Now that the holiday season is just around the corner, websites like Pinterest and Facebook are buzzing with holiday recipes. It’s time to start thinking about what recipes to choose and what ones are easy to make. Who doesn’t want to impress their family and friends with a dessert that looks like it took hours to make but was really fast and simple?

Some recipes may look pretty on Pinterest but seem to be impossible to make. How do you choose from the millions of recipes on Pinterest and Facebook? It’s hard to decipher from good and bad recipes, so I made it easy for you. I have picked out five of my favorite Holiday dessert recipes that are easy to make for you to try out this holiday season.

oreo balls

All you need is just three simple ingredients: Oreos, chocolate chips and cream cheese. Then poof you have a delicious dessert that takes no time at all to make.

christmas crack

The only crack that is legal to make during the holidays. This recipe only contains five ingredients: brown sugar, chocolate chips, saltines, vanilla extract and butter. It only takes a little under 15 minutes to make and an hour to set! It’s simple but very tasty. It’s sure to have you hooked.

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This recipe takes five ingredients: red food coloring, candy canes, white chocolate, condensed milk and peppermint extract. It’s easy to make, festive, and absolutely delicious! The chunks of candy cane in this fudge give the dessert a crunchy surprise in every bite.


These cookies are so simple to make. They consist of 10 ingredients: flour, boxed cake mix, baking soda, butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, holiday chocolate chips and holiday sprinkles; but don’t let that scare you, they are a piece of cake to make and delicious. Just use holiday colored chocolate chips and sprinkles to make your cookies holiday ready.




These mini pies are effortless to make and can be done with all sorts of different fillings. Be creative! You can make mini salted caramel apple pies, cherry, lemon, or pumpkin pies. If you want to save some time, just use store bought piecrust dough, instead of making your own.

Many of the recipes above are both easy and inexpensive to make if you are on a budget like most people are during the holidays. These recipes are sure to impress your family and friends’ taste buds this holiday season. So get your ovens pre-heated people and get ready for a fun holiday season that’s sure to impress in the kitchen.