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101 Days of Christmas: Shaped Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies

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I like traditional sugar cookies, but sometimes it's fun to dress them up a bit, and these cinnamon sugar cookies do just that! You could even mix this dough ahead of time and freeze it in portions for easy homemade cookies anytime. **adapted from Country Crock Ingredients: 2 large eggs 2 sticks butter 1 cup…

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101 Days of Christmas: White Ting-A-Lings

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Ting-A-Lings, also known as Haystacks, are typically made with butterscotch and peanut butter or butterscotch and chocolate, but a tan treat just doesn't evoke those warm holiday feelings, so when I saw these White Ting-A-Lings in a Pillsbury holiday baking magazine, I decided to dress them up with some red sprinkles to kick off this…

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Homemade Dog Biscuits

Almost two months ago, my husband and I fell in love with an almost all-black Siberian Husky puppy we found while looking for Husky breeders in our area. Although we hadn't planned to actually get a puppy that weekend, we ended up driving two hours to meet her, reminding our kids the whole time that…

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101 Days of Christmas: Oreo Bark

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Looking for an easy last-minute treat? It really doesn't get easier than this one... With just two ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you can make this delicious Oreo bark. It's a great activity to do with the kids -- one of my older girls stirred the melting chocolate while the other smashed…

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101 Days of Christmas: Homemade Marshmallows

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Although homemade marshmallows are made from only a few ingredients, I've always been kind of intimidated by them. When I saw these adorable snowflake marshmallows, though, I knew I needed to finally give them a try. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that making these from scratch wasn't nearly as hard as I expected, and…

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101 Days of Christmas: Chocolate-Covered Treats

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At the beginning of the 101 Days of Christmas series, I shared one of my favorite homemade treats -- chocolate covered pretzels and chips. Really, how can you go wrong with chocolate-covered anything? (Although I draw the line at things that move!) Here are 9 creative chocolate-covered treats to add to your last-minute holiday baking…

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101 Days of Christmas: Peanut Butter Cheeseball

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Last year, Jennifer from Saving and Giving shared her Chocolate Chip Cheeseball recipe with us. This year, my mom discovered another version...the peanut butter cheeseball! With peanut butter and powdered sugar blended with cream cheese and covered in peanut butter and chocolate chips, what's not to love! Serve with chocolate-dipped or plain pretzels, graham cracker…

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