The holiday season is upon us. We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and are looking forward to the New Year ahead. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or something else, we wish you and your family nothing but the best this time of year.

If you are like everyone in The HD Group, you look forward to food during the holiday season. There are so many great family meals and delectable desserts that we get to enjoy for the holidays. The food is part of what makes the season so special!

We wanted to share some creative and delicious holiday dessert recipes that you and your family can try. Here are our top picks, along with links to the full recipes:

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Here is a fun take on a traditional pumpkin pie, with a lighter filling and a delicious ginger snap crust that adds a unique holiday flavor combination. It’s easy to make and everyone in the family will love it! See the full recipe.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These cookies are a Christmas tradition for many families. They are easy to make and the kids will love them. The soft chocolate inside is surrounded by a crackly crinkle crust that’s coated in powder sugar. See the full recipe.

English Toffee

There are few things more decadent than a fresh batch of homemade English toffee. The recipe is simple, but it will take some work (constant stirring) and practice to get it just right. Try it topped with semi-sweet chocolate and your favorite nuts. We recommend chopped pecans! See the full recipe.

Grasshopper Pie

Don’t worry. No grasshoppers will be harmed in the making of this tasty mint and chocolate pie. It has a minty mousse filling and a chocolate cookie crust. It’s great as a holiday dessert with the green coloration and classic mint flavor. See the full recipe.

Vegan Coconut & Rum Snowballs

This no-bake dessert is very easy to make and this recipe is both vegan and gluten-free if you have dietary restrictions. They are super sweet and fluffy when made with coconut and oat flour, and you can also add rum for an even more festive flavor. See the full recipe.

Candy Cane Layer Cake

If you want a real Christmas-themed centerpiece for your holiday dinner or party, try this peppermint-infused layer cake topped with candy cane crumbles. You can have a lot of fun baking and decorating this festive dessert! See the full recipe.

Happy Holidays from The HD Group. We hope you enjoy these dessert ideas. Just remember the most important thing this time of year is to spend quality time with those you care about most. Whether you are able to get together or not, be thankful for your loved ones and don’t forget to let them know how much you care.