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Weekend View... 8 of the most delicious and easy holiday recipes to make today

It's that time of year... twinkle lights, Christmas trees...
 & lots of time in the kitchen.

Today I am sharing a round up of some of your favorite recipes- and some of mine. They are easy to make- and easy to enjoy.
Because, with all the busy and bustle of the season- simple and easy AND delicious is always a good thing.

Happy baking everyone.

21 Essentials for a decadent cheese board 

Blackberry brie en croute 

I am making this one tomorrow. And am going to do my best not to devour more than a couple bites. SO. good.

Pumpkin Brie en Croute 

Caramelized Pecan & Cranberry Brie en Croute

On Repeat Favorites

Grammy's Mashed Potato Casserole 

Because this. is. potato casserole. With mashed potatoes, cream cheese, sour cream AND garlic... and then twice bakes? Well, need I say more?
This was one of my favorites growing up- and it is a favorite even now.

Side note: Time for new photos this year.

Favorite Fudgy Cookies 

Shortbread Surprise cookies 

Braided Floral Topped Pie

Stay tuned for a couple more posts before Christmas- one of which is one of my all time favorites.


  1. I’m making you’re Brie minus the pastry for Christmas Eve. Crossing my fingers it turns out.
    Merry Christmas!

  2. Beautiful recipes Courtney!....Wishing you and your family a most Joyous Christmas!!!

  3. Made Grammy's mashed potato casserole for Christmas Eve--delicious and so great to make ahead of time. Are you going to share the recipe for the beautiful coconut cake that is in the first picture?