'Tis the season for tempting treats, and we've got just the right recipes. Whether you're throwing a holiday cookie swap or baking a snack for Santa, this collection of goodies should make the season a whole lot sweeter.
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Gift-Worthy Confection: Peppermint Fudge
What makes these minty treats great for giving? They're easy to make and package, and one batch yields more than five dozen pieces! For a special touch, present your Peppermint Fudge in a classic glass jar trimmed with festive fabric.
Cookies for Swapping: Sugar Plum Bars
A delicious combination of citrus and cinnamon makes this homemade version of a Newton bar an instant cookie swap classic. To achieve the signature cakey texture of a packaged cookie, make yours the night before—they'll be softer the next day.
Lindsay Ann showcases her original recipes for playful sweets at dollhousebakeshoppe.com. Tony and Joey Dellino share their creative confections at 365cakepops.com.
Originally published in the December/January 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine