Will Ferrell walked through all seven levels of the candy cane forest in the movie , so the least you can do is whip up this decorative dessert as an homage.
Get your decorating fix with these toppers. It's the perfect excuse to go crazy with the .
Cross one more thing off your holiday dinner checklist by making this super-moist cake up to a month early and freezing it. Thawed and topped with whipped cream, no one will know the difference!
If you're on the receiving end of the ubiquitous holiday fruit basket, try turning those pears into a extra-sweet treat. Homemade caramel requires just three ingredients, and it can accompany more than just fall apples.
Rolled in crushed peppermints, these frosting-filled sammies offer two cookies for price of one. Santa would approve.
Chocoholics, this one's for you. A cup of buttermilk keeps this baked creation from getting too dry and crumbly while a melted chocolate glaze hides any potential mishaps from removing the bundt pan.
Cocoa and coffee are a match made in heaven, and this indulgent recipe is no exception. Heads up: The cake needs to cool and chill for at least three hours, so plan accordingly (or better yet, whip it up ahead of time).
These cookies use the best baking shortcut of all time: boxed cake mix. A fresh batch takes only 15 minutes to make, and that includes baking time.
You'll have to wait to dig into this multilayered masterpiece. The ladyfingers needs five or more hours to to soak up all of that citrus (and Grand Marnier!) flavor.
You don't need copper kettles or marble countertops to make homemade fudge. This recipe calls for just four ingredients, a microwave and a fridge to get the job done.
Yes, you can enjoy red velvet year-round, but iced snowflakes make these cupcakes especially festive. Dye the cream cheese frosting a bright crimson for even more color.
Your favorite holiday flavors (think cinnamon, cloves, maple and ginger) combine for one sweet treat. Here's hoping pumpkin season never ends.
Approach clafoutis as if you're making waffles! It's no more complicated than that. It serves as the perfect blank canvas for almost any fruit you can think of, including fall pears.
Topping chocolate cake with peppermint swirls and candy canes is super fun for Christmas.
A Christmas dinner with no eggnog is not a Christmas dinner at all. If family members are extra fond of the drink, try whipping up this brandy-and-eggnog pudding, too.
A Yule log is a traditional dessert served during Christmas, particularly in France. This roll mimics the tasty dessert perfectly, and gives it a unique spin.
Topped with a subtle handful of cranberries, this cheesecake's rockstar ingredient comes in the form of 40 amaretti cookies.
A traditional Christmas favorite, mince pie looks even more desirable when the crust is designed to look like crisp fallen leaves.
A bundt cake is a quick go-to dish any home cook can whip up. Try yours with caramel drizzle on top.
Good Housekeeping's "best sugar cookies ever" look that much more tasty with ornamental frosting.
If you love cranberries and pistachio, and simply can't choose one over the other, this cookie is for you.
Popcorn balls are a common snack around Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. To make these December-ready, add green and red candies after cutting each one into a star.
These cookies are a classic, and conveniently shaped like mini Christmas trees!
No one will feel too guilty indulging in these bite-sized cheesecakes, made complete with brown sugar.
These delectable treats carefully get sprinkled with red and green to make them extra festive.
A bag of Rolos goes a long way when baking a batch of these double chocolate chip cookies.
Take this riff on a candy-cane theme for a festive dessert that will wow guests.