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1. Overnight Pull-Apart Brioche Cinnamon Roll Bread

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Recipe here.

2. Mini Peppermint-Meringue Cups With Ganache

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Recipe here.

3. Slice’n Bake Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies With Whipped Buttercream

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Decorating skills not up to par? Ugly cookies still taste good. Recipe here.

4. Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies

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Recipe here.

5. Maple Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bites

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A lot of good things going on here. Recipe here.

6. Dark Chocolate Fudge Merlot Cupcakes

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Recipe here.

7. Salted Honey and Chocolate Bark

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Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott / bonappetit.com

Recipe here.

8. Hot Cocoa Cookies

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Serve with actual hot cocoa, obviously. Recipe here.

9. Gingerbread Magic Cake

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Recipe here.

10. Buttermilk Chess Pie with Sugared Cranberries

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Better than any pudding pie you’ve ever had. Recipe here.

11. Eggnog Cupcakes with Spiced Rum

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Recipe here.

12. Sticky Toffee Pudding

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Recipe here.

13. White Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cheesecake

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Recipe here.

14. Gingerbread and Molasses Chocolate Chip Bars

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Recipe here.

15. Chocolate-Cinnamon “Babkallah”

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Peden & Munk / bonappetit.com

A babka-challah hybrid, with chocolate and spice thrown in for good measure. Recipe here.

16. Holiday Fauxreos

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Sarah Jane Sanders / seriouseats.com

Yes yes yes. Recipe here.

17. Dense Chocolate Loaf Cake with Booze and Coffee

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Wake up and smell the booze and coffee. Recipe here.

18. Baklava

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Come on, rise to the challenge. Recipe here.

19. White Chocolate-Peppermint Cookies with Vanilla Salt

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Recipe here.

20. Lemon, Ricotta and Almond Flourless Cake

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Recipe here.

21. Gingerbread Pear Loaf Cake

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Kamran Siddiqi / foodandwine.com

Recipe here.

22. Pignoli Cookies

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These traditional Italian cookies are naturally gluten-free, made with almond paste and coated in pine nuts. Recipe here.

23. Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

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The best way to eat candy canes is sparingly, atop a mountain of cake and frosting. Recipe here.

24. Glazed Chocolate Layer Cake

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This is the closest I’ll get to anything resembling a yule log. Recipe here.

25. Russian Tea Cakes

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AKA Mexican wedding cookies, snowdrops, Italian wedding cookies, or snowballs. Delicious, whatever you call them. Recipe here.

26. Snowflake-Stenciled Shortbread Cookies

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Easier than icing. Promise. Recipe here.

27. Boozy Christmas Fruitcake

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Fruitcake is polarizing, but this is the way to do it. Recipe here.

28. Mini Eggnog Cheesecakes

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Recipe here.

29. British Mince Pies

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Mincemeat is a dried fruit and spice mixture that’s traidtionally cooked in suet (beef or mutton fat). If that’s too much for you, you can use butter instead. Recipe here.

30. Cocoa Brownies with Brown Butter and Walnuts

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Marcus Nilsson / bonappetit.com

Recipe here.

31. Glazed Gingerbread Donuts

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Recipe here.

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