Christmas Shortbread Cookies. 1 Recipe, 3 Cookies!

Shortbread Cookies – 1 recipe 3 cookie flavours

1 recipe, 3 cookies, how amazing is that?! This shortbread recipe will make your life easier during the holidays so you have more time for other things. Use any combination of nuts, fruits, or chocolate that you like. I made one with toasted pecans, one with white chocolate and cranberries, and one with rosemary!

The Prettiest Pumpkin Pie

The Prettiest Pumpkin Pie

Here’s the prettiest pumpkin pie made with classic pumpkin spices and a flaky butter pastry. It’s topped with a simple yet beautiful leaf design made from the leftover pastry! This is a simple way to elevate a Thanksgiving dessert that the whole family will love.

Apple Blossoms baked in a buttery pastry and drenched in rum caramel sauce

Apple Roses drenched in Rum Caramel Sauce

These apple roses are made with a buttery pastry, sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and drenched in a rum caramel sauce. They make a beautiful dessert perfect for entertaining. Make apple roses in advance, reheat and serve when ready.

Mini Maple Walnut Cupcakes with Candied Walnuts

Mini Maple Walnut Cupcakes

A special cupcake for a special event! You’ll love these mini Maple Walnut Cupcakes topped with candied walnuts. They are rich, sweet and nutty. The recipe makes enough to feed a crowd.

How to make Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Simple Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Want to learn how to make simple toasted pumpkin seeds? Then I have the recipe for you! Enjoy lightly salted pumpkin seeds for a snack or add to granolas, salads, or soups.

Banana Blueberry Coffe Cake

Banana Blueberry Coffee Cake

This banana blueberry coffee cake is super moist and has just the right amount of sweetness. It’s filled with cinnamon, cloves, bananas and toasted pecans; that swirl throughout. This coffee cake will be your new favourite treat to enjoy with a hot cup of tea!

The prettiest peach pie ever!

The Prettiest Peach Pie

This is the prettiest peach pie you’ll ever bake! A fun way to dress up a classic peach pie is using the pastry scraps to create a pretty top that will impress your guests!

pretzel baked beer dip with Oast beer

Pretzel Baked Beer Dip

What goes together better than beer and pretzels?! Yup you guessed it, pretzel baked beer dip! This is a creamy, flavourful dip with small pretzel buns baked all together in one skillet.

Champagne Cake!

Champagne Cake!

This champagne cake is the perfect cake to ring in the New Year (and to impress your guests!). It’s super moist with a little ‘pop’ of champagne flavour not to mention it’s a show stopper of a dessert!

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

You can’t beat a classic! Crisp, gingery and full of holiday spice, these classic gingerbread men cookies are a Christmas favourite. Change the shapes to trees, houses or anything you’d like and use the recipe as your base.

Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

Super addictive, chewy, minty and festive; you’ll just love making these candy cane cookies for Christmas. They make a fun cookie for your holiday cookie exchange for the kids and the adults too!

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Pies

These adorable bite-size mini pumpkin pies are the perfect treat to finish off that heavy Thanksgiving dinner!  They are a little twist on the traditional pumpkin pie, literally little! 😉 The recipe makes a lot, perfect for a large gathering.

Make your own Pumpkin Puree

How to Roast a Pumpkin (for Homemade Pumpkin Puree)

Pumpkin Puree is great to use in pies, bread, soups, and other delicious treats. You can roast a few baking pumpkins and can them yourself, so you always have some on hand. Load up a few mason jars and toss them in the freezer for a rainy day of fall baking.

Candy Corn Shortbread Cookies

Candy Corn Shortbread Cookies

These super cute shortbread (slice and bake) cookies are shaped into candy corn pieces. Not only are they full of buttery deliciousness, but are fun to make. They also make cute Halloween gift bags or treats!

Chocolate Spice Bundt CAke

Chocolate Spice Bundt Cake

This chocolate spice bundt cake is rich in flavours, super moist and chocolatey! The spices (cinnamon, nutmeg and clove) complimented the chocolatey cake exquisitely, and is topped with cream cheese icing and dusted with more cinnamon, yum! This cake will leave an impression!

Buttermilk Scones

Buttermilk Scones

These buttermilk scones are stacked a mile high with beautiful, flaky and buttery layers. They taste lovely on their own or use this recipe as a base to spice things up with fruit, nuts, or your favourite spices

Individual Apple Galettes

Individual Apple Galettes

These cute individual apple galettes can easily change from season to season by just switching up the filling. But everyone loves a classic like apples! The pastry is buttery and flaky and the simple apple filling is sweet and juicy. Add homemade caramel sauce to evaluate these apple galettes one step further!

cinnamon cookies

Buttery Cinnamon Cookies

These cinnamon cookies are a soft buttery shortbread that melt in your mouth and are topped with cinnamon buttercream icing. They are the perfect cookie for the fall and leading up to the holidays.

Alie Romano



I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

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