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Top 10 Essential Tools for Holiday Baking

It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s also the busiest time of year for baking. Many of us are looking for ways to save time and make a lot of cookies all at once. These ten tools will help make your cookie baking more efficient and enjoyable!

1. Unbleached Parchment Mega Roll, 100 Feet

Parchment Paper

This unbleached, silicone-treated non-stick parchment means there’s no need for spraying or greasing the pan, saving on clean-up time. Use it to line baking pans and cookie sheets. The on-trend, kraft paper color also comes in handy for gifting. Use it to line tins and gift boxes for cookie swaps, or even wrap gifts in this paper.

2. 3-Piece Large Cookie Sheet Set

Cookie Sheets

Keep the baking marathon going with a set of three cookie sheets. They feature a nonstick surface for quick release and easy clean up and are designed for easy handling in and out of the oven – even while wearing oven mitts!

3. Holiday 4-Piece Grippy Cutters

Cookie Cutters

This 4 piece set features classic Christmas icons: a stocking, tree, star and gingerbread boy. The cutters make for save and easy cutting with a comfortable grip and deep plastic sides, so the kids can easily join in on the cookie making fun.

4. The Really Big Spatula

The Really Big Spatula

Big baking jobs call for big tools, so say hello to the Really Big Spatula. It’s safe for non-stick pans and over six inches wide, so you can lift more cookies in one scoop. It features a stainless steel handle and can scoop up as many as six cookies at once.

5. 3-Tier Cooling Grid

3 Tier Cooling Grid

Do you have a cramped kitchen? This 3-tier cooling grid is a fantastic space saver. Stack the cooling grids on top of one another – the sturdy steel wires allow ample airflow for treats large and small, and the nonstick coating gives easy release and clean-up.

6. 3-Pack Cookie Icing

Cookie Icing

Save some time with ready-to-use cookie icing in the colors of the season: red, green and white. The icing comes in a microwave bottle and sets quickly to give your cookies a smooth finish in just one hour. A 10-ounce bottle covers about 12 3-inch cookies.

7. Candy Cane Decorating Icing

Candy Cane Icing

Add some flavor to your decorating while saving time with the ready-to-use candy cane flavored decorating icing pouch. The easy to squeeze bag comes fitted with both a round tip and a star tip and works like a traditional bag and tip.

8. Holiday Sprinkle Mix Mega Pack

Holiday Sprinkles

Big baking jobs call for a lot of sprinkles! Get all the variety you need with this mega pack of four different types of sprinkles: green sugar, red sugar, snowflake mix and holiday nonpareils. The plastic bottles make for easy pouring and storing and are perfect for cookies, cupcakes, cakes and more.

9. 3-Pack Melting Bottles

Squeeze Bottles

These melting bottles have a variety of uses. They’re perfect for filling with royal icing for all of your cookie decorating, and can also be used with Candy Melts candy to get the perfect drizzle on all types of sweet treats.

10. Large Santa Cookie Box

Santa Cookie Box

Ho, ho, ho! Give cookies to everyone you know in these cute Santa cookie boxes.

All of these essentials can be found at you local Michaels. For more sweet treat inspiration, check out our Holiday Desserts Pinterest Board.