Christmas Lasagna Dessert Recipe

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Christmas Lasagna Dessert Recipe – a creamy layered festive dessert that will impress at all your holiday get togethers. 

This summer I made a Lemon lasagna dessert recipe that everyone loved. It quickly became one of the more popular recipes on my site. So today we are doing a Christmas version!

Creamy layers of peppermint and white chocolate pudding, topped with whipped cream and M&M’s is an easy no bake recipe that you can even make ahead of time.

Christmas Lasagna Dessert Recipe - a creamy layered festive dessert that will impress at all your holiday get togethers.

 

There are kind of a lot of different ways you could go with this dessert lasagna.  I wanted it to be easy and no bake, so I used Golden Oreo’s for the crust.  But you could make a red velvet brownie or even cookies that you turned into the crust if you wanted the base to be red.

Instead of a red base, I decided to just color the different layers using red and green food coloring.  This Christmas Lasagna has a layer of white chocolate pudding with some whip cream folded into it, to make it a little thicker and creamier.

Christmas Lasagna - a dessert recipe with creamy layers!

The green layer is just a layer of vanilla pudding with peppermint extract added to it.  Then whipped cream folded into it so it is nice and creamy. Super simple!  Then top it off with even more whipped cream for a layer of white.  I sprinkled with mini red and green M&M’s, but you could do festive sprinkles if that is what you had.

I am all about peppermint with Christmas desserts, so it kind of was necessary to be added to this. This Peppermint Chocolate Cheesecake is kind of proof.

Christmas Lasagna Dessert Recipes - creamy layers ready for the holidays.

I have the recipe written using homemade whipped cream.  It is super simple – just whip heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla together until it is nice and thick. But you could use cool whip if you wanted to make it even easier!!

Christmas seems to be all about the cookies.  And don’t get me wrong I love the cookies. Peanut Butter Cup Blossom Cookies are my favorite. But I think that this dessert lasagna should have a place too!  Plus the layers are so pretty, everyone will be impressed!

So whether you are having friends over for dinner, a full blown Christmas celebration or just want something different to serve your family for dessert; this Christmas Lasagna dessert recipe is it!

Christmas Lasagna Dessert Recipe - a creamy layered festive dessert that will impress at all your holiday get togethers.

red white and green christmas lasagna on a plate
4.81 from 26 votes

Christmas Lasagna

By Erin
Christmas Lasagna Dessert Recipe - a creamy layered festive dessert that will impress at all your holiday get togethers. 
Prep: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Servings: 20

Ingredients 

Crust

  • 1 package Golden Oreo's
  • 5 Tablespoons butter, melted

Red Layer

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 packages instant white chocolate pudding, 3.4 oz each
  • 3 cups milk
  • 7-8 drops red food coloring

Green layer

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 packages instant vanilla pudding mix, 3.4 oz each
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 7-8 drops green food coloring

Topping

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Mini M&M's

Instructions 

  • Mix together melted butter and Oreo crumbs. Press into a 13x9 inch baking dish. Place in fridge until ready to use.

To make Red Layer

  • Using an electric mixer beat heavy cream until soft peaks. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until stiff peaks.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together pudding and milk until it starts to thicken. Let stand for 5 minutes.  
  • Add drops of red food coloring. Fold in whipped cream.  Spread over crust. 
  • Set in fridge until ready for the next layer.

To make the Green Layer

  • Using an electric mixer beat heavy cream until soft peaks. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until stiff peaks.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together pudding, milk, and peppermint extract until it starts to thicken. Let stand for 5 minutes.  
  • Add drops of green food coloring. Fold in whipped cream.   Spread over red layer. 

To make the Topping

  • Using an electric mixer beat heavy cream until soft peaks. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until stiff peaks.
  • Spread over green layer.  Sprinkle with M&M's.
  • Place in fridge for 4-5 hours to completely set up before serving.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 154mg | Sugar: 63g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Erin
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dessert Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20
Calories: 450
Keyword: Christmas Lasagna Dessert
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Welcome to Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts where my love of food meets my busy life. My name is Erin and I’m a casual home cook who loves to feed people. On this blog, you’ll find hundreds of quick and easy recipes made mostly from scratch. My days are spent in the kitchen, creating new recipes to share with family and friends.

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15 Comments

  1. We are excited to try this recipe for Christmas this year! If you were going to use coolwhip, how much would you add to each layer?