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9 Quick and Easy Last Minute Holiday Treats

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I’m not sure how time flies by so quickly, but if you’re like me and need a few ideas for quick, easy, and festive last minute holiday treats, here are some delicious ideas.

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While I’ve been holiday baking since October, making Christmas candy ahead, baking cranberry bread and muffins, and freezing stollen and other holiday breads, I still need a few more treats.

If you’re in the same boat, looking for quick and easy ideas, here are some festive recipes I love.

Last Minute Holiday Treats

All of these recipes are easy, and some are incredibly quick– like 2 to 5 minutes quick. Some are healthy, and some are just decadently wonderful. I hope you find some helpful ideas for last minute holiday treats!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Christmas Chocolate Mug Cake in a White Cappuccino Mug with Whipped Cream

2 Minute Christmas Chocolate Mug Cake

Get festive with this oh-so-simple Christmas Chocolate Mug Cake, in 2 minutes. It's chocolatey and delicious, dense and rich, and perfect for the holidays. Treat yourself to a decadent dessert in minutes. Plenty of time for that Christmas movie you've been meaning to watch!

Side view of stacked Holiday M&M Cookie Bars on a white plate

Holiday M&M Cookie Bars

Holiday M&M Cookie Bars are soft, chewy, and packed with chocolate and festive colors. Incredibly simple to make, they are the perfect quick and easy cookie for a busy season!

Pile of Christmas crack and red and green M&Ms next to a half full glass jar.

5 Minute Christmas Crack Chex Mix

Tis the season for sweet and salty, and easy. This simple Christmas Crack can be made in 5 minutes or less — and is incredibly tasty. Does it get better than that?

Closeup view of Christmas Mini Pancake Stacks

5 Minute Christmas Mini Pancake Stacks

These Christmas Mini Pancake Stacks are the quickest, cutest, easiest holiday breakfast or brunch pancake skewers you'll ever make. With ready-made ingredients, fresh fruit, and festive skewers, they are sure to liven up the party for kids and adults alike.

Christmas Muddy Buddies in a White Bowl with Hot Chocolate in the background

Christmas Muddy Buddies Recipe

This Christmas Muddy Buddies Recipe is the perfect quick and easy treat for the holidays. Always a classic favorite, naturally gluten-free, and ready in minutes!

Top view of Christmas Breakfast Charcuterie Board

Easy Christmas Breakfast Charcuterie Board

Set a festive mood with this easy Christmas Breakfast Charcuterie Board that's simple to put together. Filled with delicious holiday treats that are both sweet and savory, including fresh fruit, mini quiche, pastries, yogurt, granola, and more. It's a 5-minute holiday brunch charcuterie board everyone will love.

Top view of a bowl of avocado hummus with whole grain crackers

5 Minute Avocado Hummus Recipe

This Quick and Easy Avocado Hummus recipe is everything you love about guacamole and hummus in one, delicious bowl. It’s smooth and creamy… and incredible!

Bowl of Christmas Granola with jarred homemade granola for food gifts

Christmas Granola

This spiced Christmas Granola recipe is an easy, healthy, homemade and festive treat packed with wholesome grains, nuts, and fruit, that tastes like Christmas in every bite. This winter granola recipe is also great for packaging up for Christmas food gifts!

3 Ingredient Frozen Yogurt Bark for Healthy Snacks

This Frozen Yogurt Bark is a 3 ingredient, 5-minute healthy summer snack you'll want to have in your freezer all season. Super simple to make, this frozen treat is perfect for hot summer days.

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