Peppermint Fudge Cookies

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Day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! This is a classic chocolate cookie recipe with a fun Christmas twist. I actually posted about the non-Christmas version of these cookies once before (click over if you want to see some terrible pictures. *Note to...

Cranberry Bliss Bars

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Day 10 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! Oh my. These are good. Very very good. This is another recipe I found last Christmas and have been waiting a whole year to make. When it came down to it, I almost lost interest...

Cookie Dough Truffles

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Day 9 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! Ok, let’s have a time of confession. How many of you out there eat raw cookie dough when baking cookies? I know, I know –  there’s been a lot of egg scares lately and it’s...

Peppermint Patties

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  Day 8 of the 12 days of Christmas Treats! One thing I love to do in the kitchen is to create homemade versions of store-bought treats. It’s probably why I love homemade oreos and homemade hostess cupcakes so much. Naturally, when I saw...

Hot Chocolate on a Stick (aka Fudge Blocks)

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Day 7 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats I couldn’t give you a marshmallow recipe without also giving you a hot chocolate recipe! And what a recipe this is! Hot chocolate on a stick has to be one of the best ideas I’ve...

Peppermint Marshmallows

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Email from Mike to me, sent last December with a picture of peppermint marshmallows: Please make these marshmallows, they look incredible Me to Mike this December: Remember that picture of peppermint marshmallows you sent me last year? I think I’m going to make them. Mike:...

Caramilk Fudge

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Day 5 of the 12 days of Christmas Treats! Fudge. Sweet, creamy, delicious fudge. Ever since my disastrous fudge experience last year I’ve been a little nervous to try again. Last year, after two failed attempts, I resorted to the easiest fudge recipe ever...

Peanut Butter Dough Balls

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Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats These dough balls may not look like much. They’re not as cute as peppermint meltaways, and they don’t seem as festive as mint chocolate puddles. But don’t let their humble look deceive you. These peanut...

Mint Chocolate Puddles

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Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats The combination of mint and chocolate always makes me think of Christmas. It’s one of my favorite flavor combinations, and this cookie is no exception. This is a recipe I saw last year around Christmas, but I’d already made...

Peppermint Meltaways

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Day 2 of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies *Note: I feel the need to warn you that this is the first of several peppermint or mint flavored treats you will be finding here this month. I seem to have a peppermint problem this Christmas. I think...