Home-Baked Holiday Gifts

In many households, baking edible gifts is a much-loved tradition. It's sure to spark the holiday spirit as you savor the enticing aroma of cookies, quick breads and other sweet treats fresh from the oven. Here you'll find recipes that are ideal for gift-giving, from dark chocolate tea bread to miniature Bundt cakes seasoned with warming spices. To draw children into the festivities, we're featuring several kid-friendly recipes, including rich chocolate truffles and buttery pecan cookies. They're easy to prepare and make perfect gifts for grandparents or a favorite teacher.