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Christmas cookies

Snowball Cookies

One of my favorite cookies as a child are these snowy powder sugar coated “Mexican Wedding Cake” cookies. They’re still a favorite. What’s not to love? They’re a scrumptious buttery shortbread cookie loaded with chopped pecans and rolled in “snow”! Plus…you can actually build a snowman with them…if you try really hard…then you have to eat them all…because you “touched” them! Don’t ask how I know this!

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Apricot Almond Bars

I love fresh apricots. I love dried apricots…and I L.O.V.E. apricot jam! You could say I’m an apricot fan. I know…weird. This highly overlooked fruit has a wonderful subtle flavor and texture uniquely it’s own! When dried and cut up… They sparkle like amber gems! That sound so glam! My kids used to call them…monkey ears! Perhaps more accurate? However, that kind of sucks all the glamour out of them. Regardless how you feel about them…these Apricot Almond Bars are a wonderful, super yummy, addition to your Holiday Cookie Tray!

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Christmas Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

Let the Holiday Baking begin with a Virtual Cookie Exchange! I’m SO excited!! I’m hosting a week long event this week on my social media channels. I’ve invited six amazing blogging friends to share their favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes with ya’ll! I get to go first with my new favorite sugar cookie! They’re quick and easy to make… festive, and full of buttery sugary goodness! Best of all…They’re sure to be Santa’s favorite too!

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Christmas Sandwich Cremes

These Christmas Sandwich Cremes have always been called “Hamburger Cookies” at this Nest and the Nest where I grew up. A delicate, flaky pastry cookie filled with sweet creamy filling…they melt in your mouth and are completely swoon worthy! You can take every other cookie off the Goodie Tray…just leave me my “Hamburger Cookies” and nobody gets hurt!

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

I’m kicking off Holiday Baking Season with one of my very favorite cookies! It’s like a candy and a cookie all in one! What could be better than that? (Not much…unless it’s fairies to do the dishes!) You’ll love the rich buttery chocolate cookie combined with the tender flavorful cherry. Top it off with the cherry chocolate frosting and BAAAA-ZINGA! One of the BEST Holiday cookies EVER! Hooray for Holiday Baking! We’ve got this…right?!!!

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