Category Archives: Christmas

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies (Spritzgeback)

I remember so vividly making spritz cookies (spritzgebäck.) at Christmas every year.  I loved making the tree shaped ones, as well as the stars.  We always made trees, stars, wreaths, and camels.  And always used food coloring — red, green, … Continue reading

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Easy Cherry Almond White Chocolate Fudge

December has always been the time to make all those delicious recipes you’ve saved up for the Christmas season.   And this, in my house, is one of those. I first had cherry almond fudge at my Mothers house one year … Continue reading

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Pecan Butter Cookies

These cookies are an annual Christmas tradition.  I’ve been making these since I was about 10 years old.  My son and I make them together every Christmas Eve.   Pecan Butter Cookies 1/2 cup butter, softened2 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon vanilla1 … Continue reading

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Ohio Buckeye Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candy

Something yummy to make for the holiday season. Of course, it contains peanut butter!!!! This is a candy that originated in Ohio, and spread over the mid-west. A friend on IRC, who is from Ohio, shared the recipe (and the … Continue reading

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Crunchy Nutella Hazelnut Chocolate Bars

There really is such a thing as heaven in your mouth, and when you taste these, you’ll know exactly what I mean. I always make these around the holidays, and this year will be no different.  This time I’ll take … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge 3 Cups Sugar 3/4 Cup Butter 1/2 Cup Evaporated Milk 1 Cup Peanut Butter (Crunchy is optional) 10 Oz Marshmallow Cream 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Grease an 8×8 baking dish In a large mixing bowl, put peanut butter, … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange Pecan Bread

It’s been quite a while since my last post — Work, my son, real-life has been so busy over the past 6 weeks or so. I’m finally coming up for air, and with a huge sigh of relief. I’m looking … Continue reading

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