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12/30/11 9:03 P

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6 dozen chocolate chunk cookies, 2 pounds of Oreo cookie bark ... of which I ate NONE this year! I was so proud of myself.

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12/30/11 7:37 P

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no treats, I stopped having birthdays at 39, just call me Jack emoticon

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When my HEART and SOUL is in whatever I want to have success with, I can accomplish miricles


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12/30/11 6:31 P

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All of these holiday treats sound wonderful! Maybe some of you would like to share your recipes with others. Perhaps we could start a new thread about the recipes.

I make many kinds of cookies including Italian, pistachio, spumoni, oatmeal, etc. I then give them to people I visit once a week along with neighbors and friends. I also make strawberry bread, banana and cranberry.

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12/16/11 5:09 P

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sugar cut out cookies - decorated with frosting. I will not make them til the last possible moment because they are very tempting to me!

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12/16/11 3:39 P

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I usually have a marathon bake-a- thon here and bake tons of cookies in double batches with a wide variety. Some get eaten here, others frozen, and a LOT get given away. I also like to bake specialty breads but in muffin form for portion control to give as gifts and for the home. During the holiday meal I bake either a pie or special cake.



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12/15/11 10:14 A

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Hungarian cookies

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12/14/11 6:59 P

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I love to make German Christmas cookies such as Lebkuchen, Pfeffernuesse, Zimtsterne and Vanillekipferl.


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12/14/11 6:36 P

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Sausage rolls! I did 20 dozen bite size little guys, plus salami wedges, chocolate chunk shortbread, cherry almond biscotti, and home made Bailey's.

Just thinking about it all makes my teeth hurt. 3 cheers for Monday, January 2nd!!!!!! Designated date to go cold turkey.

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12/14/11 4:20 P

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We exchange homemade goodies with neighbors and this year I am attempting Moose Munch. I have made the popcorn so far. I do enjoy receiving homemade cookies. Give me strength!
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12/14/11 2:38 P

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For the past few years I've been making "Christmas Blessing Mix"-bugles, peanuts,red and green M&Ms, Kisses, and pretzels. Each food means something: Bugles-angles, peanuts-seeds of Peace on Earth, green M&Ms-memories, red M&Ms holly berries, Kisses-love, pretzels-prayers

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12/14/11 12:18 P

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I used to make about a dozen different things but now I just make the Chocolate No-Bake cookies for Bob and to give as gifts.



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12/14/11 10:11 A

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When I was raising the children I would bake 144 gingerbread men with their help. This was my favorite thing. I also loved to eat them, with that whole pound of lard required in the dough. emoticon But now I just buy and if I was in Canada I would be drawn to the fruit cake (dark) with the marzipan icing. Both Charlie and I adore those.

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12/14/11 7:57 A

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I don't make candy but love to bake four or five different kinds of cookies

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I always make grandma's fudge and sweet rolls for my boys,
The oldest now 34, remembers helping his great grandmother make these christmas treats.

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12/14/11 2:48 A

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12/14/11 1:22 A

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stuffing

i also love einsteen and the way he got his ideas I love to travel on the spur of the moment and i love portland oregon, hawaii. I enjoy all forms of art and the galleries


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12/14/11 12:50 A

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cut out sugar cookies with frosting.

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12/14/11 12:23 A

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When I decide to do this, I make a variety of different cookies to give away as gift plates. I eat way too many though, so I am not doing it this year.

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.”
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12/13/11 10:45 P

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I love to bake! I make sugar and spice cookies, peanut butter kisses, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, 7 layer bar cookies, rocky road fudge, and more. I'm learning how to make candy now such as almond butter toffee and pecan divinity. I also enjoy making quick breads. My favorites are banana chocolate chip bread and pumpkin cranberry nut bread. emoticon emoticon

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12/13/11 10:36 P

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I love to make all kinds of cookies, including my Mom good old fashion Italian cookies. Most of them go to hospice patients and their families.

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sugar cookies

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12/13/11 9:48 P

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caramels, and almond fudge

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12/13/11 9:26 P

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I always make "Secret Ingredient Cookies". I have a very large family and they love to have there new friends guess what the Secret is. and no one ever does? !

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12/13/11 9:16 P

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I usually make Swedish Rye Bread.

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12/13/11 9:10 P

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What special holiday treats do you like to make?

I love to make treats for special occasions and to give to friends. I get special requests for potato candy, cookies, caramel nuts, and caramel puff corn.

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