The holiday season is a time for celebration and good food. But with all the shopping, decorating, and entertaining, it can be hard to find time to bake. That’s where no-bake Christmas treats come in!
These delicious desserts are just as good as their baked counterparts but are much faster and easier to make. Plus, they’re a great way to get the kids involved in the holiday kitchen.
Here are a few of our favorite no-bake Christmas treats.
Reindeer Snack Cakes
Grab some Swiss rolls and make these fun reindeer pops. They are easy, fun and festive! Let the kids help, or make these a surprise snack after school.
Get the recipe: Reindeer snack cakes.
Rudolph Chocolate Bark
These simple to make Rudolph inspired chocolate bark Christmas treats are the perfect addition to the holiday cookie platter.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Reindeer Bark
Cornflake Wreath Cookies
This vintage recipe is always a crowd pleaser and even the kids can help make them. Add these cornflake wreath cookies to the Christmas cookie platter or exchange for a fun and festive treat.
Get the recipe: Cornflake wreath cookies.
This no bake candy brings a colorful and vintage snack to your holidays. This recipe is so easy and can be made ahead of time and frozen if needed.
Get the recipe: Gumdrop nougat.
Gingerbread Rocky Road
Give rocky road a seasonal spin by adding gingerbread flavor to the mix for such a tasty treat! This is easy and will be loved by anyone you share with!
Get the recipe: Gingerbread rocky road candy.
Reindeer Rice Krispie Treats
This recipe transforms rice kripsie treats into a snack fit for Santa! Use chocolate covered pretzels and candy eyes to make a face, but don’t forget the iconic red noses!
Get the recipe: Reindeer rice krispie treats.
Ritz Cracker Ornaments
This idea is just so easy! Dunk crackers into melted chocolate and get ready to decorate these sweet and salty ornament snacks. Your guests will love this festive no bake snack.
Get the recipe: Ritz ornaments.
This no bake snack idea is just so cute that you are going to have to make these reindeer pops to share. Dip them into your cocoa or just munch on them at a party!
Get the recipe: Marshmallow reindeer.
Peppermint Cheesecake Squares
These no bake cheesecake squares will be a big hit at your family gathering this Christmas. They are creamy, dreamy and have the perfect peppermint flavor to make everyone feel festive after just a nibble.
Get the recipe: Peppermint cheesecake squares.
Mini Christmas Puddings
Make Christmas pudding a miniature food for a fun party. With 6 ingredients you can make these to satisfy your chocolate cravings in a festive way.
Get the recipe: Mini Christmas puddings.
Boozy Peppermint Bark
These fun and festive celery sticks will be the hit of the party! We used cherry tomatoes for the nose but you can use jelly beans, too.
Get the recipe: Rudolph Holiday Appetizer
Pecan Pie Balls
Deliver pecan pie flavor without the baking! These little balls of pie are so good and also, so easy to prepare for a sweet, nutty snack worth sharing with Santa himself.
Get the recipe: Pecan pie balls.
White Christmas Slice
Bring a classic Australian treat to your holiday party with this white Christmas slice. With cereal, white chocolate, and cranberries, you are sure to love this medley of flavors as well as how easily this dish comes together.
Get the recipe: White chocolate slice.
Sugar Cookie Bark
This easy holiday bark is fun to make and share! It has plenty of sugar cookie dough mixed with chocolate for a festive snack that satisfies your sweet tooth.
Get the recipe: Sugar cookie bark.
Mint Chocolate Pretzel Rods
Make pretzel rods with a minty kiss for your holiday party. This recipe is so easy that you can make them to share with your friends and neighbors for a handmade gift from the heart.
Get the recipe: Mint chocolate pretzel rods.
Snowman Pudding Pies
Make these no bake pudding pies for an easy and fun after dinner sweet that the whole family will melt for. This is the perfect portion to enjoy after eating an indulgent holiday feast.
Get the recipe: Snowman pudding pies.
This snack mix is perfect for sharing with all of Santa’s helpers! It has salty pretzels, sweet candies and cereal for a satisfying munchie mix!
Get the recipe: Reindeer chow.