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Our best Christmas Baking recipes - 12 recipes

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Top rated Christmas Baking recipes

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These bars were a staple at my work for Christmas 2013

  • Base:
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • softened
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mint chocolate chips
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • Topping:
  • 8 ounces chocolate (dark
  • semisweet or milk)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • softened
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes
3.1/5 (192 Votes)

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Pronounced “pit-sel” Pizzelles are the oldest known cookie

  • 3 eggs
  • room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter melted and cooled
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. anise extract
  • 1 ¾ cups flour
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Creamy chocolate combines with sweet cranberries and buttery toffee in the ultimate Christmas cookie!

  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 sticks butter
  • softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup toffee pieces
  • smashed into small bits
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
4.4/5 (23 Votes)

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Auntie Lorraine Tuck's yummy whipped shortbread cookies

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract (optional)
4.3/5 (19 Votes)

Chocolate square and Nutella!

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Mix 1 1/2 cups of flour with 1 tablespoon of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter,

  • Flour
  • Ground Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Eggs
  • Fat Free Cream Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Green Food Coloring
4.2/5 (19 Votes)

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We always make these cookies for Christmas

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecans
  • chopped
4.1/5 (23 Votes)

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This is one of my favorite cookie recipes that my mom used to make every Christmas

  • 1/2 cup vegan margarine
  • soft
  • 1/2 cup vegetable lard
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups AP flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes
  • garnish
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • garnish
4.2/5 (10 Votes)

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My mother used to make this bread every christmas

  • ½ cup milk (at room temperature)
  • 2 eggs (at room temperature)
  • ½ – 1 tsp salt (I always use less salt
  • so I added ½ tsp)
  • 3 tbsp liquid honey
  • ¼ cup butter cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2½ cups all purpose or bread flour
  • 1 tbsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp anise seeds (I left these out)
  • 1 tbsp bread machine or instant yeast
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup mixed candied peel (see notes)
  • 1/3 cup candied citron (see notes)
  • ¼ cup silvered almonds
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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Biscuits that will melt in your mouth

  • 3/4 cup of butter
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 1 tsp of almond extract
  • 5 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 1.5 cups of flour
  • 2 tsp of cold water
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1/2 of icing sugar
  • Granulated sugar
3.6/5 (48 Votes)

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Gingerbread is a Christmas tradition that stems from Germany

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 Gingerbread spice pack (In Germany
  • they provide a pre-mixed spice pack just for Gingerbread
  • somewhat similar to our Pumpkin Pie Spice)
  • **If you don't have the pre-mixed spice pack: 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp clove.
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 egg
  • beaten
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
3.9/5 (24 Votes)

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