10 Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

Christmas is in full swing in our house.  I’ve been watching holiday movies since October 27 (because that’s when the Hallmark Channel starts their Countdown to Christmas) and listening to Christmas music whenever I can.  I started decorating the house a couple of weeks ago and now I’m just adding a few finishing touches.  I’ve been to the Michael’s store more times in the past two weeks than I have all year. I do seem to be falling behind in my cookie baking though.  Usually by this time I have at least a couple of batches of cookies baked and …

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

There was a day when I didn’t care about cracks on top of a cheesecake. My husband has made this pumpkin cheesecake a few times (before my blogging days) and we’re pretty confident that it cracked then too and yet we continued to make it again and again.  Why?  It’s out of this world delicious.  We loved it.  Our families loved it.  We’ve never made any other kind of pumpkin cheesecake because there is no need to try any other when you’ve found one that tastes as good as this one.  Plus, it’s easy to make. I debated on whether …

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Chocolate Crumb Doughnuts

Happy Saturday, guys! I don’t usually post on the weekends.  I had planned on posting last night but someone got sidetracked shopping at The Home Goods store for Christmas decorations.  😉  Boy, the store was a mob scene, but I’m glad that I went because I wanted to see what they had before it got picked over.  It’s the kind of store that’s a hit or a miss but I’m happy to say that the crowds and long line was worth it because I did get a few things.  I’ll be sharing some sneak peaks on instagram and twitter before …

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Chickpea and Broccoli Rice

My social media feeds are full of Thanksgiving food pictures and I’m loving that. I don’t think I can get tired of seeing pictures of all the pies.  Mmm pies.  Plus, I think it’s kind of fun to see what people make for their families, whether it be a rendition of a classic dish or something non-traditional, like tacos. Obviously today’s post has nothing to do with Thanksgiving foods.  If you’re like me then I figure you might like an idea of what to eat on the other 364 days of the year.  😉 This meal is a good example …

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Mmm Pies

How in the world is Thanksgiving already only two weeks away?  Crazy talk.  We all know that means it’s pie season.  I’ve made a variety of pies over the years and I thought it was high time to showcase them all right here in one nifty spot.  There are a couple items in the list that are barely pies, but they are still delicious. Apple Pie.  This is the only apple pie recipe you’ll ever need because it’s that good.  It’s a family recipe and I make it almost every Fall. Pumpkin Pie.  This pie is THE dessert for Thanksgiving.  …

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