This delightfully different salsa features a nice balance of sweet, tart and spicy. The accompanying tree-shaped chips are fun and easy to make using tortillas and a cookie cutter.—Janice Christofferson, Eagle River, Wisconsin
You won't settle for store-bought chips again after munching these crispy deep-fried snacks. Seasoned with chili powder and cayenne pepper, the zippy paper-thin chips are surefire crowd-pleasers.
-Sue Murphy, Greenwood, Michigan
Lots of Christmas treats are sweet. For a change of pace, I fill holiday goodie bags with my cheese crackers. The recipe has a large yield, but you can freeze the dough logs to bake later.—Heather Necessary, Shamokin Dan, Pennsylvania
My two little guys can't get enough of this sweet-and-salty snack, which uses just three ingredients and is ready to eat in 15 minutes. The boys like to drizzle on the melted chocolate, too. Sometimes we replace the potato chips with apple slices. —Jami Geittmann, Greendale, Wisconsin
Once you taste these crispy chips, you may never buy tortilla chips again. The homemade snacks are a snap to prepare with a mere five ingredients. They're perfect for digging into the Taco Dip Dragon or serving with salsa.
A homeless puppy spreads the true meaning of Christmas in a small town. Cuddle with your children while reading Nicholas Edwards's tale Santa Paws. These bone-shaped crackers are a fantastic treat to go with this book.—