- The Food Desk
These baking basics are essential for Christmas — ginger cake, gingerbread cookies, and royal icing tips and tricks so that you can decorate your cookies in fancy detail! If you use my cookie recipes plus royal icing, you can make amazing gingerbread houses. And of course, a macaron recipe, as they are perfect to send out to friends and family, and my signature cute bakes that feel festive and fun! Add a seasonal twist to your edible terrarium — perhaps reindeers, elves and Santa Claus.