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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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Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

I made some dog treats! These are a lot of fun to make. If only I had a dog-bone shaped cookie cutter! I used a small gingerbread man shape because our dog is small sized, too. He loves pumpkin & it’s good for him because it is full of vitamins and safe for him to…

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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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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 Preheat the oven to 375…

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

The dough for this recipe needs to be refrigerated for at least 2 hours, so plan accordingly. 2 sticks margarine, at room temp 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs, at room temp 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon vanilla cinnamon sugar mixture:…

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