We know chocolate bark technically doesn't qualify as baking but we couldn't resist featuring this triple threat: it's easy to make, just about any variety is heavenly, and it makes the perfect holiday gift. Click through for 5 dreamy chocolate bark recipes along with 5 other holiday-worthy sweets. And, there's more to discover on our Holiday Baking Pinterest board!
Grab a Plate says her Chocolate Bark with Pistachios and Sea Salt is easy to make, delicious to eat and it makes a nice holiday gift, packaged in a colorful tin. She also gives other delicious variations, so check it out!
Holiday treats don't always have to be packed with fat and sugar. Try Munchin with Munchkin's guilt-free and Fat Free Gingerbread Cookies.
These scrumptious Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread cookies contain 75% less sugar!
We love this classic and easy-to-make French dessert Cherry Clafoutis (pronounced cla-foo-tee). We use our summer preserved cherries, but any fruit is delicious! Try figs!
No holiday is complete without a deep bowl of Traditional English Trifle. Layers of Sherry, fruit, jam and cake make this dessert one of our all-time favorites! Try this recipe from our chef/author friend Kathy Casey (photo by myhsu).