with just the right amount of crunch.. super easy to make and hard to resist!

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4. No-Bake Eggless Chocolate Salami

This easy and fun treat made with chocolate, nuts, biscotti, and dried figs resembles salami and when sliced, it yields delectable cookies. No-bake eggless chocolate salami recipe is Europe’s favorite Christmas treat and a snack year-round.

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3. Cocoa-Coconut Macaroons (Vegan, Nut-Free, Gluten-Free)

We are about 5 days from Christmas, and we’re also in the midst of Hanukkah, so I am excited to share one of the easiest recipes that’s ever made it’s way to the blog. With a nod to my Jewish friends (who have often gifted me chewy Jewish coconut macaroons), and in preparation for the upcoming eat-a-thon, I give you: Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Paleo Cocoa-Coconut Macaroons!

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2. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars. A thick layer of chocolate and peanut butter is nestled between two layers of a buttery oatmeal cookie crust, for a delicious dessert perfect for any occasion. These peanut butter oat bars are easy to make with 5 ingredients in 10 minutes!

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1. Three Ingredient Strawberry Santa Claus Hats (No Bake!)

Finding fun breakfast ideas for your kids on Christmas morning is a great way to make the day extra special. But you don’t want to be in the kitchen cooking a time-consuming breakfast while your kids are opening their gifts!

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No Bake Desserts for Christmas and Other Holidays

No Bake Desserts for Christmas and Other Holidays

Don’t let your lack of equipment stop you from enjoying the essence of Christmas baking with the family! With that said, here are delicious no-bake dessert recipes you and your loved ones will enjoy!

Ingredients

  • CRANBERRY CHEESECAKE MINIS
  • PEPPERMINT CHEESECAKE BARS
  • MELTING SNOWMAN OREOS
  • PEPPERMINT FUDGE
  • RUDOLPH RED NOSE TREATS

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