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10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange

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

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Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail – Chilling Blue Halloween drink

Looking for a cocktail recipe that will be the hit of your Halloween Party? Try this Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail.  It will set the mood beautifully. The blue Halloween drink has a spooky look to it and the black sanding sugar on the rim of the glass is so eerie looking but also adds a …

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies – No Bake Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies

Today’s pumpkin recipe are these delicious pumpkin spice cookies. They are sweetened with pure maple syrup and contain gluten free oats for a clean eating treat. In case you didn’t notice it, fall is on the way. On social media that means months of everything pumpkin! Pumpkin spice is something that I use all the …

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Fresh Pumpkin Puree – How to Make this Fall Staple

Pumpkin puree is a staple in Halloween and Thanksgiving cooking. From pancakes to smoothies, to fudge and cookies, this creamy part of the pumpkin adds an earthy flavor to all your fall recipes.  You can buy it at the supermarket, of course, but here is one of my latest cooking tips – make your own fresh …

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Mummy Brownies – Easy Homemade Fudge Brownie Recipe for Halloween

These yummy mummy brownies will be the first sweet treat to disappear from your Halloween party dessert table. They are fudgy and whimsical with an eerie kid friendly look. Halloween is a fun time of the year to make holiday themed desserts. Recipes like this are a hit with both the kids and fun loving adults …

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Toasted Pecans – Maple Cinnamon Pecan Snack – Vegan Paleo Gluten Free

These toasted pecans are coated with maple sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and cooked on the stove top until they take on a delightful flavor. They make wonderful Paleo and gluten free easy appetizers and are ready very quickly.  October 22 is recognized as National Nut Day.  Having these toasted pecans is a great way to celebrate …

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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal – Hearty Gluten Free Oatmeal Breakfast for Fall

I seem to be putting pumpkin puree in everything lately. How about you? It seems that, for foodies, this time of the year could aptly be called “pumpkin season.” Today’s offering is a pumpkin spice oatmeal bowl that is hearty, satisfying and full of the flavors of fall. I love using pumpkin puree. It has a …

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Spiced Toasted Pumpkin Seeds – Fun Halloween Snack

Halloween is a super fun time for kids.  Carving pumpkins and trick or treating will have them delighted for weeks. But don’t throw those pumpkin seeds away when you carve the pumpkin! Turn them into Spiced Toasted Pumpkin Seeds by using Pumpkin Pie Spice. This is the time of the year when toasted nuts and …

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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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Candy Corn Blondies – Fall Sweet Treat with Candy Corn

These candy corn blondies have a rich and chewy texture and are sweetened with brown sugar and a have double dose of candy corn goodness in them. Candy corn is available so readily this time of the year that it’s considered the traditional Halloween candy. I love including it in all sorts of sweet treats …

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Mummy Truffles – Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Truffles – Halloween Treat

These adorable mummy truffles are so tasty and full of the flavors of fall. They make a nice addition to my collection of cheesecake recipes. It is hard for me to believe how quickly autumn is approaching us.  With it comes cooler temperatures, several months of holidays and lots of sweet treats. Truffles are a …

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Halloween Recipes – 30 Spooktacular Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

Halloween will be here before we know it. This holiday is such fun for kiddos and gives parents a chance to be a kid again,too! Halloween party food is fun, spooky and whimsical and looks great on a table.  These 25 spooktacular Halloween Recipes are the perfect way to celebrate this fun holiday. Halloween is a …

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Pumpkin Nut Butter Energy Bites – No Bake Pick Me Up

Energy bites are one of my favorite snack treats and these delicious pumpkin nut butter energy bites combine pumpkin pureé with another favorite of mine – sunflower nut butter. It’s time for all things pumpkin! Fall is my favorite time of the year, and I love the taste of pumpkin in recipes. No bake treats are …

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