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Christmas Baking Recipes

Christmas baking recipes on the site

There are lots of delicious Christmas baking recipes here that will delight one and all.

Even if everyone in your family loves something different, you are sure to find recipes for Christmas cookies, bars, squares and tarts that everyone will love.

If you entertain during the Christmas and New Year holiday season, you will probably want to make a variety of baked goods. A dessert table or platter with a mix of cookies, squares, tarts and cakes looks great on the table and offers guests a variety of wonderful and tasty options to choose from.

Many of these Christmas desserts can be made ahead and stored for a few days or even a week or more. Some can even be frozen without losing their texture.

Of course any of these recipes are quite delicious any time of year. The recipes I have gathered here on this page are those I thought are most welcomed during the holiday season.

Christmas Cookies

Any of these wonderful Christmas cookie recipes would be great for a cookie exchange with friends too.

Almond Cookies (Gluten Free)
Butter Cookies
Chocolate Bar Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
One Cookie Dough with Lots of Variations
Jewel Cookies
Hawaiian Macadamia Coconut Cookie
Peanut Cookies
Florentine Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies
Healthy Oatmeal Cookies
Coconut Macaroons
Mexican Wedding Cookies
Monster Cookies
Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
Oatmeal Cookies with Coconut
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Oreo Type Cookies
Patty Cake Cookies
Peanut Butter Cookies
Raspberry Lattice Bars
Raspberry Pinwheel Cookies
Shortbread Cookies
Soft White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sugar Cookies
Thumbprint Cookies
Date and Nut Pinwheel Cookies
Crescent Shaped Walnut Cookies


No Bake Cookies

Some of these no bake cookies are as sweet and yummylicious as chocolate bars. They are a nice bite and great for mixing in with cookies, bars and squares for a fantastic holiday sweet plate. (Look in the Squares recipes for a few more no bake delights).

Chocolate Coconut Cookies
Chocolate Chinese Noodle Cookies
Peanut Butter Balls
No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies
Rum Balls

Holiday Pies

These are the traditional pies served during the holidays.

Apple Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie
Pecan Pie
Creamy Pumpkin Pie


Squares and Tarts

Everyone loves some kind of squares or tarts. They add wonderful variety to a holiday dessert tray.

Coconut Macaroon and Chocolate Brownie Squares
Chocolate Brownies with Raspberry Filling
Butter Tarts
Butterscotch Brownies
Chocolate Pecan Tarts
Coconut Cherry Bars
Cranberry Squares
Date Squares
Lemon Squares
Lemon Tarts
Peanut Butter Squares
Rocky Road Fudge (no bake)
Nanaimo Bars (no bake)

Cakes and Cheesecakes

Chocolate Bundt Cake
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Cupcakes
Light Fruitcake
Dark Fruitcake
Gingerbread with Honey
Gingerbread Cake
Lemon Cupcakes
Topsy Turvy Cake
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Sugar Free Carrot Date Cake
Creamy Baked Cheesecake
Chocolate Cheesecake
Lemon Cheesecake
Pumpkin Cheesecake

A Few Other Goodies

To round out the season here are a couple of other suggestions for great Christmas baking. The chocolate truffles are a “must make”. They are fabulous.

Chocolate Truffles
Cranberry Quick Bread
Traditional Italian Panettone Sweet Bread
English Trifle

For more Christmas baking recipes and ideas browse our easy dessert recipes collection here.

You will find really tasty holiday menu suggestions here.

Please feel free to add your own Christmas recipes in the comments section below or on our Facebook page.
Whatever you choose to bake, enjoy the holidays!

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Christmas baking recipes

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