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Winning Comfort Food Recipes

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Chunky Peanut Brittle

Chunky Peanut Brittle

Chunky Peanut Brittle

As a farm girl, I often made Christmas goodies with my mother for our family of eight candy-loving kids. Now, my own children and grandkids say the season wouldn't by the same without a tray filled with this chocolaty peanut brittle.

Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Mix

Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Mix

Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Mix

This present will be welcomed by anyone who enjoys homemade cookies. The mix is simple to prepare and the results are yummy. I enjoy decorating the jar lids with fabric. As a finishing touch, I tie on a tag with baking instructions. —Bev Woodcock, Kingston, Ontario

Mint Cocoa Mix

Mint Cocoa Mix

Mint Cocoa Mix

I've made this beverage mix many times as Christmas gifts for neighbors and our three sons' teachers. The mint flavor makes the warm drink so refreshing, you'll want to make extra to keep around your house, too. — LaVonne Hegland, Saint Michael, Minnesota
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Christmas Pickles

Christmas Pickles

Christmas Pickles

My pickle recipe was adapted from one a dear family friend shared. These morsels are delicious any time of year, but the green, red and white hues of the pickles, cherries and onions make them ideal for Christmas gift giving. —Patricia Martin, Shelbyville, Tennessee

Caramel Crunch

Caramel Crunch

Caramel Crunch

Our whole family has a sweet tooth, so this caramel-drizzled mix of popcorn, almonds and cereal goes quickly. My "off-limits" batches are divided into plastic bags, tied with ribbon and shared with all the snackers on my Christmas list.

Orange-Hazelnut Spiral Rolls

Orange-Hazelnut Spiral Rolls

Orange-Hazelnut Spiral Rolls

By adapting a popular coffee cake recipe, I came up with these scrumptious rolls. I make them for family throughout the year.—Loraine E. Meyer, Bend, Oregon

Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

With their red licorice tails, candy noses and peanut ears, these chewy "mice" were always a hit at classroom parties. My children are in their teens now, but they still ask me to make these cookies for the holidays. -Nancy Rowse Bella Vista, Arkansas

Pinwheels and Checkerboards

Pinwheels and Checkerboards

Pinwheels and Checkerboards

My mom used to make these cookies every Christmas, and I still love them. They are so colorful...and you can get two kinds of cookies from one dough! They're perfect for including in gift boxes.—Jill Heatwole, Pittsville, Maryland

Dipped Pecan Spritz

Dipped Pecan Spritz

Dipped Pecan Spritz

With their pretty shapes, these treats look lovely at the center of the cookie plates I arrange for all our Christmas gatherings...and they are always the first to disappear. This is my husband's favorite Christmas cookie. -Sylvia Neudorf Abbotsford, British Columbia

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Covered in chopped nuts and drizzled with chocolate, these cookies are delicious and pretty, too. Everybody looks forward to munching on them during the holidays. -Elizabeth Marino San Juan Capistrano, California

Coconut Pecan Cookies

Coconut Pecan Cookies

Coconut Pecan Cookies

These golden brown cookies will remind you of German chocolate cake, with chocolate chips and coconut in the batter and a yummy pecan-coconut frosting. A drizzle of chocolate tops them off in a festive way. -Diane Selich Vassar, Michigan
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