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12/11/2017 13:30 EST | Updated 12/20/2017 15:12 EST

Christmas Dessert Recipes That Are Too Good To Pass Up

Holiday cookies, fudge, and cheesecake — oh my!

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Even though everyone shows up to a holiday feast ready to devour the turkey, ham, and all the fixings, we'd like to argue that the dessert that caps off the meal is just as important as the mains. After all, how the meal ends is what guests will remember most, right?

That's why we've rounded up 20 Christmas dessert recipes that are too good to pass up. From salted caramel chocolate fudge to Santa hat cheesecake bites, these festive dessert ideas will leave your guests begging for more!

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1. Christmas sugar cookie truffles


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Get the recipe: If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen

2. Cinnamon chocolate hazelnut puff pastry


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Get the recipe: I Am Baker

3. Salted caramel chocolate fudge


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Get the recipe: The Recipe Critic

4. Cranberry macarons


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Get the recipe: Moje Wypieki

5. Bailey's chocolate mousse


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Get the recipe: Lemon Tree Dwelling

6. Peppermint patties


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Get the recipe: Dinner at the Zoo

7. Eggnog cheesecake cookie cups


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Get the recipe: Liv for Cake

8. White chocolate-dipped ginger cookies


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Get the recipe: Cooking Classy

9. Pretzel turtles


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10. Peppermint bark


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Get the recipe: Fork Knife Swoon

11. Chocolate cranberry mini cakes


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Get the recipe: Nirvana Cakery

12. Gingerbread swirl fudge


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Get the recipe: Sally's Baking Addiction

13. Hot chocolate cookie cups


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Get the recipe: Princess Pinky Girl

14. Santa hat cheesecake bites


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Get the recipe: Sprinkle Some Fun

15. Chocolate meringue later cake


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Get the recipe: The Life Harvest

16. Pecan chocolate-dipped shortbread cookies


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Get the recipe: A Burst of Beautiful

17. Frosty chocolate cheesecake


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Get the recipe: Culinary Hill

18. Sugar cookie dough fudge


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Get the recipe: A Bajillian Recipes

19. White chocolate cranberry cookies


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Get the recipe: Sally's Baking Addiction

20. Microwave hot chocolate fudge


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Get the recipe: Wonky Wonderful

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