Christmas Cookie Recipes C

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Christmas Cookies   C Cannoli Ingredients: For the pastry: 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour1 tablespoon granulated sugar1/4 teaspoon cinnamon3/4 cup Marsala wine1 large egg slightly beaten For the filling: 3 pounds ricotta cheese1-3/4 cups sifted confectioners sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon2 tablespoons chopped citron1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels Directions: 1. Sift flour, sugar and cinnamon together on […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes P

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Christmas Cookies   Palmeras Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour1-1/2 cups cold butter, cut into cubes3/4 cup sour cream1 cup sugar, divided Directions: 1. Using a pastry cutter or two knives, cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in sour cream. Transfer mixture to a lightly floured surface and knead until dough holds […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes B

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Christmas Cookies   B   Bambary Tarts Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter1 cup brown sugar1 egg, beaten1/2 cup raisins1 Tablespoon lemon juice Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375F. Put plump raisins in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels. 2. Cream room temperature butter and gradually add sugar. Beat until light. Add beaten egg. […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes U-V

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Christmas Cookies   U & V   Ultimate Brownie Ingredients: 5 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate2/3 cup butter or margarine1 3/4 cups sugar2 teaspoons vanilla3 eggs1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup chopped nuts Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Grease square pan, 9 × 9 × 2 inches. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring frequently; […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes Chocolate

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Christmas Cookies Chocolate Christmas Cookies Chocolate Chip Blondies Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups flour2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cup butter2 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar3 eggs1/2 teaspoon vanilla1 cup semisweet chocolate chips1 cup walnuts, chopped Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9×13″ baking pan and set aside. 2. In the […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes R

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Christmas Cookies   R   Rainbow Cookies Ingredients: 7 ounces marzipan paste or almond paste1 cup granulated sugar1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened4 large eggs, separated1 teaspoon almond extract2 cups sifted all-purpose flour (sift before measuring)1/4 teaspoon salt5 drops green food coloring, or to desired color5 drops red food coloring, or to desired […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes W-Z

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Christmas Cookies   W-Z   Walnut Biscotti Ingredients: 3/4 cup walnut halves — toasted1 cup all-purpose flour3/4 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup packed brown sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonDash salt3 egg whites Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Spray nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray. Place walnuts in food processor or blender. Cover […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes A

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Christmas Cookies A   Almond Bars 1 package white cake mix1/2 cup butter or margarine — softened2 eggsAlmond Topping — (recipe follows) ALMOND TOPPING 2/3 cup sliced almonds2/3 cup butter or margarine1/2 cup sugar1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour1 tablespoon milk Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Beat cake mix (dry), butter and eggs […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes T

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Christmas Cookies   T   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 […]

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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Christmas Cookie Recipe

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Stained Glass Christmas Cookie Recipe Almost everyone has had this Christmas cookie recipe at some point in their lives, it is a traditional Christmas cookie. Each cookie looks like it has stained glass windows, beautiful and perfect for the season. Stained Glass Window Christmas Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon […]

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Holiday Decorating Checklist

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HOLIDAY DECORATING CHECKLIST 1.   Pick a theme. Keep in mind space constraints, and any small children or pets in the household. 2.   Set a budget. Make it realistic. You’ll need to allocate funds depending on how large your home is, and how elaborate you want your decorating to be. It might be helpful to […]

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Birthday Party Planning Checklist

Birthday Party Planning Checklist   3-4 weeks before your birthday party 1. Choose a party theme. 2. Create the guest list. Friends and relatives if you want a mixed party. 3. Pick the party date and time. Parties are generally 11/2 to 21/2 hours long. 4. Order or buy party supplies, decorations, party favors, activities, […]

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Halloween Recipes

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Halloween Recipes Halloween is a great time for parties, and the best parties have Halloween recipes that wow the little ghosts and goblins! We’ve got the recipes to tempt and terrify, from Witches Brew punch to eerie eyeballs, to crispy Meringue Bones. We also have a separate collection of fantastic pumpkin recipes for all that […]

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Valentines Day Recipes

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Valentine’s Day Recipes Our Valentine’s Day recipes are the perfect way to spoil those you love with an extra special meal or treat. Start off the day with breakfast in bed for your sweetie with any of the Valentine’s Day breakfast recipes. No time for breakfast? Try one of the savory Valentines themed dinners, From […]

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New Years Recipes

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New Years recipes tend to lean towards appetizers and easy to serve foods for a good reason. With a fairly long stretch until the ball drops, its a good idea to keep an ample supply of food available for your guests to enjoy along with drinks. Serve a few heartier appetizers along with the lighter […]

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Halloween Crafts

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Halloween crafts are a perfect way to add fun to the festivities. Any holiday is a good reason to get in touch with your creative side and get crafty, but none are as much fun as Halloween. The weather is getting chilly, it’s getting dark earlier, it’s the perfect time to stay indoors with the […]

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The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes Ever

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Christmas Cookie Recipes We’ve got them all, directly from the Moms Who Think kitchens. These are the cookies we bake to give, to serve to our families and friends, and to express home baked Christmas love. Get your mixing bowls ready, stock up on supplies, and enjoy the results! Christmas Cookie Gift Ideas Bailey’s Irish […]

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History of Christmas

History of Christmas

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History of Christmas   The history of Christmas is something to learn because Christmas as we know is a relatively new phenomenon. The celebration of Christmas as a joyous commemoration of peace, love, and the advent of Jesus Christ has only been popularly celebrated since about the 1820s when a book called The Keeping of […]

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Christmas Craft Ideas

Christmas Craft Ideas

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Christmas craft ideas can answer the age old question..what’s red and green, covered with stars and glitter? Christmas crafts of course! There are a few things that seem more decadent at the holidays than enough time to sit and do nothing but craft. Why not indulge? Your sanity will thank you, and so will your […]

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Christmas Activities

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Christmas Activities Christmas activities are perfect for those that wonder if Santa, shopping for gifts and wrapping them isn’t enough. Christmas might not be the same action packed, chore and task oriented holiday for your children as it is for you. Think back to the days when your relationship with the jolly old elf existed […]

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25 Days of Christmas

25 Days of Christmas

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Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas with activities every day. They’ll get you and your family into the Christmas spirit from December 1st until Christmas Day! December 1 Make or buy an Advent Calendar. Open a new window each night until Christmas. An easy Advent Calendar to make is the simple paper chain calendar. Simply attach red and green […]

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Christmas Party Ideas

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Our Christmas party ideas will help you plan the perfect Christmas party. Goodwill thick on the air, memory lane beckons, there is no better time to host a party. Why not start a new tradition just for your children? Hosting a party for kids in some ways is easier than hosting a party for their […]

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Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts

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Homemade Christmas Gifts Homemade Christmas gifts help you to take some of the busy bustle out of your holiday. A homemade gift can be the best kind of gift. There are those that scoff, remembering the misshapen clay ash tray given to the non-smoker or the odd lumps of twine and duct tape whose purpose […]

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Christmas Movies

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These are the memory-makers of Christmas movies, they’re the perfect thing for helping to get everyone into the holiday spirit. Who cares if the weather is frightful when good movies and family fun keep us warm? There are no better movies for the soul and memory lane than wonderful Christmas movies. Just a few classics […]

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