Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons

1 review

This perfect macaroon has dark chocolate, chewy coconut and macadamia nuts and is dipped in chocolate—sinful and delicious! —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Buttery Ganache Cookie Cups

1 review

Our family wanted to share our love of ganache-filled cupcakes, so we made them into cookies. Even better: we bake...


Chocolate-Filled Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

1 review

Baking is one of my favorite traditions around the holidays. These special cookies draw you in with candy-topped frosting and...


Double Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti

1 review

I'm Italian, and this biscotti is a holiday tradition at our house. It's a low calorie treat that is heavenly...


Envelopes of Fudge

3 reviews

Sealed inside a golden crust is a delicious special delivery—a fudgy walnut filling that's almost like a brownie. These cookies...

Cafe Mocha Pinwheels

2 reviews

When my daughter was young, I made these cookies for school bake sales. Preschoolers enjoy rolling up the dough, and...


Orange Shortbread with Spicy Dark Chocolate

Of all the cookies I've made over the years, shortbread is the one that won't last 24 hours in our...

Chocolate Cutout Cookies

10 reviews

I love gingerbread cookies, but my grandchildren don't like the ginger flavor. Now I use chocolate and watch them smile...


Chocolate-Swirled Peanut Butter Cookies

12 reviews

Our kids’ most-requested cookies are peanut butter and chocolate chip, so
I created this combination. The two doughs swirled...


Chocolate-Glazed Doughnut Cookies

1 review

My little nieces love to help decorate these doughnut-shaped cookies. They top them with sprinkles, chopped pecans or crushed candy...


Mint Chocolate-Covered Cookies

At our house, everyone lends a hand to make these easy chocolate-covered cookies. They remind me of Thin Mints. Decorate...

Cherry Mocha Balls

3 reviews

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe before my wedding (six children ago!). I've made mocha balls nearly every Christmas since...


Chocolate Marshmallow Cutouts

7 reviews

I make rich, fudgy cookies that taste like brownies with a marshmallow filling. I usually use heart-shaped cutters, but I've...


White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

35 reviews

White baking chips and macadamia nuts are a fantastic duo in these buttery cookies. They are a nice change from...