10 Recipes That Taste Just Like Christmas

Crank up your oven and bake some flavor into Christmas! A snappy peppermint candy cane, the cloying spiciness of gingerbread, the smooth flavor of eggnog- no matter which taste you prefer, they all scream Christmas. So get out your measuring cups and baking sheets, and bake up the merriest memories you can! From eggnog cookies to gingerbread cake to peppermint pie, we’ve found 7 incredible things that taste just like Christmas, scroll through and check ’em out. Then let us know, what did we forget? We’d love to hear what you’d add to the list.

Christmas Crunch Cake

1. Christmas Crunch Cake

This frozen treat tastes just like it was plucked from the North Pole! Peppermint ice cream, a crunchy sweet sugar cookie topping. Such a fun way to welcome in the frosting flavors of winter. Get the recipe here.

Christmas Morning Pancake Muffins

2. Pancake Muffins

If there’s one thing that we love about the holidays, it’s Christmas morning. And these easy little muffins sum up all the wonder of the season in one simple little recipe. Just 2 basic ingredients, and your whole kitchen will smell like pancakes. Get the recipe here.

Perfect No Puff Sugar Cookies

3. Perfect No-Puff Sugar Cookies

The best flavor. Our best recipe. What could possibly smell more like Christmas that sugar cookies baking. This simple recipe will fill your kitchen with the sweet aroma of Grandma’s house. It smells just like a sugar cookie candle…but you get fresh-baked sugar cookies from this option! Get the recipe here.

Peppermint Whoopie Pies

4. Candy Cane Sandwich Cookies

Bring on the Christmas spirit with candy canes! Rich, fudgy chocolate cookies are stuffed with fluffy, scrumptious candy cane buttercream. A festive favorite! Get instructions to make these delicious cookies at SALLY’S BAKING ADDICTION.


5. Gingerbread Cake Balls

Dress up gingerbread with a coating of sweet, creamy white chocolate. Bring these white chocolate gingerbread cake balls to a holiday party and they’ll be gone in seconds! Find this incredible recipe at JOANNE EATS WELL WITH OTHERS.


6. Candy Cane Cheesecake

Sneak some Christmas flavor into your cheesecake with pepperminty candy canes. Your friends and family will adore these personalized candy cane white chocolate cheesecake treats. Get the recipe for these super portable holiday treats at COOKING WITH RUTHIE.


7. Eggnog Cookies

Get classic Christmas eggnog flavors in cookie form with these eggnog cookies. They’re deliciously soft with a delicate texture that melts in your mouth! Head to COOKING CLASSY for this yummy recipe.


8. Peppermint Cookie Dough Bark

If you love sugar cookies, white chocolate, and candy canes, you’re in for a treat! This peppermint sugar cookie dough bark combines the best of all three in a tasty Christmas bark that’s easy to serve, and even easier to eat! Get instructions at CRAZY FOR CRUST.


9. Gingerbread Cake

Go beyond gingerbread cookies this holiday season and bake a festive gingerbread cake. It’s welcoming aroma is just what your home needs when your guests arrive. Find this lovely cake recipe at WILL COOK FOR SMILES.


10. Peppermint Pie

Make this peppermint pie for the ultimate holiday treat. Fluffy clouds of peppermint rest in a chocolate crust with swirled whipped cream on top. This dessert may become a new Christmas tradition! Go to SAVING DESSERT for this incredible recipe.

Simple Gift Idea

Sweet Creations Holiday Spatula Share the flavors of Christmas with neighbors and coworkers. Print your favorite holiday recipes on cardstock, wrap with a Sweet Creations Holiday Spatula.

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