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Wassail

Here we come a-wassailing out in the snow so white   Here we come a-wassailing late into the night Love and cookies come to you, to you and your grandma too And God bless you and send you a happy … Continue reading

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Bourbon brown sugar shortbread

We have a lot of bourbon in our house. It’s in our bar, in our pantry, on display and even in a painting on our wall. Apparently that’s normal for someone from Kentucky whose family runs a distillery… but it … Continue reading

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Triple chocolate cookies with sprinkles

OK, so it’s almost Christmas and I haven’t posted any cookies yet. I’m really sorry. I do have some fabulously delicious cookies for you today, though. I have made them twice, once with rainbow sprinkles and once with red, white … Continue reading

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Sugar Plum Fairy cupcakes

I started taking ballet when I was 2 years old, and my mom started taking me to see The Nutcracker every year not too long after. I was even invited to try out for a small part in Ballet Arizona’s … Continue reading

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Double chocolate peppermint cookies

I can’t remember exactly how I found out about the Food Blogger Cookie Swap, but as soon as I read about it, I was in. The idea was sort of like a chain letter, but yummier: You sign up, get … Continue reading

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Christmas cookies, Day 11: Mexican wedding cookies

These cookies could really be made at any time of year, but they definitely say Christmas to me — whether you call them Mexican wedding cookies, Russian tea cakes or something else. I have never had any trouble with these … Continue reading

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Christmas cookies, Day 5: Chai shortbread

On the fifth day of Christmas cookies, I give to you: easy, low-calorie shortbread. Ba-dom dom dom. Since the macarons from Day 4 are so high-maintenance, I wanted to give you a recipe that doesn’t require a lot of time … Continue reading

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Christmas cookies, Day 2: Lemon bars

Lemon bars don’t necessarily scream “Christmas,” but they are so good that it doesn’t really matter. These are simple to make, don’t take that long and taste way better than the boxed stuff. I promise. The first step is making … Continue reading

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Christmas cookies, Day 1: Jam thumbprints

Well, the weather outside is frightful. But cookies are quite delightful. So, to help you stay warm and toasty, I bring you: 12 days of Christmas cookies! The first day of Christmas cookies is devoted not to a partridge in … Continue reading

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