Find 20+ recipes to bake your spirits bright and make your holidays extra sweet! Additionally you’ll find some easy no-bake treats and food gift ideas too.
Whooooo’s ready for some holiday treats to bake and give?
There’s nothing like the aroma of sugar, vanilla and orange zest wafting
in the air to put you in the Christmas spirit!
Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat to fill a cookie tin or a
quick bread to share with family or neighbors, you’ll find something to
satisfy your sweet tooth, including some easy no-bake treats!
Click on the links in red for the complete recipe. You’ll find the baking giveaway details at the bottom of this post.
These Melted Snowmen Cookies are fun to ‘build’!
Use your favorite cookie as a base. Add melted white chocolate chips or almond bark for ‘snow’.
Mini peanut butter cups provide a snowman top hat with
mini chocolate chips eyes and an orange sprinkle for a carrot nose!
Christmas Wreath Macaroons are as fun to decorate as they are to eat!
Only four ingredients plus sprinkles for this recipe.
Like all macaroons, as they’re flourless, they’re gluten-free.
The ultimate chewy, chocolate chip cookies, packed
with sweet and salty mix-ins for a smorgasbord of flavor!
An easy and festive Christmas cookie that uses a short cut!
Red Velvet = Christmas to me! These festive red velvet cookies are infused
with a burst of peppermint flavor and white chocolate centers.
These spirited cookies combine the flavor of gingerbread and bourbon
in a fluffy muffin like texture. Make the dough ahead and chill 4 up to 12 hours.
These Easy Owl Cookies are a hoot to make!
Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe to make a parliament of owls!
White chocolate, dried cranberries, pecans and oats make this a satisfying and delicious cookie
to add to your holiday baking! Drizzle with additional melted white chocolate if desired.
These chocolate shortbread cookies have a chocolate glaze with with decorative sprinkles.
They’re easy to whip up or in Nigella-speak, a “doddle” to make. :)
A reader favorite recipe and a delicious to enjoy or give for the holidays!
The red and green from the cranberries and pistachios make these mini loaves of bread merry and bright,
as well as sweet, tart and nutty. A perfect little loaf to give or enjoy for the holidays!
Welcome cranberry season with Cranberry-Chocolate Chip Bread with Orange Glaze.
The crunchy streusel topping and orange glaze makes this quick bread a moist
and flavorful treat anytime you slice it!
And some no bake treats. . .
I made countless dozens of these cookies in my former life and they are always a crowd-pleaser!
They can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to gift and serve.
An easy, no-bake treat that is both naughty and nice!
Nice, since they’re so easy to make and naughty, because they too hard to resist!
This easy no-bake treat comes together in under an hour to enjoy,
gift and share with friends and family.
Serve up sweet treats and smiles with a no-bake, fun addition to your holiday cookie tin.
Warning: Friends and family may think they’re too cute to eat!
Calling all peanut butter and chocolate lovers, these no-bake bars come together in 15 minutes
to make an irresistible dessert and easy food gift.
An easy, no-bake treat that’s perfect for last-minute gift giving and holiday snacking!
You can whip up a batch in about 20 minutes, almost as fast as you can say
“On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer and Vixen . . .”
An easy sweet treat that’s no-bake and comes together in 5 minutes!
Perfect for sharing with neighbors, teachers, friends and gifting for the holidays.
An easy no-bake Southern treat to enjoy with a cup of tea or for Christmas gift giving!
Quick and easy for seasonal sipping and ideal for gift giving!
It comes together in five minutes and is ready to use in two months, improving as it ages.
‘Tis the Season to bake and give and I’m sharing some Christmas baking love with a giveaway!
To help bake your spirits bright . . .
One baker will receive a set of 6 Baking Spirits Bright Paper Loaf Pan Gift Sets;
3-piece cookie cutter set; Mrs. Claus Bake Shop cocktail napkins;
red and white chevron stripe kitchen towel and decorative sprinkles
A second baker will receive a Bake Shop 17-inch cookie sheet,
cooking rack, spatula and 2 cookie cutters
A third baker will receive a car with Christmas tree kitchen towel;
Rae Dunn Holly Jolly and Be Merry 12-piece Baking Cup and Pick Set;
Bake Shop 2-piece spatula and cookie cutter set
A fourth baker will receive a 9-inch square nonstick cake pan and Christmas tree dish towel
A fifth baker will receive a 9 x 13 baking pan and set of Rae Dunn Ho Ho Ho Baking Cups
A sixth baker will receive an Eat, Drink and Be Merry embroidered kitchen towel:
6-piece set of loaf baking pans; Candy Plaid Foaming Hand Soap;
Maggie Lyon Peppermint Crunch and candy cane and gingerbread man cookie cutters.
A seventh baker will receive a truck with tree kitchen towel;
6-piece paper loaf baking pans; Bake Shop truck with tree spatula and cookie cutter;
Martha Stewart gift tag set
An eighth baker will receive a 6-piece oven safe loaf baking pan set;
Berries & Pine Foaming Hand Soap; red & green plaid kitchen towel;
Bake Shop 3-piece cookie cutter set
And a ninth baker will receive a 17 x 12 silicone baking mat;
Christmas tree kitchen towel; set of 2 Christmas tree spatulas
and cookie cutter and reindeer and snowflake cookie cutter
To enter this giveaway for a chance to win and bake your spirits bright:
🎄 Leave a comment telling me your favorite Christmas cookie or recipe to bake for the holiday season.
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This giveaway is open to those living in the continental U.S. through midnight December 5th.
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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.
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