Holiday Desserts Round Up 2012


Holiday Desserts Round Up

This is it – the final weekend before Christmas. Time to finish the shopping, the wrapping, the decorating, the baking. Fortunately, I have all of my shopping done. Now I just need to finish wrapping gifts and baking up a storm before I visit my parents for the holiday. I’ll be making some old-time favorites as well as new additions to the recipe collection. Instead of wasting time searching for recipes, I put together a round-up of recipes posted on CM that you can make (and give) for Christmas as well as some favorites from other bloggers. Now you can spend less time searching, more time baking.

Holiday Desserts Round Up

Cookies, Bars, and Brownies:

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Pretzel Thumbprints from Pineapple and Coconut
Brown Sugar Cinnamon Coconut Cookies
Brownie Pies with Caramel Cream Filling from Juanita’s Cocina
Caramel Kiss Cinnamon Spritz Cookies
Cherry Cordial Blossom Cookies
Chocolate Chili Spice Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cut-Out Cookies
Chocolate Dipped Biscoff Pillow Cookies from The Messy Baker
Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Shortbread Cookies from Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Chocolate Gingersnap Cookies
Chocolate Mint Pinwheels
Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares
Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies from Kelly Bakes
Double Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies
Espresso Brownie Mix
Fudgy Raspberry Cocoa Brownies
German Chocolate “Cake” Sandwich Cookies
Maple Gingersnap Cookies
Mexican Hot Cocoa Cookies from Juanita’s Cocina
Molasses Bars from Jen’s Favorite Cookies
No Bake Fudgy Peppermint Cathedral Cookies
Nutty Oatmeal Ginger Sandwich Cookies
Oreo-Stuffed Blondies
Peanut Butter Cookie Cups from Chocolate, Chocolate, and More
Peanut Butter Nutella Crinkles
Peanut Butter-Stuffed Chocolate Cookies
Peppermint Bark Brownies from Love and Olive Oil
Peppermint Mocha Blossoms from Damn Delicious
Peppermint Rice Crispy Squares
Red Velvet Mug Cookies
Snickerdoodle Pan Cookies
Sundae Cookies
Turtle Thumbprint Cookies from Cravings of a Lunatic
Vanilla Christmas Sprinkle Cookies from Jen’s Favorite Cookies
White Chocolate Gingerbread Biscotti

Holiday Desserts Round Up

Cakes and Cupcakes:

Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes
Baby Cones
Banana Cupcakes
Chocolate Cherry Brownie Cupcakes
Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes
Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes
Coconut Gingerbread Cake
Eggnog Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting from Roxana’s Home Baking
Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Marshmallow Fluff Frosting from Overtime Cook

Holiday Dessert Round Up

Treats and Small Eats:

Candy Cane Smores from Roxana’s Home Baking
Caramel Popcorn
Cookie Cutter Fudge
Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Oreo Turtles from Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Peppermint Marshmallows from Cravings of a Lunatic
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Bark from Chocolate, Chocolate, and More
Rocky Road Candy from Magnolia Days
Spiced Pecans from Magnolia Days
Turtle Pretzels from The Messy Baker

Holiday Desserts Round Up


Cherry Cordial and Mint Truffle Kiss Hot Chocolate
Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate Spoons
Gingerbread Ice Cream Floats from Love and Olive Oil
Smores Hot Cocoa
White Hot Chocolate from Kelly Bakes

Holiday Desserts Round Up

Other Sweet Treats:

Eggnog Quick Bread from Taste and Tell
Gingerbread Loaf with Ginger Glaze from Hungry Couple
Gingerbread Marshmallow Cheesecake Dip
Glazed Gingerbread Baked Donuts from Taste and Tell
Glazed Ginger Scones from Hungry Couple
Peach and Cherry Gingerbread Cobbler
Shortcut Cannoli with Chocolate Mousse Filling from Overtime Cook

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  1. What a list!! I want everything on it. ;-)

    Thanks for the link!

  2. Is it greedy to want one of everything? :)

  3. Wow Carla! This is an impressive list!

  4. Sad am I….I have no family left, so at age 57 I became an “orphan” and I am now 60–hit the big one on 11/13 and threw a huge party–meatballs and smokies in crock pots; veggies, dips, chips, crackers, breads and buns; roast beef, turkey breasts and ham; and I baked six (yeah, 6!) cakes, three different kinds–and not one red velvet–ugh icky–sorry. I had invited around 45 people and we had 67 people in my tiny house–living room, dining room, one bedroom and the kitchen. Hey! They were friends of mine and now knew more people! It was supposed to be an open house–and no one left. Oh, I had “wedding potatoes” also. I worried about leftovers for weeks—a little sauce here, a spoonful of potatoes there. ANYWAY, the point of this is: I rarely get Christmas presents but this year–I have been receiving small sacks of flour, sugar, powdered sugar, sprinkles and nuts–even a big bottle of vanilla–and now this wonderful list of cookies and such stuff! I am truly one terrifically happy baker! Thank you, thank you! susi snowflake *:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  5. You ROCK!! Thank you so much for including my cookies in your amazing list of Holiday Baked goodies. I now have a ton more I want to make because of this list! I think December needs to be 3 months long just to bake everything! ha ha

  6. Wow! Great roundup!

  7. Awesome round up, Carla. I want a little bit of everything. Thanks for featuring my cookies!

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