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10 festive Christmas treats

Enjoy the holiday season with these tasty treats from Lisa's Kitchen and Living the Country Life!
  • Peppermint bark

    Chocolate and peppermint are the perfect combination of flavors for the holidays. This recipe for melt-in-your-mouth peppermint bark couldn't be easier, and the kids can help shake sprinkles on top!

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Egg nog muffins

    These egg-nog-infused muffins puff up beautifully, and their sweet, crunchy topping is so good! They're moist, delicious, and gorgeous!

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Gingerbread scones

    These hearty scones are like gingerbread men for grown-ups. They are rich and delicious, and practically beg to be dunked into your mug of coffee or cup of tea.<br><a href="http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/blogs/lisas-kitchen/2011/06/19/ginge... target="new">Get the recipe >></a><br>

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Cherry cheesecake dip

    A fluffy, cheesecake-like spread topped with cherry pie filling makes a delicious dip for scooping up with graham crackers or vanilla wafers. The pretty red dip is perfect for parties!

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • 'Little House' heart cakes

    Reading Little House on the Prairie with your children or grandchildren is a wonderful tradition. In this book, Laura and Mary Ingalls are surprised to get heart-shaped cakes wrapped in blue tissue paper. They were made with white sugar, which was reserved for guests. These cakes made the girls feel so special, and they'll do the same for your favorite half-pint!

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Pomegranate scones

    Pomegranates are such a great fruit. Their juice-filled arils are little pouches of yumminess. Fold them carefully into this sweet scone dough, and when you bite into a baked scone, you'll get the little explosion of juice in your mouth pomegranates are famous for!<br><a href="http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/blogs/lisas-kitchen/2011/01/14/pomeg... target="new">Get the recipe >></a><br>

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Brownie-bottom chocolate swirl cheesecake

    How can you make chocolate swirl cheesecake even better? Bake it on top of a layer of brownies! Leave a slice of this delicious dessert out for Santa, and you're sure to get exactly what you asked for!

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Peppermint white chocolate sandies

    Here's another tasty cookie from Betsy's mom. They're beautiful enough for the Christmas dessert table, but yummy enough to enjoy year-round!

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    <a href="http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/lifestyle/recipes/holiday-cookies/?p... target="new">Get the recipe >></a>

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    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Butter dream cookies

    <I>Living the Country Life</I> editor Betsy Freese shares a few of her mom's favorite cookie recipes. These yummy butter cookies have a touch of almond flavor, and of course there's a juicy maraschino cherry in the middle of each one!

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    <a href="http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/lifestyle/recipes/holiday-cookies/" target="new">Get the recipe >></a><br>

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
  • Ninjabread men

    Gingerbread men are the ultimate Christmas cookie, but Lisa Prater of Lisa's Kitchen makes them for her three sons with these hilarious ninja-style cookie cutters! Get the recipe and have a decorating party with your favorite ninjas!

    Date Published: November 25, 2012
    Date Updated: November 26, 2013
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