Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies

These are one of my favourite Christmas cookies. They’re spicy, chewy, and absolutely packed with dark chocolate. There’s something about the way the dark chocolate tastes with peppery ginger that makes these cookies so unforgettable. Topped with a little sugar so they’re sweet and sparkly, these cookies are just magical. They have a nice, deep …

Classic Gingerbread Cookies

Everyone Christmas cookie plate needs a classic gingerbread cookie. The kind you decorate with royal icing and sprinkles, the kind you can make into gingerbread people, or pretty snowflakes. This recipe is just that. The cookies are crunchy without being too crispy, and spicy from a combo of powdered ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and a little …

Grandma’s Shortbread Cookies

This shortbread is the real deal. When I was little, we used to have Christmas dinner at my aunt and uncle’s house, and every year, my grandma would make these shortbread cookies. I can remember wishing the grownups would stop talking so much so that we could just finish dinner and get to the dessert! These …

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes with Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Did you think I’d only post cookie recipes this week? Can’t forget about Christmas dinner! You can’t have Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner without mashed potatoes, that’s something I believe in firmly. These mashed potatoes are just what you want them to be – creamy, smooth, and with just a little tang from the sour cream. I use …

Christmas Baking

It’s my favourite time of year! Everyone who knows me knows I love Christmas. I love getting gifts for other people, I love the lights, I love the music, I love seeing my family at our annual chaotic Christmas party, but most of all, I LOVE Christmas baking. I tend to go a bit overboard …