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Sugar and Spice Cookies

Sugar and Spice Cookies

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"Cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves give these cut-out cookies a spicy aroma that will have your kitchen smelling of Christmas baking!" — by BJREEVE 
Almond Meringue Cookies

Almond Meringue Cookies

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"An old German family favorite. Meringue cookies made with almonds and spiced with cinnamon and lemon. A must for every Christmas!" — by KNF82 
Butter Cookies IV

Butter Cookies IV

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"This recipe can be used for ANY holiday -- just change your cookie-cutter shape! A special thank you goes out to my mom Elaine who gave me this excellent recipe!" — by Ro Caiazzo 
Christmas Pastels

Christmas Pastels

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"These can be any flavor you want, the kids go nuts for them" — by Deb Martin 
Pizzelle-Italian Tradition

Pizzelle-Italian Tradition

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"This requires a pizzelle iron, similar to a waffle iron in appearance. Makes thin wafer-like cookies with snowflake designs, an Italian tradition for Christmas or anytime." — by Tiffany R. Coffman 
Christmas Orange Balls

Christmas Orange Balls

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"My mom makes these for Christmas every year. The holiday isn't complete without them! Kids can make them too since there is no baking involved." — by Julie Brooks 
Chocolate Pecan Sandies

Chocolate Pecan Sandies

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"These are cute little round cookies that are white on the outside and chocolate on the inside." — by MARBALET 
Anise Walnut Biscotti

Anise Walnut Biscotti

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"This recipe was given to me by my Grandmother Nancy (Saccuzzo). She was a great little Italian Nana. She taught me how to cook and was an inspiration in my life." — by Michele Flannery 
Santa's Whiskers I

Santa's Whiskers I

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"This recipe was given to me at a Christmas cookie exchange. Try using rum extract in place of the vanilla for extra nippy flavor." — by JJOHN32 
Almond Crescents II

Almond Crescents II

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"Crisp, delicate almond cookies. A Christmas Favorite!" — by Beth Bowles 
Springerle I

Springerle I

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"This is the old German recipe ... belonged to my mom-in-law at the time. I've been baking these for the past 30+ years! It remains a family favorite!! Look for a springerle rolling pin in antique stores." — by Rosemarie Magee 
Pfeffernusse

Pfeffernusse

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"These nut-sized cookies are spiced with ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and pepper. They are called Pepperkaker, in Norway." — by Kristi 
Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

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"This recipe can be baked as cookies or as a fruitcake. It combines the traditional fruitcake ingredients of dates, dried fruit and chopped nuts." — by Tuula 
Eggnog Cookies II

Eggnog Cookies II

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"These spicy little cookies are perfect for Christmas." — by AUTUMN/FALL 
Dish Pan Cookies

Dish Pan Cookies

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"The kids will enjoy helping with this recipe! This recipe yields a lot of cookies, so freeze the excess in freezer bags for later! Note: You will need a very large bowl (or dish pan) for mixing." — by Meredith 
Snow Balls in a Jar

Snow Balls in a Jar

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"A favorite recipe at Christmas that can become someone's favorite gift. Share it with the ones you love." — by Paula 
Pecan Pie Cookies

Pecan Pie Cookies

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"Mini pecan pie-shaped cookies filled with a rich pecan filling are something different for your cookie tray this year." — by eibbed0001 
Banana Rum Biscotti

Banana Rum Biscotti

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"These biscotti have a hint of banana and rum, and a nutty crunch of toasted pecans. " — by sueb 
Buried Cherry Cookies

Buried Cherry Cookies

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"A delicious variation of the thumbprint cookie, these almond-flavored cookies are rolled into balls and given a thumbprint dent which is filled with a maraschino cherry. A dollop of chocolate frosting covers the cherry for a surprise delight." — by NGG426 
Shortbread Christmas Cookies

Shortbread Christmas Cookies

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"These buttery, nutty-tasting shortbread cookies are cut out into holiday shapes, and decorated with colored frosting and edible glitter to make your cookie tray festive." — by HANNER 
 
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