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13 Holiday Desserts That Aren't Gingerbread

Pair these with the spirit of the season: Smirnoff Peppermint Twist!

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1. Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Pick your favorite holiday shape for over-the-top levels of twee.
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Pick your favorite holiday shape for over-the-top levels of twee.

2. Microwave Peanut Brittle

Only 10 minutes stand between you and peanut brittley perfection.
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Only 10 minutes stand between you and peanut brittley perfection.

3. Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

If you love peppermint and chocolate, you've found your dessert soulmate.
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If you love peppermint and chocolate, you've found your dessert soulmate.

4. Orange and Dark Chocolate Waffles

If you're thinking, But waffles aren't dessert! you need to try this recipe and see how wrong you are.
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If you're thinking, But waffles aren't dessert! you need to try this recipe and see how wrong you are.

5. Eggnog Tres Leches Cake

One of the three milks used is eggnog. All of this is absolutely delicious.
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One of the three milks used is eggnog. All of this is absolutely delicious.

6. Candy Cane Sugar Cookie Bites

No bake? No problem!
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No bake? No problem!

7. Zebra Popcorn

You start with prepared caramel corn, and it only gets easier from there.
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You start with prepared caramel corn, and it only gets easier from there.

8. Peppermint Milkshake

You could even take this recipe up a notch with a splash of booze.
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You could even take this recipe up a notch with a splash of booze.

9. Chocolate Pizza

Great as a gift, even greater as your dinner three days out of the week leading up to Christmas.
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Great as a gift, even greater as your dinner three days out of the week leading up to Christmas.

10. Chewy Molasses Cookies

Rich and chewy and perfect for double-fisting.
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Rich and chewy and perfect for double-fisting.

11. Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Even easier than they are cute, if you can believe it.
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Even easier than they are cute, if you can believe it.

12. White Chocolate Almond Truffles

So fancy and so, so, so fantastic.
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So fancy and so, so, so fantastic.

13. Three-ingredient Chocolate Bark

Customize the toppings to your taste.
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Customize the toppings to your taste.

Every dessert is better with a cocktail! Pair your desserts with a perfect Smirnoff Peppermint Hot Chocolate.

PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY. PLEASE ONLY SHARE THIS WITH THOSE 21+. SMIRNOFF PEPPERMINT TWIST. VODKA INFUSED WITH NATURAL FLAVORS. 30% ALC/VOL. ©2015 THE SMIRNOFF CO., NORWALK, CT.
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PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY. PLEASE ONLY SHARE THIS WITH THOSE 21+. SMIRNOFF PEPPERMINT TWIST. VODKA INFUSED WITH NATURAL FLAVORS. 30% ALC/VOL. ©2015 THE SMIRNOFF CO., NORWALK, CT.