Christmas Recipes

Candy Cane Chocolate Cake

Candy Cane Chocolate Cake | From SugarHero.com

Is there such a thing as too many peppermint desserts this time of year? If you said yes, show yourself to the door. Peace out. For the rest of us, let’s get this red and white party started! Fresh on the heels of Monday’s Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies, I bring you the reddest, whitest,…

Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies | From SugarHero.com

I’ve heard a rumor that it’s cookie season. I’ve also heard that it’s peppermint season, and gift-giving season, and “calories, shmalories” season. Huzzah! I made these Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies as part of the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. It’s a fun blogging event organized by Lindsay and Julie, and the concept is simple:…

Hazelnut Hot Chocolate On A Stick

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December is winning, you guys. Not in the “#winning!” sense, but in the “I feel like I’ve been beaten with the big heavy holiday stick, and I am not fighting back” sense. Real talk? I’m bushed. Whining about work has got to be tied with weather talk in the competition for Things No One Cares…

Vintage Christmas Card Cakes + A Cookie Cutter Giveaway

Vintage Christmas Card Cakes | From SugarHero.com

Thank you to Aunt Chick’s Cookie Cutters for sponsoring this post! Phew! Now that Halloween and Thanksgiving are history, we can finally get to the fun stuff: holiday baking! Hello, December. Hello, candy canes and gingerbread and twinkling lights and that fresh evergreen smell and buying all the butter and sugar at the store. Hello,…

Pannetone Bread Pudding with Eggnog Crème Anglaise

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Merry day-after-Christmas! I hope you all had wonderful ones, if you’re the celebrating type. I myself have been “relaxing” (as much as one can relax with an excitable elf-sized kid running around), eating way too much fudge, and making gingerbread houses, and enjoying other seasonal nonsense. I made these pannetone bread puddings a few weeks…

Oreo Peppermint Ice Cream Bonbons

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As I write this, we are less than 8 hours away from leaving to see family for Christmas. I still have a few work-related things to finish, I haven’t even started packing, I’m pretty sure the wee one is coming down with an ear infection based on his yowling tonight, and oh yes, I’d like…

Coconut Layer Cake & A Cookbook Giveaway!

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So I heard it might be cold where you live! Being a California wussy, I’m not really familiar with cold weather, but I’ve seen movies and read books about this substance you call “snow” and apparently it comes from the sky and is quite chilly and it requires you to wear cute boots and sassy…

Peanut Butter Cup Yule Log

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Thanks to Kraft Foods for sponsoring this post. I’m sorry, I know this is a boring, clichéd thing to say, but honestly, how is it December already? It feels like just last week I was complaining about how it was already January 2013, and here we are, just a few weeks from a whole new…

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