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101 Days of Christmas: Mini Cranberry-Walnut Pumpkin Loaves

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My grandma's pumpkin bread is pretty much a staple at our family get-togethers, whether that's in December or July. This moist, flavorful bread is delicious and filling, and you're sure to savor every bit! I subbed dried cranberries for the raisins we typically use and baked them in a mini loaf pan rather than the…

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101 Days of Christmas: Holiday Pinwheel Cookies

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These cookies are so much fun to make -- and to eat! My six-year-old daughter has been asking to take cookies to share with her friends at our weekly Classical Conversations homeschool group, and she had fun surprising them with Christmas cookies in October last week. These are just basically sugar cookies that are rolled…

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101 Days of Christmas: Hot Vanilla

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Hot chocolate may be a winter classic, but this hot vanilla is a tasty alternative, especially when topped with a sweet cinnamon whipped cream. This is an easy treat that comes together more quickly than stovetop hot chocolate, and I'm thinking about serving it as part of our Christmas Eve tradition this year. Ingredients: 8…

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101 Days of Christmas: Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

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This is a fun gift for the chocolate-and-coffee lover in your life! Chocolate-covered espresso beans are easy to make, and you can easily add a little variety by doing several batches in different types of chocolate and then mixing the beans together once dried. Note that homemade chocolate-covered espresso beans won't be perfectly round and…

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101 Days of Christmas: Double-Layer Peppermint Fudge

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Peppermint is not a flavor I would typically choose, but there's just something about the combination of peppermint and chocolate that I can't resist, especially at Christmastime! This fudge is an ah-mazing combination of those flavors, made even better by how very simple it is to make. My husband's already requested that I make another…

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