Photo: Claire Lower Christmas is coming soon, very soon, and some of us—I won’t say who—are still scrambling to find gifts for people in our respective bubbles. Food is a good gift, because people like to eat, and cookies, candies, and sweet treats are always welcome. But confectionary and baking can get rather involved and, as I mentioned already, we are running out of time . Luckily, I am lazy but prepared—I always have an arsenal of low-effort treat recipes ready for emergency deployment.