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Holiday Baking Recipes

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

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 is from my mom. As a child, I would watch her 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 ...

Three Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Brownies with milk.

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Brownies

I received this recipe from a friend about 10 years ago. I think that the ...

Caramel Glazed Soft Apple Pie ready to be sliced.

Caramel Glazed Soft Apple Pie

My hubby loves apple pie but prefers softer apples and not tart. Over the years, ...

Sweet Potato Cobbler baked until golden brown.

Sweet Potato Cobbler

I remember my mother and her friend making this when I was young. It's so ...

Apple Turnovers made with puff pastry.

Apple Turnovers

I like to make turnovers. I just made 4 apple turnovers and some cups filled ...

Double Apple Caramel Cake ready to be sliced.

Double Apple Caramel Cake

My family loves this cake. It's always a big hit. Also if you like a ...

Slice of Coco Nutty Pumpkin Pie with whipped cream.

Coco Nutty Pumpkin Pie

This pie is out of this world delicious..if you like a custardy pumpkin pie this ...

Cafe South's Pecan Pie ready to be sliced.

Cafe South's Pecan Pie

My husband's grandmother, Mona, worked for years making desserts at her sister's restaurant, Cafe South, ...

Slice of Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding Cheesecake on a plate.

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding Cheesecake

I LOVE pumpkin and always have canned pumpkin in my pantry. I love easy, instant ...

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Coffee Cake with drizzled maple glaze.

Easy Cinnamon Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

I wanted a quick and easy coffee cake as I was sick of the ones ...

A slice of Caramel Pecan Banana Cake on a plate.

Caramel Pecan Banana Cake

Growing up in rural Oklahoma we had the only banana tree for miles. I took ...

A slice of Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake with whipped cream and drizzled chocolate.

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

This cheesecake is always on the top of the list of cheesecakes to make. ...

A slice cut out of the Butter Pecan Pound Cake.

Butter Pecan Pound Cake

This Butter Pecan Pound Cake Recipe is an original recipe created in my home kitchen ...

Favorite Chocolate Mousse ready to be served.

Favorite Chocolate Mousse

I have a theory that chocolate slows down the aging process... it may not be ...

My Chocolate Pie in a pie shell with candies scattered around.

My Chocolate Pie

I love chocolate and peanut butter together, who doesn't? right? Well, I made plain chocolate ...