Spritz Cookies

My mom and I enjoyed making spritz cookies nearly every Christmas when I was growing up. Bringing out the cookie press and creating those delicious little tree-shaped cookies was one of my favorite parts of the holidays. Mom had an old Mirro brand cookie press where you manually twist the screw to squeeze the dough… 

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Chocolate Chip Peppernuts

When I first married my husband, I experienced some rather unique family favorite recipes, one of which being peppernuts. What are peppernuts? Peppernuts are small little cookies, about the size of your thumbnail that are totally addicting! Peppernuts derive from a German heritage and supposedly came to America sometime in the mid-to-late 1800s. Seeing that… 

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Peanut Butter Truffles

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Coffee brewing…check…Christmas carols playing…check…frilly girly apron on…check…kitchen set for baking Christmas cookies…double check!   Every year at the first part of December, I send my husband and kids out on a “date with dad”, unpack my collection of red and green sprinkles, and open my home to a small handful of girl friends all eager… 

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Caramel Coconut Cookies

Garnish 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut Preheat oven to 350F. Bake uncovered on ungreased cookie sheet 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.  Once cooled, ground in food processor. Cookies 1 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon rum extract 2 1/2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2… 

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