What are you baking for the holidays?

posted 3 years ago in Holidays
Post # 3
8389 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

Strawberry ribbon bars, caramel chex mix, hazelnut chocolate chip, and whatever awesome recipes I see between now and Christmas.  I’m probably doing an oreo cake for Christmas dinner since my friend is coming to visit and he’s a super picky eater.

Post # 5
2125 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Hopefully something. My co-worker made some amazing cookies yesterday and I would love to recreate them! I always WANT to bake something, but never get around to it lol.

Post # 6
8389 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Gemstone:  It’s super easy, just take a chocolate chip cookie recipe and substitute part of the flour with hazelnut flour (I also recommend upgrading the chocolate chips to a belgian milk chocolate).  It’s like nutella made a chocolate chip cookie.

Post # 7
9137 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

I don’t plan on baking but I did see some choclate covered pretzels with peppermint pices (like bark but with the added saltiness of the pretzel) that I think I might make for people at my office.

Post # 8
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Gemstone:  peppermint brownies and gingerbread cake! 

Post # 13
2576 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@Gemstone:  I will probably bake the following:

1) Banana bread loaves for the in-laws

2) Pumpkin cheesecake for the co-workers (this one is ambitious so we will see… I made it once and it was a hit)

3) Chocolate chip cookies for DH (he’s got simple taste so chocolate chip cookies it is for him…)


Post # 14
513 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@Gemstone:  Here’s my list. I’ve started the sugar cookies, but we’ll see if actually get around to doing all of it.

Sugar cookies

Lemon shortbreads with lemon glaze

orange shortbreads dipped in chocolate

raspberry almond squares

Chocolate mint truffle cookies

Cranberry pistachio and white chocolate chip cookies

Peanut butter balls

gingerbread cheesecake bites

dessert for Christmas dinner: eggnog cheesecake bars with a warm spiced rum sauce


Post # 15
435 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@Gemstone:  Cheesecake is my thing! I tend to make it for all seasons/holidays just different variations…

For summer, it is berry or lemon cheesecake.

For fall/thanksgiving it is pumpkin cheesecake.

But for winter/Christmas, I tend to do white chocolate cheesecake or peppermint cheesecake! Oreo cheesecake is requested year round! 🙂

I also do chocolate covered pretzels, chex mix, and cookies of some sort. The cookies change every year. I am inspired by the gingerbread men picture above. YUM

Post # 16
1754 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Almond Roca, Chocolate Chip, Gingerbread, Shortbread, Caramel Corn

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