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Candy Corn Cookies

October 31, 2011

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  My daughter has been making these little cookies for the last several years.  They are delicious and to festive! 1 cube butter, softened 1 c. sugar 2 large egg yolks 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 c. flour 1/2 c. cocoa powder Beat sugar and butter together.  Add egg […]

Giant Ginger Cookies, Pumpkin Dip, & Apples

October 31, 2011

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It’s true–the colder weather just begs for hearty, aromatic food. Pumpkin Dip This is so yummy!  Much better made a day in advance so the flavors can settle and the mixture can thicken up again. 1 8 oz. package of cream cheese (I used the 1/3 less fat kind) 2 cups powdered sugar 15 oz. […]

Our Super Favorite Pumpkin Bread

October 31, 2011

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This is a great recipe—turns out great every time and makes three loaves—so it is handy when you have to take a dessert somewhere.  Kids love this bread.  It is really good with cream cheese. 5 cups flour ¾  tsp baking powder 3 tsp baking soda 2 ¼  tsp salt 1 ½  tsp cinnamon 1 […]

Dinner in a pumpkin: Halloween fun!

October 31, 2011

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Yes, this pumpkin looks a little scary. Fact is, he’s been roasted whole. I started making “Dinner in a Pumpkin” many years ago when my kids were tiny.  Then it became a tradition.  My kids think this is what MUST be done before they head out trick or treating.  It has become a tradition.  I […]