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13 Desserts To Make This Holiday That Aren't Pie

The holidays are here and while pie is a fan favorite, that isn't the only sweet treat to have on your menu. From Christmas Sugar Cookie Truffles to Spiced Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting, here are 13 amazing dessert recipes you should totally bake this holiday!

White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge

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By Lauren Porter · November 18, 2016

Cherry Cheesecake Cookies? Yum!

I Heart Eating

Could you imagine biting into a delicious White Chocolate Gingerbreak Cookie and sipping some tea on a cold winter day? It's what dreams are made of. 

Cooking Classy

It still counts if you have an apple dipped in chocolate with caramel drizzle and crushed pecans as a healthy snack right? Right. 

Mom Loves Baking

Truffles are always a nice treat but add in some sugar cookies and it's a whole new glorious experience! 

If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen

Since dark chocolate is good for you why not just load up on these Dark Chocolate Truffle Cookies!

Very Best Baking

Lemon Bundt Cakes are required all year round especially during the holiday season. 

Carnal Dish

Say toodles to Eggnog in a glass as you bite into these Mini Eggnog Cheesecakes. They don't dare disappoint!

Finding Time To Fly

Peppermint just feels like the holidays and one bite into this Holiday Peppermint Cake and it'll taste like it too!

Love Bakes Good Cakes

It's cookies on cookies with a dash of a chocolate treat with these Loaded M&M Oreo Cookie Holiday Bars. Each bite will leave you satisfied! 

Averie Cooks

Come through bread pudding! This Gingerbread Bread Pudding with a sweet Vanilla Sauce is just what you need to savor all the flavor of the season. 

Tornadough Alli

One bite into these Spiced Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cheesecake Frosting and all you'll want to do is rejoice. 

Wonky Wonderful

White. Chocolate. Cranberry. Fudge. Does it get any better than that?!

Mom On Timeout

Brownie Christmas Trees?! Yes, yes and yes again!

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