This season is the season of Christmas desserts, isn't it? For years, sweets have been spreading joy and merriment—especially the table full of cookies every family has for Christmas. 

This is the last leg of the year and it's time to treat yourself—especially since it's the only time of the year it's acceptable to eat cookies for lunch, breakfast, and dinner. But, there are other mouth-watering desserts too, besides cookies. Have a look at these Christmas treats and for sure, you will give them a chance.

1) Peppermint Marshmallows 

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These gooey marshmallows sure send a fancy vibe. You can dip them in steamy hot chocolate or eat them on a stick. You could also add a little marble effect on these giants.

2) Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

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We surely can eat cupcakes any time of the year, but why do we forget that cupcakes can get extra festive during Christmas? They can be any flavor, like these Hot Chocolate Cupcakes. Serve them with a little chocolate sauce on the side. 

3) Gingerbread with Lemon Glaze

If you've had your fill of gingerbread men, it's time to try this Gingerbread Loaf, that has a twist with a little spice and sour lemon glaze. This cake is especially good with coffee.

4) Swirled Cranberry Cheesecake

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Got cranberries for stuffing? Save some and make a quick cheesecake. Talking about fancy looking desserts, what's prettier than a marbled effect red and white cheesecake? Put this dessert on the table with decorations and it will be gone before you know it.

5) Homemade Toffee

One or two bowls full of this holiday treat at your party and you're good to go. The recipe is easy and requires less than five ingredients. Who knew Christmas dessert could be so simple?

6) Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This easy, make-ahead pumpkin dessert will balance out all of the chocolate you've been eating all season.

7) Three Cheese Cupcakes

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Ever been to a Christmas gathering without a platter full of cupcakes? No. So let's up the game with savory cupcakes. Give this unique blend of three cheeses a chance - it may surprise you.

8) Champagne Gummy Gems

Here is a little something for adults. Celebration always means a bottle of champagne, no? Well, you can even enjoy champagne in candy form. These emerald or diamond-shaped gummy treats are something fun for everyone—just be cautious about the little ones eating it.

9) Tiramisu Brownies

Tiramisu is where coffee and dessert meets. These sophisticated brownies are fancy enough to serve for the holidays.

I hope you are full with Christmas desserts and love by now. Happy holidays everyone!