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Simplify Seasonal Baking

Elena Harrington


Dec 1st, 2015

Baking Blog 12.16.15

Enjoying holiday treats and baking with family and friends are favorite seasonal traditions. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find the time to whip up all your favorite treats. So, this year, simplify your holiday baking without sacrificing homemade! From adding coffee creamer to cookie recipes to infusing festive flavor into whipped creams, we have tips and tricks on exactly how to create incredible recipes without the hassle. Find homemade holiday recipe inspiration for a Merrier Holiday here!

Watch the video below to see how you can transform a holiday staple: peppermint cookies. These Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies  are perfect for busy bakers. Chocolate cake mix and peppermint white chocolate coffee creamer add rich flavor and no-hassle prep to these incredible cookies!

Pie is another seasonal staple you can transform with a homemade crust. Using homemade crust makes all the difference in the flavor and quality of your finished pie. However, rolling out homemade crust can seem time consuming and daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Try this incredibly simple Easy No-Roll Pie Crust for the most incredible, easy crust. No matter what variety of pie you’re whipping up this season, this crust will complete the recipe!


Finish your favorite pie with festive whipped cream! Forget the canned variety, and create a simple, homemade seasonal variety. From Citrus Spice Whipped Cream to Maple Vanilla, these holiday whipped creams will transform all your favorite treats this season! Try your favorite festive whipped cream on your favorite desserts and also try adding it to your coffee to double as cream and sugar with a holiday twist! This Mexican Hot Cocoa Whipped Cream is perfect in coffee or to top your favorite hot chocolate. This pairs perfectly with peppermint hot chocolate!

BLOG Mexican Cocoa

Holiday baking and entertaining are all about sharing the experience with family and friends. The perfect homemade gift for friends, neighbors and hostesses? Caramel & Sea Salt Truffles! These simple, 4-ingredient truffles are the perfect treat to have the kids help with and to share as a holiday gift. Wrap them in your favorite holiday packaging for the perfect festive touch! Watch the video below to recreate these easy, delicious treats!

Keep holiday baking simple this year without sacrificing  incredible treats by following these homemade recipes and tips. From using cake mix in cookies to adding flavored coffee creamer, make homemade easier this holiday season!

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