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Khrustiki (Russian Twig Cookies)

Khrustiki Russian Twig Cookies

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Why Khrustiki?  Even if your oven doesn’t get much use through the rest of the year, you might find yourself it was bigger when the holidays roll around. Between the all the holiday baking and those big meals full of side dishes that need to be kept warm, oven space can often be at a premium. That’s why it’s useful to bookmark a few recipes for treats that don’t need to be baked in the oven. Read more »

12 Easy Yet Impressive Recipes for Cookie Exchanges

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For some of us, it’s a yearly conundrum: I’m invited to a cookie exchange party but I don’t have the time, or the talent, to make something IMPRESSIVE!  Or at least, I think I don’t! We’re showing these off, and giving them away, so we want them to be beautiful (and delicious)…but it all just seems so complicated and time-consuming!   Here are our top 15 recipes for cookies that are quick and easy to make, yet look like you slaved for hours in the kitchen.   Read more »