If you’re anything like me, the amount of time that you spend in the kitchen during the holiday season increases greatly compared to the rest of the year. I wouldn’t have it any other way! I make my holiday baking list months in advance (yes, I am weird), but there are just so many great new recipes out there I want to try, plus my family favorites, that the narrowing-down process takes some time.
I know most people don’t start their baking plans in July—so I’ve narrowed your search down to a few fantastic cookbooks with guaranteed delicious results. These are the books I reach for over and over and OVER again. They are my messiest, stickiest, dirtiest cookbooks that I can always count on: