How to Make 12 Different Christmas Cookies Without Going Insane

Want to serve several different Christmas Cookies this year? No problem. Here are some tips for you to blitz through the process and keep your sanity.

array of chocolate cookies on trays

Don’t you love the tradition of Christmas Cookies? There are so many memories attached to cookies. Whether it’s a memory of baking them with your gramma or mom or decorating them with your siblings, most of us have some sweet recollection of cookies, especially at the holidays.

Can you stop at eating just one?

I mean, really, think of all the cookies that are special to Christmas that you rarely enjoy the other 11 months out of the year. How can you choose? How can you limit yourself? Should you even try?

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Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie

Ditch the frozen pie crust and boxed pudding mixes. You can make a Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie without breaking the bank.

Chocolate Cream Pie | Jessica Fisher

OK, who’s ready for dessert? I am a big believer in homemade pies. Homemade pie crust. Homemade filling. Homemade whipped cream.

Sure, it’s easy enough to buy a few cans and boxes of stuff from the store and throw together an “almost homemade” pie, but that really can’t compete with the real thing.

The beauty of homemade pies is that they are not terribly difficult to make and they taste SO much better than anything store bought.

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Baby Greens Salad with Turkey, Cranberries, & Blue Cheese

Enjoy a restaurant-quality entree salad at home with this Baby Greens Salad with Turkey, Cranberries, and Blue Cheese. Super easy, simple, and delish! I’d like to make the case for salad. You see, salads are pretty much happiness in a plate. You can mix so many different flavors, colors, and textures into a salad, that […]

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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes for the freezer is a great recipe to save time, money, and kitchen clean-up. Stir up a few batches for comfort food in the bank! Mashed potatoes are one of life’s ultimate comfort foods. There’s nothing like creamy, smooth mashed potatoes alongside a roast chicken and vegetable dinner. Although, truth be told, […]

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Really Homemade Green Bean Casserole

Can the canned cream soups. Make a homemade green bean casserole from scratch! It’s tastier; it’s healthier; it’s so much better than the fake food version. In years past, I’ve always been stunned to look into my holiday grocery shopping cart. While I try to feed my kids mostly real food the rest of the […]

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Cinnamon Roll Turkeys

Turkey is tradition for Thanksgiving Dinner, but have you ever considered having it for breakfast? These Cinnamon Roll Turkeys will wow your kids! Many moons ago, I was a postpartum mess at Thanksgiving. My father-in-law, bless his heart, brought home packages of cinnamon rolls for me to bake for breakfast. He meant well. But, with […]

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Planning for Thanksgiving

You don’t need to freak out or go broke when planning for Thanksgiving. Keep your priorities and these planning tips in mind so you can host a great feast. Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving is one of the few days when folks across the US take a break en masse to spend time with friends and […]

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Gramma John’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie

Gramma John’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie is one of the simplest desserts that packs the biggest punch in flavor and texture. Make one today! Pie is probably one of my very favorite desserts. I have wonderful memories of watching my Gramma John or my mom magically transform fruit, flour, sugar, and butter into something amazing. […]

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