Festive cookies, giftable treats and show stopping chocolate centre pieces like Sacher torte are all great reasons to get into some holiday baking.
Perhaps you have some more time on your hands at home, got some new baking recipe books or got the family round. Why not take the time to become that domestic goddess/god in the kitchen you'd always dreamed of becoming and suprise your family and friends.
We have just the selection of holiday baking recipes to tempt you into donning your apron and locating that rolling pin. From simple and delicious pumpkin cookies to a choclate yule log, get creative in the kitchen this holiday season with our collection of recipes below.
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