Holiday Baking Recipes

Satisfy your sweet tooth this season with our countless holiday baking recipes. We have the best recipes for Christmas cookies, cakes, pies, brownies, bars, and other delicious Christmas desserts. Instead of your typical Christmas cookies, try Christmas candy instead. You can also save baking time by making classic Christmas dessert recipes such as gingerbread, fruitcake, and Christmas pudding. Get the kids baking with our Christmas cookie recipes that kids can help make -- our recipes include sugar cookie carolers and chocolate gingerbread people. Our irresistible holiday cake recipes will please any Christmas party guest, and we give you holiday dessert recipes that use peppermint -- a Christmas favorite -- as a key ingredient. Don't forget to try our all-time favorite Christmas cookies -- our top recipes (including shortbread, bars, whoopie pies, and biscotti) are ones you'll want to save, share, and make again and again!

Our Favorite Cookies for Your Christmas Parties

With classic sugar cookies, salted caramel-filled macaroons, spritz, shortbread, and more, these gorgeous and delicious Christmas cookies are sure to impress.

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