13 Holiday Desserts

It's the most wonderful time of the year to entertain. Try one of these traditional Christmas desserts at your next holiday gathering.
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Pomegranate-Blood Orange Tiramisu

Blood orange is in season, so this is the time to add it in a delectable dessert. This recipe combines pomegranate, blood orange and mascarpone cheese for a delicious combination that will have you coming back for seconds. Get the recipe>>

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

A sweet treat that requires no baking, this easy chocolate cake is rich and is the perfect after-meal dessert for chocolate lovers. Get the recipe>>

Pineapple Tartlet

Packed with flavor from pineapple, ginger and rosemary, this tartlet is a refreshing dessert any guest will love. Get the recipe>>

Chocolate Brownie Pudding

If it's hard to satisfy your sweet tooth, this chocolate brownie is sure to do the trick. A molten lava cake and brownie hybrid, this chocolatey treat is even more tasty topped with vanilla ice cream. Get the recipe>>

Pumpkin Tiramusu Layer Cake

Amaretti cookies give this moist pumpkin spike layered cake the crunch it needs. For extra sweetness, drizzle syrup on the cookies. Get the recipe>>

Red Velvet Cake

Add some color to your dessert table with rich velvet cake. Perfect for any occassion, this recipe will please even the pickiest guests. Get the recipe>>

Dark Chocolate Truffles

These aren't just any truffles — the champagne and coconut flakes add an unexpected punch of flavor. Get the recipe>>

Pumpkin Cheesecake Tiramisu

Classic tiramisu is given a twist with an all-time fall favorite, pumpkin. A touch of espresso makes this dessert the perfect pairing with a cup of joe. Get the recipe>>

Gingerbread Layer Cake

Put a modern spin on the classic gingerbread recipe with a layer cake. The cream cheese frosting combined with cake layers creates a dessert to die for. Get the recipe>>

Martha Washington Candy

An old-fashioned favorite, butter and pecans are rolled into bittersweet dark chocolate balls for a fun treat that's easy to eat. Get the recipe>>

White Chocolate Truffles

Next time you make truffles, include a mixture of plain white chocolate and truffles covered with hazelnuts, sesame seeds and dried coconut. Stack them in a tower on a cake stand to create an edible centerpiece. Get the recipe>>

Affogato

An Italian favorite, top ice cream with chocolate sauce and serve with espresso. To add some crunch, serve it with biscotti. Get the recipe>>

Pear and Fig Tart

Even the most novice chef can concoct this recipe. Make this fruit-and-cream tart in a jar for a perfect hostess gift or party favors. Get the recipe>>