Craft Basket

Kids Craft Basket

Make a Kids Craft Basket Fill a plastic crate or box with: colored papercrayonsstickerspipe cleanersbuttonspom-pomswhite glue or glue sticksafety scissorswooden shapeswobbly eyeskid sized craft apron (recycle one of dads shirts)sparkles

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Ham Recipes Christmas

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Ham Recipes Ham is the perfect symbol of a holiday meal, perfection in a main course. Glazed with adornments like cloves, exotic fruit, criss-cross cuts or spiraling…they have an elegant quality that appeals to everyone at a holiday table. Once you have a ham, the ham recipe you choose is completely up to your own […]

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Christmas Ham Recipe

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Christmas Ham Ingredients: 12-16 pound fully cooked whole ham (bone in) 20 oz. Can crushed pineapple, undrained 1/2 cup apple jelly 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon corn starch 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions: 1. Put all ingredients, except ham, in a saucepan. Stir until corn starch dissolves. Bring to a boil. 2. Simmer about […]

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Chocolate Pinwheels Recipe

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Chocolate Pinwheels Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup Butter1 1/2 cup Confectioner’s Sugar1 Egg3 cups Flour1/4 teaspoon Salt1/4 cup cocoa (for HALF the dough) Directions: 1. Mix butter, sugar and egg. Stir in flour and salt. Divide dough in half. Stir 1/4 cocoa into HALF the dough. Refrigerate one hour. 2. On a floured pastry cloth, roll […]

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Pecan Sandies Recipe

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Pecan Sandies Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1/3 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons water 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped pecans 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar Directions: 1. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the water and vanilla. 2. Stir in the flour […]

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Kolachky Recipe

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Kolachky Ingredients: 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature 2 cups unsalted butter, softened 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 pound chopped walnuts 1 egg 1/2 cup honey 1 (12 ounce) can poppy seed filling 1 egg white 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting Directions: 1. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese and […]

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Chocolate Toffee Bars Recipe

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Chocolate Toffee Bars Ingredients: 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted Topping Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans   Directions: 1. Combine crumbs, brown sugar and butter. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x […]

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Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Thumbprint Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup packed brown sugar1 cup butter, softened1 teaspoon vanilla2 egg yolks1/2 teaspoon salt2 cups all-purpose flour2 egg whites2 cups finely chopped nuts10 tablespoons jam or jelly (any flavor) Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Beat brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg yolk in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, […]

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Snowball Cookies Recipe

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Snowball Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar for decoration Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 2. Cream the butter with 1/2 cup of the confectioners’ sugar and […]

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Spritz Cookies Recipe

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Spritz Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 3 egg yolks 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: 1. Mix the butter or margarine, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla. Add the flour and mix by hand. 2. Spoon into cookie press and press onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Kiss Cookies Recipe

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Kiss Cookies Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons milk 32 Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses, unwrapped Directions: 1. Preheat oven to […]

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Scotcharoos Recipe

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Scotcheroos Ingredients: 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 6 cups crisp rice cereal 1/2 cup butterscotch chips 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: 1. Generously butter a 9×13 inch baking pan. Set aside. 2. In a large pot, mix together corn syrup, sugar, and peanut butter. Cook […]

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Molasses Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Molasses Sugar Cookies Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups shortening 2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup molasses 2 eggs 4 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon salt Directions: 1. Melt the shortening in a large pan on the stove, and cool. 2. […]

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Springerele Cookie Recipe

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Springerele Ingredients: 4 eggs 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups white sugar 4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup anise seed Directions: 1. Beat eggs in large mixing bowl until very light. 2. Add sugar and butter. Cream together until light and fluffy. 3. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. […]

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Christmas Turkey

Christmas Turkey Recipes

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Turkey Recipes You’ll love the tantalizingly delicious turkey recipes at the end of the turkey cooking guide. Turkey at a holiday meal is always a favorite, the smell of a turkey roasting in the oven is a memory many have of the holidays. When you are the cook however, it can be downright anxiety-inducing! You […]

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Christmas Coloring Pages

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Christmas Coloring Pages These Christmas Coloring pages will help both you and the kids to get into the Christmas Spirit. Everything from stockings, presents, candy canes and of course Santa Claus. The coloring pages are easy for kids to do, but still allow enough detail to allow their creativity shine through. Once you find the […]

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Turkey Recipes

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Turkey Recipes You’ll love the tantalizingly delicious turkey recipes at the end of the turkey cooking guide. Turkey at a holiday meal is always a favorite, the smell of a turkey roasting in the oven is a memory many have of the holidays. When you are the cook however, it can be downright anxiety-inducing! You […]

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New Years Party Ideas

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Need New Years party ideas? Throwing a Party for the New year is a great way to ring out the old and welcome the new! So you have decided that this year you are not leaving New Year’s Eve plans to chance. You are going to throw your own New Year’s Eve party, invite al […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Christmas Cookie Recipes This is the place for Christmas cookie recipes! We’ve gathered hundreds of delicious recipes for Christmas cookies so you can find all your old and new favorites in one place! Baking cookies at Christmas is a tradition for many people. It brings families and friends together with the warm goodness of cookies […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes O

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Christmas Cookies O   Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients: 1 package yellow cake mix2 cups quick-cooking oats1 cup sugar1 cup vegetable oil2 eggs1 cup chopped pecans1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Mix cake mix (dry), oats and sugar in large bowl with spoon. 2. Mix oil and eggs; stir into oat mixture thoroughly. […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes F

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Christmas Cookies F   Fig Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup chopped figs (about 1/2 lb)1/3 cup water1 cup butter1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup brown sugar,firmly packed1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups sifted flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: 1. Cook figs with water, stirring frequently, until thickened (about 5 minutes). Set aside to cool. 2. Beat butter […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes G

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Christmas Cookies G   Easy Decorated Gingerbread Cookies Ingredients: 1 package gingerbread cake and cookie mix1/4 cup hot water2 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 tablespoons butter or margarine — meltedSugar1 tub Rich & Creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frostingMiniature chocolate chips, raisins, cut-up gumdrops, colored sugar, miniature marshmallows, red cinnamon candies,shredded coconut, chocolate shot or shoestring licorice — if […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes K

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Christmas Cookies K Key Lime Coolers Ingredients: 1 cup butter or margarine1/2 cup powdered sugar1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup cornstarch1 tablespoon grated lime peel1/2 teaspoon vanillaGranulated sugarKey Lime Glaze — (recipe follows) KEY LIME GLAZE 1/2 cup powdered sugar2 teaspoons grated lime peel4 teaspoons Key lime or regular lime juice Directions: 1.. Heat oven […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes N

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Christmas Cookies   Napoleon Creams Ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine1/4 cup cocoa powder1/4 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 egg, beaten2 cups crushed graham crackers1 cup flaked sweetened coconut1/2 cup margarine3 tablespoons milk1 3-3/4-ounce package instant vanilla pudding mix2 cups powdered sugar1 6-ounce package semi-sweet chocolate chips2 tablespoons margarine Directions: 1. In the top of a […]

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