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5 Christmas Cookie Recipes You Absolutely Must Try

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Christmas cookies are one of the best and most delicious parts of the season. Below are five recipes you absolutely must try:     1 – Remember decorating cookies with your mum when you were little? Now it’s your turn to make them! This is a tried and tested traditional sugar cookie recipe, just like

Cuccidadi

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Cuccidadi Posted By: Staff Makes:144 Ingredients: Filling:6 Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped fine (8 cups) 1 Bag (8 ounces) of Calimyrna figs, chopped fine (1 3/4 cups) 8 Ounces of whole pitted dates, chopped fine (1 3/4 cups) 1/2 Cup of fresh orange juice 1/3 Cup of sugar 1 Cup of chopped walnuts 5

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Molasses Crinkles

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Molasses Crinkles Posted By: Breton Makes:36 Ingredients: 3/4 cup shortening 1 egg 1 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup molasses 2 and 1/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp. cloves 1 tsp. ginger Directions: Cream shortening; add sugar gradually. Beat in egg and molasses. Add dry ingredients. Chilll dough

Springerle

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Springerle Posted By: Staff Makes:42 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon of anise seeds, crushed 3 Cups of all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 3 Large eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 Cups of sugar 1/2 Teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon grated lemon peel Directions: Grease 1 cookie sheet and sprinkle evenly with anise seeds. Combine flour and

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Speculaas

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Speculaas Posted By: Staff Makes:24 Ingredients: 3 1/2 Cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 Cup of ground blanched almonds 2 Teaspoons of cinnamon 1 Teaspoon of ginger 1/2 Teaspoon of nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon of baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon of salt 1/4 Teaspoon of cloves 1 Cup of unsalted butter, softened (no substitutions) 1 1/2 Cup of

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Rye Cookies

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Rye Cookies Posted By: Staff Makes:30 Ingredients: 1 Cup of all-purpose flour 1/3 Cup of rye flour 1/8 Teaspoon of salt 1/2 Cup of unsalted butter, soften (no substitutions) 1/3 Cup of sugar Directions: Combine flours and salt in a bowl. Beat the butter and sugar in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually

Runny Butter Tarts

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Runny Butter Tarts Posted By: Staff Makes:48 Ingredients: Pastry: 2 1/4 Cups of all-purpose flour 1/4 Teaspoon of salt 1/2 Cup of cold butter, cut up (no substitutions) 1/4 Cup of vegetable shortening 4 to 5 Tablespoons of ice water Filling: 1 Large egg 1 Tablespoon of hot water 1 1/2 Teaspoons of butter, melted

Bizcochos

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Bizcochos Posted By: Staff Makes:72 Ingredients: 3 1/4 Cups of all-purpose flour 1 1/2 Teaspoons of baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon of salt 1 Cup of butter, soften (1/2 pound of lard can be used) 2/3 Cup plus 1/2 cup of sugar 1 Large egg 1 1/2 Teaspoons of grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon of cinnamon

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Rugelach

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Rugelach Posted By: Staff Makes:80 Ingredients: Dough: 1 Package of active dry yeast 2 Tablespoons sugar 1/2 Cup of warm water (105°- 115°F.) 3 Cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 Teaspoon salt 3 Large egg yolks 1/2 Cup of heavy or whipping cream 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 1 Cup butter or margarine, softened Walnut filling: 2

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Norwegian Christmas Cookies

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Norwegian Christmas Cookies Posted By: Staff Makes:10 Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cups of shortening 1 1/2 Cups of sugar 1 Egg yolk and 1 whole egg 2 1/2 Cups of flour 1/2 Teaspoon of ground cardamom 1/2 Teaspoon of cinnamon 1 Cup of almonds, ground 1 Tablespoon of orange juice Directions: Cream the shortening and sugar

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