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Holiday Baking Recipes

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

Pecan Pie Cheesecake ready to be sliced.

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

If you love pecan pie this cheesecake is amazing! So your cheesecake won't crack I ...

Pumpkin Pie ready to be sliced.

Pumpkin Pie

This recipe uses sweetened condensed milk and gives a richness not achieved with evaporated milk ...

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

This is my grandaughter Savannah's favorite pie!!!

Two Oatmeal Carmelitas bars on a napkin.

Oatmeal Carmelitas

This is an irresistible bar that joined our Christmas Cookie list a few years ago. ...

Layers of the Sour Cream Pumpkin Coffee Cake With Pecan Streusel.

Sour Cream Pumpkin Coffee Cake With Pecan Streusel

I admit there are a few steps to this, but if you like coffee cake ...

A plate of Gingerbread Cookies.

Gingerbread Cookies

All five of my kids and I made these. They enjoyed making these and each ...

Two Pumpkin Whole Wheat Fluffy Biscuits on a napkin.

Pumpkin Whole Wheat Fluffy Biscuit

I was thinking about individual pumpkin bread. Something easy-to-serve so decided to try this change ...

Caramel Pecan Apple Dump Cake ready to be sliced.

Caramel Pecan Apple Dump Cake

I came up with this recipe to take to our family get together at Christmas ...

A slice of Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Pie.

Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Pie

This is one of the MOST decadent desserts I make for my husband! It's so ...

A slice of Apple Slab Pie on a plate.

Apple Slab Pie

This is a delicious recipe with a crust that is flaky and rich. Cream cheese ...

Everyone's Favorite Sticky Bun on a plate.

Everyone's Favorite Sticky Buns

These delicious sweet sticky buns go well with breakfast or brunch. They are very easy ...

Foolproof Coconut Cream Pie ready to be sliced.

Foolproof Coconut Cream Pie

For those people who love cream pies, this is a sure fire hit. Never ...

A loaf of Yummy Banana Nut Bread.

Yummy Banana Nut Bread

This is my family's all-time favorite banana nut bread. I've been making it for years. ...

A stack of English Toffee ready to be enjoyed.

English Toffee

This is my favorite candy. If you like a Heath bar, this is even better. ...

Sour Cream Apple Pie ready to be sliced.

Sour Cream Apple Pie

Sweetened sour cream swirls around apple slices with a crumb topping.

A platter of Frosted Spicy Sweet Potato Bars.

Frosted Spicy Sweet Potato Bars

For as long as I can remember, during the holidays my family has always gotten ...

Upside Down Apple Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Upside Down Apple Pecan Pie

This is the pie I won the NC state grand prize apple cook-off with. ...

Lizzie's Coconut Custard Pie ready to be sliced.

Lizzie's Coconut Custard Pie

This was one of Grandma's holiday pies. I loved it!

Three Peanut Squares (Peanut Brittle Cookies) on a plate.

Peanut Squares (Peanut Brittle Cookies)

My Grandma used to make these and never had leftovers. I started baking these at ...

Inside of Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs.

Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

This recipe was from my mom. I would watch her as a child make these ...

Tiny Pecan Pies on a cooling rack.

Tiny Pecan Pies

We come from a region were pecans are plentiful. My grandmother used to make these ...

Pumpkin Pie With Cinnamon Pecan Topping ready to be sliced.

Pumpkin Pie With Cinnamon-Pecan Topping

I do this to myself all the time. Trying a new recipe for the first ...

Chocolate Kahlua Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Chocolate Kahlua Pecan Pie

I made this for Thanksgiving this year and it was a great success! It's an ...