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Your Allergen-Free Holiday Dessert Guide – 2020

Do you feel like 2020 has been the longest year ever? Because we sure do! With the end of the year quickly approaching, that can only mean one thing. IT’S THE HOLIDAYS! The holidays call for food, company, gifts, and good times. However, since 2020 has been the year of social distancing, this holiday season may be different than past holiday seasons. Just because we are socially distancing from one another, doesn’t mean we have to socially distance ourselves from delicious, holiday desserts. Whether you enjoy these by yourself or enjoy with company next year, this holiday dessert guide features tasty desserts as well as allergen-free desserts featuring the Simply Delish range!

Vegan Chocolate-Peppermint Pudding Bars Recipe

The taste of chocolate and peppermint reminds us all of the holidays, especially a cup of delicious hot coco! This recipe is just like a cup of hot cocoa but in the form of pudding bars. This recipe is perfect for anyone who follows a vegan diet, but at the end of the holidays, this recipe is great for everyone!  

vegan simply delish chocolate peppermint bars

Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Bars

This mouth-watering dessert is perfect for the holiday season. The combination of peppermint and chocolate brings you back to your childhood, enjoying a tall cup of hot chocolate. This vegan recipe is easy and only has seven ingredients including the minty, peppermint topping.


Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Setting Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 35 mins
Servings: 10 bars
Calories: 896kcal



  • ¾ cup oat flour
  • 2 tbls maple syrup
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 flax egg 1 tbsp ground flax & 3 tbsp water, let thicken for 10-15 min



  • Preheat oven 350°F.
  • Mix crust ingredients to form a dough. If too sticky, add more flour and if too dry add some warm water or more syrup. 
  • Press into a parchment lined small loaf/baking pan.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Make pudding according to directions.
  • Once crust has cooled for about 20 min, spread pudding on top & top with crushed candy canes.
  • Place in the freezer until set (at least 4 hours). 
  • Let thaw slightly, slice, & enjoy.


Calories: 896kcal | Carbohydrates: 148g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 484mg | Potassium: 653mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Calcium: 550mg | Iron: 6mg
Air fry Maple Bacon Donuts Recipe

Are you the kind of person who celebrates the start of Christmas Day with a big and delicious breakfast? These donuts have the best of both worlds, a little sweet and a little salty. If you follow a vegan diet, feel free to substitute the bacon for a vegan-friendly bacon substitute.   

keto maple bacon donuts

Airfryer Maple Bacon Donuts

The smell of fresh bacon and maple syrup in the morning can get anyone out of bed. So when the two ingredients come together in the form of a keto donut, no one can resist. This recipe is delicious and keto-friendly! These donuts are the perfect side dish for morning breakfast, or as an after-dinner dessert. It's all up to you! Enjoy this yummy, pudding filled recipe and along with your cup of coffee!

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Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Total Time: 42 mins
Servings: 10 donuts
Diet – Keto



  • 1 packet Simply Delish Vanilla Pudding
  • cups milk alternative or, 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbls sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 10 drops Oooflavors bacon flavor concentrate If you don’t have the concentrate, you can add actual bacon bits for that smoky flavor!


  • ½ cup maple syrup equal parts
  • ½ cup powdered sugar substitute
  • bacon crumbles


  • 1 packet Keto and Co. pancake mix



  • Mix the Simply Delish Instant Vanilla Pudding with the milk according to the package.
  • Once the pudding is, add the maple syrup, cinnamon and Oooflavor bacon concentrate.


  • Mix equal parts maple syrup, and powdered sugar substitute until a frosting forms.
  • Cook three pieces of bacon and crumble.


  • Follow the instructions for the Keto and Co. pancake mix.
  • Add the mixture to a silicone sphere mold and fill halfway.
  • Once filled, airfry for 10-12 minutes at 350°f.


  • Once cooled, fill each donut with the pudding filling mixture by poking a small hole and using a piping bag.
  • Dip each donut top in the maple glaze and add the bacon crumbles to each one.
  • For added decoration, sprinkle powdered sugar substitute over the batch of donuts.
  • Serve and enjoy.
Keto + Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding Pie with a Brownie Crust

Sugar-free and keto-friendly?! YES! This recipe combines brownie and pudding and you get it all in one dish. While this dessert may be sugar-free, it sure packs a punch of sweetness. From the chocolaty crust and inside to the white, velvety topping, it will remind you of a delicious winter wonderland! This winter wonderland recipe was created by Caitlin of The Clean Eater.

chocolate cake made using simply delish

Keto + Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding Pie with a Brownie Crust

This brownie pudding pie is so delicious and chocolatey, you'll be wanting more than one slice. Aside from being delish, this recipe is sugar-free, it's keto-friendly, and gluten-free, a great allergen-free dessert option.


Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Assemble: 15 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Servings: 8 slices
Author: Caitlin




  • 1 egg
  • cup Lakanto powdered sugar monkfruit sweetener
  • cup almond flour
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup butter solid
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp Lakanto monkfruit sweetener
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Start with your pudding first! Whip your Simply Delish Instant Pudding powder and almond milk until it doubles in size and takes on pudding consistency.
  • Then place your pudding in the fridge while you start to make the brownie crust.
  • Put all of your ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk. Make sure the butter is well incorporated.
  • The dough should be crumbly.
  •  Using your hands spread out the dough in your dish.
  •  Bake for 15 min or until set.
  • Once that is done let it cool for a bit and then start making your whip cream topping.
  •  In another bowl whip your cream and sugar. Then add in your vanilla until your mixture forms stiff peaks!
Strawberry Pudding Cookies

Let’s switch it up this year for Santa. Instead of the traditional chocolate chip cookies that Santa normally enjoys, considering baking these cookies. Your little ones will love mixing and baking these alongside you, knowing that Santa will not only love these cookies but will love dunking them into a tall glass of milk. This tasty recipe was created by Jackie of Sweet Girl Treats.

marshmallow cookies

Strawberry Pudding Marshmallow Cookies

This easy to follow recipe is amazing, however, there is one problem with this recipe! The minute you make these cookies, they'll be gone because they're so good! These cookies sure pack a mean punch of flavor! From the marshmallows to the crushed golden Oreos, these may be your new favorite cookie.  

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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 12 cookies


  • ¾ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet Simply Delish Strawberry Pudding
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 15-20 golden Oreos
  • 1 cup fruit-flavored marshmallows


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Add in eggs and vanilla extract, beat until combined. Scrape down the bowl once complete.
  •  In a separate bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (flour, pudding mix, salt, baking soda).
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients in 2-3 portions, mixing well after each addition.
  • Coarsely crush the Golden Oreos using a food processor. Add the Oreos and marshmallows to the dough and mix until combined.
  • Use a spoon or cookie dough scoop to measure and ball the cookie dough (if you are not using a cookie dough scoop, you should roll the dough into balls with your hands).
  •  Place balled cookie dough on to greased cookie sheet, leaving at least 1 inch in between each cookie.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the bottom just begins to brown (cookie edges should just barely brown before removing from the oven).

We hope that you and your families can enjoy this “different” holiday season, even though you may be apart from your extended families. You can virtually come together and share delicious dessert recipes, laughs, and still have a merry good time. With our range of allergen-free desserts, we hope Simply Delish Jels and Puddings can accommodate everyone’s sweet tooth. Whether they are sugar-free, keto, vegan, gluten-free, and everything in between, everyone deserves to celebrate the holidays with family and desserts! 

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  • SiliconeGuy

    March 1, 2021 at 6:47 am

    i tip my silicon hat to a good article


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