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Day Twelve: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Spritz Cookies and Cookie Re-Cap

by evh December 13, 2013
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A cookie of holidays past: The holidays just wouldn’t be the holidays without this classic cookie in my kitchen. Spritzgebäck is a type of German Christmas biscuit made of flour, butter, sugar and eggs. The Spritz Cookie is a childhood throwback for me and a tradition that my mom would make every year for us to […]

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Day Eleven: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Caramel Baileys Irish Cream Balls

by evh December 12, 2013
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Caramel Baileys Irish Cream Balls ~ Holiday time always seems to need that little extra something special and this year I am making a new seasonal sweet for our cookie tins –– a holiday cookie of the present if you will. A few weeks ago, I saw a billboard ad for Baileys Irish Cream with […]

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Day Ten: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies from Girl Gone Grits

by evh December 11, 2013
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Yesterday I told you how great I think Kristina, from Girl Gone Grits, is and today I am just confirming it as she shares not only one but two gluten free cookie options for your family and friends to partake in this holiday season. Day Nine was her chocolate-y zesty goodness sweet: Gluten Free Chocolate Orange […]

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Day Nine: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Truffle Cookies from Girl Gone Grits

by evh December 10, 2013
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From the moment you first meet Kristina, from Girl Gone Grits, you realize there’s something really special about her. From her gorgeous food-styling and photography, to her love and passion of animals and people, to her ability to capture a fun moment in time (hellooooo Heisenberg!), to being a gracious hostess with the most-ess –– Kristina is one of the greats […]

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Day Four: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Baklava from Bake Me Away

by evh December 5, 2013
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She’s smart, funny, loves to bake, and play on words –– Can you say procrastibake? Jessica is the baking force behind Bake Me Away which hit the internet in July of 2010 as an outlet for her baking habit. Her sense of humor is one to be admired and her love of baking challenges is applaud worthy. […]

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Day Three: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Eggnog Cookies with Bourbon Glaze from Gourmet Veggie Mama

by evh December 4, 2013
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You may (or may not) remember Lauren, AKA Gourmet Veggie Mama, and her delicious Spiced Shortbread Snowflake Cookies from the last 12 Days of Holiday Cookies virtual party. Once a recovering lawyer, turned full-time mama and now a food writer, she’s often found tinkering in the kitchen. She’s an amazing mother of an adorable little girl […]

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Day Two: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Nan’s Shortbread Cookies from Frankly Entertaining

by evh December 3, 2013
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Meeting Sarah feels like meeting an old friend. I haven’t known her very long but she’s one of those people you meet and already feel as though you have shared so much. Sarah is a mother of SIX, that is not a typo, she really does have six kids (ranging in ages from 10 to […]

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2nd Annual Virtual Cookie Exchange: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies

by evh December 1, 2013
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Last year, during the first two weeks of December, I hosted a virtual 12 Days of Holiday Cookies Exchange. It was a lot of fun (and work) but I loved reading about the family traditions both new and old –– especially when it involved cookies. It doesn’t matter what holiday you are celebrating (or not) this […]

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