The season for baking is here and we've assembled our top 10 favorite sweet treats for the holidays.

Gingerbread Cake with Spiced Mascarpone Glaze:  A dark sticky gingerbread cake drizzled with a mascarpone icing is the epitome of holiday desserts to share.

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Tart:  This candied sweet potato cheesecake tart is made with chevre and harissa spiced pepitas for a festive treat.

Crème Fraîche Truffles:  These easy and decadent crème fraiche truffles are perfect as an after-dinner treat or wrapped in a little box as a gift for loved ones.  

Chèvre Linzer Cookies:  The traditional linzer cookie gets an infusion of fresh chevre for a festive take on a holiday favorite.

Cranberry Pear Tart:  Bright cranberries and sweet pears top a crème fraiche and almond filling for a festive dessert to share. 

Mini Mascarpone Crème Brulee:  This classic dessert is made mini and baked in St. Albans ceramic crocks. 

Mascarpone Cheesecake with Pomegranate Syrup:  Nothing says holiday cheer like this luscious mascarpone cheesecake, built on a decadent cookie crust, piled high with pomegranate seeds and drizzled with pomegranate syrup.

Ginger Molasses Apple Cake with Mascarpone Frosting:  A rich ginger molasses cake with fresh apples and a creamy mascarpone frosting.

Spiced Persimmon & Crème Fraîche Custard Tart:  Spiced persimmons layered in a crème fraiche custard fill a crisp ginger and cinnamon tart shell in this seasonal dessert.

Mini Nutmeg Cakes with Angostura Glaze:  The unique combination of nutmeg, Angostura bitters, and crème fraîche combine in these Armenian inspired mini cakes