101 Days of Christmas: Peppermint Chocolate Crackle Cookies

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: My Christmas cookie marathon begins by discussing with the older of my two younger sisters when they want to come over. They'll appear, sometimes with purchased ingredients that I've sent them hunting for, and always with movies. We have our favorites—Home…

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101 Days of Christmas: Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Trees

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Homemade marshmallows are one of those really intimidating recipes that are actually really easy to make. This year I decided to try to make one of our favorite Christmas treats -- chocolate covered marshmallow shapes -- and although there are a few steps involved, these are really easy to make too! For even fancier treats,…

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Pictures of Our Cookie Swap {And an Online Cookie Exchange from GLAD}

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A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that I'd partnered with GLAD to host a a cookie swap to benefit Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Did you download your free cookie swap printables?! Sadly, pediatric cancer is the number one cause of death by disease of children in the U.S., and there is a huge need for…

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101 Days of Christmas: Candy Cane Brownies

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I'm not a huge fan of peppermint, at least not by itself, but I love a rich peppermint-chocolate dessert. With that in mind, I took my homemade brownie recipe (from Easy Homemade) and doctored it up a bit. The result was these peppermint brownies, and they definitely fit the bill! Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1-1/2…

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