Traditional Mexican Christmas desserts are like none other. Whether you’re in the mood for buneulos with powdered sugar, spicy chocolate cookies or Gingerbread pigs washed down with a swig of rompope, we have the most popular Mexican Christmas desserts.
Mexican Hot Chocolate Shortbread
These spicy chocolate shortbread cookies are a lot softer than you might think. Warning: Eat with a glass of milk to tame the spice!
Mexican Marranitos Molasses Gingerbread Pigs
Marranitos are a subtle combination between cookie and cake. And, while they’re called “Gingerbread Pigs” in most Mexican households, they actually don’t contain any ginger or cinnamon, but instead get their flavor from molasses.
Mexican Hot Chocolate Trifle
Chocolate cake, ganache, and marshmallow topping complete this hard to resist and messy to make trifle.
Mexican Spiced Dark Chocolate Tarts
A simple chocolate ganache spiced with cinnamon, cayenne and chili are a snap to make in under 15 minutes!
Polvorones de Canela
These tasty little Mexican cookies rolled in cinnamon sugar are simple treats to make for the holidays.
Mexican Buñuelos with Spiced Brown Sugar Syrup
Bunuelos are traditional Mexican fritters that are crispy and thin wafers of fried dough served with powdered sugar. Yum!
Christmas Churros with Hot Chocolate Sauce
Churros are like the Mexican version of doughnuts. And, serve with this hot chocolate its perfect for the holidays.
The Mexican bread pudding has a vegan touch with vegan cheese and a vegan cream sauce.
Christmas Rompope is similar to eggnog, except rompope has fully cooked egg whites. It’s a Christmas time favorite!
Pan Dulce are like Mexican sweet rolls that are a must-have on Christmas morning.
Rosca de Reyes with Cranberry-Almond Filling and an Eggnog Glaze
Rosca de Reyes, or the King’s Cake, is a traditional symbol of Three Kings day on January 6 to celebrate the three wise men giving gifts to Jesus.
Dulces Bunuelos de Rodilla
These Bunuelos are topped with a cinnamon sugar syrup instead of powdered sugar. Either way you serve them, they are sure to be a hit!