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Peppermint Snowballs

I love making Christmas cookies every year and tried a new recipe again this year. Peppermint snowballs kind of remind me of a pecan sandie in texture but with mint flavor instead of pecan. The recipe is easy, but you might need to adjust with water if the dough is too dry. I added peppermint…

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Spiced Ginger Rum Balls

My first attempt at rum balls & they are delicious. I was surprised how easy this recipe is but didn’t realize there are 2 steps – – making the brownie and then turning the brownie into rum balls.  Wasn’t sure about the roasted ground ginger, so I used regular ground ginger. Then I used pink…

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Michele Obama’s Mama Kaye’s White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 5 dozen cookies Prep: 15 minutes 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 cup (2 sticks) unsaltedbutter, softened1 stick Crisco butter-flavored solid vegetable shortening3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup packed brown sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 eggs1 cup each white chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips and mint chocolate chips (or Andes mint pieces)2 cups…

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