Day 12: Homemade Holiday Giving – Chocolate Crinkle “Crack” Cookies

I have made a lot of crackle cookies in my day, but there are none that can hold a candle to these. They are not too sweet and freeze really, really well. I can’t make these as often as I want to because I simply cannot control myself. #NoWillPower. Chocolate Crackle Cookie

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Day 11: Homemade Holiday Giving – Peppermint Shortbread Cookie Bark

Shortbread + chocolate + peppermint candy = a great big tray of cookie bark that goes along way. If peppermint candies are not your thing, swap it out for your favorite flavors. Some combos my kids have come up: • White Chocolate, Pistachio, Dried Apricots • Toffee Pieces (like Heath) • Salted Caramel • Rocky […]

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Day 10: Homemade Holiday Giving – Dark Chocolate Mocha Rocky Road Fudge

Fudge. I really don’t know anyone that doesn’t like it. And it is always well received. No baking required and can all be done in one bowl! Rocky Road Dark Chocolate Fudge

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Day 9: Homemade Holiday Giving – Booze – Infused Flavored Vodka

Blueberry Vodka. Need I say more? Making flavored vodka is easier than breating. Within 36 hours you too can have a flavored vodka at your disposal. Make a triple batch and give as hostess gifts. To make these into pretty little gifts for your favorite people, I like to get bottle + jars from here, […]

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Day 8: Homemade Holiday Giving – Fruit + Herb Vinegars

I made homemade vinegar for Valentine’s day a few years back and it was very well received. Since then I have experimented with other flavors. This year I am in the process of making many variations like an oregano, marjoram, and rosemary version and a shallot, tarragon, and lemon version. I found more inspiration here […]

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