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A crispy-chewy gingersnap is a classic holiday cookie, but you probably haven’t had anything quite like the Bacon Fat Gingersnaps that The Tart Tart baked up. The fat, which was rendered from bacon that ended up in sandwiches and other dishes, gives the cookies a smoky and somewhat savory note that is a definite change of pace from your average cookie. The cookies don’t really ... Read More »

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Sufganiyot are small, fried donuts filled with jam that are traditionally served for Hannukah. The Orange-Scented Sufganiyot from Elra look like a great twist on a holiday staple. The yeast donuts are laced with orange juice and scented with orange zest before bring fried, then are filled with preserves – apricot is a nice match, but something with orange is even better to carry the ... Read More »

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Gingerbread doesn’t have to be boring with a loaf of the Gingerbread Kahlua Date Nut Bread with White Chocolate, which Creative Culinary put together as a holiday treat. This quick bread features seasonal Gingerbread Kahlua, a spiced up version of the delicious coffee liqueur. The liqueur gives the dates in the bread some extra sweetness and (boozy) flavor, while brown sugar, walnuts and white chocolate ... Read More »

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If you are a fan of coconut or cranberries, then 1 Big Bite‘s Cranberry Apple Tart with Coconut Streusel should be on your radar. This lovely tart starts out with a layer of sweet-tart apple slices that are topped off with another sweet-tart layer of homemade cranberry sauce. All this sweet-tart goodness is topped off with a buttery layer of coconut streusel that gives the ... Read More »

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If you don’t want to bake a sweet potato pie for Thanksgiving, one alternative is to try a batch of the Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting that Tracey’s Culinary Adventures baked. The moist, sweet potato cupcakes are flavored with brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. As a nod to the pie that inspired them, they sit on top of a graham cracker crust layer at ... Read More »

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If you’re getting a little tired of pumpkin pie already this season, you might want to consider another pumpkin dessert for Thanksgiving. Natasha’s Kitchen baked some elegant Pumpkin Creme Brulees that look so delicious, no one will miss the pie. The creme brulee is flavored with pumpkin puree and a touch of cinnamon, but also has heavy cream to make it rich and eggs to ... Read More »

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The Tart Cranberry Cherry Pie that Pass the Sushi whipped up sounds like it would be a great addition to any Thanksgiving table. The pie features a filling of tart red cherries and fresh cranberries, accented with some orange and ginger. Those flavors make a winning combination in any form, but work especially well when served up in a buttery pie crust with a scoop ... Read More »

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Cookie Monster Cooking‘s Brownie Sandwich Cookies are like making your own Halloween Oreo’s because these chocolate sandwich cookies have a bright orange filling that is perfect for celebrating Halloween. Unlike Oreo’s, however, the cookies are fudgy and brownie-like, delivering a lot of chocolate flavor. The filling is a simple vanilla buttercream that is a nice contrast for the richness of the cookies. A few drops ... Read More »

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