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Christmas

Image of snickerdoodles from a snickerdoodle recipe; image taken from above, six cookies pictured on a cooling rack with a blue and white towel underneath. Shot on a white background.

Snickerdoodle Recipe (THE BEST Snickerdoodles)

Whether you call them sugared cranberries or candied cranberries, they're the perfect sparkling garnish to nearly any holiday dish or cocktail. They're great on their own, too! 

Sugared Cranberries | Candied Cranberries Recipe

Image of Baked Brie Recipe with Cranberries and Candied Pecans with Bourbon. Garnished with sugared cranberries and rosemary.

Baked Brie Recipe with Cranberries and Bourbon Pecans – with video

Chocolate Chip Granola Image with Strawberries and Spoon

Chocolate Chip Granola with Strawberries

Easy to make and fun to eat, these cream cheese spritz cookies are a Christmas classic that will make a fantastic addition to any cookie platter. Get the fun recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies for Christmas

Full of warm spices, these Chai French Toast Skewers are a fun take on French toast that can even be made ahead! They're a must-make for your next brunch! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chai French Toast Skewers – can be made ahead!

Perfect for both gift giving and parties, this bourbon caramel sauce will become an instant favorite of anyone who tries it! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Bourbon Caramel Sauce Recipe

This gingerbread butter recipe will transform any pancake, waffle, or slice of toast into a festive holiday treat! And it's SO easy to make! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com

Gingerbread Butter Recipe – Perfect for the Holidays!

Boasting the flavors and colors of Christmas, this Christmas salad recipe will be a welcome healthy addition to any holiday menu! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Christmas Salad Recipe with Pomegranate and Pecans

This egg white casserole with sweet potato crust is the perfect make-ahead breakfast! Packed with protein and vegetables, it will keep you full all morning long! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Egg White Casserole with Sweet Potato Crust – with VIDEO

Hot White Russian Recipe

A perfect taste of the holidays, these Andes Mint Cookies are full of chocolate and mint goodness in every single bite! Add them to your Christmas cookie list this year. Get the cookie recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Andes Mint Cookies – chewy centers!

A surprising cookie combination full of familiarity with a bit of intrigue. The crispy edges and soft chewy middle make these coffee cookies with clove absolutely irresistible! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Coffee Cookies with Clove – your new favorite!

Perfect any time of year, but super perfect on your Christmas cookie tray, these Mexican Chocolate Cookies are an easy sweet and just slightly spicy slice-and-bake shortbread recipe. Get the Christmas cookie recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Mexican Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

These Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Walnuts will be the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving or Christmas table. They are simple, festive, and delicious! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Walnuts (with video)

Cranberry Coffee Cake with Orange and Cardamom

These Pumpkin Spice Candied Walnuts Recipe are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table! They're great on pie, sweet potatoes, ice cream or even yogurt! My favorite way is by the handful. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Pumpkin Spice Candied Walnuts Recipe

Kale and Spinach Dip Bites (5 ingredients)

Cherry Cheesecake Dip with Lime (10 minute recipe) – with VIDEO

This isn't your traditional stuffed mushrooms recipe - they put all the great flavors of coq au vin into one tasty bite. It's the perfect appetizer! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Coq Au Vin Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Go ahead and put this Roasted Tomato and Ricotta Cheese Crostini recipe into your regular rotation. It's not only a crowd-pleasing appetizer, but it also makes a killer vegetarian lunch. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Roasted Tomato and Ricotta Cheese Crostini Recipe

Gingerbread Muffins with White Chocolate Chips are perfect for Christmas morning or any other morning. The crunchy sugar topping makes them completely irresistible. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Gingerbread Muffins with White Chocolate Chips

These lemon poppy seed cookies will be a dose of extra sunny cheerfulness on your cookie platters. They're easy to make and the cream cheese adds an amazing depth to the flavor. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Slice and Bake Cream Cheese Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats are SO simple to make and kids adore the fun shape and color. If you’re scrambling for a last minute holiday treat, these are it! Get the easy kid-friendly recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Easy Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats (with Video!)