Last Updated on August 3, 2023 by Share My Kitchen
Christmas chocolate bar recipes are the perfect way to bring some holiday cheer into your life!
They’re perfect for movie night or just relaxing by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa.
All you need are some simple ingredients—toast, butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon—and a few minutes of prep time. Then you can enjoy these delicious treats in no time at all!
1. Mincemeat Christmas Chocolate Bar
What holiday celebrations would be complete without mincemeat as a dessert? These chocolate bars are so tender that even people who claim they don’t like the taste will be pleasantly surprised.
2. Frosted Pumpkin Cranberry Bars
These mildly spiced pumpkin bars have tangy dried cranberries inside and a creamy brown butter frosting. It is absolutely delightful. Luckily, this recipe makes a lot, so everyone can have more than one! You’ll be hooked no matter what.
3. Cranberry Bog Bars
These fun bars are sweet and chewy, and they combine the flavors of brown sugar, pecans, oats, and cranberries. Before serving, you can sprinkle the squares with confectioners’ sugar.
Their family has a tradition of making these German desserts together. It is recipe from their great-grandmother’s cookbook, and from the number of requests they got, it definitely survived generations.
5. Chocolate Mint Brownies
This recipe for mint chocolate brownies has a great feature: they will become moister if they are kept in the fridge for a day or two. The problem is that they are too good that no one can leave them alone for too long!
6. Candy Cane Shortbread Bars
These bars were created for the creator’s daughter, who loves peppermint. Its buttery shortbread texture melts in your mouth. It will always be a big hit if you decide to make it.
7. Cranberry Date Bars
These bars are rich and delicious, and they allow you to enjoy cranberries all year. You can make batches for various church and social events.
8. Maple-Glazed Cinnamon Chip Bars
These maple-glazed cinnamon chip bars will make your kitchen smell like Christmas. The maple glaze makes it look fancier, and the cinnamon chips add a wonderful flavor to the bars.
9. Triple-Layer Cookie Bars
These peanutty and chewy chocolate bars will definitely become a popular choice for your family. They are great for snacks and desserts. You can make these when you feel like you need something sweet and special.
10. Ginger-Cream Bars
This old-time recipe is a great one, and it will be a hit with everyone who tastes it. These frosted bars have even been requested by 4-year-olds as nursery treats.
11. Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars
What did you do when you couldn’t choose between two of your favorite desserts? You can combine them! This snickerdoodle-blondie hybrid proved even better with caramel, always a great ingredient.
12. Pecan Pie Bars
These pecan pie bars are delicious and rich. It tastes just like pecan pie! They are great to take to potlucks or other events. You will always return home with an empty pan. These Kentucky Derby pecan pie bars make a great snack to enjoy while watching the races.
13. Raisin Pumpkin Bars
These moist raisin pumpkin bars will keep for a while if they aren’t eaten by your entire family right away. They are great to bring to potlucks, or to have as snacks or dessert anytime.
14. White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies
These are often requested by friends to be made for wedding receptions. To make it more interesting, you can cut the bars into triangles and drizzle white chocolate on each one.
15. Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Bars
What could be more delicious than brownie crust with chocolate cheesecake and chocolate ganache on top? These cheesecake bars are sure to please even the most ardent chocolate lover.
16. Gingerbread Meringue Bars
Combining the writer’s grandmother’s gingerbread recipe and her aunt’s brown sugar meringue made a recipe of the best of both. These bars will become a family favorite and a great part of your holiday tradition.
17. Cinnamon Brownies
One Christmas, a friend gifted them these delicious brownies. Half the pan was gone before they realized that cinnamon was their secret ingredient.
18. Date-Nut Honey Bars
The combination of these flavors will remind you of baklava, but without the long hours! These bars make great holiday gifts, platters, and bake sales. They are always a hit.
19. Holiday Almond Bars
This quick-to-make, delicious dessert can always be a part of your Christmas celebrations.
20. Honey Cinnamon Bars
This recipe is for sweet bar cookies made with cinnamon and walnuts by the writer’s aunt. Drizzle these with icing, serve with tea or coffee.
21. Raspberry Linzer Bars
Although this dessert is a bit sophisticated, everyone who tries it will be able to smile like a child.
22. Maple Christmas Chocolate Bar
Their family owns a maple syrup business, so they are always on the lookout for new ways to use maple syrup in their baking and cooking. These bars are so tasty!
23. Cranberry Clementine Bars
Although lemon bars are delicious, you can make this holiday-inspired twist on a classic dessert when the holidays roll around and clementines are everywhere.
24. Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Bars
This seven-layer bar is a combination of dried cherries and pistachios. You can make it more interesting by using cinnamon or chocolate graham crumbs instead of plain. Then, substitute walnuts or pecans for the pistachios.
25. Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake Bars
If your family loves all things cheesecake, you are looking at the right recipe. These bars are a combination of tart cranberries and rich cream cheese, and they taste even better when chilled overnight.
26. Chocolate Buttermilk Squares
The pan will always come back clean whenever you decide to bring these squares to a potluck. They will disappear as quickly as you make them at home.
27. Cherry Coconut Treats
This recipe was created by their great-grandmother more than 100 years before they were born. These delicious bites have been a hit at many family gatherings. You can make these festive for holidays by using red and green maraschino cherries.
28. Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars
These sweet potato cheesecake bars will fill your home with pumpkin spice aromas. Although they look difficult, you can actually easily make a batch at home.
29. Cranberry-Orange Bars
This recipe has been a family favorite for many years. It is a wonderful recipe! These bars are great for snacks and can be used as dessert.