Chocolate-dipped pretzel rods {101 Days of Christmas}

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I've made some version of chocolate-covered pretzels or pretzel treats every year for at least a decade, but I've never made chocolate-dipped pretzel rods until this year. These are definitely going into the rotation! In some ways, these are a lot easier than small chocolate-covered pretzels just because they're so much bigger, which means less work. They're also really…

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Chocolate pinwheels {101 Days of Christmas}

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What's not to love about these cookies? Not only are they cute (and I imagine that someone with more skillz than me could make them even cuter!), but they combine a classic sugar cookie dough with a chocolate sugar cookie into one perfect pinwheel! Although not especially Christmas-y, with no red and green dye or peppermint…

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Quick & easy springerle cookies {101 Days of Christmas}

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Springerle are a flat, white, crispy cookie traditionally made in Germany, Bavaria or Austria. The designs are added before baking using a carved springerle rolling pin or flat mold. Traditional springerle are made from just eggs, confectioners sugar' and flour and flavored by sprinkling a surface with anise seed and placing the cookies on top for 24…

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101 Days of Christmas: Flat Gingerbread Houses

We actually saved this activity for after Christmas last year so that we could buy a kit on clearance (because I'm frugal cheap like that), but we ended up having so much more fun than our previous attempts at gingerbread houses that I had to share this tip. I'm pretty sure we're not the only…

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101 Days of Christmas: More Holiday Cookies {Roundup}

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As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup each Sunday with more ideas from around the blogosphere! Because you can never have too many cookie recipes in your collection, I'm sharing even more holiday cookie ideas for any last-minute baking you have planned. Whether you like to stick to…

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