The holiday dessert that puts your taste buds all aflutter reveals quite a bit of information about your personality. “Food alone is a prime indicator of a person’s inner emotions,” says psychologist and family therapist Diana Reid. “But there’s a special significance to the choice of dessert because it reflects the core facets of your personality that began developing during childhood.”

Jelly Roll Cake
This fancy dessert is a perfect choice for someone who’s always ahead of the pack, looking toward the future and setting treads for others to follow. Your fertile imagination and creative ability make you a master of holiday magic. Whether you’re decorating your home inside and out, or creating a culinary piece de resistance, friends and family know they’re in for a splendid celebration with all the trimmings.

Apple Pie
The chaos of holiday cooking, cleaning, gift buying and family visits never unnerves unflappable you. Experts say even the smell of your favorite treat reduces stress while also bringing happy memories to mind. But you’re no slacker. You just bustle around with a lot more cool than most, achieving your goals while making it all look so easy. Your ability to reach all your goals with a minimum of drama makes you a natural leader.

Pumpkin Pie
You have a quiet strength that may be overlooked by some, but your loved ones and colleagues often turn to you for support and guidance in times of crisis. You also possess a generous heart, and your spontaneous warmth toward others instantly puts them at ease. Your combination of self confidence and dignity makes you a born peacemaker who has the enviable ability to settle arguments and mend fences with just a word.

You’re a titillating talker with a variety of opinions that you’re bursting to share. Even when others disagree with your thoughts, they still enjoy your smart, informed conversation. Your choice of dessert also shows you often swim against the tide of conformity, ready to debate anyone you perceive as old fashioned. But it’s your sheer honesty coupled with your ready admission to admit you’re wrong that makes you beloved.

Pecan Pie
You’re unwavering faith in friends, family and co-workers is an astounding trait that, in turn, brings others to your side. You remain focused on your goals in the same way, doing whatever it takes to achieve success. You crave a comfortable environment, and you’ll do what it takes to achieve it. That means you’re a master at putting people at ease, discovering the desires they hold dear and figuring out how to fulfill their dreams.