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Holiday Baking Recipes

Warm the hearts of your family and friends this holiday season by baking something special.

Wrapper pulled off a Chocolate Cupcake With Coffee Buttercream.

Chocolate Cupcakes With Coffee Buttercream

I make a lot of cupcakes. People buy them from me for weddings, birthdays, events, ...

A plate of Glazed Caramel Apple Pecan Pinwheel Cookies.

Glazed Caramel Apple Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

My great-grandma brought her delicious apple puddeny-pie recipe from Ireland. From that recipe, my grandma ...

A slice of Chocolate Pumpkin Tiramisu on a plate.

Chocolate Pumpkin Tiramisu

I was looking for a pumpkin recipe for the holidays and this looked and sounded ...

Pinulada (Honey Balls) formed into a mound on a plate.

Pinulada (Honey Balls)

This is a great hostess gift! My mom would use festive holiday bowls and bring ...

Three Chocolate Molten Cakes ready to be served.

Chocolate Molten Cakes

Everyone loves these cakes! They are the bomb for a chocolate lover. Don't ...

Old Fashioned Molasses Cake with a dollop of whipped topping.

Old-Fashioned Molasses Cake

This was a personal favorite of my dads! He loved this cake.

A tray of Grandma Lu's Vanilla Anisette Christmas Cookies.

Grandma Lu's Vanilla Anisette Christmas Cookies

Growing up in an Italian family, our kitchen was always filled with family, food, and ...

Crack Proof New York Style Cheesecake with whipped cream and fruit topping.

Crack Proof: New York Style Cheesecake

This recipe was handed down to me by my mother. Every holiday my siblings (all ...

All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding Pie ready to be sliced.

All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding and Pie Filling

I know some of you say, "OH NO NOT FROM SCRATCH" but, believe me, nothing ...

Chocolate sauce drizzled over Debbie's Death By Chocolate Bread Pudding.

Debbie's Death By Chocolate Bread Pudding

We had friends that we traditionally celebrate Valentine's Day with. We got together this past ...

Marshmallow Vanilla Buttercream on a cupcake.

Marshmallow Vanilla Buttercream

This is the easiest frosting I have ever made and it is to die for! ...

Mama's Chess Pie dusted with powdered sugar.

Mama's Chess Pie

This particular recipe is quite old, it is older than I am so it is ...

Gingerbread on a plate with whipped cream.

Gingerbread (Old Recipe)

My mom loved recipes. She read them in magazines, exchanged them with friends, clipped, saved, ...

German Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

German Pecan Pie

This is a fantastic tasting pie. Very easy to make. Give it a try, you ...

Creamy Pumpkin Pie With Candied Pecans ready to be served.

Creamy Pumpkin Pie With Candied Pecans

This is my favorite pumpkin pie which I bake every Thanksgiving.

Caribbean Christmas Cake on a serving platter.

Caribbean Christmas Cake

Okay, it's a no "rum" rum cake with great coconut flavor. This reminds me ...

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

Very good old Southern recipe. Got this from my mom. I loved her pies. She ...

A pile of Pecan Tassies.

Pecan Tassies

You just can't have the holidays without Pecan Tassies. Please be very careful, they are ...

Chocolate Brownie Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Chocolate Brownie Pecan Pie

A chocolate lovers delight! I make these every year during the holidays and give ...

Bourbon Cheesecake Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Bourbon Cheesecake Pecan Pie

It doesn't look like its the best, but it is the best tasting you've ever ...

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies decorated with Christmas trees.

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Every year at Christmas, I go into cookie baking mode. I have several recipes that ...

Butter Cookies on a cooling rack.

Butter Cookies (Swedish)

These were a staple of holiday cookies in my childhood. My great grandmother, grandmother, mom, ...