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Alternative Holiday Treats

Comments Sue G. of Columbus, Wisconsin, “Around Christmas, I make a few alternative treats to help the cookies last longer. I give my brownies a holiday taste by stirring in crushed peppermint…

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Christmas Cookie Shortcut

Even if you don't have time to bake, you and your family can still enjoy special Christmas cookies. It just takes a trip to the grocery store and a little creativity! Here are tricks for making…

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Clove-Studded Oranges

For centuries, people have used clove-studded fruits, called pomanders, to naturally add fragrance to their homes, especially at Christmastime. Traditional pomanders are studded with cloves,…

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Cookie Ornaments

You can easily turn beautiful cutout cookies into holiday ornaments or package toppers. Before baking, simply make a hole near the top of each cutout with a clean plastic straw. Bake and cool as…

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Creative Gift Containers

After you've taken the time to prepare an assortment of homemade foods for friends and family, why not take the extra step and package them in a unique way? Some creative containers are merely…

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Dressing Up Jelly Jars

Here’s an easy way to put pretty cloth toppers and a bow on jelly jars: Put the cloth over the jar and use a rubber band to hold it in place. Tie a ribbon around the jar, then snip off the rubber…

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Freezing Holiday Cookies

I make my holiday cutout cookies ahead and freeze them without frosting. They keep better that way. Before a potluck, I thaw the cookies and frost them. They taste and look fresh-baked. —Jean M.,…

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Fudge Party Favors

Cookie cutters filled with fudge make a palate-pleasing party favor for the guests at your holiday gathering. Wrap them in clear or colored cellophane and tie with a ribbon for folks to take home.…

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Great Cookie Gift Idea

A co-worker is a big fan of my peanut butter cookies. Last Christmas, I gave him a batch of cookie dough in a festive freezer-safe container, along with baking directions and a cookie sheet. He…

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Holiday Cookies

To save time and still make a variety of cookies for holiday celebrations, I get creative with a big batch of basic refrigerator cookie dough. I slice some to make round cookies and top with…

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