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Twelve Days of Christmas: Bizcochitos

These crisp, flavorful cookies are a tradition in New Mexico. We loved the blend of anise and cinnamon. While many recipes called for lard, we used vegetable shortening. Use a fleur de lis cookie cutter or your favorite Christmas shape. … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

  Our annual Twelve Days of Christmas posts start tomorrow and we’re getting giddy, or maybe we’re just tipsy and suffering from slight sugar comas. Here are all the recipes from our past Twelve Days of Christmas posts. Like we’ve … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Eggnog Cookies

Santa Claus is coming to town. There’s still time to have these ready for him. Eggnog Cookies 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 egg yolk 1/2 cup eggnog 2 tsp spiced rum 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cinnamon … Continue reading

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A Sweet Siesta

We’re taking a break today, but we’ll leave you with these wonderfully nutty, buttery sesame pistachio cookies. For the recipe, head over to Chef in Disguise who is quite the cookie maker. We didn’t change a thing and plan to … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Cherries

Consider these a way to fight the symptoms of Christmas cookie withdrawal. Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Cherries 3/4 cup butter or shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee Brownies

By Katherine One of my new coworkers quickly discovered I can say anything with a straight face. So when I told her the secret ingredient in these brownies was whiskey, she about died laughing. I wasn’t joking. Whiskey is serious … Continue reading

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Coffee and cream brownies

Because caffeine is good for you… Coffee and Cream Brownies For topping 8 ounces cream cheese (softened at room temperature for about 30 minutes) 1/4 cup sugar 1 ounce coffee liqueur 1 large egg 1 tbsp. flour 1/4 tsp ground … Continue reading

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