2022 holiday baking recipes

From traditional european classics to reimagined family favorites, our 2022 holiday baking list is filled with warming winter spices, festive flavors and, of course, chocolate!

Whether you’re looking for a simple cookie recipe for a cozy day of baking or something with a little more embellishment to impress the guests at your next holiday gathering, we’ve got you covered. Happy holidays from our kitchen to yours!

linzer cookies dusted with powdered sugar on a plate

linzer cookies with homemade mulled wine jelly

Let’s start off the list with one of our all time favorites! These showstoppers are made by sandwiching mulled wine jelly between two spiced linzer cookies. You can use our recipe for homemade mulled wine jelly or substitute your favorite jam!

bite taken out of earl grey soft caramel

earl grey soft caramels

These tea-infused caramels are a fun addition to any christmas stocking or holiday gift bag! And don’t feel like you need to stick with earl grey — try switching it up with your favorite tea!

reindeer gingerbread cookies on a plate

soft gingerbread cookies + chocolate liqueur glaze

Molded gingerbread cookies are a charming addition to any holiday cookie box! Use this gingerbread recipe with your favorite cookie mold and top with our easy chocolate liqueur glaze for an unforgettable treat!

chocolate martini in glass with chocolate ganache

chocolate martini

And if you need a little something to get you in the holiday spirit for your day of baking, we’ve got just the thing! This boozy chocolate martini is rich, decadent and takes only minutes to whip up!

overhead view of cookies

german chocolate cookies

These little treats are always requested in our holiday cookie box. They feature a rich chocolate thumbprint cookie, toasted coconut and pecan filling and drizzle of chocolate!

plate of biscotti with peppermint and chocolate chips

chocolate peppermint biscotti

And don’t forget something for those chilly holiday mornings! These chocolate peppermint biscotti are the perfect festive treat to accompany your holiday coffee and tea!

frosted gingerbread cupcake with cinnamon stick garnish

gingerbread cupcakes + cinnamon cream cheese frosting

Not really a cookie person? Then we highly recommend baking your gingerbread in cupcake form. Complete with cinnamon cream cheese frosting, these cupcakes are full of festive flavors!

overhead view of espresso sipping chocolate with whipped cream and cinnamon stick

espresso sipping chocolate

Need a mid-afternoon pick-me-up? Our super decadent espresso sipping chocolate is just the caffeine boost you need before finishing up your holiday to do list!

macarons filled with mocha ganache

peppermint mocha macarons

Or maybe you’d like that caffeine boost in cookie form? These festive peppermint mocha macarons are filled with a creamy mocha buttercream, drizzled with chocolate and topped with a sprinkling of crushed peppermint!

zimtsterne on a plate

zimtsterne | german cinnamon star cookies

These chewy almond cookies with an easy meringue glaze are never missing from our holiday cookie box! They’re incredibly addictive and you only need six minutes to whip up a batch!

And if you’re in need of more baking inspiration, you can find all of our recent cookies, cakes and bakes here!

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