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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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Halloween – Chocolate Mint Diseased Skeleton Bones (Cookies!!)

This is really a basic “meringue cookie” recipe, but for Halloween.  The peppermint flavor was always a favorite with the kids around, and for me, especially, as peppermint cookies were always a little different.   With the addition of the mini … Continue reading

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Halloween Recipes – Creamy Pumpkin Dip with Cookies

This is a very simple and easy to do recipe that’s great to do with the kids, and for kids parties (as well as adults Halloween parties).  We made this recipe a couple of years ago for the school party, … 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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Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars 2 cups peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)4 cups powdered sugar (10x sugar or icing sugar)1/2 cup butter3 cups of a crunchy cereal, like rice chex2 cups chocolate chips1/2 cup of chopped peanuts In either a sauce … Continue reading

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Coconut Macaroons, plus variations

These are just.. yummyness.  One of the girls in my office brought macaroons in last week.. premade/packaged things.  They were okay, but.. well… incredibly heavy and greasy.  They made me in the mood for the ones I make.   They are … Continue reading

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