Last Minute Christmas Cooking and Gift Ideas

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“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.”B.C. Forbes


It’s less than two weeks until Christmas, but there is still plenty of time to whip up a tasty treat or two to share with friends, to gift, or to make your own Christmas a little more yummy.

Here are some of my favorourite Christmas cooking ideas. All of them are easy, quick and well-tested by at least one of my Christmas Elves (Ben, Nurse Bert and Cafe Dog, of course!) and me. Just click on the link to go to the recipe.


Macadamia Shortbread Christmas Cookies



Easy White Chocolate, Cranberry and Pistachio Fudge



Last Minute Christmas Cake Recipe – Really Good!



Best Coconut Ice Recipe

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For a Christmassy feel, you can always use green colouring and a drop of peppermint essence instead of the traditional pink and vanilla.


Five-Minute Fudge

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You can make endless variations on this one, but it does need to be refrigerated in a warm climate!


Heavenly Chocolate Brownies

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Lovely Handmade Scrubs and Soaks – not edible but sweet-scented treats!



Easy Reindeer Cupcakes


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