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Tag Archive: Christmas recipes

Dairy Free EggNog with Vegan Options (Crazy Ingredient Challenge)

Dairy Free Eggnog with Vegan Options: When you or your guests need to go dairy free try this eggnog made with homemade rice and almond milk.

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My Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread Men Cookies

Gingerbread Men Cookies: Easy recipe for traditional gingerbread men cookies. Christmas cookies.

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Holiday Recipes Trending Now (Tasty Tuesdays on Break)

Barilla 4 layer lasagna recipe

The Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party is on break this week so your hosts can enjoy the week with their families. We will be back on December 29th with more great recipes and links to share. Hope to see you then! In the meantime, here are a few of our recipes that are …

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Almond Cherry Spritz Cookies: Deliciously Easy and Gluten-Free

Almond Cherry Spritz Cookies: gluten free spritz cookies made with almond flour topped with a cherry. Christmas cookies. Cookie Press recipe.

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Bake Your Own Gingerbread House

Looking for something easy and fun to make with your kids? Maybe you are thinking of starting a new holiday tradition? Do you need a special dessert to double as a decoration? Try making a Gingerbread House.   Yes, you could buy one of those prebaked kits that have been sitting on the shelf for …

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Rumtopf Recipe and Printable

Rumtopf takes the longest to prepare of any recipe I have on the site. It literally takes MONTHS! But that is all sitting time. The actual work is less than 5 minutes a month. What is Rumtopf? Literally translated it means Rum Pot in German. In Danish it is spelled Rumkrukke. It is a way to preserve …

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Chocolate Dipped Citrus Peel Cookies – Fill the Cookie Jar

It’s the first Thursday of the month so that means it’s time to Fill the Cookie Jar! A group of bloggers bake some cookies based on a theme and blog about them. You’ll NEVER guess what our theme is this month! Go ahead, take a stab at it… Christmas/Hanukah! Ok, it was pretty obvious, I …

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Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies – One Dough Three Ways

I love cookie dough that can be made into different cookies, especially this time of year. You just make up a double batch of the dough, or even triple it, and then add a little of this and a little of that and voila! Different cookies. This Chocolate Cream Cheese dough is delicious and malleable …

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Spicy Candied Sweet Potatoes – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

I prefer to keep my marshmallows for s’mores and make these amazing Spicy Candied Sweet Potatoes instead. Since this will probably be my last post before Thanksgiving, I want to take a moment to thank some special people. First up is Tammy of Creative K. Kids for trusting me to co-host the Tasty Tuesdays Link …

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Brandied Whole Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries baked low and slow in brandy or rum. For a non-alcoholic version bake in cranberry, apple or orange juice.

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Ultimate Virtual Cookie & Goodies Party And Giveaway

  Welcome and come on in to the Ultimate Virtual Cookie & Goodies Party And Giveaway! #Ultimatecookieparty We have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you the best and most fun virtual party you will attend this season! Over the next 13 days we want you to share your absolute Best Cookie and …

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Kolache – Sweet Nut Roll

Have you ever had Kolache? It is a Central European (Hungarian, Czech, Ukrainian, etc.) treat made with a rich brioche like dough filled with sweetened nut or seed filling. And it is DELICIOUS! In my husband’s house growing up it was breakfast every Christmas morning. You can enjoy it any time of the year, but …

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My Best Gingerbread

Christmas in July? YEP! And with good reason. My Goddaddy recently sent me an envelope stuffed full of treasures. Old letters written by family members and one handwritten recipe for “My Best Gingerbread”. I knew the handwriting immediately: Aunt Jeanne (his mom). I also knew that I had to make it right away. And by sheer …

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Candy Cane Hearts and Panettone Bread Pudding

I have been so busy lately that the blog ended up getting the short-shrift. Which is a shame since I have joined a group of my fellow SITS-ters to make an effort to comment on 75 blogs this week. If you are coming from there – Howdy! I promise I will be checking out your …

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Stained Glass Window Cookies

Sugar Cookies with the middles replaced with melted hard candies make cute Stained Glass Window Cookies. Valentine’s Day Cookies, Christmas Cookies.

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Sour Cream Mocha Truffles

Sour Cream Mocha Truffles – easy decadent chocolate candies perfect for Valentine’s Day, Christmas, or any time you want a rich chocolate treat.

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Christmas Breakfast Roundup

I still haven’t decided what I am going to make for breakfast Christmas morning. In case you need some suggestions too, here are eight different ideas. Some are ultra easy, some can be made ahead, and some are special treats I would only make on a special day – mostly because I hate to fry. …

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Cherry Coconut Bars and Holiday Cookie Mix

These Cherry Coconut Bars are the second cookie I made for the teachers at J’s school the other night using the Holiday Cookie Mix. They are just as easy as the Toffee Bars, with the only difference being these need the top layer baked for another 25 minutes. I still made the mix and both …

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Holiday Cookie Mix and Toffee Bars

I wanted to make something for the teachers at J’s school, but my mother-in-law’s Kolatch seemed like too much work last night. That recipe is coming, I promise. Instead, I pulled out my Betty Crocker’s New Christmas Cookbook that I have had for a few decades and hunted for some quick and easy bars. Bingo! …

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Mini Marshmallow Snowmen

Mini Marshmallow Snowmen are a cute and simple treat to make for the holidays with basic ingredients: mini marshmallows, candy coating and fruit rolls.  Google+ was so excited about the pictures I uploaded from my phone that it “auto awesome”d them with a snow falling effect. Whatever. You might also like these posts My Favorite Old …

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As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.