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Fight holiday withdrawal! with gingerbread-champagne
Homemade Gingerbread Hostess Cupcakes
Cream of chestnut soup, with crisped pancetta and fresh thyme
Yummy bourbon balls with vanilla wafers, chocolate
chips and pecans.
Rugelach – Made up of a wonderfully tender cream cheese dough and filled with dried
fruit, chocolate, or nuts or a combination of all three. Mine are filled with
raisins and figs.
Delicious Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Cookies…a
great use for all of those leftover candy canes
Christmas chocolate overload, with recipes for
saffron-honey dark chocolates and blackberry-cassis dark chocolates
White hot chocolate spiked with brandy, white creme de menthe,
and dark rum, then topped with chocolate whipped cream
and crushed minty Altoids.
Sumptuous Chocolate Chestnut Charlotte: swirls of
vanilla sponge cake and chocolate buttercream cradling a light, elegant chestnut
Cinnamon and sugar decorated Christmas cookies
The Prime’s first holiday dinner at home, amongst
friends, food and action movies!
An architecturally-correct rendering in gingerbread
form of a false-front gold rush era house. Utilizing five colors of royal icing,
bright pink sanding sugar, and pine trees shaped from Rice Krispies treats. Build a
gingerbread house was the Daring …
Mulled wine now made with rosé, for a more
transparent look, the perfect Christmas treat
A fruit cake that spells winter for us. Made from
scratch…and with a surprise ingredient – Garam Masala that ups it on taste!
My very first gingerbread house (from scratch) for
the December Daring Bakers Challenge!
Egg Nog French Toast
Traditional French Canadian tortiere is a Christmas
classic. This time I made it in a log rather than a pie. Much easier for serving.
Chocolate Pizelles, perfect for eating and giving!
Merry Christmas! Christmas Ornament cookies
decorated with royal icing and gold sanding sugar…
A gingerbread house, complete with portico, chimney,
marshmallow smoke and snow, and gingerbread man.
Cute gingerbread house for the Daring Bakers
Made my first ever gingerbread house for the Daring
Bakers December challenge. It was very challenging & a lot of fun.
Gingerbread cookies decorated with royal icing.
Mint and Chocolate Fudge
Roasted Chestnut, Mushroom, and Currant Stuffing
A mulled cranberry spice drink to warm the spirits
for the holidays
Homage to Tartellete’s Candy Cane and Eggnog French Macarons
Scandinavian gingerbread igloo with happy little
gingerbread penguins bring about holiday cheer!
Daring Bakers’ Gingerbread Houses
The simplest fudge you’ll ever make! Flavored with
mint extract and candy canes
A shortbread base topped with bittersweet chocolate,
crushed candy canes and drizzled with white chocolate!
Homemade peppermint flavored Oreo cookies, plus
several other cookies baked for this year’s holiday gifts!
Creamy pannacotta served with freshly made cranberries
These little peanut butter snowmen are almost too cute to eat.
Almost…but who can resist the combination of peanut butter and white chocolate?
You can put anything on a Christmas cake! We went
for pink plastic fir trees, edible glitter and Kewpie dolls. Merry Christmas!
Burnt Orange Caramels with Pecans are a nice way to
use the sugar syrup left from making your candied citrus peel and fruits.
Christmas cupcakes! Peppermint dark chocolate cake
with peppermint schnapps-infused buttercream.
Ginger Spiced Sugar Plums
Caudell is medieval eggnog, a frothy blend of wine,
eggs, sugar, & saffron
English Gingerbread Cake – a moist, spice-laden
dessert that tastes great after dinner and the next morning with your coffee or tea
Star cut biscuits, perfect for the holidays!
Panettone cupcakes for Christmas!
Chewy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
Gingerbread scones, flavored with molasses,
crystallized ginger, and gingerbread spices.
What’s better than butter? Add a little sugar and a
a little flour and call it a cookie. Eggnog Shortbread is the epitome of the season.
A delicate, moist yeast coffee cake ring filled with sweet apples
and tart cranberries. Head on over to Life’s a Feast for the recipe!
A fun and tasty project for the kids. Great for
them to give as gifts as well.
Peppermint Angels. Light, airy, minty angel food
cupcakes for the holidays.
It’s just not Christmas until you have decorated
some gingerbread cookies!
The espresso shortbread was flaky and light, and the
glaze was just amazing.
Christmas broccoli tree with carrot ornaments and
kiwi raspberry holly wreath in my son’s bento lunch.
Pretzels covered in chocolate and candy.
White butter cream poinsettia adds a touch of
elegance to ordinary cupcakes.
A family tradition – soft almond cookies with a
colorful candied cherry in the center.
Rice Salad with Beans, Fruits, Nuts and Mint
Butter cookies from Norway made a bit healthier with
whole wheat flour, melt in your mouth at every bite!
Chocolate Pepper Cookies: Chocolate cookies grown up! Add this fun
cookie recipe to your holiday tray. Find the recipe over at Serendipity!
Run, run, as fast as you can! You can’t catch me
I’m the gingerbread man!
More Yule cookies. Buen provecho and Happy Holidays
from What’s Cooking?
Homemade Vanilla Extract ~ perfect for gifts
Sprouted Grain Stuffing Balls Sausage. A healthy,
tasty recipe for holiday stuffing.
Making sea salt caramels is easier than it looks
Dark, spicy, mysterious, oh, and chewy. All butter,
chewy gingerbread cookies to kick off my marathon Christmas baking.
Chocolate-Peppermint Cake Roll
Old-Fashioned Moravian Spice Cookies
Can you guess the Christmas theme of this bento?
Nutty crescents — a classic holiday cookie
comprising a sour cream dough rolled around a sweet walnut filling.
Gingerbread Xmas Cookies
Ham in Coca Cola – Don’t just frown at the title of
this recipe. Try it and be amazed.
Spicy Double Chocolate Biscotti
Almond, honey and orange shortbreads, dipped in dark
chocolate and inspired by Christmas past
Some pesky little mince pies got in on the action
too. But they were scrumptious, so please forgive them. They didn’t mean it.
Bring the holidays in your lunch with wreath shaped
salad along with veggie linguine.
Mistletoe Kiss Cocktail – A mistletoe smooch in a glass.
No anise in this dunking cookie. Chocolate Almond
Biscotti is made with almond extract, and a nice coat of chocolate.
Still looking for holiday cookies? Try these soft
Festive Christmas Cookie Wrapping Idea sparked by
Polvorones from Elizondo’s Pasteleria in Mexico City.
Rompope cookies are the best I’ve had in a long time.
Making beautiful labels for home canned gifts
Molten peppermint chocolate cakes and dark chocolate peppermint candies.
Gingerbread house using graham crackers.
Pan de Polvo – Dust pan cookies from a Desperate Housewife
GIRLS’ BISQUITS (Christmas village)
If you love a good holiday cookie, but are trying to
eat healthier this season, then this German Thumbprint Cookie is the cookie for you!
Snowman marshmallow and hot cocoa mason jar gifts – easy and fun!
The Decorate Cookie has the details plus a lot more on their fun site!
Quick and easy homemade truffles inspired by my favorite seasonal drink!
Rompope and atold are traditional Christmas drinks in Mexico.
Pumpkin Spice Cake Truffles. Making your holiday season just a
bit yummier. Brought to you by the fabulous Daydreamer Desserts.
Eggnog Gelato with Myers Dark Rum
The texture of Medieval Gynger Brede is nothing like
modern gingerbread, and it has a very spicy bite.
Festive Fruit & Nut Christmas Cake – egg, dairy & gluten free!
Strawberry and Raspberry Pate de Fruit: Deck your
holiday tables with this pretty dessert.
Yummy Almond Roca Bars! A perfect Christmas cookie!
Sweet! Cupcakes is Orlando, FL’s premier gourmet
cupcake shop and they are offering a bevy of holiday looks and flavors.
step-by-step photo recipe for raspberry walnut rugelach
star anise spiced apple cider
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Fluffy Vanilla Frosting
Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Sauce – perfect for
Sugar-dusted cookies with macadamia nuts and dried pineapple.
Buttery, crumbly pastry, made with plain and granary flour for extra flavour and texture. The
filling’s been given a little kick with the addition of rum! Check it out at Food For Friends Yeah!
Ginger carrot dark chocolate candies: a perfect Christmas gift treat with
an unexpected, crunchy twist.
Cashew Brittle – an irresistible holiday treat.
Chestnut Pappardelle with Mushrooms and Arugula
Snowman bento makes a festive winter school lunch for my first grader.
Frosty the Snowman is made of cheese and tops this
ham sandwich bento.
Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole.
What to eat on Christmas morning!
This video shows you how to carve a turkey (or any poultry) so it looks as good as it tastes.
Cranberry Almond Bark – an easy, inexpensive
homemade gift for the holidays.
Fig tart with vanilla scented frangipane
Royal icing floodwork – gingerbread boy and girl on
a fondant covered cake.
Apple Cinnamon Gingerbread Ornaments
Hazelnuts in a browned butter shortbread dipped in
bittersweet chocolate and sprinkled with fleur de sel.
Chocolate truffles made from traditional Christmas pudding
A German Christmas Stollen bread.
Perfect butter cookies layered with lemon mascarpone
cream to create a pretty, festive Christmas tree treat.
A Medieval recipe for spiced white wine, clarrey is
mentioned by Chaucer in th Canterbury Tales
Pink Peppermint Patties for the holidays
A chocolatey, sugary, raspberry-y alternative for a
Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Chewy brownie cookies with peppermint frosting
A tasty and unique way to roast a moist and
flavorful turkey this holiday.
This was so flavorful, it seemed like pie without the crust.
Perfect Christmas gift! Simple and quick!
Raspberry Kolacky – a delicious alternative to the traditional holiday cookie.
Delicious Christmas kuglof with cheese, hazelnut and candied fruit…
mini bites of deliciousness – cherry tassies for the Holidays!
Spiced oats cookies
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting
Delicious Spiced Cranberry Relish made to the recipe
of Uma Wylde. Really easy to make and tastes divine.
Soft, delicious, festive cranberry bar cookies.
Perfect for this holiday season!!
Just like the cookies you see at the story bakery,
just made at home!
Spiced Espresso Meltaways…a deliciously different cookie for your holiday tray this year.
Why not leave Santa a message in frosting this year?
Pannettone – This Italian holiday bread was a
favorite in a recent bread baking bonanza.
Two family recipes: Walnut, Bacon and Olive Cheese Balls
Nutty Cereal Candy – highly addictive!
Sweet and spicy fig pies, Day 1 of the 12 Days of Feasting
A buttery, shortbread dough with ground nuts baked and rolled in powdered sugar. A
perfect cookie to fill your holiday tins!
Christmas Sugar Cookies with super easy Royal Icing.
A Traditional Spanish Christmas Cookie
Easy to make, delicious, and perfect for a
Christmas Buffet or party
Candy Cane Sugar Cookies – fun and festive!
Holiday Appletini – A festive cocktail to serve at your holiday party!
Spiral sliced ham is coated in a sweet and spicy
cranberry chipotle glazed! Perfect for the holidays!
Nice Christmas Biscuits.
Sumptious Chestnut Cake layered with Chocolate
Chestnut Cognac Cream Filling and frosted with Chocolate Butterceam Frosting.
peanut butter blossoms…a classic Hershey’s cookie
to benefit Share Our Strength.
Gluten free gingerbread cookies make a fun-filled
holiday weekend building a gingerbread house
A fun baking challenge that resulted in festive, little cookies.
Eggnog with no sugar added
These sables appear to be unassuming little wallflowers of a cookie. Yet, one
buttery, lemony and crunchy bite is all it takes to realize that they are quite special.
No- Bake Peppermint or Spearmint Pie with Graham
Cracker Crust, Whipped Cream and Marshmallows
My contribution to the 12 Days of Sharing (benefiting Share Our Strength)… Caramel Nutella Crisps!
Dorie’s shortbread all dressed up in colored sugars for Christmas.
A bento box lunch with a story.
good enough to eat and to decorate
Easy, fast and oh-so-delicious, these “cookies” are sure to become a fast favorite!
White and semi-sweet chocolate is swirled then topped with bright
green pistachios and dried cranberries for a festive holiday treat.
Spiced Fruitcake Bars
Eggnog Cupcakes with Creamy Rum Frosting
Decadent chocolate cookie layer covered with a creamy minty topping,
laced with a smooth dark chocolate icing! Find the recipe at CookWomanFood.
Cranberry, almond and white chocolate chip biscotti!
Baked brie with cranberries and pears is the perfect addition to any holiday party
A favorite cookie of mine that tastes even better at
this time of year.
Homemade Berger Cookies
Gingerbread Christmas Tree
The classic Christmas cookie
Bittersweet chocolate, candied orange peel, slivered almond and a buttery shortbread
crust – guaranteed to be your new favorite holiday cookie. Get the recipe at Food.People.Want.
With their complex flavor, chocolate butter cookies are a must this holiday season!
Brown Butter Sugar Cookies
homemade hot cocoa + chocolate ganache
Make this sweet smelling homemade sugar scrub for your friends and family this Christmas!
A cake inspired by Christmas…
Savory southwest cheesecake full of cheese, chilies, spices and yummyness!
Rum soaked ladyfingers/savoiardi, coated with dark
chocolate and sprinkled with lightly toasted pistachios.
Honey gingerbread cookies
Peppermint shortbread cookies drizzled with a
peppermint frosting topped with candy cane
White Christmas Cocktail – A delicious holiday
cocktail made with egg nog.
Marcella’s Fudge is creamy, dense and melts in your mouth.
Cranberry Pudding Cake made with fresh cranberries
and almond extract.
Spicy, chewy gingerbread scones
Chocolate cupcakes topped with a decorative, silver painted fondant.
Check out Baked by Joanna for these goodies and more!
holiday baking made easy
Gingerbread House for someone’s Christmas!
Christmas wreath made of marshmallows
Recipe based on my Grandmother’s favourite fruit
cake recipe – tweaked to get around my aversion to mixed peel.
Swirly fondant lollipops for Christmas decor.
Peppermint hot chocolate made without refined sugar.
A fun and easy way to celebrate Christmas with cake!
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Coffee Liqueur using local coffee beans, local
vodka, brandy, and fresh Tahitian vanilla beans. Great for a Christmas present!
Roasted Brussels sprouts with chestnuts
A delicious sweet Christmas bread…a quark stollen
made with home made quark. It stole my heart!
These beautiful cookies are the perfect addition to
your holiday treat table!
Chocolate & Peppermint Covered Shortbread
Spiced Cranberry Raisin Bundt Cake – the perfect centerpiece for your
holiday table! Pop on over to eCurry for the delicious recipe!
Homemade Twix Bars
Chocolate-Orange Peanut Bark – the perfect treat for the holiday season.
Roquefort Tartlets – a delicious Thanksgiving appetizer
Pomegranates and apples – it doesn’t get much more
fall like than that. Combining them to create the Adam and Eve makes a delicious
liquid interpretation of fall.
Looking for a delicious Thanksgiving appetizer or
side dish? Try this deconstructed version of a holiday classic.
An easy delicious toffee recipe using roasted
almonds (and sometimes toasted coconut). Makes a great gift.
Nutella and dark chocolate truffles- decadent indulgence
chestnut jam: sweet chestnuts to spread on a slice of bread!!!
One of three varieties of Holiday Petit Fours.
Why venture out to the coffee shop when you can warm up at home…
Butter Toffee Crunch
Grandma’s Southern Pecan Pie
Forget the heavy casseroles and give these roasted
Brussels sprouts a try this Thanksgiving!
My season must-make: apple pie tarts with a crumble topping
Pumpkin Roll…no sugar added
Sugar cookies decorated with royal icing and fondant.
A simple way to roast chestnuts and make your
kitchen smell great, and a little story as a bonus.
A fabulous cookie that is perfect for the holidays
Egg Nog Latte – an easy festive drink to make at home
Pecanless Pie Cheesecake
Fruit and nut cake- my take on the classic fruitcake
Simple but delicious roast beef.
Get the juicy recipe at Our Life in The Kitchen.
Mascarpone mini-cheesecakes with a cranberry balsamic glaze and white chocolate snowflakes.
This healthier version will allow you to have an
occasional treat without demolishing your diet.
Sweet Potato, Leek, Ricotta Souffle
Super-easy and delicious: Baked Camembert
…with Spiced Pecans. A great fall side dish that
would be right at home on the holiday table.
Fall comfort food – roasted yams smashed with apple
cider and brown sugar. Perfect for Thanksgiving!
Now it’s October, time to start on festive baking.