Tag: holiday baking



Thanksgiving Prep: Mexican Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash

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This Mexican rice stuffed butternut squash makes the ultimate Thanksgiving side dish! Plus, it’s beautiful to boot! About this squash: Stuffed squash is the new sweet potato casserole. At least in my book, only because I don’t like sweet potato casserole. At all. It’s squish mashed potatoes with cinnamon and […]

3 Sweets for Santa: Cream Cheese Bites

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Happy Holidays! I know it’s a bit after Christmas, but what can I say, I got busy! I don’t get to spend a lot of time with my family now that I’m over 7 hours away. So when I’m home for the holidays, the last thing I want to do […]

6 Sweets for Santa: Almond and Cherry Cookies

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Although it’s fun to take a break from cookie baking, I’m jumping back into the mini sweets full force for these last few posts. Cookies are¬†universally¬†associated with Christmas and make delicious gifts! These almond cherry cookies with melted chocolate are no exception. Whether you are bringing them as a hostess […]

10 Sweets for Santa: Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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Peppermint and chocolate are proven stress reducers, so eat up! I don’t have a clever or cute poem for today’s post, I’m sorry! Time has gotten away from me, once again! With 10 days left until Christmas, the holiday stress has caught up! Mix that with my normal work/wedding/personal stress, […]