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Hot Chocolate for Santa

I keep trying hot chocolate recipes and I keep concluding that this is the very best recipe. To aid Santa tonight, you can make this in quantity, some for him, lots for you as you finish off the tree decoration. I've changed the recipe a bit over time. Now, I want the milk-cream mixture hot…

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Christmas Breakfast Chocolate Sour cream Crumb Cakes from Marcel Desaulniers

Christmas breakfast. How about a Chocolate Sour Cream Crumb Cake, piled as deep with flavor as your tree is high. Chocolate and cinnamon are a wonderful combination. Who can resist a crumb topping. And sour cream cake, with buttermilk too, is always a breakfast winner. Everything comes together in this stocking stuffer of a breakfast…

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Devilish Delights from Better Homes and Gardens Ultimate Cookie Book

As 2015 ends there is an opportunity to look back to a wonderful book from 2014. Better Homes and Gardens published the Ultimate Cookie Book, a volume you can spend years wandering through. Well, wandering, baking, and tasting. This cookie is described as the perfect gift for coffee lovers, so I think the intent was…

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Rocky Road Brownies from Nancy Baggett

Around this time of year, there is a tendency to “go for it” when it comes to desserts. That chocolate roulade or the extra-dense pumpkin pie topped with cinnamon flavored whipped cream. Even our cookies get a holiday coating of extra stuff. Here, there are three extras: marshmallow, nuts, and chocolate chips. This a true…

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