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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

I've been sick most of this Christmas season so I have not made ANY Christmas cookies.  Okay, I'll take it back.  We made peanut butter blossoms and then we ate them. I decided to update my peanut butter blossom recipes using gluten free flour. I noticed that the dough does not stand up as well… Continue reading Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

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Microwave Peanut Brittle

I attempted this recipe twice before I was successful.  It's a simple yummy recipe which is one of my favorite types of recipes. Christmas is around the corner.  Here is how we have begun to celebrate Christmas at my house. The Nativity Set my grandpa carved many years ago.  My great uncle painted the figures since… Continue reading Microwave Peanut Brittle

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My Grandma’s Fudge – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

Have you ever done or bought something but did not know why?  A few weeks ago, I bought some marshmallow creme/fluff because I wanted fudge.  Then I kept looking for a recipe that used marshmallow creme.  I didn't find any recipes that I would want to make.   The other day I was looking for a Sharpie… Continue reading My Grandma’s Fudge – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

During the Christmas season, I enjoy finding new recipes to try.  So when I saw the recipe for Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies, I knew I needed to try them. In my recipe cupboard, I have a recipe book called "Grandma's Recipes  - Recipes from the 1920's, 30's, and 40's."  I don't know when and where… Continue reading Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

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Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

I've begun my Christmas Making and Baking 2016.  When I found this recipe, I decided to make it since it looked so simple to put together. While I was waiting to put the white drizzle on the pretzels the Wee One wandered into the kitchen.  He decided he needed to taste the pretzels.  The Wee… Continue reading Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

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Eggnog Quick Bread – Christmas Making and Baking

I'm finishing up my Christmas making and baking. My mom called me last night to tell me that she was going to come over to our house for Christmas.  It's been many years since she's been at our house for Christmas so it was a nice surprise.  The one thing she's asked for was homemade… Continue reading Eggnog Quick Bread – Christmas Making and Baking

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Eggnog Doughnuts – Christmas Making and Baking

I bought some eggnog to make eggnog bread.  Since I had some of the eggnog left, I decided to find a recipe to make eggnog doughnuts.  This recipe is moist and delicious.  It paired well with my coffee flavored with my peppermint mocha creamer.  It would also be delicious with my eggnog creamer. In order… Continue reading Eggnog Doughnuts – Christmas Making and Baking

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Santa’s Whiskers – Christmas Making and Baking

I made these many years ago.  This year I decided to make them once again. Things you need to remember - When you wrap the cookie dough in plastic wrap, don't use press and seal plastic wrap.  That made it difficult to make a roll.  The coconut will make a mess.  Just keep the broom… Continue reading Santa’s Whiskers – Christmas Making and Baking

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Peppermint Mocha Creamer – Christmas Making and Baking

I'm enjoying making new creamers now that I got the ratio of milk/ half & half/ or heavy whipping cream to condensed milk. This creamer needs to be warmed up so that the cocoa is dissolved.  I ended up having to strain the non dissolved cocoa so there isn't any lumps left in it. As… Continue reading Peppermint Mocha Creamer – Christmas Making and Baking

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Candied Cinnamon Pecans – Christmas Making and Baking

Have you ever walked around the mall and smelled the delicious smells of roasted pecans or almonds?  Or walked around Walt Disney World and saw the carts of candied nuts?  You can now make your own candied pecans and pretend to be in WDW. Walt Disney World's Cinnamon Candied Pecans I made these many years… Continue reading Candied Cinnamon Pecans – Christmas Making and Baking