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Dec. 18, 2009 7:47 pm 
Updated: Jan. 3, 2010 2:32 pm
Can you smell the cookies baking?! Allrecipes staff members have mixed, stirred, rolled and baked a zillion cookies since December 1, or so it seems. We’ve tucked cookies into baggies, packed cookies in boxes, filled out Customs forms, and trekked up the street to deliver boxes to the Post… MORE
Gina and Amy Lee getting ready to bake.
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Cookies awaiting their boxes
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Someone always HAS to taste the batter!
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Gingerbread Men go into the pan.
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Dec. 9, 2009 10:30 pm 
Updated: Dec. 19, 2011 3:46 pm
Hi, everyone! This is Judith writing with an update about Allrecipes’ Christmas Cookie Countdown for the Troops. It’s a huge success!!! With your help and recommendations, we’ve collected more than 70 names of troops stationed overseas to receive a yummy box of Christmas cookies. The… MORE
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Dec. 2, 2009 12:51 pm 
Updated: Dec. 19, 2011 3:45 pm
The Allrecipes Team is baking up a storm this year! We’ve dedicated our annual Christmas Cookie Countdown to troops stationed abroad. We’ll be baking and shipping four-dozen cookies a day for 25 days from now through Dec. 24. What could be sweeter?!  Every day at 12:00 PST we’ll announce a… MORE
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