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 ...

Gingerbread Rice Krispie Treats

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The traditional flavor of gingerbread combined with a classic favorite-rice krispie treats makes for a unique and delicious goody to add to your Christmas baking list.  They will become a favorite of kids and kids at heart as well between the spicy seasonal flavor and the cute little shape.   Leave them just as they ...

Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe

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A few weeks ago my friend Liz posted a Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls recipe using Peppermint Oreos.  That made me REALLY want Oreos.  I'd never seen the peppermint variety before, so naturally, that's what I had my eye on.  I brought them home and realized, well, hey! I could eat these and enjoy these, but ...

M&M Holiday Cookie Bars

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Part cookie, part bar. This M&M cookie bar is a tasty Christmas treat for an after school snack, or to add to your holiday baking for sharing.  While they are delicious for a year round treat using holiday M&Ms makes for a festive, seasonal dessert. They are perfect with a big glass of milk  and ...