They’re here! The holidays, that is… are you ready? I always try to have a few treats baked up for drop-in visitors, hostess gifts, or to simply feed my crowd. But let’s face it: time is precious these days and I’m not one to spend an entire day in the kitchen. Today I’m sharing 12 easy baking ideas to delight your family and friends, but leave you freed up to get on with your “to do” list.
Cashew-Brickle Cookies via BHG.com
Cinnamon Sugared Pecans via cookingclassy.com
Homemade Turtles via averiecooks.com
Brownie Pudding Cake via BHG.com
Cranberry Brie Bites via tablespoon.com
Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies via Sally’s Baking Addiction
Soft S’more Cookies via BHG.com
Peanut Butter Balls via Two Twenty One
Cookies & Cream Fudge via hiddenponies.com
Baked Pears with honey, cranberries, and pecans via This Gal Cooks
Daily Delight Fall Cookies via hgtv.com
Banana Bread in a Jar via Made from Pinterest
All of these are relatively quick and easy — most take under an hour to make! I’m ready to churn out a few of these right now… how about you?
Find more holiday inspiration and recipes on my blog, Decor & More.