5 Easy Christmas Desserts for the Sweetest Festive Season

'Tis the season for sweet treats and making memories in the kitchen! With the holidays just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what amazing desserts you'll be serving to your loved ones. Fret not, because Sweets by Christa has you covered. I’ve curated a list of five easy yet mouth-watering Christmas desserts that are sure to be a hit!

Holiday Wreath Treats A festive treat that’s as delightful to look at as it is to eat. The base of these wreaths is made with a mixture of melted marshmallows and Rice Krispies cereal, tinted green with food coloring to resemble festive foliage. Red candy-coated chocolates give it a finishing touch of holly berries.


  • Key Ingredients:
    • Butter (salted or unsalted)
    • 40 large marshmallows
    • Vanilla extract
    • Rice Krispies Cereal (or any puffed/flaked cereal as a substitute)
    • Green food coloring
    • Red candy-coated chocolates (or red M&Ms)

Full Recipe Here

Haystack Cookies These no-bake cookies, brimming with a mix of Chow Mein noodles, chocolates, and peanut M&Ms, create a delightful textural experience. Sprinkled with seasonal sprinkles, these are sure to be a festive favorite.



  • Key Ingredients:
    • Dry Chow Mein Noodles
    • White Chocolate Chips
    • Milk Chocolate Chips
    • Peanut Butter Chips (preferably Reese’s)
    • Peanut M&Ms
    • Chocolate M&Ms
    • Sprinkles

Full Recipe Here 


Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies: Nothing screams Christmas like the divine duo of chocolate and peppermint. These soft and chewy cookies, dotted with candy cane bits and chocolate chips, will leave you craving more!

  • Key Ingredients:
    • Butter
    • Light brown sugar
    • Sugar
    • Egg
    • All-purpose flour
    • Baking soda
    • Sea salt
    • Vanilla extract
    • Candy canes or peppermint candies
    • Dark and white chocolate chips

Full Recipe Here  


Crock Pot Christmas Crack For those who love their crockpot, this one's for you! Combine white almond bark chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate chips, chocolate bark, and salted dry roasted peanuts. Add some festive sprinkles, and you've got a treat everyone will adore.


  • Key Ingredients:
    • White almond bark chocolate
    • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
    • Chocolate bark
    • Salted dry roasted peanuts
    • Sprinkles (optional)

Full Recipe Here 

Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddies Add a burst of peppermint to your festive spread with this delightful treat! The combination of Rice Chex cereal coated in milk chocolate and dusted with powdered sugar, mixed with peppermint candies, is just the festive flair you need.

  • Key Ingredients:
    • 6 cups Rice Chex cereal or Chocolate Chex
    • 1 and 1/2 cups peppermint bark candies, coarsely chopped
    • 1/2 cup candy canes, finely crushed (equivalent to 7 candy canes)
    • 2 cups good quality milk chocolate chips
    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
    • 1 cup powdered sugar

Full Recipe Here