Christmas is around the corner and everybody must be busy baking cookies and whipping up amazing desserts. I’m sure that most of you would be going through piles of recipe cards, cookbooks, browsing the bookmarked recipes in your Favorites folder and wonder how you are going to choose the recipes you want to try. I thought I would help you get through this recipe madness by choosing the best 20 baking recipes for this holiday season from the hundreds of recipes I have blogged. It was not an easy task at all. At first I planned to do just top 10 recipes but I couldn’t stop at it. So here’s the best of the best. Happy Baking!
Bake these cute little, colorful fruitcake coconut cookies for your next party and be prepared to share the recipes with everyone and take home a ton of compliments.
Make your special occasions even more special by baking these vegan red velvet cupcakes. Frost it with your favorite frosting and add sprinkles to suit the celebration.
Anytime is biscotti time, but these red and green jewelled beauties is perfect for this season.
Feed an army with this big batch brownie recipe. It's very easy to bake and tastes great too.
The best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever, it's eggless too. These cookies are crisp around the edges and chewy inside, with an addictive taste.
Simple to prepare cranberry bread recipe using fresh cranberries and toasted nuts.
These dainty cranberry shortbread cookies have a "melt-in-your-mouth" texture, tastes delicious and it's a feast to the eyes as well.
This multigrain cookie recipe can feed an army, simple to bake and quite healthier than the usual chocolate chip cookies.
These hermit cookies are soft and chewy, spiced with cinnamon and allspice, loaded with raisins and nuts is sure to please both children and adults alike. This recipe makes about 6 dozen cookies if made a bit small which can become a super hit at next Christmas's cookie swap.
A very simple recipe to bake eggless cookie bars using graham cracker crumbs and condensed milk.
A very simple Christmas recipe to bake tasty cookies using instant pudding mixes. These pudding cookies have a "melt in your mouth" texture.
These no bake fudgy brownies are very easy to prepare and taste like the real deal.
Are you wondering how to make chocolate shortbread cookies? Don't worry because this is a simple chocolate shortbread recipe that is easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious.
If you are of Indian origin, I think you will feel the same way I feel about tutti frutti (it's candied peel for Americans)....
Feed a crowd with these big batch oatmeal raisin cookies, loaded with raisins, chocolate chips and coconut.
Find here a very easy recipe to prepare eggless pecan bars, with step by step pictures.
Go on a chocolate high with these easy to bake crinkle cookies without eggs. Using vegetable oil instead of butter makes it vegan too. If the quantity of oil scares you away try substituting some of it with unsweetened applesauce and enjoy a much softer and chewier cookies.
Having over ripe bananas at home? Wondering what to do? No second guessing please. You have to try this egg free, dairy free, easy vegan banana bread recipe.
Loaded with chocolate chips, cranberries and pistachios, this cookie will be a definite hit with your family and friends.
This vegan chocolate cookie recipe is a nice beginner recipe for those who want to start vegan baking. It's pretty much simple, straight forward and has a very good taste and texture.