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    Christmas Dessert Recipes

    Creamy cheesecakes, decadent pies, moist cakes and mouthwatering cookies are among our best holiday dessert recipes. More ideas: http://www.midwestliving.com/food/holiday/30-best-holiday-dessert-recipes/


    Christmas Dessert Recipes

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    White Chocolate-Gingerbread Trifle: The gingerbread in this trifle has dense texture and peppery ginger flavor. About two-thirds of the cake is used for the trifle. Save the rest for snacking or cut it into cubes to toast and serve with ice cream.

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    Red Velvet Cheesecake: Don't let the red color fool you: The flavor of this holiday dessert is all chocolate. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Fabulous Red Velvet Cake: We gussied up chocolate cake mix with sour cream and red food coloring for this festive cake. So easy! Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    Fabulous Red Velvet Cake

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    Triple Peanut Butter Streusel Bars: Dry-roasted peanuts, peanut butter-flavored pieces and peanut butter bring triple flavor to this make-ahead bar cookie. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Nutella Cherry Hazelnut Fudge: Chocolate-hazelnut spread (Nutella) gives this fudge a smooth texture and luscious nutty flavor. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Peppermint Brownie Pie: This rich blend of two favorite holiday flavors—chocolate and mint—might start a new dessert tradition in your house. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    Peppermint Brownie Pie

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    Holiday Seven-Layer Bars: Mixed dried fruit bits and candy-coated milk chocolate pieces are among the layers that make this bar cookie distinctive. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Oreo Truffles: These easy candies look elegant but are simple to make. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Eggnog Cheesecake Bars: A spiced graham cracker crust and bourbon-infused egg nog filling give these simple bars a delicious holiday twist. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Bet You Can't Eat Just One Sugar Cookies: Melt-in-your-mouth cookies come from the recipe file of a Missouri reader. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Raspberry Truffles: These five-ingredient truffles come together in a snap. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    White Christmas Peppermint Layer Cake: Fanciful pink peppermint frosting and snowy cake layers will brighten any holiday party. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    White Christmas Peppermint Layer Cake

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    Orange-Ginger Cookie Sandwiches: A round cookie cutter with scalloped edges makes a nice shape for these cookies, but bell, tree or star cutters would also be good choices for the holidays. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    Orange-Ginger Cookie Sandwiches

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    White Chocolate Christmas Fudge: This five-ingredient fudge is simplicity, squared: Just melt, stir, spread, cool and cut. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    White Chocolate Christmas Fudge

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    Four ingredients, endless shortbread possibilities: www.midwestliving...

    Shortbread Cookies 12 Ways

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    Triple-Almond Haystack Wreath - Be warned: The salty crunch of chow mein noodles makes this completely addictive. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Santa's Whiskers Cookies, a classic recipe that gets its color from red and green chopped cherries. Recipes: www.midwestliving...

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    40 of our best Christmas cookies of all time: www.midwestliving... #christmas #cookies #christmascookies

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    Coffee Bean Meltaways: If you’ve ever made butter mints, you’ll recognize this no-cook powdered sugar mixture. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    Coffee Bean Meltaways

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    Roasted Pears with Lemon Cream and Candied Pine Nuts: This grand finale of a dessert features maple-burnished pears, drifts of lemony whipped cream and a sprinkling of candied pine nuts. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    Roasted Pears with Lemon Cream and Candied Pine Nuts

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    Golden Toffee Nuggets: Dipping toffee pieces halfway in chocolate is way tidier and easier than fully coating them—and the result is more striking, visually. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Crispy Gingerbread - This festively spiced recipe (with a hint of orange zest) makes thin, crunchy cookies that work well for gingerbread houses, edible place cards and ornaments. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

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    Sea Salt Caramels: Caramels made in the microwave? Absolutely! And the only gear you need is a candy thermometer. Recipe: www.midwestliving...

    Sea Salt Caramels

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    The Girl Scout: Top chocolate bark candy with chopped chocolate-mint candy (such as Andes) and sandwich cookies (such as Oreos). More ideas for fun chocolate bark toppings: www.midwestliving...

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    How to make a gorgeous "stained-glass" cookie: www.midwestliving...

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