spicy candied walnuts

101 Days of Christmas: Spicy Candied Walnuts

These spicy candied walnuts are seriously addictive! Sweet, with a slight kick from the cinnamon, these would make a great teacher gift or addition to a basket of baked goods and treats. You'll need a...
chocolate covered potato chips & pretzels

101 Days of Christmas: Chocolate-Covered Chips & Pretzels

Chocolate-covered treats are some of my favorite Christmas gifts, not only because I love to eat them myself, but also because they make an impressive presentation when they're actually simple enough to make with...

101 Days of Christmas: Candy Cane Biscotti

We were really surprised to discover how easy it was to make biscotti (and I use the term "we" loosely because my mom did all most of the work while I sat back and...
chai tea cutouts

101 Days of Christmas: Chai Tea Cutout Cookies

These chai tea cutout cookies are a fun alternative to classic gingerbread cookies.  With chai tea, pumpkin pie spice and molasses, these have a strong flavor, but my whole family enjoyed them...perhaps because of...

101 Days of Christmas: Easy, Decadent Oreo Truffles

These Oreo truffles are counted among my very favorite treats; crushed oreos & cream cheese make a delicious filling with a hard chocolate shell. They are rich and decadent, but oh so easy to make! These...