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By XrayKim

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (30 Votes)
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Servings 40
Preparation time 25
Cooking time 35

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Colored sugars for decorating

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  • 2 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons coarsely crushed peppermint candies
4.5/5 (28 Votes)

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These thin, crisp Pepparkakor (Swedish Gingerbread) cookies flavored with ginger, cloves, and cinnamon are addictin...

  • 7.9 ounces plain flour
  • 2.1 ounces unsalted butter
  • 2.6 ounces light muscavado sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
4.4/5 (12 Votes)

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Decorating cookies is a must during the Christmas season

  • COOKIES:
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Dash salt
  • Decorative sprinkles
  • ROYAL ICING:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 4 teaspoons meringue powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoons warm water
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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Eggnog cheesecake will get you in the holiday spirit! Serve at your holiday feast or make it just for the happiness...

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • 3 tablespoons spiced rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
4.5/5 (38 Votes)

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I've been told by fellow party-goers that this recipe tastes exactly like a jalapeno popper

  • 2 (8-ounces each) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 cup canned jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • Sweet red and yellow pepper pieces and corn chips
4.4/5 (711 Votes)

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Butternut squash, ricotta, spinach and spices are combined to perfection in these stuffed pasta shells, enjoy!

  • 1 (12-ounce) package jumbo pasta shells (about 24 shells total)
  • 2 cups of ricotta
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish
  • 1 fresh smashed garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach (squeezed and drained)
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Roasted squash, around 2 cups
  • grated lemon peel
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 10 sage leaves
  • Fresh lemon juice
4.4/5 (565 Votes)

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This Snickerdoodle bread is perfect for cinnamon-lovers! Serve hot with fresh butter or slice and make french toast...

  • LOAVES:
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 (10-ounce) package Hershey's cinnamon chips
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
4.3/5 (554 Votes)

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  • 1/2 pound butter
  • 4 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cup ground pecans
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.6/5 (311 Votes)

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  • 3 different variations of Kool-Aid (such as grape, cherry, and lime)
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Set it and forget it with this delicious Crockpot Apple Pie Breakfast recipe

  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 3 apples, diced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4.5/5 (210 Votes)

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This Southern speciality is guaranteed to always be a hit when served warm and à la mode

  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 (28-ounce) can peaches, undrained
  • 3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 heaping tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • milk as needed
4.2/5 (295 Votes)

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Combine brunch essentials overnight, including hash browns, eggs, cheddar cheese and bacon, for tasty brunch bites ...

  • 1 (30-ounce) bag hash brown potatoes, frozen country-style, shredded
  • 3/4 cup (from 10 3/4 ounce can) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup cooked real bacon pieces, from a jar or package
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
4.5/5 (141 Votes)

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  • 40 saltine crackers (I recommend using Nabisco Saltines with Sea Salt)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips, whichever you prefer, milk, semi or bittersweet. I used half milk chocolate half semi-sweet.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chopped, toasted nuts of choice - pecans, walnuts, almonds, cashews, Hazelnuts, optional
  • Sprinkles (optional)
4.5/5 (137 Votes)

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Make sure to Invite all of your taste buds to this party and serve with your favorite crackers or chips

  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8-ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 (3-ounce) jar bacon bits
  • 1 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • Crackers
  • Assorted fresh vegetables (optional)
4.5/5 (124 Votes)

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