Holiday Dessert Recipes Made Easy with Pillsbury

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Last week, I asked you about my Holiday Preview Potluck Party and asked you what holiday dessert recipes I should make. I decided on several recipes and actually made a couple videos of 2 holiday dessert recipes found on I made the Pecan-Pumpkin Pie and the Holiday Pumpkin-Chocolate Strudel. Both were huge hits and there were no leftovers!

Holiday Dessert Recipes

One thing that I like about the recipes on is that most recipes are easy, many take under 30 minutes from start to finish. Their slogan of “Pillsbury Makes Ideas Easy” is really true. The recipes don’t require a zillion steps and a ton of ingredients. Check out below my intro video on the two holiday dessert recipes I made.

The recipes were quick and easy. My daughter and I enjoyed baking the desserts together. There were plenty of steps that she could help out with.

Both desserts were yummy. The strudel broke apart a little when I cut it, it was the first time I’ve made it and had no idea how to roll a jelly roll, so that my have something to do with it. :) It was presentable though and tasted great.

My favorite was the Pecan Pumpkin Pie. I think it is my new favorite pumpkin recipe! It was the first time I’ve baked a pie with pecans, I have always been nervous to attempt a pecan pie. After that success, now I plan to try the Mincemeat Pie recipe – something I would have never attempted before!

picture of Pecan Pie Recipe from
Pecan Pie Recipe from

I love trying new recipes, don’t you? You can find all kinds of recipes for everyday dinners to holiday recipes.

Christmas Appetizer
Christmas Appetizer

Our first official Christmas Party is coming up soon, so I’ve already been looking at the 50 Fabulous Holiday Appetizers. There is section devoted to Christmas Recipes. I think I will try either the Confetti Pinwheels or the Crescent Bacon-Cheese Tartlets. Both look like crowd pleasers.


Disclosure: The Pillsbury product, information, food ideas, online coupon link, and prize pack have been provided by Pillsbury through MyBlogSpark.

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