Have you checked out They Draw and Cook's Holiday Recipe Contest yet? What a great idea for those of us who like to eat and draw!
Illustrators from all around the world have submitted holiday recipes that will be posted daily on the blog throughout December. Each day, a favourite recipe will also be posted on The FN Dish (!), the Food Network's blog. And they're also making a book (with a bunch of other recipes). If you're short a good sugar cookie recipe, this might be the place to snoop around ...
Candy Cane Bark is a treat we make every year at our house -- it's super easy for the kids to help with (there's always a fight over who gets to smash the candy canes) and extra yummy. Makes a great take-home gift for family after Christmas Dinner too; just wrap a few pieces in a cello bag with Christmas ribbon and voilà!