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Fresh Zucchini Cookies

Fresh Zucchini Cookies

These cookies are surprisingly awesome! I think it’s the combination of sweet raisins and crunchy walnuts that really makes them spectacular. These cookies came out of the oven soft and stayed soft in our cookie tin for the next few days. Taste better than some cookie recipes without vegetables, in my opinion. Yum!  1/2 cup…

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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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Chocolate Thistles

These are great little treats to share. The cereal gives them a cool “spiky” look and sneaks some fiber in, too. I used almonds and a little dried cranberries and they were a hit! 1 3.5-oz bar milk chocolate 1 cup All-Bran cereal 1/2 cup roasted peanuts or slivered almonds and dried cranberries, chopped dried…

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Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Cookies: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 (15-ounce) container whole milk ricotta cheese 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 lemon, zested Glaze: 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 lemon, zested Directions Preheat the oven to…

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