If you need more holiday baking inspiration, check out our recipe archive online: nando.com/therecipe.
Some of the cookie recipes include: the best molasses cookies from Barbara Humiston of Pinehurst, cherry chocolate chips with a dough that can be made ahead and stored in the freezer, a few cookies for last minute baking, including Forget’em cookies and oatmeal wafers.
If cakes are your thing, try the Vegan Coconut Chocolate Whipped Cream Cake, Pig Pickin’ Cake, and Susan Katz’s Mom’s Chocolate Cake from Raleigh.
Or pie: Chef Bill Smith’s Atlantic Beach Pie or Angus Barn’s Chocolate Chess Pie.
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