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Easy No-Bake Delectable Holiday Desserts

Delight your holiday guests with these delectable, easy to make, desserts!

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The holidays are almost here! Soon family members and friends will be flying in from all across the globe to celebrate together, break bread and exchange gifts. If you’re hosting the annual holiday gathering this year, and still don’t have your desserts planned out yet, don’t worry! Just check out these delectable holiday dessert recipes that are quick and simple to make! These adorable desserts are not only delicious, but guaranteed to have your holiday guests begging for more.

Marshmallow Reindeer Pop
Ingredients:

  • Marshmallows (normal size)
  • Red M&Ms
  • Small twisty pretzels
  • Chocolate candy melts
  • Candy eye balls
  • Lollipop sticks

Directions: Start by sticking your stick through the side of the marshmallow, so that the two flat sides face forward and backward, the flat side will be the reindeer’s face. Dip the marshmallow into the melted chocolate, stick an M&M on the front as the nose and two candy eyes on top of the marshmallow. Next lay the marshmallow down on top of two twisty pretzels, letting it dry (preferably on wax paper) so the pretzels stick out like antlers.

Strawberry Santa Hats
Ingredients:

  • Strawberries
  • Whipped cream
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Vanilla candy coating

Directions: For this dessert it’s best to make them closer to when you’ll be serving them. Begin by melting the Vanilla candy coating. Now cut off the stem of your strawberry so that the strawberry is now flat bottomed. Set on a tray. Next dip a mini marshmallow into the CandiQuik mixture so that you can stick the mini marshmallow on top of the pointed end of the strawberry. After you stick the marshmallow on top, whipped cream to make a fluffy looking rim to your hat, just like Santa’s!

Chocolate Pudding Parfaits
Ingredients:

  • Chocolate Pudding
  • Chocolate graham crackers
  • Whipped Cream
  • Hershey’s chocolate bar

Directions: Take out your little parfait glasses and add one spoonful of pudding. Next add a layer of crunched chocolate graham crackers. Add another scoop of chocolate pudding then add whipped cream on top. Lastly take out a grater to grate some chocolate shavings on top of the whipped cream. Cover and let chill for at least an hour.

Peppermint Popcorn
Ingredients:

  • Bag of unpopped popcorn
  • Vanilla candy coating
  • Colorful sprinkles
  • Andes peppermint baking chips

Directions: Start by popping your popcorn and melting the vanilla candy coating. Take out a large bowl, pour your popcorn into the bowl along with vanilla candy coating and peppermint crunch chips. Stir together then add sprinkles and mix again. Spread your popcorn out on a piece of wax paper. Once cooled, break the popcorn apart into manageable sized balls.