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10 easy last minute Christmas baking recipe ideas

Looking for some sweet and speedy inspiration? These baking recipe ideas make the perfect last minute Christmas gifts. Try these brownies, biscuits, chocolate bark, slices and rice crackles.

Want more sweet Christmas inspo? Watch our video and see how to decorate those gingerbread cookies.
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    Christmas blondies

    Enrich and sweeten the festive season with these scrumptious fruit, almond and white chocolate brownie-like squares. They don't exclusively need to be dessert either.

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    Christmas mince slab

    Here’s Nici Wickes' fast and fabulous alternative to making individual Christmas mince pies. This Christmas mince slab recipe is perfect for the whole family to enjoy this festive season

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    White choc-mint candy cane bark

    This festive treat pairs minty candy canes and creamy white chocolate with crispy rice bubbles to create the ultimate Christmas gift for loved ones.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Cheat's white christmas

    Bite-size sweets are practically a requirement of Christmas cheer. This recipe is easy to prepare, and they make great gifts.

    Woman's Day|

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    Gingerbread rings

    Make these cute and colourful gingerbread cookies for the family, a children's party or to give as gifts. They can be made up to 4 days ahead.

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    White christmas salami

    This sweet treat is perfect to keep on hand to serve with tea for unexpected guests at Christmas time

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    Nutty chocolate, cranberry and cherry fudge

    This decadent nutty chocolate, cranberry and cherry fudge recipe was made for sharing. Perfect as an after-dinner treat or for your next morning tea, this simple recipe is a cinch to create

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|