People Are Sharing Their Clever Holiday Baking Hacks Online

Are you a good baker? If you are, I envy you. That's one skill I haven't perfected yet.

Don't get me wrong, I'm a great cook, but baking is such an exact science that I find it a little challenging. So I'm always looking for easy baking hacks that even I can do. These holiday ones definitely fit the bill.

1. These Marshmallow Reindeer

Since I admitted to being a bit of a lousy baker, how about a recipe that involves no baking at all? You can make these fun reindeer using marshmallows dipped in chocolate. Don't they look so cute?

2. This Baby Yoda Cookie Hack

How adorable is this Baby Yoda? I bet my fellow Star Wars fans can appreciate this little guy. But did you know you can chop off the angel head once it's baked to make it yourself? Wow, my mind is blown, ha, ha!

3. This Cotton Candy Cupcake

Oh my goodness, isn't this the cutest cupcake ever? It's very easy to make. Once you bake the cupcakes, decorate them with colorful icing and edible sprinkles. Then, add cotton candy (you can use store-bought or make your own), and voilĂ ! Easy peasy.

4. This Marshmellow Hack

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Have you ever ran out of frosting in the middle of decorating your cookies? That sucks. But before you run out to get some more know this: you can turn marshmallows into a homemade frosting. Who knew that?

5. This Marshmallow Snowman

Speaking of marshmallows, aren't they so versatile or what? You can easily make these cute snowmen using only three marshmallows, some chocolate, and your creativity. What a great project to make with your kids, too. Am I right?

6. These Cookie Snowmen

Here's another amazing holiday idea that requires no baking. Yes! You can stack three cookies on a bamboo skewer, dip them in white chocolate and decorate them to make these festive snowmen. I'm going to do try these this year.

7. These Festive Hot Chocolate Mugs

Here's another super easy holiday cooking project. You can make these adorable holiday mugs using just a few ingredients. What you'll need are marshmallows, chocolate, cookies, pretzel sticks, and some sprinkles. Doesn't this look so cute and easy?

8. These Holiday Ornaments

Have you ever made your own Christmas tree ornaments? What if you could make ones that were edible, too? These amazing ornaments were made using some baked candies, which then turned into the most festive ornaments like these. Wow, I love this idea.

9. These Inverted Gingerbread Cookies

Oh my goodness, do you see what I see? Can you believe that you can invert your baked gingerbread men and make them into reindeer cookies? That's such a genius idea. I wouldn't have thought of it.

10. This Holiday Cake

This cake might involve some baking and decorating skills, but using an ice cream cone to make Christmas trees is a pretty genius idea for a festive holiday cake. Don't you think? I love it.

See, I told you these were easy and clever holiday baking ideas.

I think even I can attempt some of them, ha, ha! And if that's possible, I think you can do it, too. What do you think? Can you handle it?

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