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Squares of Mertzie's Addictive Pretzel Candy Fudge on a plate.

Mertzie's Addictive Pretzel Candy Fudge

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By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
This is sooooooo yummy!!! You will gobble it up. I always make a double batch.
(11 ratings)
Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast on a plate.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

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By Laura Davis
This is so easy and delicious. Serve with brown rice and green beans.
(9 ratings)
Breakfast Pizza cut into slices.

Breakfast Pizza

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By Bonnie Roberts
Pizza for breakfast? You bet!
(8 ratings)
A bowl of French Potato Soup.

French Potato Soup

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By Susan Ward
This is an easy way to impress your guests. I have served it at cocktail ...
(13 ratings)
A bowl of Caramel Coated Walnuts.

Caramel Coated Walnuts

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By Verlene Feijo( Pronounce-Fay-Joe)
Great appetizer or have on hand for treat or snacks. Everyone asks for the recipe.
(3 ratings)
A plate of Oatmeal Raisin Maple Cookies.

Oatmeal Raisin Maple Cookies

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By Betty Graves
The maple glaze is so delicious on this oatmeal raisin cookie. It is a step ...
(15 ratings)
The Not So Sweet Potato Casserole ready to serve.

The Not So Sweet Potato Casserole

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By Sherry Peyton
My family may be one of ten who really doesn't like the marshmallowy, brown sugary ...
(4 ratings)
Caramel Apple Cider with whipped cream on top.

Caramel Apple Cider

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By Jody Farmer
A great drink on those cold days.
(20 ratings)

New Years Eve Champagne Punch

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By Amy H.
So good! Great for anytime, but a festive punch for the holidays and/or New Years ...
A tray of Bruschetta sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.


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By Kristine Pruitt
I came up with this recipe when I lived in Los Angeles, CA. It ...
(5 ratings)
Crock Pot Cornish Hen ready to be sliced.

Crock Pot Rosemary Cornish Game Hen

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By Nicole Darty
This recipe came about as an easy dinner for me to throw together when I ...
(12 ratings)
This was the last piece in the entire dish. I forgot to take a better photo before I served it but forgot. This was all that was left.

Savory Sausage Chestnut Dressing

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By George Levinthal
Just in time for Thanksgiving. Every year I make a different dressing or stuffing but ...
(1 rating)
Old Fashioned Snowball Cake

Old Fashioned Snowball Cake

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By Tonna Canfield
This is a very old recipe. A lot of people probably have it. ...
(3 ratings)

Gumdrop Fudge

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By Elizabeth Lancaster
This is my Grandma Klepper's fudge recipe with variations. I LOVE Christmas, seriously I look ...
(1 rating)
From Instagram: Chocolate Coconut Kissy Cookies

Chocolate Coconut Kissy Cookies

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By Dianne Hocut
Death by double chocolate if you try these cookies! Chocolate cocoa, and coconut sealed with ...

Nana's Snowballs

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By NanaPenny B
Bite size snowy deliciousness ~
Super easy microwave peanut brittle!

2di4 Microwave Peanut Brittle

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By Dianne Hocut
Super special recipe which uses the microwave instead of your iron skillet! Try it once ...
(2 ratings)

Fairytale Cocktail

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By Janie Frey
I had a little bit of this and little of that; this is what came ...
From Instagram: Old Fashion Cheesy Scalloped Company Potatoes...when can I expect you???

Old Fashion Cheesy Scalloped Company Potatoes

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By Dianne Hocut
When company is coming this is the dish! These old fashion cheesy scalloped potatoes are ...
(2 ratings)
Mini gingerbread house to sit on the rim of your mug of hot cocoa, tea or coffee!  The perfect holiday treat to dip into your beverage!

Mini Gingerbread Cookie Houses

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By Maiah Miller
This is a delicious gingerbread cookie recipe. For a fun holiday twist, roll out ...
Festive, fresh, and delicious salmon ball served in a clam shell for your holiday party!

Freshly Festive Salmon Ball

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By Dianne Hocut
For years I have used canned salmon for various recipes until I figured out a ...
From Instagram: Pecan Sandies

Traditional Toasted Pecan Sandies

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By Dianne Hocut
These easy, buttery, and delicious sandies are a tradition at the Hocut house during the ...
From Instagram: Old Fashion Fudge

Christmas Fudge

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By Dianne Hocut
Perfect fudge every time, just don't forget to use the candy thermometer! If you overcook, ...

Cheese Ring With Cranberry Salsa

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By Ann Wilson
made by Carolee McNally of The Villages, FL on November 19, 2013