Monthly Archives: December 2009

Christmas cookie craziness

Just a little, brief post to display my grandma’s wonderful sugar cookies, and yummy peanut butter cookies as well. Happy Christmas Eve eve, everyone!! Advertisements

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Decadent Dove Chocolate Pretzels

One of my family’s all-time favorite snacks is chocolate covered pretzels. We go crazy for them, and once we get them in the house, they will be gone by the next day, without even a crumb uneaten. Around this time … Continue reading

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Chocolate Christmas Yule Log

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved Little Debbie’s Swiss Cake Rolls. How can you not love the delicious chocolate coated chocolate cake mixed with the creamy whipped cream-like filling? Yum….. I’ve always wanted to try my own jelly roll … Continue reading

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Smores Indoors!

Several weeks ago, for the last day of school before Thanksgiving break, I made s’mores bars to share with my classmates at school. I found the recipe in my grandma’s collection. You can find the recipe here . I decided … Continue reading

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THE BEST Candied/Sugared Almonds

My family is a big fan of those candy almonds you get whenever you go to a sports game or performance of some sort – the hot, sugar coated almonds that smell absolutely heavenly of cinnamon. We always thought that … Continue reading

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Snowball Fight!

My mom and I have been in a holiday baking frenzy for Christmas. Here is what we made today, Nestle Crunch Snowball Cookies – one of my mom’s excellent finds. Kind of like a sugar cookie dough, but better. You … Continue reading

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Rollin’ some stollen

One of my dad’s favorite breads is German stollen bread – particularly the type at Frankenmuth’s Bavarian Inn restaurant. Stollen bread traditionally has citron, sometimes mace, or cardamom, and candied cherries. The stollen bread I made had candied cherries, candied … Continue reading

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