Here are recipes for 30+ easy holiday breads & snacks. They focus on sweet “quick bread” recipes (i.e. cranberry bread & pumpkin bread) and cookies.
The recipes listed below can be used for fall & winter holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. Given their fall & winter focus, many of the holiday breads & snacks on this page contain “harvest festival” related ingredients such as applesauce, cranberry & pumpkin.
Pumpkin Cranberry Bread (Oven Baked)
Recipe for Holiday Breads & Snacks
- Almond Banana Bread
- Applesauce Bread (with or without walnuts)
- Applesauce Cranberry Bread
- Banana Nut Bread
- Blueberry Banana Bread
- Blueberry Banana Muffins
- Blueberry Quick Bread (“flag” bread) – This easy recipe for blueberry quick bread can be made with (or without) an American flag. Great for July 4th, etc.
- Bread Machine Applesauce Bread
- Bread Machine Banana Bread
- Bread Machine Cinnamon Bread (with chocolate chips)
- Bread Machine Gingerbread – Gingerbread is a delicious holiday bread for Christmas and other winter holidays.
- Bread Machine Pumpkin Bread
- Butterscotch Banana Bread
- Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies – One of my kids’ favorite holiday treats. They complain if these cookies are not made for the holidays!
- Chocolate Banana Bread
- Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
- Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies
- Cinnamon Banana Bread
- Cranberry Banana Bread
- Cranberry Banana Muffins
- Cranberry Bread with Dried Cranberries
- Cranberry Bread with Fresh Cranberries
- M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies
- No Butter Banana Bread – This no butter banana bread recipe can be made with fresh cranberries, chopped walnuts, chocolate chips, etc. It is very moist and doesn’t need any expensive butter.
- No Butter Banana Muffins
- No Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies – This cookie recipe is very popular with Bread Dad visitors. The cookies are made with vegetable oil and not butter.
- Oatmeal Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Pecan Banana Bread
- Pumpkin Banana Bread (with chocolate chips)
- Pumpkin Cranberry Bread – Pumpkin cranberry bread is an easy “quick bread” and is perfect for Thanksgiving, etc.
- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
- Pumpkin Pie Bread – This sweet “quick bread” tastes like a pumpkin pie. It is perfect for Thanksgiving. You can make a “plain” pumpkin pie version. Or you can add chocolate chips, chopped nuts, cranberries, etc.
- Raisin Banana Bread
- Trail Mix Cookies (with M&Ms, cranberries, nuts, etc.)
- Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
- Walnut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
- White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies
- Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Banana Bread