12 Days of Sweet Treats for the Holidays

by Leigh Wilson, North Birmingham Regional Branch Library

With the holidays approaching, it is fun to think of baking sweet holiday treats for family and friends to enjoy. The Birmingham Public Library has many wonderful holiday cookbooks with great recipes to inspire you. Imagine yourself in Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship, as you bake recipes that are sure to please your friends and family.

Best Holiday Sweets & Treats: Good and Simple Family Favorites to Bake and Share by Daniella Malfitano (2016)
Christmas Candy Book by Lou Seibert Pappas (2002)
Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen by Georgeann Brennan (2009)
Cookies for Christmas edited by Jennifer Dorland Darling (1999)
Creating the Happiest of Holidays by Susan Whit Sullivan (2009)
Healthy Holidays: Total Health Entertaining All Year Round by Marilu Henner (2002)
"Holiday Baking Championship Recipes" at Foodnetwork.com
Ideas for Entertaining from the African-American Kitchen by Angela Shelf Medearis (1997)
The Kids Holiday Baking Book: 150 Favorite Dessert Recipes from Around the World by Rosemary Black (2003)
Out of the Box Holiday Baking: Gingerbread Cupcakes, Peppermint Cheesecake, and More Festive Semi-Homemade Sweets by Hayley Parker (2018)
Taste of Home Christmas (2019)
The 12 Days of Christmas Cookbook: The Ultimate in Effortless Holiday Entertaining compiled by Marla Tipton (2010)