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10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange – Fun Ideas for a Cookie Swap

A cookie exchange is not just for Christmas. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s day and Easter are also popular times for cookie swaps. This type of party is a fun way to share your favorite cookie recipes, since many holiday gatherings include a party dessert table. December 22 is recognized each year as National Cookie Exchange Day. To …

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Walnut Crescent Cookies – Vanilla Crescent Roll Cookie Recipe

These walnut crescent cookies are very delicate and tasty.  The texture is light and fluffy and the flavor has a lovely hint of vanilla and cinnamon. Bring some to your holiday cookie swap and wait for rave reviews. The holidays are just around the corner and that always gets me thinking of making cookies. I …

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Oreo Bonbons – Cookies and Cream Candy Recipe

These Oreo bonbons are a cookies and cream candy recipe that will delight your family and friends. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. What do you make when you can’t decide between a cookie and some candy? Why get the flavors of both in one dessert, of course! This sweet confectionery …

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles

There could not be any more perfect cheesecake recipe for Valentine’s day or Christmas than these delicious and pretty Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. The combination of the deep red center and the white chocolate topping, drizzled with light red trails of sweetness is the perfect …

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Royal Icing For Gingerbread Houses with Just 3 Ingredients!

I love making Gingerbread houses for the holidays and a great starts with a recipe for the perfect Royal icing.  It makes the house easy to put together and tastes great, to boot. Gingerbread houses are so much fun to make.  We have a different one every year in our house. It is a tradition …

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Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bundt Cake

This chocolate cherry cheesecake bundt cake has a rich cherry and cheesecake center surrounded by dark chocolate cake and topped with a rich chocolate and icing glaze. It is the best of worlds – cheesecake and chocolate cake – made in one pan. This dessert would be a good focal point on any party dessert table. …

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Crostini Recipes – Easy Crostini Party Appetizers – Crudites Topping Ideas

Entertaining this time of the year can make for a stressful few months if you don’t have a few easy appetizers in your arsenal. Lucky for me, (and you!) these Crostini Recipes come together in a flash and are perfect for those times when guests show up with little notice. Do you like 30 minute meals? …

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Butterfinger Truffles – Chocolate Bites with Butterfinger Candy

These Butterfinger truffles will be gone in a flash! One bite of these delicious chocolate bites, made with Butterfinger candy, will have you hooked. They are easy to make, and are both crunchy and creamy for a wonderful sweet treat that is sure to become of family favorite. For another great chocolate dessert, try these skinny …

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Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars – Holiday Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

Crushed peppermints give these Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars a holiday look & taste. This Rice Krispie recipe is simple to make and delicious, too. If you like Peppermint holiday desserts and bar recipes, you will love this amazing sweet treat.  This festive Christmas treat is a variation of the normal Rice Krispie Bars that are …

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Candy Cane Kiss Cookies – Peppermint Kiss Cookie Recipe

These candy cane kiss cookies have a sugar cookie base topped with a peppermint candy kiss. They not only look great but taste amazing too. This delicious sweet treat is the perfect peppermint cookie recipe for a cookie swap. Each year for Christmas my sister would bring cookies with a Hershey kiss center to our family …

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Peanut Butter Swirl Fudge – Easy Chocolate Peanut butter Fudge Recipe

This delicious peanut butter swirl fudge is smooth an chocolaty with a pretty swirled pattern in the center of the fudge that makes it perfect for gift giving or holiday platters.  This easy chocolate peanut butter fudge recipe is one that I make all the time for the holidays. For most of the year, I try to …

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Pecan Fudge Recipe – Make This Easy Cranberry Pecan Fudge for Thanksgiving

This easy to make cranberry pecan fudge recipe has loads of fall favor & a just a hint of sea salt. It’s perfect for holiday entertaining and gift-giving. The taste is sweet, tart and crunchy, all in one delicious bite! Normally, I am all about peanut butter and chocolate when it comes to fudge. Today, …

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Homemade Cookie Day – Celebrate with your Favorite Cookie Recipe

Did you know that many foods have national days in their honor? October 1 is known as National Homemade Cookie Day.  It seems appropriate that the first day of October would be given this honor, since October also starts three months of holiday celebrations where cookies play a big part. There are so many national …

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White Chocolate Snickerdoodle Blondie Bars

These white chocolate snickerdoodle blondie bars have everything going for them. They have the flavor of a Snickerdoodle cookie, they are the easiest of bar recipes to make and they taste amazing.  And add in some white chocolate? SOLD! I adore the taste of anything with the word snickerdoodle in it.  I make snickerdoodle cookies at …

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