It’s the holidays, which means time is essential. If you’re in a pinch and only have about 30 minutes to whip up a delicious and decadent dessert, then we’ve got you covered. These desserts aren’t just holiday-friendly in the festive sense, but in the sense of time, as well.


Petits Pains Au Chocolat 

Photo and recipe courtesy of Bake Love Give

These are, essentially, mini chocolate croissants. This recipe is genius as it’s completely easy and takes little to not time. The entire family will love these for dessert or a decadent breakfast. 

Red Velvet Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Photo and recipe courtesy of Sally’s Baking Addiction 

Red velvet and cheesecake together are just two flavors that make this one of the best desserts you’ve ever had. They’re easy to prepare and bake in 30 minutes.

No Bake Meyer Lemon Cheesecake Shots

Photo and recipe courtesy of Cravings of a Lunatic

Desserts that are no-bake make us feel less stressed, which is essential during the holidays. These blueberry and meyer lemon cheesecake shots may be our sweetest baking lifesavers this season. Try it for yourself! 

Apple Rings

Photo and recipe courtesy of Diethood

Are you on a serious time crunch? These apple rings take just 25 minutes to make altogether. They’re also light and delicious. 

Rice Crispy Treat Bark 

Photo and recipe courtesy of Kailey’s Kitchen 

This holiday bark recipe is not only delicious, but it only takes ten minutes out of your entire day to make. If baking is the last item on your never ending list, with this recipe it will definitely get done.