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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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.
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.
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
Bonnie from KY member of The House of Slytherin Eastern Standard time
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. 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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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.
Marilyn Boise, ID Mountain Time Zone
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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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