Searching for the perfect Christmas recipes? If your shopping list stressed you out, you don’t need to feel the same with your preparations for Christmas dinner. In this article, we’ll share with you 12 delicious yet easy dessert recipes for Christmas from professional chefs.

Check out our list below:

1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream and Raspberries

A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue usually topped with whipped cream and fruits. But in this glutten-free chocolate version, mascarpone cheese is added to its whipped topping. Check out the full recipe here.

2. Strawberry Santas

Got some extra mascarpone cream? Why not use ’em to make these cute and delicious Strawberry Santas? Time to prepare such takes less than an hour!

3. Candy Cane Cookies

Cream cheese added into a sugary mix makes this dessert blissful to munch on. Don’t forget the peppermint! Click on link to view recipe.

4. Baked Pears in Spiced Pomegranate Syrup

This dessert is best paired with Italian cookies such as Almond Biscotti or Italian Cornmeal cookies. Complete recipe here.

5. Homemade Cannoli

A quick dusting of powdered sugar on these pastries gives a “snow-coated” feel. Check out the recipe on this link.

6. Flourless Chocolate Cake with Meringue Topping

Huffington Post mentioned that this dessert highlights the marshmallowy meringue. Definitely one of the most yummy Christmas Recipes! View recipe here.

7. Ricotta Cheesecake with Raspberries

If you’re a cheesecake fan, you’ll be surprised to know that the Ricotta Cheesecake is a “hybrid between the American-style cheesecake and an Italian-style cheesecake.” Mouthwatering, right?

8. Chocolate Chestnut Cake

This dessert is light and glutten-free. Adding chestnut flour to the cake would give it a “subtle nutty, earthy aura.” Dark chocolate lovers will definitely love this!

9. Cranberry Curd Tart

This is the cranberry version of the classic French lemon curd tart. Instead of lemon juice, cranberry syrup is used. Full recipe here.

10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Not much of a cake person? Don’t worry ’cause here’s a pie recipe for both Chocolate and Peanut Butter lovers.

11. Sticky Toffee Pudding

This gooey cake is perfect for the final act and will make you ask for more! Click on this link for full recipe.

12. Cupcake Christmas Tree 

Tired of the usual cupcake appearance? Get creative and transform ’em into a Cupcake Christmas tree!