10 Best Desserts to Take to a Holiday Party

Looking for one thing particular to take to your subsequent vacation occasion? Look no additional! Here are 10 of our very favourite recipes, from Eggnog Pound Cake to Rum Balls!

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Elizabeth Stark, Emma Christensen, Irvin Lin, Elise Bauer, Megan Keno, and Cindy Rahe

‘Tis the season for vacation events and all of the candy indulgences that come together with them. Have you volunteered to deliver dessert to your subsequent gathering?

Here are ten of our favorites that journey effectively and are positive to please everybody on the occasion.

Chocolate Peppermint Swiss Roll

1 Chocolate Peppermint Swiss Roll: Oohs and ahhs could outcome from unveiling this chocolate-covered Swiss roll at a celebration—and proceed as soon as folks chunk into this light-as-a cloud, minty-sweet concoction.


Christmas Crack

2 Christmas Crack: Made with saltine crackers, cracked into items, and form of addictive – this Christmas Crack lives as much as its identify on all counts. They come collectively shortly (although permit time for them to set) and are very shareable.


three Rum Balls: Hand-held treats are made for vacation dessert tables. These no-bake rum balls could be made a number of days forward, which makes life simpler and likewise deepens the flavors.


Chocolate Chip Cookies

four Chocolate Chip Cookies: If you’re pressed for time, chocolate chip cookies are at all times a winner. Few folks can flip them down. These chocolate chip cookies are a bit of particular—some milk powder blended into the batter does wonders makes them gentle and chewy.


Eggnog Pound Cake

5 Eggnog Pound Cake: This cake is suffused with the flavors of the season—brandy, nutmeg, and cinnamon, plus cranberry and orange. Bonus: Any leftovers could be eaten for breakfast.


Sweet Potato Pie with Pecan Topping

6 Sweet Potato Pie with Pecan Topping: Pie is so arduous to withstand, and that is one loaded with pecans, a candy caramel sauce, and candy potatoes.


Flourless Lemon Almond Cake

7 Flourless Lemon Almond Cake: Here’s a little bit of an antidote to extreme sweetness we encounter across the holidays. There’s one thing so interesting about citrus this time of yr, too. This cake will enchantment to those that have to keep away from gluten.


Triple Gingerbread Cake

eight Triple Ginger Gingerbread Cake: Ginger lovers, take observe! With contemporary, powdered, and candied ginger, this cake is each candy and spicy.


Pumpkin Bars with Streusel Topping

9 Pumpkin Bars with Streusel Topping: This dessert is able to journey! The caramel sauce that goes excessive simply earlier than serving places it, effectively, excessive. And that’s what the vacations are all about.


Caramel Apple Monkey Bread

10 Caramel Apple Monkey Bread: Don’t let the phrase “monkey bread” put you off. Trust us, it’s scrumptious. This pull-apart bread will fulfill a complete crowd—you actually draw back small items of sticky candy dough and eat them. It’s loaded with apple cider caramel and baked apples, and practically as wealthy as cake!

Carrie Havranek

Carrie Havranek is a meals author residing in Easton, Pennsylvania who goes out of her method for farmers markets, a loopy new ingredient, yoga class, and an amazing cup of tea. Find extra of her work her on her weblog The Dharma Kitchen. Her first cookbook, Tasting Pennsylvania, will probably be printed in spring 2018.

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