White chocolate cranberry cookies #25recipestoXmas

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Weeks ago, when the idea of 25 recipes to Christmas came to mind I asked hubby to make a list with his favorite holiday cookies. I didn’t want to make just my favorite treats, but also his own. Later that day he handed me the blank paper saying : I don’t have favorites, maybe some… 

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Chocolate crinkle cookies #25recipestoXmas

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Not that I need an excuse, but when the Holiday season is just around the corner cookies must be baked. Cookie swaps are scheduled, pretty paper boxes are waiting to be filled and given to friends and neighbors or even mailed to far-away family. As you probably know I bake cookies year round, but there’s something… 

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Nutella eggnog cookies

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The day before Thanksgiving and I’m talking Christmas cookies. Some of you might shake your head and think I’m crazy. I’m not going to argue with you there. Sometimes I say that about me too. I just remembered that, since tomorrow it’s Thanksgiving, there won’t be any 12 weeks to Christmas round-up and I have to write… 

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Pumpkin Eggnog Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

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Sweet and flavorful from the eggnog and pumpkin spices, these pumpkin eggnog chocolate cupcakes are topped with a pumpkin flavored cream cheese frosting Dear Pumpkin Spice Hershey’s Kisses, The first time I’ve seen and read about you was about a year ago and ever since I knew I’m gonna love you. But you were playing… 

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Pumpkin Eggnog Bread

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Soft and light, with a buttery crust and a yellowish color, this pumpkin eggnog bread is a wonderful addition to your Thanksgiving meal.  I’ve been baking bread for three years now and I’m so happy to have met so many wonderful bakers who inspire me to try new bread techniques or combos. I’m not going to… 

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Candy cane fudge brownie cookies

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My name is Roxana and I have a candy-cane addiction. There, I said it! For me Candy Cane is a must at Christmas time, and since Christmas is my favorite holiday of the year I broke the candy cane way back in September with some fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting followed shortly by candy cane kisses sponge chocolate cake and candy cane… 

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Cranberry cheesecake

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A creamy velvety cheesecake topped with ruby red cranberry sauce. A festive holiday treat perfect for the Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert table.  Did you know today is World Diabetes Day? I didn’t either and if you take a look at my blog you can easily understand why. I bake absolutely nothing that can be called diabetic friendly, well except for… 

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Chocolate rolls with coffee icing

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Chocolate rolls with coffee icing – Soft buttery brioche rolls filled with chocolate chips and drizzled with coffee cream cheese icing. Great at breakfast time with a cup of tea/coffee or even with some cold milk. There’s something about cold weather and rolls. I don’t make lots of cinnamon rolls, I’d rather make a loaf… 

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Semolina Coconut Cake

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  Today we’re going on a trip. Usually I tell you what’s going on in my neck of the woods and around it, but today we’re going to Middle Eastern. Do you wanna know why? Of course you do! My friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic just had her first cookbook released: An Edible… 

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Candy Cane Smores

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Put a holiday touch on your summer favorite treat. Candy Cane Smores – a fun treat for kids and not only to make while waiting for Santa Claus. If I have to choose one local store to buy chocolate World Market would be my choice. I love that no matter what time of the year I… 

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Peanut Butter Candy Bars

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Peanut Butter Candy Bars – crumbly, melt in your mouth peanut butter bars packed with chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups and topped with more candy pieces. Almost a week after Halloween and I still have plenty of candy left. We always buy candy as if you have hundreds of kids stopping by and the most… 

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Cranberry Chocolate Brioche Rolls

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What a trip this post has been. Let’s take a walk back in time. Few weeks ago I received an email from Hodgson Mill asking if I was interested in participating in their “Have a GRAIN Holiday” baking contest, using one of their flours. The idea of trying new flours was tempting, especially since they don’t sell it… 

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Buttery Garlic Crescents

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The other day my friend Kim asked me why I don’t care much for Halloween. The answer is pretty simple : we don’t have Halloween in Romania. Recently people started to dress up and throw a Halloween party but there’s no such thing as trick or treat. And since I moved on this side of the pond, somehow it… 

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Eggnog chocolate bread

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Have you ever wondered why books are priced $.1 on Amazon? Really? 1 cent? How bad can that book be to be priced so low. Why not just say it’s free. It’s not like it’s going to make a difference. You’ll still have to pay the $3.99 for delivery. I always wondered that. I still… 

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