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
Belongs to obpookie jello balls 

christmas candy

ready in about 30 minutes; serves 12
You might need to buy:
  • sweetened condensed milk
Belongs to shytowntee Roast Turkey - Brine, Roasting & Gravy 
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I got the basic recipe for this from the “Good Eats” television program, Alton Brown. He had some ingredients that I knew my family did not like so I added and substituted items I thought my family would like making this my own.

You might need to buy:
  • melted unsalted butter
  • vegetable oil
  • carrots
  • onion
  • ribs celery
  • whole stems parsley
  • garlic
  • BRINE:
  • kosher salt
  • light brown sugar
  • black peppercorns
  • poultry seasoning
  • ground ginger
  • large sprig fresh rosemary
  • white wine
  • white cranberry juice
  • apple
  • onion
  • fresh rosemary
  • fresh sage
  • large stems parsley
  • rib celery
  • carrot
  • garlic
  • GRAVY:
  • liquid from cooked turkey pan
  • cornstarch
  • cooked giblets

Makes 30, can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week

ready in about 40 minutes
You might need to buy:
  • medium egg yolk
  • 75g quick-cook polenta
  • poppy seeds

Makes 4, You’ll need an 8-hole Tefal Proflex silicone half sphere cake mould, Can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks

You might need to buy:
  • Ribbon