With the greatest time of the year comes Christmas lights galore, never ending family gatherings, presents for all, but most important for us foodies… Desserts with a ’tis the season flare. So in between hanging up the mistletoe, decorating the tree, or lighting the menorah, why not whip up some of the easiest desserts in the games?
Truffles are underrated. They’re so itty bitty that there’s zero guilt when you consume dozens of them (which trust me, you will). With holiday festivities just around the corner, plan on adding these truffle recipes to your holiday dinner (and leave a few by the fireplace for Santa).
Turn a classic cookie into a bite-sized truffle with this recipe.
Chocolate is a family favorite for any holiday.
Vegan, chocolate, easy, and guilt-free? Sign me up.
You haven’t heard? Avocados are 10x better in truffles than in guac.
Pumpkin spice season may be over, but pumpkin pie season definitely isn’t.
Different shape, same great taste.
These babies are perfect for your holiday dinner because who has time to bake between decorating the tree and wrapping gifts?
A *caramel apple truffle* a day, keeps the doctor away.
Eggnog may only be around during the holiday season, but you’ll be craving these bite-sized beauties all year long.
Real talk: hot chocolate is more fun to eat than drink.
Traditional pecan pie is so old-fashioned. Pecan pie truffles are so 2015.
Start spreading Christmas cheer with the only dessert that will out shine that sub-par gingerbread house you made.
If you don’t spike your holiday truffles, you’re doing it so wrong.
Rudolf never looked (or tasted) so good.
Chances are you’ll need the extra caffeine to get you through all those hours of opening gifts.
New take on Christmas morning breakfast, anyone?
Probably the only time the endless amounts of candy canes you have will come in handy.
Who wouldn’t want to get drunk off their Christmas Eve dessert?
You’ll be glad Frosty the Snowman is made out of Oreos and not snow.
Cookie Butter and Christmas… What more could someone need?
#SpoonTip: add a little mocha to the truffle recipe for a treat that rivals Starbuck’s White Chocolate Peppermint Mocha.
‘Tis the season for cinnamon spice and everything nice.
After one too many family members ask you about college, these boozy truffles will make everything better.
All I want for Christmas is 5 boxes of these under my tree.
A decadent take on the Snickerdoodle cookie even Santa will approve of.
Ditch the classic apple pie for this modern treat that will be sure to knock everyone’s socks off.
All you Christmas babies out there deserve to celebrate, too.
The only cute critters that will be allowed in your house this holiday season.
Cue the mouth drool, these will put your grandma’s old fashion cheesecake to shame.
When 32 degrees isn’t ideal marshmallow roasting weather, marshmallow truffles will satisfy all your cravings.
#Spoontip: sprinkle some crushed graham crackers on top to make them s’mores truffles. You’re welcome.
Store these babies in the freezer so you can celebrate the holiday season all year long.