5 Easy, No-Bake Holiday Desserts

'Tis the season for sugar cookies, gingerbread houses and pies galore.

But we'll be honest, we're a bit better at eating the desserts than we are baking them ????. So, if like us, you're a bit kitchen-challenged or even just lazy, we've compiled some easy and delectable, no-bake holiday treats that you can whip up in a flash without even touching the oven.

Hot Chocolate Cereal Treats

This is a super tasty twist on a traditional Rice Krispies Treat. But, instead of Rice Krispies, you use chocolate toast squares. These would go so well with a side of hot cocoa and a warm, toasty fire. Follow the directions HERE to make them yourself!

Hot Chocolate Cereal Treats

(via Amy's Healthy Baking)


Gingerbread Fudge

This tasty treat only has five ingredients, but tastes like 20! All you have to do is melt white chocolate, throw in a few spices, and boom—you've got your gingerbread fudge! Watch the full video with instructions HERE!


Chocolate and Mint Fudge

Mint chocolate fudge is a seasonal staple, and it's a lot easier to make than it sounds! Impress the fam by whipping up this simple chocolate and mint fudge recipe, and maybe leave a few out for Santa so he spoils you even more. This one does require a microwave, but you still get to skip the oven. Watch the video recipe HERE!

Mint Swirled Fudge

(via Chelsea Messy Apron)


Peppermint Cheesecake

A seasonal spin on a classic dessert, the peppermint cheesecake is a total crowd-pleaser. It starts out with a thick Oreo crust, and inside is filled with delectable peppermint cheesecake filling. Follow THIS simple recipe for a step-by-step guide.

No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake

(via Beyond Frosting)


Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Five ingredients seems to be the no-bake lucky ingredient number! This peanut butter chocolate bar recipe is super simple and takes about three minutes to whip together. Also, who doesn't like peanut butter and chocolate. Follow the instructions to make it HERE!

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

(via Sally's Baking Addiction)


Cookie Dough Truffles

Okay, just the name alone sounds fancy. First off, cookie dough is the best part of cookies, and who can resist a truffle? And these are easy-peasy to make. All you have to do is make the cookie dough–sans egg of course–roll them into balls and freeze. Once frozen, dip them into melted chocolate and voila. The full recipe is listed HERE!

No Bake Cookie Dough Truffles

(via Delish)


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