Chocolate Rum Balls Recipe For Christmas: Gluten Free, Vegan

[1] Kōloa Kauai Cacao Rum is used to add spirit to these chocolate-coconut rum balls (photo © Kōloa Rum). [2] Dates add natural sweetness. There’s no sugar added (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Walnuts add protein (photo © Bake Your Day). [4] You can use ditched or undutched cocoa powder (photo © Silk Road Spices).…
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Christmas Cookie Recipes For National Cookie Day

December 4th is National Cookie Day, and it’s also the time when happy bakers are whipping up dozens of Christmas cookies. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite recipes, below. But first…     THE HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES Modern Christmas cookies can trace their history to recipes from medieval northern European biscuits (cookies),…
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RECIPE: Ginger Cookies

December 4th is National Cookie Day. While there seems to be an endless variety of cookies worldwide, there are eight basic types of cookies. The recipe below is for the ginger cookie—a seasonal choice that is neither gingerbread nor gingersnaps. Ginger cookies are a type of drop cookie. A ball of dough is dropped onto…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Pfeffernüsse, German Spice Christmas Cookies

December 23rd is National Pfeffernüsse Day, celebrating a traditional German Christmas cookie: rounded, spicy and coated in powdered sugar. Pronounced FEH-fehr-NEE-suh, the word means “pepper nuts.” The “nuts” refer to the nut-like hardness of the cookie; there are no nuts in the recipe. Rather, these cookies are laden with gingerbread spices (anise, cloves, nutmeg), and…
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Cup Rim Cookies Recipe For Coffee & Tea Cups

Baking Christmas cookies is a tradition in many homes. While recipes abound, here’s a spin: cup cookies. They’re notched to fit on a cup rim, an engaging way to serve a cookie with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or milk. You can make your favorite recipe or use refrigerated cookie dough. Treat the family, bring a…
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