Reindeer Nibbles

Some rights reserved Photo by kevindooley By Christen Sheffield Reindeer Nibble 1 cup dried apples 1 cup dried apricots 1 cup flacked coconut 1 cup raisins 1 cup carob chips (optional) 1/2 pound cashews 1/2 pound pecans 1/2 pound almonds Chop dried apples and apricots in half with knife. Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl … Continue reading

Old Fashioned New England Pumpkin Pie

My aunt recently entered the “Let’s Be Thankful” recipe contest at the Creative Chicks Cafe.   They featured her pumkpin pie recipe on the 5th of December.   I’m not sure who the winner is at this point, but how cool is that to get a mention?!  I immediately asked her if I could repost the recipe … Continue reading

Sweet Snowballs

By Christen Sheffield Sweet Snowballs 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened 1/2 c powdered sugar, plus another 1/2 cup for “snow” 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground anise (optional) 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) Heat oven to 350. Cream the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl until fluffy.  … Continue reading

Sweet Mingle Mix

Some rights reserved by Dyanna By Christen Sheffield Sweet Mingle Mix: 1 1/2 c pretzel sticks 2 c bite size square rice or corn cereal (Chex) 2 c round toasted oat cereal (cheerios) 1 c peanuts 10 oz vanilla candy coating (almond bark) 1 c M&M’s Line the baking sheet with waxed paper. Set aside … Continue reading

Eggnog Thumbprints

Some rights reserved photo above by bochalla By Kristen Fuller Eggnog Thumbprints: 3/4 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 cups flour 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup margarine 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tbsp rum dash ground nutmeg Directions: Cream 1st 3 ingredients. Add egg, … Continue reading