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10 Must-Make Desserts for the Holidays

The holidays are a time filled with snow days, carolers, parties and sweets.

Santa’s not the only one making a list this year! Here at Bosch, we’ve gathered this list of must-make holiday desserts, from cookies all the way down to rugelach.

Sugar Cookies

Whether you make sugar cookies to leave out for Santa or to give away as gifts, this is one dessert you just can’t skip! Here’s our favorite sugar cookie recipe as well as an alternative if you prefer softer sugar cookies.

For eight great tips on making perfect sugar cookies, read our recent blog post!=

Pumpkin Roll

This pumpkin roll combines all the best things about the fall and winter seasons: pumpkin, indulgent cream cheese and fun, easy baking! Plus, your Bosch Stand Mixer makes beating your cream cheese mixture together a breeze.

Red Velvet Cake

Red velvet cake is a holiday must, even if only for its festive color. If cake isn’t your thing, try these cupcakes instead!

Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is a classic comfort food, perfect for snowy winter parties!

Raspberry Truffles

These festive truffles make a great party platter. They’re an easy to serve finger food and are so delicious, you’ll have a hard time keeping them on the plate!

Gingerbread Cookies

Of course we couldn’t make a holiday dessert list without including gingerbread! Whether you make a yummy house or use cookie cutters to create fun shapes, this recipe has you covered- just don’t forget the decorations!

Roasted Pears

Roasted pears are a traditional holiday staple! Their warm flavor, paired with lemon cream and candied pine nuts like in this recipe make them irresistible!

Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are an easy favorite, especially if you’re crunched for time in the dessert department.

Cinnamon Walnut Rugelach

These mouthwatering bites of crisp yet pillowy pastries, otherwise known as rugelach, are a fall and winter must. Try this rugelach recipe with a cinnamon and walnut filling!

Chocolate Fudge

Let’s be honest, Santa’s not the only one who loves fudge. You’ll want to incorporate this irresistible recipe all year ‘round!

Let us know in the comments what your go-to holiday dessert is!