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Holiday Baking Recipes

The inviting aroma of baked goodies brings instant holiday cheer. Chilly weather, festive gatherings and hungry guests are just a few excuses to fire up the oven and mix together something yummy. Whatever goodies you bake this year, honor the season by using the best ingredients — unbleached and unbromated flour, cage-free eggs, butter and milk from cows not treated with rBGH, and natural sweeteners, food colors and flavorings. Baking sweets and treats for special diets? We’ve got tips for gluten-free flour substitutions and plenty of gluten-free and dairy-free recipes. Here are our favorite ways to say “I love December” with flour, butter and sugar – or, you know, gluten-free baking mix, coconut oil and maple syrup. Holiday Specialties More Holiday Specialties Cakes More Cakes Pies and Pie Crusts More Pies and Pie Crusts Cookies and Bars More Cookies and Bars Breads and Scones More Breads and Scones What do you love to bake for the holidays?