Greek Salad Dip

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Do you need a quick, easy, but delicious appetizer recipe for your holiday parties?  This Greek salad dip is high in flavor, has a wonderful texture, and works well with your relish tray. When shopping for items for this recipe make sure you choose all quality ingredients to compliment the wonderful high quality flavor of ...

Chocolate Tiramisu Martini

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This Chocolate Tiramisu Martini recipe was 100% inspired by my enjoyment of the chocolate delights we tasted while aboard the Caribbean Princess cruise ship in October.  There's a very well known dessert aboard the Caribbean Princess, Sabatini's Chocolate Tiramisu that I have heard about in many places, and it absolutely lives up to its reputation...(and ...

Magic Reindeer Food

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This Christmas Magic Reindeer Food is a great way to create memories and instill the wonder of Christmas in your children. Santa gets his plate full of cookies and a tall glass of milk so it only seems fair that we leave a little treat for those hardworking reindeer too!  This high energy treat will give ...

Homemade Kit Kat Bars

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Homemade versions of popular candies are almost always better than the "real" thing and this one is no exception. My husband adores Kit Kat bars.  Maybe too much.  Ok, ok. We all love them.   I love making my favorite candy bars at home, it's the challenge of trying to recreate a favorite flavor minus some additives ...

Chunky Pear and Cranberry Bread

Chunky Pear and Cranberry Bread

This time of year I love to add cranberries to my baked goods.  I especially like to add cranberries with pears like in this delicious Chunky Pear and Cranberry Bread.  It's a great breakfast bread with a similar consistency to a muffin but also makes a wonderful dessert bread.  It is perfect for gifting as ...

Homemade Rock Candy

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Rock Candy is one of those sweet treats from childhood that takes you back-it wasn't anything fancy, not covered in chocolate, just good sugary sweetness.  It is also a lot of fun and very easy  to make at home in any colors you want to match any holiday or party color scheme (shh don't tell ...

Coconut Oreo Cookie Truffles

Coconut Oreo Cookie Truffles

These little Oreo Cookie Truffles are easy to make and delicious.  The chocolate and coconut are a great flavor combination.  Coated in blue candy and topped with shredded coconut makes them perfect for the upcoming holidays.  They would also be a great treat for a "Frozen" themed birthday or party. Coconut Oreo Cookie Truffles Ingredients: 1 package Oreo Cookies ...

Easy Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

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Easy Homemade Gingerbread Cookies are must for your Christmas baking.  If you love Gingerbread in general but are not a big fan of molasses this recipe is for you- my no molasses gingerbread recipe is a hit at my house where we love the spiced flavor but not so much the overpowering molasses. You can ...

Holiday Cookie Recipes: M&Ms Cookies

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Still plenty of time to gather your holiday cookie recipes- here's another fun and easy one called Holiday M&M Cookies!!  These can really be for ANY holiday, just swap out whatever season's M&Ms you have.  I suppose you could even just have plain old M&M cookies too...if you want. I like the festive ones for ...

Melted Snowman Cookies

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These cute melted snowman cookies are so fun to make and will bring a smile to the face of everyone who sees them.  A simple sugar cookie recipe that is delicious iced or just as they are- ask my hubby he starts grabbing them as soon as they come out of the oven.  A few ...