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Buttery Soft Butter Mints

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By Family Favorites
When I was little, my mom would help me make butter mints. Pushing a chair ...
A loaf of Deb's Famous Sweet Potato Bread with sliced sweet potato bread.

Deb's Famous Sweet Potato Bread

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By Lisa Beasley
My Mom (Deb) started a hand-written recipe book of all us kids' faves & holiday ...
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Takes just a few minutes and tastes even better than the old fashioned candy-making way. Perfect gift!

Speedy Microwave Peanut Brittle

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By Paula Todora
Because all microwaves are different in heating, you may have to adjust the timing by ...

Pineapple Zucchini Bread Recipe

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By JM Avallone
just my fiddling with a bunch of recipes, I never eat breads with out toasting ...
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70 Perfect Custom Chocolate Candies In 20 Minutes

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By Family Favorites
Baking Christmas cookies can be really time consuming. When you want an impressive treat, but ...
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Even Burt's Bees Use My Lip Balm =)

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Ok... So in the spirit of full disclosure, I really don't know if bees wear ...
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yum, apple butter

Christmas Apple Butter

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By Sandra Parker
I would make apple butter for my sons to give to their teachers at Christmas ...
This is the second pan I have made this week.  I may have to hide this one!  Tee hee.

Bonnie's Chocolate Brittle

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By BonniE !
This recipe is easy, delicious and addicting. It tastes just like a store-bought candy ...
Blueberry Basil Vinegar

Blueberry Basil Vinegar

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By Sherry Blizzard
I can't take credit for this recipe. It comes from my local extension office ...
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Tipsy Cherries (using Jarred Maraschino Cherries)

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By Family Favorites
I love these! So easy and delicious. They are yummy and refreshing served in mixed ...
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Tipsy Cherries (made With Fresh Cherries)

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My daughter use to work at a fruit and vegetable stand which was absolutely wonderful. ...
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Holiday Chocolate Caramel Apples

Holiday Chocolate Caramel Apples

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By Stephanie Van Den Berg
I received one of these as a gift last year and loved it so much ...
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Spiced Peach Carrot Bread

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By Lynette !
This was a 2nd place winner in the South Carolina's 2009 annual Peach-Off contest. From ...
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Caramel Sauce On Everything, Please! (easy)

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By Family Favorites
As you can see by my recipe title, I love this sauce on EVERYTHING... apples, ...
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Diy: Ice Cream Soda Floral Arrangement

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By Melanie Ross
I love sharing such things as this. If you want to know my secret, just ...

Diy: Cupcake Flower

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By Melanie Ross
Wouldn’t this be the funnest gift for a friend on her birthday!?  Or how about ...

Diy: Beer Mug Bouquet

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By Melanie Ross
Looking for the perfect gift for a gentleman or beer enthusiast? Don't mistake this Beer ...

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

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By Rebecca Martindale
These cookies are a perfect treat for any occassion. They are a moist, cake like ...
Super easy and fun to make Christmas goodies :)

Rudolph And Frosty The Snowman

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By Nicole P.
Below are the food ingredients i used to make Rudolph and Frosty, you can chose ...

Blueberry White Chocolate Banana Bread

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By Teresa Jacobson
Ugh-- another banana bread recipe, you ask? Can there be too many? If you want ...
Lovely Candy Apple Jelly gifts!

Candy Apple Jelly

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By Tess Geer
This jelly is simple, thrifty and so good. It really does taste like Candy Apples! ...
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Joshua's Bricks Homemade Marshmellows

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By Areatha Daniels
My Mom wants only one thing for every birthday, holiday, family gatherings,....I combed my hair ...
These are covered with crunchy brownie cookies and powdered sugar! ( I even stuffed a mini marshmallow in the center of a few. )

Brigadeiro (brazilian Chocolate Bonbon/truffle)

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By Amber Mmm
Most people who know this treat, will think of Brazilian children's birthday parties. I ...
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Peach Orange Pineapple Cherry Jam

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By Family Favorites
What could be better than peaches, oranges, pineapples and cherries?? JAM! =) I just love this ...
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