Holiday Baking Ideas & Recipes

Looking for holiday baking ideas and recipes? We’ve got you covered. Check out these fun recipes to make as a family this holiday baking season.

Homemade Holiday Sugar Cookies

Cut out your own fun shapes with this holiday sugar cookie recipe. Create cookie designs and decorate them with Grandma’s Decorator Icing.

Homemade holiday sugar snowman cookies of all different holiday shapes

Whole Wheat Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies

These delicious Whole Wheat Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies are a hit at any party! Surprise the guests with the whole wheat flour in them.

Image: Whole Wheat Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies.



Holiday Crunch Snack Mix

Whip up this Holiday Crunch in 10 minutes with ONLY 6 ingredients! Perfect for holiday gift-giving or for those holiday parties!

Image: Holiday Crunch.


Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

Celebrate the holidays with these photogenic cookies! They are big on flavor and short on calories!

Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies stacked and ready to be given as Christmas gifts

Peanut Brittle Grahams

Need a quick and easy snack for a party? This delicious homemade cookie uses only 4 ingredients! And can you believe it’s ready to go in 30 minutes.Peanut Brittle Grahams.

Sugar-Free Fruit Cake Bars

These sugar-free fruit cake bars are a healthy alternative cookie for diabetics or children who need a little less sugar.

Sugar free cookies fruitcake bars.

Cookie Cutter Pancakes

You’d be surprised how much more exciting breakfast can be if you try something different. Just watch your children’s face when you surprise them during the holiday with these pancakes. Decorate them like a cookie using fresh fruit, confectioners’ sugar, colorful syrups and jams. Plus the whole grains are an added benefit to these easy and fun-to-make pancakes.

Whole grain cookie cutter pancakes.



Fun & Tasty Paintbrush Cookies

An enjoyable baking project for youngsters and adults alike. These Fun & Tasty Paintbrush Cookies will bring all your artistic abilities to life.

Fun Paintbrush Cookies


White Chocolate Party Snack Mix

This sweet and salty party snack mix can be adapted for holidays like Valentine’s Day, Easter, Christmas and more! (Or… just because. We won’t tell!)

White Chocolate Party Snack Mix


How to Make a Beautiful Charcuterie Board

A charcuterie board is a photogenic appetizer that’s easily customizable. Choose your favorite wheat foods, cheeses and meats, or look for whatever is on sale.

Photo: Charcuterie board.


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