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Gingerbread Muffins with Spiced Crumb Topping

Tender, moist, fluffy Gingerbread Muffins with a generous spiced Crumb Topping!  The season of gingerbread is fast approaching. You’ve potentially experimented with gingerbread cookies, bars—maybe even a good old fashioned gingerbread house. But this winter, give gingerbread muffins a try. This is an awesome recipe for gingerbread muffins with crumb topping, and has long been one of my favorite muffins recipes overall. It doesn’t just come out of my recipe box during holiday season. That simply wouldn’t be enough time to enjoy these moist, crumbly muffins. I make them in the fall, the spring—even the heat of the summer....

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Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake is deliciously tender and moist with just the right amount of lemon flavoring. Topped with a lovely lemon glaze! It’s easy to make and is always a hit. When I first started baking, I stayed away from pound cakes. They felt like this perfect, special recipe that I had to get exactly right or risk ruining the whole thing. And, even more, I didn’t actually like the pound cakes I had tried. Often they were so dry. Eventually, I got up the courage (and the desire) to give it a try. I reworked an...

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Cranberry Bliss Cookies

Cranberry Bliss Cookies!  Who doesn’t love the original Cranberry Bliss Bars from Starbucks. I think my local Starbucks has paid their entire December rent directly from the profits they’ve made from my personal consumption of these bars. I make a copycat version of the bars every year around the holidays for family and friends. Trust me, I deliver them to everyone the day they’re made so I don’t eat the entire batch myself. They’re good~really, really  GOOD!!! Who can stop at just one when you have an entire pan freshly baked wrapped up in your fridge? So this year, while...

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No Roll Sugar Cookies

No Roll Sugar Cookies Here’s a cookie recipe you just have to love. Especially during the busy holiday season. It’s a quick, easy, no-fuss version of the traditional rolled sugar cookie. It makes a yummy cookie that is tender, delicate, and just a bit lighter. While they may be a little lighter in texture, they’re every bit as flavorful as the classic. This is the perfect recipe to make when you want a big batch of cookies and you don’t have time to wait for the dough to chill. I got this recipe probably 15 years ago from my dental...

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Classic Pecan Pie

Classic Pecan Pie I adore Pecan Pie. We have this delicious pie all year round. There is, however, one day of the year that my family insists on it being served. Thanksgiving! Other pies and cakes are, of course, welcome to join the feast, but this Classic Pecan Pie had better be on the table front and center! This recipe is from the iconic The Silver Palate Cookbook. I’ve used this recipe to make my pecan pies since I first got this cookbook decades ago! It’s my favorite! Recipe Notes: Toasting the pecans is absolutely mandatory. Don’t skip this step....

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