Winter Recipes

Warm Up with Winter Baking! Explore cozy & comforting recipes perfect for the holidays. From Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies to White Chocolate Fudge Brownies, find your perfect winter treat!

Easy Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe (for Cut-Out Cookies)

So many things to swoon about these Easy Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe for Cut-Out Cookies! These soft sugar cookies have a texture that is melt-in-your-mouth soft and perfect. The flavor is buttery, sugary vanilla goodness. This is a streamlined version of the sugar cookie recipe in The Cookie Book and has been my go-to recipe for years!! So let’s get right to…

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The Best Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping

I love a good holiday cake and this Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping really delivers! It has everything we want from a delicious coffee cake: rich, buttery sour cream crumb, check! A thick layer of crumbly streusel topping, check! Loaded with lots of cranberries and orange zest for irresistible flavor?! Check check check! This simple coffee cake is…

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Incredible Chocolate Peppermint Cookies (Vegan)

I’m SO EXCITED to share these Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with you! There are no eggs or butter in them, and the cookie base is an easy peasy, one-bowl, no rest cookie dough (LOVE).  These vegan peppermint cookies use chocolate chips, cocoa powder and melted chocolate, as well as a chocolate glaze, for the ultimate chocolate experience! The peppermint candy cane bits…

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How to Make Perfect Whipped Cream

Super excited to share my favorite recipe for perfect whipped cream every single time! Whipped cream is the perfect topping for almost all of your favorite desserts. It’s perfect on top of pie, pavlovas, puddings, hot chocolate, cream puffs, cakes, with a bowl of fresh berries… Name the dessert and it will probably be better with whipped cream! I even…

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Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

This Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake is one of those recipes that you can make a few days ahead, the whole thing, and not give it another thought until dessert time. I mean, does life get much better?! This recipe has been a family and blog favorite since 2014!! I gave it a facelift this year so that it is 100%…

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Five-Spice Cranberry Sauce

Think of this Five-Spice Cranberry Sauce as regular cranberry sauce but with mega jazz hands! It has all of the notes your looking for in cranberry sauce: classic sweet and tart flavors, with everything amped up with a bit of Chinese Five-Spice powder to keep things interesting. Origin of The Recipe This is the recipe that started it all! I’ve…

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side view of the perfect whole slice of lemon olive oil cake

Mega Delish Lemon Olive Oil Cake

A one-bowl wonder that is mixed and baked in an hour! This lemon olive oil cake is bright, moist, light and has mega lemon flavor. Feel free to play around with any citrus (or any combination). So delicious to eat that no one will know it was so flipping easy to make!

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a close up of a cranberry tart with a bite missing

Super Simple Cranberry Tarts

Friends, welcome to your new favorite dessert: Super Simple Cranberry Tarts with Rosemary Honey Drizzle! Every component of these tarts is make-ahead making these perfect for all of your holiday entertaining needs, and we have many. These little wonders are the perfect combination of tart from the barely sweetened cranberries, sweet from the honey, buttery from the Monterey jack cheese…

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Holiday Cookie Roundup

Here is a collection of my current favorite holiday cookies! There are shipping tips throughout PLUS info on whether each cookie is suitable for shipping. Go forth and bake friends! For many of these cookies the dough can be frozen ahead of time (this is a great tip for drop cookies). Some cookies, such as macarons, are best gifted the…

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The Best Overnight Sourdough Bagels

As I write this post, my sourdough starter is sitting on the counter in the kitchen growing and getting bubbly so I can mix together the dough for The Best Overnight Sourdough Bagels to bake off in the morning. Heaven. I love breakfast baking recipes (they’re my jam). Check out all of my breakfast baking recipes and also my How…

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Lemon Cake | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Fresh Lemon Cake

Consider this Fresh Lemon Cake a dazzling celebration of the humble lemon, that most-frequently used citrus that adorns our kitchen counters. I don’t know this for fact but I do on instinct. I put lemon in everything from warm water, to savory dishes that need brightening up to baked goods that need some sunshine. Yes, the humble lemon is a…

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Peppermint Bark Bars | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Chewy Peppermint Cookie Bars

What are Chewy Peppermint Cookie Bars? I’m so glad you asked… Picture your very favorite chocolate chip cookie dough without chocolate chips or chunks (this is important). Three-fourths of the cookie dough is pressed into an 8X10 baking pan and then covered in chocolate peppermint ganache (yup)and then drizzles of white chocolate ganache. The whole lot gets showered in crushed…

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Easy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups

Look at these Easy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups! Yep, just like a peanut butter cup but filled with the most dreamy peppermint cream. Think like an Oreo or, even better, like Trader Joe’s Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s. I have eaten more Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s than I’ll ever admit. Ever. Believe it or not, you can have these Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups…

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Eggnog Cream Pie With Caramel Rum Sauce

Eggnog Cream Pie with Caramel Rum Sauce… Where to begin with this beauty?! So many of my favorite flavors all wrapped into one, delicious dreamy holiday package. This Eggnog Cream Pie with Caramel Rum sauce was created in collaboration with Diamond of California. A big thank you to them + you for supporting the brands I work with! xo

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Chocolate Lemon Tart

Is there any better way to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring than with a Chocolate Lemon Tart? No really, is there? All of my favorite flavors are shoved into one delicious dessert treat that doesn’t just look beautiful, it tastes amazing. Even better, it’s a cinch to throw together. I mean it. This was utterly painless. I…

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White Chocolate Fudge Brownies

I wanted some very festive holiday brownies and these White Chocolate Fudge Brownies DELIVERED! The perfect fudge brownies get swirled with melted white chocolate (pre-bake) and then, if you’re feeling it, you can effortlessly drop pistachios and fresh cranberries over the top. If you’re not feeling holiday-ish, feel free to omit or swap in other fun flavors (raspberries?!). If you’re…

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