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We always make these cookies for Christmas

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
4/5 (24 Votes)

It's that time of year again. If you're home with the kids, these Christmas-Tree cookies are a great DIY project you can make together. Not to mention delicious!

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Great Christmas cookies that just melt in your mouth

  • 1 block of butter
  • 3 cups all propose flour
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • Sprinkles as desired
3.9/5 (18 Votes)

You've probably been making some pretty basic mistakes.

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Gingerbread is a Christmas tradition that stems from Germany

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 Gingerbread spice pack (In Germany, they provide a pre-mixed spice pack just for Gingerbread, somewhat similar to our Pumpkin Pie Spice)
  • **If you don't have the pre-mixed spice pack: 1 tsp. allspice, 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp clove.
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
3.9/5 (24 Votes)

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1. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees

  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Eggnog Glaze:
  • 1 ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons eggnog
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

There's more to this delicious holiday treat than just the Gingerbread Man. Sweet & spiced with everything nice, here's what it looks like around the world!

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375 degrees

  • ¾ c butter
  • 1 ½ c brown sugar
  • ¾ c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ c evaporated milk
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 4 1/8 (? Ask mom) c flour
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • Salt
4/5 (6 Votes)

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One of our favorite Christmas cookies

  • 1 3/4 cups sliced, blanched almonds ( about 5 oz.)
  • 3 tbsp. AP flour
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange ( about 2 tbsp. )
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 5 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
2.9/5 (12 Votes)

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Classic German Christmas Cookies

  • 3 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup + 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • jam
  • icing sugar
2.8/5 (5 Votes)

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Spoon over cookies. Top (if desired) with quartered red and green candied cherries

  • ¼ c butter golden
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2-4 tbsp. hot water
2.8/5 (9 Votes)

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