Tag 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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Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum

Two recipes for this post, as they are sort of related.  First is the Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum — ice cream, apple cider, rum.. mmmmmm. Takes at least overnight for this recipe to come to fruition, but it is … Continue reading

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The Best Sugar Cookies

This is my Grams recipe for sugar cookies — these melt in your mouth and are just wonderful.  I would not use these for icing/decorating style cookies – there are other recipes better suited for decorating — this contains too … 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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