Christmas

looking down slightly at two syllabub cocktails on a silver tray

Syllabub Recipe – A Hamiltonian Cocktail

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

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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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Snowmen cookies on a cooling rack

Christmas Sugar Cookies

These Christmas sugar cookies decorated like snowmen are delicious to bite into, with a sugary sweet buttercream topping and a soft-to-bite-into sugar cookie texture. Snowman cookies are super simple to make yet totally adorable. They …

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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

Plum pudding is the traditional culmination of the Christmas feast (it's sometimes called Christmas pudding). This dense, fruit-filled Victorian pudding remains a fixture of British Christmas celebrations to this day. Try the recipe or simply …

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a group of gingerbread cupcakes

Christmas Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gingerbread cupcakes are the perfect Christmas cupcakes! They are loaded with holiday spices and topped with a spiced cream cheese frosting. The secret to these cupcakes is using lots of spices! When …

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Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies – Best Cookie Press Recipe

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

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Mini Gingerbread Village

Easy Gingerbread House Kit 2019

Using a gingerbread house kit is an easy and fun family project. Here's everything you need to successfully make one in 2019! Using Gingerbread House Kits I'm a total newbie at making gingerbread …

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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 cookies have been around since the 1800's …

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Gifts for Bakers – 25+ Best Gift Ideas

Do you need gifts for bakers in your life? I've created the ultimate gift guide! Start here to find something great for the cupcake, cookie, cake, pie, or bread baker on your list! There are …

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Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are classic buttery, rich holiday cookies filled with jam. This easy recipe is a hit every single time. Whether you make raspberry thumbprint cookies, chocolate, or strawberry, you can't go wrong. …

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