Indulge in a Decadent Holiday Treat with this No-Bake Chocolate Yule Log Recipe

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Indulge in a Decadent Holiday Treat with this No-Bake Chocolate Yule Log Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 04, 2024

This no-bake chocolate yule log is a show-stopping dessert perfect for the holiday season. The rich chocolate flavor combined with the whimsical chocolate mushrooms will delight your guests and make a stunning centerpiece for your holiday table. Best of all, you don't need to turn on your oven to make this delicious treat!


  • 1 package chocolate wafer cookies
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 12 oz semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Mini pretzel sticks
  • Green candy melts
  • Cocoa powder
  • Powdered sugar


  1. Crush the chocolate wafer cookies in a food processor until fine crumbs form.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the heavy cream until it just starts to simmer. Remove from heat and add the chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.
  3. Add the butter to the chocolate mixture and stir until completely melted and combined.
  4. Fold the chocolate mixture into the crushed cookies until well mixed.
  5. Shape the mixture into a log shape on a piece of parchment paper and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  6. To make the chocolate mushrooms, melt the green candy melts and dip the mini pretzel sticks in the melted candy. Allow to set.
  7. Dip the pretzel sticks in melted chocolate to create mushroom caps. Dust with cocoa powder for a realistic look.
  8. Once the yule log has set, dust with powdered sugar and decorate with the chocolate mushrooms before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Yule logs have been a traditional dessert in Europe for centuries, symbolizing the warmth and light of the winter solstice.
  • No-bake desserts are perfect for the holiday season when oven space is at a premium.
  • Edible chocolate mushrooms add a whimsical touch to this classic dessert.