Santa Cookies

These are complicated cookies, taking hours to make properly once you get all of the steps done, but it’s hours you spend with your family and friends, laughing and enjoying yourselves. My mom remembers making these cookies with her grandmother every year, and I remember making them with my mom every year.  The cookie cutter… 

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The {un}Official Cookie of Christmas – Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

I came across this recipe a few years ago and decided to try it out one Christmas as a gift to my husband’s customers. After one bite, my family declared it the Official Cookie of Christmas! The red cranberries, the chunks of white chocolate, and the scent of orange in the air when they come… 

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Walnut Povitica

Povitica. The word makes me think of Christmas even though it wasn’t a tradition that I myself grew up with. It was part of my husband’s family tradition. It’s pronounced Poh-TEET-sah and also is called Povitica ( Poh-vee-TEET-sah). I know that it’s not quite the same without Brian’s grandfather playing his accordion in the background… 

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