Christmas

White plate filled with a pile of honey cookies

Simple Honey Cookies

Often, honey cookies are super soft and chewy. Not these - they are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. They hold their shape really well so you can use them with …

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Simple Christmas Chocolate Bark

Chocolate bark is so simple to make! Mine uses pumpkin seeds, dried cherries, and freeze-dried strawberries which make for a lovely red and green holiday look. …

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

Perfectly Soft, Chewy, and Crinkly Ginger Molasses Cookies

These ginger molasses cookies are perfectly soft, chewy, and loaded with spices like ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. They also have that perfect crinkle on top! Ginger molasses …

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Snowmen cookies on a cooling rack

Christmas Snowman Cookies

These Christmas snowman cookies are delicious to bite into, with a sugary sweet buttercream topping and a soft-to-bite-into sugar cookie texture. They're super simple to make and totally adorable - making them the perfect …

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Sugar plums in red mini cupcake liners on a red cupcake stand with a hand selecting one

Sugar Plums

Sugar plums are some of the most iconic Christmas desserts and yet most people have never had them. What is a sugar plum, and how do you make one? Here's what you need to …

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looking down slightly at two syllabub cocktails on a silver tray

Syllabub Cocktail

Syllabub is an English cocktail most popular from the 16th to 19th centuries. It has a frothed top made from milk whisked with sugar, cider, spices, and cream, and it tastes somewhat like eggnog. …

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Stack of cream cheese cookies

Cream Cheese Cookies

These cream cheese cookies have pillowy interiors and a strong vanilla flavor. My friends described them as the cookie version of gooey butter bars! They have just a few ingredients and come together so …

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Cookie Tree

Cookie Tree Using Madeleines

Cookie trees work so well as dessert table centerpieces! While you can make them with any kind of cookies, I find that madeleines look particularly beautiful. Below, I share how I make my holiday tree! …

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Peanut Butter Oat Dog Biscuits

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Homemade peanut butter dog treats are a special way to show your love for your four-legged family members. They are really easy to make and a fun project for kids to help out with. …

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Peppernuts

German Peppernut (Pfeffernusse) Cookies

Peppernut cookies, or Pfeffernusse in German, are small spice cookies loaded with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and nutmeg. There's molasses, too, for a richer flavor, and a splash of brandy for brightness. But, the ingredient that …

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Homemade Turtle Candy

Homemade Chocolate Turtles – Simple Turtle Candy Recipe

Making homemade chocolate turtles with pecans and a foolproof salted caramel is a simple introduction to candy-making at home. The turtles don't have to look perfect and, in fact, their imperfections make them all the …

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Slice of Christmas pie

Must-Try Christmas Pie

This Christmas pie is over-the-top decadent, has the consistency of cheesecake, a mild nutty flavor, and a fudge brownie finish. It's a roasted chestnut pie that will have you singing carols over an open fire! …

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Christmas Pudding

Plum Pudding (True Historical Recipe)

Eating plum pudding is the traditional culmination of the Christmas feast (it's also sometimes called Christmas pudding). This dense, fruit-filled Victorian dessert remains a fixture of British Christmas celebrations to this day. …

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a group of gingerbread cupcakes

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Loaded with spices and topped with a spiced cream cheese frosting, gingerbread cupcakes are the perfect desserts for Christmas! Ingredients The secret …

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Spritz Cookies

Best Spritz Cookies

Spritz cookies are shortbread-like cookies made by pushing dough through a cookie press rather than rolling it out. They end up looking so impressive because of all of the fun shapes that you can …

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