Make it. Bake it. They will come!
It's that time of year again. Spoonful drops of fruity or chocolaty dough dangling over pans ready for a hot oven, bowls of sugar cookie dough patiently waiting in turn for a roll and jars of jams, bowls of candied cherries, bags of brickle, caramel and chocolate drops eagerly needing a resting place. It's that time for baking treasured treats, newly discovered cookie recipes, heirloom cakes and Grandma's favorite fruit cake.
Here's a sampling of goodies we like: