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5 Fun & Festive Christmas Treats

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This fresh Korean cream cake is my absolute favorite cake of all time.  If you’ve never had an Asian bakery style cake, you’re really missing out.  The fluffy chiffon cake layers are the only base worthy enough to slather liberally with the light and airy frosting it’s traditionally paired with.  The taste is subtly sweet..read more

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Hot Cocoa Cookies + Homemade Marshmallows {No Corn Syrup}!

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Have you ever tried a homemade marshmallow?  It wasn’t until college that I had my first taste.  Until then, I was firm on that I disliked this chewy goop, excluding the ones found in a box of lucky charms, of course.  That year could possibly be marked as the marshmallow-insaned year of the comedically gigantic marshmallows,..read more

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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Thick double chocolate cookies that are soft and cakey with a peppermint crackle.  These just scream Christmas to me and while I weighed out my ingredients, folding this into that, I finally allowed myself to fully immerse in the Christmas spirit {as I feel fairly strongly about not allowing Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday, to serve..read more

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My Favorite Christmas Treats

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I enjoy being in the kitchen, fingers sticky with dough, sprinkled in flour, and chocolate ganache flowing as fluidly as the Christmas music.  There’s something even more magical about the specialness you create during the holiday’s, whether it be spreading the joy with Christmas cookies or baking up memories with your loved ones.  I’ve compiled..read more

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Snowball Cookies

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Also known as Mexican wedding cookies, Russian tea cakes, Butterballs, Polvorones, Nutballs, and a dozen other names, one thing that remains is that they taste like buttery, nutty sugar/shortbread cookies covered in fine “snow” {powdered sugar} making them taste like Christmas in your mouth. httpv://youtu.be/bdCfyUY_jZg 5.0 from 2 reviews Snowball Cookies   Prep time 5 mins..read more

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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

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This is my favorite, go-to sugar cookie recipe because it bakes up light, buttery cookies that are lightly almond scented and hold their shape when they bake.  Now, you could use this dough, un-tinted for decorating purposes but I thought it’d be fun to twist them into candy canes. httpv://youtu.be/fzV3iHlOg9s 5.0 from 1 reviews Candy..read more

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Christmas Cookies

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I went to what I thought was an appointment at the hospital yesterday (just a check up) but evidently, I was 2 weeks early, haha.  What can I say, it’s been another hectic week and the pages on my planner got stuck together (which will teach me a lesson about carrying around a large quantity..read more

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