My 5 Best Holiday Bakes

Now that Christmas is just around the corner, many people have been pulling out old recipes and preparing for the holiday baking season. I love to bake and have loved experimenting over the past few years with new Christmas confections. The pandemic has also gotten more and more people into baking, so I decided to compile a list of five of my favorite recipes to make during the holiday season.

  1. 1. Peppermint Cheesecake

    I made this for a holiday party last year and absolutely loved it! If you’re a fan of peppermint, definitely give it a try. While the recipe may seem a bit complicated, the process actually isn’t too hard, and with a little decor, you’ll impress whoever you serve it to. Find the recipe here.

  2. 2. Peppermint Bark

    Okay, I may be going a bit crazy with the peppermint, but what other time of year do you eat it? This is a simple yet delicious holiday treat, and I especially love the fact that you can customize it however you want. Any combination of toppings can make this recipe your own. Find the recipe here.

  3. 3. Peanut Butter Fudge

    Fudge is a super traditional holiday recipe, but I like to shift from chocolate to peanut butter for a more unique dessert. I have my own family recipe, but there’s plenty online that will do the trick. Find the recipe here.

  4. 4. Peanut Butter Blossoms

    Another peanut butter treat, these peanut butter blossom cookies are one of my favorite cookies at Christmastime. They look super professional (perfect for a party), and they taste even better. Find the recipe here.

  5. 5. Coconut Meringues

    Meringues are a bit of a unique recipe, so if you want to try something new, I would give these a go! Coconut plus meringue is a match made in heaven, and these treats won’t disappoint. Find the recipe here.

Although Christmas may be less of a time of gathering this year due to the pandemic, you can still enjoy the holidays just as much. Making some treats and dropping them off at a friend or family member’s house can be a great way to be festive and stay safe.

Happy holidays and happy baking!

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