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Peppermint Pigs & Snowballs

by on December 10, 2007 · 18 comments

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Last week a friend sent me a peppermint pig. To eat it, you shove it into a little velvet satchel and whack it apart with a mallet. Yesterday, I decided to use the pig in some peppermint snowball cookies. Just as I was about to bring down the mallet, Fuzz came around the corner, saw […]

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Published on December 10, 2007
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Iced Eggnog Cookies

by on December 4, 2007 · 23 comments

Eggnog Cookies

Yesterday’s meringue cookies left me with a lot of yolks. Given that I also had eggnog left over from Mrs. Waldbaum’s cake, this old Mrs. Fields recipe was the natural choice. You can find the original recipe in Mrs. Fields Cookie Book. And in case you want to read reviews before proceeding, the recipe has […]

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Published on December 4, 2007
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Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs

by on September 18, 2007 · 11 comments

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Easy to work with! Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temp 3 ounces cream cheese, slightly soft 1/4 teaspoon salt (omit if using salted butter) 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, cream cheese and […]

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Published on September 18, 2007