Christmas Desserts That Travel Well


Many families travel for the holidays. Whether it’s up the street to your parents’ house or a road trip a couple of hours away, it’s always fun to contribute to holiday festivities and bring a treat to share. Of course, making a dessert that travel well isn’t always easy. You have to pay attention to things like whether it will melt or tip over and drain. This makes certain pies and cakes out of the question. Lucky for you we put together a list of easy to make holiday desserts that are also easy to transport.

Homemade Caramels

These buttery, sweet treats can be made up to a month in advance and stored in the freezer. If you wrap them individually you can enjoy them as a treat on the drive over to family or serve them up as mini dessert appetizers. These also make a great gift for neighbors.

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Maple Walnut Fudge

Fudge is delicious, but not everyone enjoys traditional chocolate. This maple walnut fudge is creamy, smooth, and sweet with a hint of vanilla. If you love maple syrup, you’ll love this treat. You can package it up and freeze in advance. It can keep for up to 3 months in the freezer.

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Cranberry Bliss Bars

Tart cranberries and sweet white chocolate come together on a buttery, flaky crust that’s topped with a hearty cream cheese frosting to make these delicious and portable bars. They’re actually perfect to enjoy as dessert or with breakfast.

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

If you’re looking for a sweet dessert that’s fruity and light, you’ll appreciate these bars. They’re super easy to make and are the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and tart.

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No Bake Cookies and Cream Bars

It doesn’t get easier than this, friends. No bake and delicious! Only three ingredients are required to make these chewy, buttery, delectable treats – Oreos, butter, and marshmallows,

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Photo Credit: By Evan-Amos (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons


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