The Best Christmas
Baking Recipes!

 Here you’ll find all my favorite Christmas recipes from over the years, including easy Christmas cookies, homemade holiday breads, delicious pies, and more.
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My name is Tessa and I’m the creator of Handle the Heat. I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I’m also a professionally trained chef and cookbook author. You can learn more about me here.

Christmas Cookies!

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Get our 10 Favorite Christmas Cookies Book

Christmas Morning Breakfast Recipes

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Bread Recipes

Pie Recipes

Need Help Making Pie? Check this out:

Need Help Making Pie? Check this out:

Cake Recipes

Dessert Bars

How-to-Videos

From Pie Crust, to How-To Knead dough, we’ve got you covered!

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The Magic of Baking is an online baking class with tons of videos, PDFs, and photos that will teach you the secret fundamentals and science of baking in a fun and visual way.

• Instant Download

• 24+ Recipes

• Printable Recipe Cards

and so much more!

Bake with complete confidence, every single time.

Led by: Chef and Cookbook Author Tessa Arias of HandletheHeat.com

The Magic of Baking is an online baking class with tons of videos, PDFs, and photos that will teach you the secret fundamentals and science of baking in a fun and visual way.

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The Handle the Heat community is filled with enthusiastic home bakers just like you! In my humble opinion, people who like to bake are the BEST kind of people. Creative, thoughtful, and extra sweet. Every month hundreds of people in the HTH community join in our monthly baking challenges… hopefully you will too!

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