Belongs to vitaletd Goodie Cookies 

Old family favorite. Make 4x the recipe for Christmas.

You might need to buy:
  • butter or margarine
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • chopped nuts
  • flour

So good.

ready in about 50 minutes; serves 8
You might need to buy:
  • butter
  • semi-sweet chocolate squares
  • white sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • eggs
  • red food coloring
  • flour
  • instant espresso powder
  • cream cheese

http://www.mrfood.com/Cheesecakes/Peppermint-Twist-Cheesecakes-2157

ready in about two and a half hours
You might need to buy:
  • chocolate wafer cookies
  • packages cream cheese
  • confectioners' sugar
  • crushed candy canes or peppermint candies

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serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • thinly sliced green onions
  • Uncle Ben's Converted Rice
  • dried Greek oregano
  • dried parsley
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • chicken or vegetable stock
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Get all of your holiday baking done in one afternoon. Versatile and family-pleasing, this recipe makes eight different holiday cookies with a variety of flavors, textures and shapes in about three hours!

You might need to buy:
  • Chocolate-Covered Cherry:
  • crushed candy canes for decoration
  • green food coloring
  • red food coloring
  • peppermint flavoring
  • Candy Cane:
  • small pretzel sticks
  • green food coloring
  • finely chopped pistachios
  • Pistachio Trees:
  • 10x sugar
  • finely chopped walnuts
  • Snowballs:
  • any flavor of jam or jelly
  • Ribbons:
  • Fillings and Toppings:
  • Mix all ingredients until smooth; yields about 1 cup 10x sugar glaze
  • milk
  • vanilla
  • 10x sugar
  • Sugar Glaze
  • self-rising flour
  • almond extract
  • vanilla extract
  • eggs
  • Basic Dough:
  • baking chocolate or baking chips
  • Cheesecake Tarts:
  • cream cheese
  • strawberry jam or cherry pie filling
  • Pecan Tarts:
  • packed brown sugar
  • egg yolk
  • finely chopped pecans
  • Peanut Butter Cup:
  • cocoa powder
  • water
  • mini-peanut butter cups
You might need to buy:
  • butter
  • white sugar
  • brown sugar
  • flour
Belongs to PunkinBell Sausage Balls 
You might need to buy:
  • hot sausage
  • sharp cheese; grated
  • Bisquick

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star topper: 1 slice of toast (I used sprouted grain)

Other optional ingredients that would be fabulous: pear, avocado, dates, bell pepper, corn, grains like quinoa or brown rice, beans, tomatoes, diced roasted squash or sweet potato …… gosh, pretty much anything yummy would be beautiful in this salad!

serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • coriander
  • fine black pepper
  • apple cider vinegar
  • turmeric powder
  • satsuma orange zest
serves 24
You might need to buy:
  • envel. Robin Hood Pie Crust Mix
  • raspberry jam
  • red and green food coloring
  • sugar
  • eggs
  • flour
  • salt
  • Frosting:
  • butter/margarine
  • icing sugar
  • milk
  • almond extract
Belongs to Karen P. Zebra Cookies 
ready in about 25 minutes; serves 48
You might need to buy:
  • Milk chocolate kisses with stripes
  • Sifted powdered sugar
  • all-purpose flour
  • vanilla
  • baking powder
  • sugar
  • cooking oil