Soft, chewy drop cookies are always a hit, and are easy to make, especially with kids. Chocolate chip is the most well-known, but think outside the bag: try cranberries, orange and white chocolate for a festive-tasting combo without the need for decoration.
Have leftover cranberry sauce? It makes a delicious sweet-tart filling for these crumbly oat bars, which are like date squares with much more zing.
Chef Michele Genest, who lives in Whitehorse, Yukon, shared her sweettart low bush cranberry toffee with ParentsCanada.