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My Favorite Christmas Treats


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 more

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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies


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:// 5.0 from 1 reviews more

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Oreo Truffles


Fun, yummy, and 3 ingredients.  Need I say more? httpv:// 5.0 from 4 reviews Oreo Truffles   Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: The Squishy Monster Serves: 15-25 Truffles Ingredients 20 oreos {chocolate or vanilla} 4 oz room temperature cream cheese 1½ c melted chocolate {white more

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Salted Caramel Candies


For me, every food has a bit of nostalgia tied to it.  Caramel macchiatos instantly take me back to high school when I worked as a barista.  Most Saturday mornings were spent at the crack of dawn, stifling yawns while peddling espressos to the antiquing-mini-van-mom or overachievers (I mean really, who voluntarily gets up more

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Christmas Day


We have a tradition of sharing a wish we have for someone else before opening up a present.  Everyone has to share and we go around in a circle.  It’s a tradition that Mom/Dad started and we’ve been doing it forever and it’s something that I intend on perpetuating. We had Christmas music going more

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Merry Christmas Eve!!!

For the first time in 1,000 years, I’m actually not the one prepping for a large Holiday Dinner.  We actually accepted an invitation instead of extending one to 30 something people, lol.  Of course, me being as obsessed with food as I am, my hostess gift will not come in the form of pretty, more

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