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  • Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe
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    Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

    Many years ago, I created a recipe for pecan snowball cookies during the holiday season. Snowball cookies embody the essence of Christmas baking, a delectable treat that graces holiday tables with its melt-in-your-mouth perfection. These bite-sized delights, also known as Russian tea cakes or Mexican wedding cookies, feature a buttery dough infused with finely chopped […] More

  • Vanilla Cinnamon Candied Almonds Recipe
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    Vanilla Cinnamon Candied Almonds Recipe

    I love the smell of candied nuts at the mall during the holidays. But those delicious treats are super expensive. Making my own candied nuts at home is super easy and so much cheaper. Ingredients 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar 1/2 cup of white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 […] More

  • Simple Food Ideas for Hosting a Thanksgiving Party
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    Simple Food Ideas for Hosting a Thanksgiving Party

    Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday of the year! Unfortunately, the day to give thanks often gets overshadowed by the Christmas season, which seems to start the day after Halloween, if not sooner. Although I do start putting up some Christmas lights at the beginning of November (especially outside when the autumn weather is still […] More

  • Almond Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Cake Cookies Recipe
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    Almond Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Cake Cookies Recipe

    I love taking my kids out trick or treating on Halloween. This year my two children got enough candy to last us through next Easter! In addition to the pieces that I have simply eaten, I have also started coming up with some clever recipes in which to use some of the leftover Halloween candy. […] More