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If you’re a baking fanatic as I am, you’re in for a treat. Now if you love to make desserts and try new recipes every day but barely ever seem to get it 100% right, this guide is for you. Here is a compiled list of 6 easy desserts with simple steps that give off the impression of a professional baker. Start the new years by channeling your inner baker and impress your friends and family!

Rolled Sugar Cookies

It is fairly simple to agree upon the fact that there is no party complete without some good-ol’ sugar cookies to keep your guests happy. Sugar cookies are great year-round as you can get creative with the sort of decorations you want to use. This super simple sugar cookie recipe paired with the icing is the ultimate treat for your friends. After tasting these delicious cookies, you’ll never buy a box of instant cookies again!

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Cinnamon Bun Cookies

You know what would happen if a Cinnamon Roll and a Cookie had a baby? This beautiful treat. While we all love the classic cinnamon rolls, working with yeast in between family and work chaos can be a daunting task. To make things much simpler, we have this simple cookie recipe that gives you the best of both worlds!

Source: Taste of Home

Chocolate & Toffee Bark

If you’re like me and you want to make something as simple as chocolate bark but impress your family at the same time, here’s your holy grail. Since this recipe starts with a box of crackers, its possibly the most unique thing your family will get to taste. Make sure you’re ready to make loads of these bitter-sweet treats because everyone will be longing for more!

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White Chocolate Party Mix

How to turn heads with a simple and quick recipe, you ask? Say no more. With minimal effort and ingredients that you’ll find in your home already, this party mix is absolutely irresistible.

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Linzer Tarts

Now here’s the real deal. While this treat may look extremely exquisite, all it really is cut out cookies with a jam filling. It isn’t nearly as time-consuming or complicated as it looks, and your guests will definitely believe that you spent ages planning this perfect dessert.

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Mini Molten Lava Cakes

There’s really nothing better than chocolate cake with warm chocolate filling topped with plain vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce – yum! While most people believe that making these cakes is very hard, it’s actually one of the simplest things you can make this new year.

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Now that you’re equipped with the weapon of ultimate success, it’s time roll up your sleeves to get to baking! Be sure to share with your family and friends to spread the joy. These 6 super simple recipes are sure to bring you great joy and impress the people around you!

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