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 opens in a new tab — 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 opens in a new tab and plenty of gluten-free opens in a new tab and dairy-free recipes opens in a new tab.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 Cakes opens in a new tabPies and Pie Crusts
More Pies and Pie Crusts opens in a new tabCookies and Bars
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More Breads and Scones opens in a new tabWhat do you love to bake for the holidays?