favorite baking recipes

This weekend we are planning to bake like there’s no tomorrow! It’s the time of year when all my favorite flavors come out, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to jump into making cookies, sugared cranberries, and Christmas cakes. Before I head out to buy more brown sugar (it ended up hard again!), here are a few favorite holiday baking recipes to add to your sweets list this year.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - golden cakes

Miniature golden cakes are a pretty solution for serving on New Year’s Eve.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - colorful funnel cakes

These colorful funnel cakes look like little ornaments.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - Scandinavian cookies

Scandinavian cookies that cannot be beat.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - nutella almond crossiant

Nutella Almond Croissants for something even the grown-ups will look forward to on Christmas Morning.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - peppermint sprinkles

Homemade peppermint sprinkles are a perfect for topping all types of holiday sweets.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - sprinkled ice cream sandwiches

Sprinkled ice cream sandwiches – use peppermints, golden sprinkles or this colorful selection for making holiday desserts merry.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - layered tomboy cake

A layered tomboy cake that will look naturally stunning surrounded by evergreen and lights. Top with pine needles, or place on a wooden stump stand for a very festive display.

best baking recipes (click through for all the picks) - cotton candy smores

Cotton candy smores will make roasting marshmallows by the fire so much more fun!

If you are still needing inspiration to get baking. Here is my foodie gallery this month with a collection of favorite baking recipes from around the blog world.

In partnership with Foodie.com I am excited to share this new Foodie collection! You can follow me, as I collect and share some favorite recipes from 2013.