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December 17, 2018

41 Holiday Cookie Recipes You’ve Gotta Bake This December

Square collage of 41 Holiday Cookie Recipes You've Gotta Bake This December, featuring 30 images of cookies
The holiday season is here! Celebrate by baking these 41 holiday cookie recipes that are perfect for Santa, family members, friends, neighbors, teachers and more! The Sweetest Season Virtual Cookie Exchange 2018, a yearly celebration of baked goods, was a success in its seventh year, boasting 41 new recipes from more than 30 bloggers. We should bake them ALL this season! Which cookie is YOUR go-to sweet this season? #sweetestseasoncookies

November 29, 2018

All-Butter Tea Cake Cookies

Decorated All-Butter Tea Cake Cookies are laid out on parchment paper to dry after icing and decorating
Soft sugar cookies are the best thing to make for any holiday celebration. These traditional Southern Tea Cakes are the perfect not-too-sweet-but-so-delicious cookies. The lightly sweetened dough puffs up in the oven and holds its shape beautifully, so these cookies are perfect to pair with sweet Easy Sugar Cookie Icing. Whether you're hosting a cookie decorating party or baking for July 4th, All-Butter Tea Cake Cookies are a family favorite.

November 28, 2018

Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies cool on a wire cooling rack, surrounded by fresh cranberries and orange slices
Perfect for the holidays, Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies are a one-bite, flavor-filled dessert! Singing of tart cranberry and bright orange, these cookies are a twist on classic thumbprints. Instead of using butter and raspberry jam, these call for cream cheese and cranberry sauce. Whether you're baking for a cookie exchange, Santa, friends, family or yourself, Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies make a tasty treat!

November 27, 2018

Easy Sugar Cookie Icing

Five white ramekins hold different colors of Easy Sugar Cookie Icing, ready for decorating
Whether you're baking for the holidays, baking for your kid's class or simply baking just because, this Easy Sugar Cookie Icing is a simple, go-to recipe to make decadently sweet icing for any cookies! Calling for just six simple ingredients that you probably have on hand, this icing recipe is easily customizable and perfect for cookie decorating. With an option to make it vegan and dairy free, this icing is perfect for all cookie lovers!

November 26, 2018

Quebec Maple Pecan Drops

A wooden platter holds several Quebec Maple Pecan Drop Cookies, with a glass of milk sitting in the background
Quebec Maple Pecan Drops make a sweet treat for the holiday season! These simple drop cookies are packed with oats and pecans, then topped with a delightful Maple Pecan Frosting. Celebrating maple goodness and cozy desserts, Quebec Maple Pecan Drops are a perfect wintertime cookie served with a giant cup of milk and enjoyed by the fire in the company of friends and family.

November 19, 2018

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole

A close up of Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole, shown in a purple baking dish with a serving spoon
Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole makes the PERFECT Thanksgiving and holiday side dish! Creamy russet potatoes are cooked with garlic cloves, then mashed with butter, milk and parmesan cheese. Top with additional parmesan before baking to create a crispy exterior on this comforting casserole. No matter if you're serving the family for a holiday or on a weeknight, Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole packs a flavorful punch for any meal!