What are some other holiday desserts for a crowd and are easily made ahead of time?

I've been tasked with making desserts this year and I need at least 3 to 4 desserts for 15 people. I've decided on a fruit tart and pecan shortbread with chocolate. I just need at least one more dessert to round everything out. Maybe chocolate?

  • Posted by: @jeanine
  • December 19, 2019


sweetfood December 23, 2019
I would like to go with Truffle chocolate recipe. Here is the recipe: https://food52.com/recipes/81712-nama-chocolate-recipe
Gammy December 20, 2019
You mentioned pecan shortbread with chocolate. If you are leaving off the chocolate, these pecan bars are like mini pecan pies in bar form. I would make a sling out of parchment or foil to help with removing from pan. https://www.landolakes.com/recipe/17205/classic-pecan-pie-bars/
Nancy December 19, 2019
Do something chilked, easy in a single dish. A refrigerator cake (British, often chocolate or fruit flavored, uses cookies and some kind of cream or frosting, no more baking needed). Throwback but good - Tiramisu. Trifle. Each can be boozy, or not, to taste.
By the way, if your third dessert is chocolate flavored, I would leave the chocolate off the pecan pie, to differentiate more among the three desserts.
Nancy December 19, 2019
"Something chilled"
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