One of many highlights of the Christmas season for me is making quite a lot of goodies and packing up assortments to provide to neighbors and Mark’s co-workers. 

7 Holiday Treats and Cookies I'm Definitely Making this Christmas

Let me inform you what’s on my “DEFINITE LIST,” with the information that a couple of extra will sneak in because it will get nearer to Christmas.

1. Christmas Minimize-Out Cookies

This yr, I am going to make two varieties: my go-to, good each time, vanilla almond cut-out cookies and these straightforward gluten-free cut-out cookies. I am going to embellish them with foolproof royal icing, after all. 

Bake at 350 Christmas Decorated Cookies

Have I made a decision HOW I am going to embellish them but? No. Mr. and Mrs. Claus, Elf on the Shelf, Christmas Timber, Leopard Print? So many prospects! 

gingerbread cookies to make in 2022
There isn’t a Christmas with out gingerbread cookies. I like these greatest after they’re adorned merely with white or perhaps white and pink royal icing. Minimal icing pops on a gingerbread cookie whereas letting the spicy flavors shine. 

3. Candied Nuts

candied nuts to make for Christmas, cocoa spiced pecans

Candied nuts are at all times a part of the repertoire. It is often pecans as a result of they’re our favourite, and we stay in Texas, in spite of everything. I have not determined whether or not I am going to go together with Cocoa Chile Spiced Pecans or Sugar and Spice Pecans or Lone Star Pecans. (Perhaps all three?) I am going to even be making Gimme Some Oven’s candied walnuts; I’ve made these repeatedly, bumping up the vanilla within the recipe to a tablespoon.  

HINT: Use sprouted walnuts like those from Tenderly Rooted to keep away from any of that bitter style that walnuts steadily have. They’re additionally presupposed to be simpler on the intestine, however I can say for positive, sprouted walnuts TASTE higher! 

4. Peppermint Popcorn Crunch

peppermint popcorn
peppermint popcorn in bag with ribbon

I like this easy-peasy recipe that appears so darling packaged in a transparent cello bag and tied with ribbon. 

5. Pretzel Turtle Rolos

rolos, in package and unwrapped in bowl

That is a type of recipes that Jack used to assist with yearly. Whether or not he’ll wish to assist when he visits now that he is a grown grownup, working man, I am undecided. However we may have them! Comply with this recipe and sub pecan halves for the sweet corn and peanuts. 

making rolo turtle pretzels with butter snap pretzels

If yow will discover them, the sq., waffle-pattern butter pretzels make one of the best turtles!

6. Ritz Cracker Toffee

ritz cracker toffee

Yearly after I point out this recipe, folks say, “Oh, I make one thing related with saltines.” To which I reply, “I am sorry.” No, actually. You haven’t lived till you have had this Ritz Cracker model. It’s the HIT of each vacation occasion and Christmas deal with assortment. 

7. Chocolate Ginger Cookies

chocolate ginger cookies tied with baker's twine

These unassuming-looking cookies pack a flavorful punch. Crystallized ginger and bittersweet chocolate play superbly with gingerbread spices. It is a cookie made for December. 

When you make any of those…or some other Bake at 350 recipes…I wish to see! Tag me in your baking photographs on Instagram! @bridget350

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