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The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes and How to Gift Them

The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes and How to Gift Them

The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes and How to Gift Them

Whew! Did everyone have a successful shopping weekend? Hopefully you finished the majority of your Christmas shopping with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and the stressful part has passed. So, now it’s time to get into the holiday spirit! That means seasonal coffee, festive sweaters, hot cocoa, all of the Christmas movies, evening drives through neighborhoods covered in beautiful lights,...

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5 Most Popular Christmas Cookies

5 Most Popular Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies have been a holiday tradition for hundreds of years. In fact, modern day Christmas cookies can be traced back to recipes that were inspired by Medieval European biscuits which used modern ingredients like cinnamon, black pepper, ginger, nuts and dried fruit. In the 16th century, Christmas biscuits became popular in Europe. It wasn’t until the early 17th century that Christmas...

Interesting Facts about Christmas Cookies

Interesting Facts about Christmas Cookies

I had a few extra minutes this morning, and as usual, my mind began to wander. As I dipped one of the last remaining Christmas cookies into my hot mug of coffee, I started to think about how the tradition of holiday cookies came about and which varieties were most popular. Of course, being the curious creature that I am, I decided to do some investigating on the web. Did you know that, according...

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Nothing beats the enticing aroma of homemade Christmas cookies fresh from the oven. I remember when I was a young child, my mother would spend countless hours in our tiny kitchen preparing some of the most wonderful Christmas cookies known to man. She would arrange them neatly in a decorative tin or on a holiday plate and present them to friends and neighbors as Christmas gifts. As I got to be a...

Dulcet's Holiday Sweet Cookie Confection $55.75

Dulcet’s Holiday Sweet Cookie Confection Treats

Dulcet’s Holiday Sweet Cookie Confection Treats

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Roll out the red carpet! These holiday cookie gifts are an elegant treat this holiday season. Baked with only the finest ingredients, your loved ones are certain to appreciate the unparalleled flavor of these mouthwatering Christmas cookies. Featuring a wondrous array of festive red and green cookies, gingerman cookies, linzar tree cookies, peppermint cookies, holiday tree and sprinkle cookies,...

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Christmas Sweet Swaps

Christmas Sweet Swaps

The holiday season is prime baking and candy making time. Avid and beginning bakers alike take this time of year as a chance to make delicious and festive Christmas treats. There is even a type of Christmas party called a “Cookie Exchange.” Traditionally this type of Christmas party is done with a small group of people who agree to bring a batch of cookies to swap with each other.   Each...

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It’s Crunch Time, and These Holiday Mini Cookies Are Just What You Need

It’s Crunch Time, and These Holiday Mini Cookies Are Just What You Need

If you are like me, you have spent the last few months dedicating your entire life to getting prepared for Christmas. With all of the decorating, shopping, present wrapping, signing Christmas cards, and baking, now that the big day is over you just want to unwind. With all of those New Year’s Eve celebrations that are coming up, however, you’ve still got a few things left to do. Since you...

Christmas Chocolate Covered Oreo® Cookies $29.99

Christmas Chocolate Covered Oreo® Cookies

Christmas Chocolate Covered Oreo® Cookies

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A delectable combination of everyone’s favorite Oreo® cookies are smothered in rich decadent chocolate and decorated festively with vibrant red and green swizzles or a variety of Christmas symbols and characters for a holiday treat that is certain to bring out that Christmas spirit this season. These delightful Christmas Chocolate Covered Oreo® Cookies will be the center of everyone’s...

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It’s Never Too Late for Holiday Cookies

It’s Never Too Late for Holiday Cookies

For many years I tried to balance all of the holiday preparations in order to make everything perfect for the big day, only to find myself completely exhausted, stressed to the max, and of course always falling just short of my goals. Since my mother has always had everything perfectly put together by Christmas morning, I felt like I must be doing something wrong. I tried putting in more hours,...

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Christmas Sweets Exchange Part 2

Christmas Sweets Exchange Part 2

There are so much delicious options for Christmas treats, that here are more wonderful holiday cookies that are ideal for a Christmas Cookie Exchange. For those who don’t know a Christmas Cookie Exchange is a type of Christmas party where the guests bring batches of cookies to trade. It is a creative and fun time for any baker. The previous post Christmas Sweets Exchange featured holiday...

Holiday Baking Tips

Holiday Baking Tips

It’s so fun and rewarding to bake holiday treats with friends and family to help you. Even if you prefer to bake alone, there’s a satisfaction of knowing you created delicious treats that will spread cheer to everyone. What do some seasoned bakers know that would help you this year? Read on to find out. Great bakers use fresh ingredients. That flour that’s been in your pantry since last May...

Dulcet's Holiday Festive Gift Assortment with Cookies, Brownies, and Rugelach $29.95

Dulcet’s Holiday Festive Gift Assortment with Cookies, Brownies, and Rugelach

Dulcet’s Holiday Festive Gift Assortment with Cookies, Brownies, and Rugelach

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The perfect companion for your loved one’s favorite holiday beverages, this festive gift basket is just brimming with an abundance of popular Christmas treats. Your loved ones are certain to celebrate the season in style when you order the Holiday Festive Gift Assortment with Cookies, Brownies, and Rugelach. With mouthwatering cookies that are made with fine, imported ingredients, an...

Christmas Dog Treats $9.99

Christmas Dog Treats

Christmas Dog Treats

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Don’t forget about your dogs this Christmas! Let them in on the holiday fun and give them their very own version of Christmas cookies! When they’re begging for your sugar cookies and snickerdoodles from your holiday cookie swap, now you’ll have a canine friendly cookie to give them! Cookies made for humans are full of flour, sugar, and fats that are not good or safe for dogs,...

Christmas Desserts to Make If You're Already Tired of Cookies

Christmas Desserts to Make If You’re Already Tired of Cookies

Christmas Desserts to Make If You’re Already Tired of Cookies

Don’t get us wrong. Christmas cookies are an essential part of the holidays. But by the time Christmas actually comes, we’ve already made dozens and dozens of cookies (and sampled every batch of dough) and we want to mix it up a little. If you want something a little different, or just want to save the last oomph of cookie-making will you have for baking Santa’s cookies, we have...

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Tips for Baking Christmas Gifts

Tips for Baking Christmas Gifts

Tasty homemade treats like cookies, cakes, and pies are wonderful Christmas gifts for hard to shop for family members and friends. Fresh baked holiday goodies are also great connections to memories, like Grandma’s fruitcake or your Dad’s beer bread. However, most of us aren’t champion bakers, and we can use all the help we can get. So, these holiday baking tips will make your Christmas and...

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12 Best Office Christmas Gift Ideas

12 Best Office Christmas Gift Ideas

Coming up with the best office Christmas gift ideas can be challenging. While it’s true that you need to find gifts that are office appropriate and not too personal, those generic gift boxes on the holiday aisle at the discount store just don’t seem special enough. Whether you’re planning to buy gifts for you boss, colleagues, or the office as a whole, these gifts are certain to...

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When Santa Claus is Lactose Intolerant

When Santa Claus is Lactose Intolerant

Setting out cookies and milk is a fun family tradition for a lot of people. Many children enjoy setting out their thank you to Santa every year. But in recent news, science has found that over 65% of the world is lactose intolerant. With such a wide amount of the population not able to digest dairy, it wouldn’t be surprising if you had to find an alternative drink for your...

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Christmas in a Jar

Christmas in a Jar

Sometimes the best Christmas gifts are the simplest ones. When you are out of ideas for that perfect gift, the solution may be to think outside of the box. That is why a current popular trend in Christmas gifts is various sizes and shapes of glass jars and whatever you can fit into them. If you don’t mind a little DIY and tons of creativity, then these holiday gift jar ideas can take the stress...

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One of a Kind Christmas Garlands Are Unique Housewarming Gifts

One of a Kind Christmas Garlands Are Unique Housewarming Gifts

A Christmas tree is a fun and heartwarming tradition that brings families together. Many Christmas decorations make a Christmas tree a focal point of a festive front room. Dramatic additions to any tree are the Christmas garlands. If you are tired of drop tinsel or are looking for a one-of-a-kind garland option this year, we’ve got some ideas. These unique Christmas decorations are fun craft...

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The Perfect Cocoa: How to Dress Up Instant Hot Chocolate

The Perfect Cocoa: How to Dress Up Instant Hot Chocolate

Simple, dull hot cocoa can get pretty boring very fast. Sometimes you want to sip something warm and delicious to get “warm food belly,” and you don’t want the caffeine of coffee. And some of us are just against decaf. (What’s the point?) If you’re tired of packaged mixes, fancy it up! There are obvious ways to doctor up your hot chocolate- use milk instead of...

4 Dipped Pretzels & 6 Assorted Cake Pops $29.98

4 Dipped Pretzels & 6 Assorted Cake Pops

4 Dipped Pretzels & 6 Assorted Cake Pops

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An abundance of goodies that are certain to tantalize even the taste buds of even the most finicky gift recipients this holiday season, this magnificent assortment of individually dipped pretzels and assorted cake pops are definitely a must when it comes to unique Christmas gifts this holiday season. Each order contains a variety of scrumptious pretzel rods, each dipped in fantastic flavors like...

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ChristmasGifts.com: Don’t Forget Your Neighbors!

ChristmasGifts.com: Don’t Forget Your Neighbors!

You know the feeling. The feeling when all of your neighbors that you barely know each bring you a plate of cookies and Christmas treats. You stand there and thank them, and then close the door because you didn’t get them anything in return. Want to avoid this awkward feeling? ChristmasGifts.com is a great place to find tons of Christmas gift ideas, even for those people you barely know and...

DeLallo Cookie Crush Gift Collection $49

DeLallo Cookie Crush Gift Collection

DeLallo Cookie Crush Gift Collection

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What spreads holiday spirit better than Christmas cookies? This Cookie Crush Gift Collection from DeLallo is the perfect Christmas present to give to your friends or family that need some holiday cheer in their new home. Make this cookie sampler your go-to housewarming gift, because it is a simple gift, yet unique. This would be a sweet treat of a gift for anyone, or a fantastic dessert to bring...

Bootiful Ideas for Halloween Gifts, Snacks, and Treats

Bootiful Ideas for Halloween Gifts, Snacks, and Treats

Bootiful Ideas for Halloween Gifts, Snacks, and Treats

It’s officially October! That means spooky season is upon us, and it’s time to get out the decorations, jack-o-lanterns, and tombstone-shaped cookie cutters. Before you start stressing about making kids’ costumes, cookies, and activities, here’s some advice on how to be festive without the hassle! With a few supplies, some spooky tunes, and a little inspiration, you can be the hit of the...

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Christmas Presents for Friends Abroad

Christmas Presents for Friends Abroad

Finding presents for loved ones nearby can be difficult enough, but if you have friends or family overseas, finding the perfect present can take much more planning and consideration. You have to keep in mind the environment and climate there, shipping the gift, the time it takes for the present to arrive, and so much more. It may seem a little overwhelming, but don’t erase those friends from...

Full Dozen Gourmet Dipped Premium Strawberries $39.98

Full Dozen Gourmet Dipped Premium Strawberries

Full Dozen Gourmet Dipped Premium Strawberries

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These magnificent premium strawberries are a sweet sensation all by themselves, but when they are dipped in luscious chocolate and topped with an abundance of delectable treats, they become simply irresistible. Wonderful unique Christmas gifts for all of your friends, family members and coworkers, these delightful chocolate dipped berries will make a magical addition to your holiday festivities...

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Gather Round for a Christmas Eve Campout!

Gather Round for a Christmas Eve Campout!

Every child enjoys the excitement and magic of waiting for Santa Claus. Why not make this high energy time an opportunity to have a fun themed evening? A creative way to spend Christmas Eve is to have an indoor campout right in your living room! A Christmas Eve campout is a great family tradition, even long after your little ones stop believing in Santa Claus. Planning a Christmas Eve Campout can...

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Shari’s Berries

Shari’s Berries

From Shari’s Berries kitchen to yours, a magnificent variety of mouthwatering gourmet specialty treats awaits when you place your order from Shari’s Berries. Whether you are searching for a unique gift for your friends, family members or coworkers, or you are ready to indulge in some melt in your mouth sensations yourself, Shari’s Berries offers something to match everyone’s taste. Enjoy...

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Check Out These Unique Gift Baskets for Men This Christmas!

Check Out These Unique Gift Baskets for Men This Christmas!

Gift baskets aren’t just for the ladies. There is a wide variety of gift baskets for men with any personality type. Now I’m not talking about those generic gift baskets and gift boxes that you see piled up in the seasonal aisle of your local discount store. While the prices on those types of gifts are sometimes tempting, you end up receiving a few unimpressive snacks and a whole lot of...

Have a Family Christmas Slumber Party This Weekend

Have a Family Christmas Slumber Party This Weekend

Have a Family Christmas Slumber Party This Weekend

We only have a few days left before Christmas! That means that there is only one weekend left before the big day, and it’s this weekend. If you want something a little more festive than just a simple Christmas movie while you drink your morning coffee, plan a festive slumber party! Complete with cocoa, Christmas movies, cookies, blankets, and a holiday breakfast, this weekend is sure to be...

Budget Friendly Christmas Gifts Under $30

Budget Friendly Christmas Gifts Under $30

Does your holiday budget have serious problems this year? Are you stressed out about how you are ever going to be able to afford great Christmas gifts for everyone on your list? Before you fall victim to the gift idea gremlin who seeks to wreak havoc on your bank account, grab a few Christmas cookies, take a deep breath, and relax. Super Elf has got some great ideas for budget friendly Christmas...

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DIY Christmas Gifts That Are Fun to Create

DIY Christmas Gifts That Are Fun to Create

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Christmas gifts are a fun and ingenious way to take the stress out of shopping this year. The term DIY has become a broader for gifts with a personal touch or art Christmas Gifts. If you are looking for Christmas gifts ideas that are different and conversation starters, then these ideas will prove DIY Christmas gifts are fun! Grab the kids and get ready to roll up your...

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