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Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies – Day 9

Raspberry Cookies 
Tasty little buttery thumbprint cookies filled with raspberry preserves and drizzled with an almond glaze just about melt in your mouth. They’re special to serve, yet easy on your baking budget.  You can fill them with any of your favorite jams like apricot, blueberry and strawberry that will look like jewels on a plate. Recipe courtesy of Land O Lakes Butter.

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Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies – Day 6

A Linzertorte is a tart made of rich buttery dough accentuated by almonds, lemon zest, and cinnamon, and traditionally filled with black currant preserves and topped with a lattice crust. In America, raspberry has replaced black currant as the jam of choice. Linzertortes are a traditional European Christmas pastry, a custom that is now enjoyed in the US as well.

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Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies – Day 5

Gingerbread Men
Christmas baking wouldn’t be complete without a batch of these cute Gingerbread Men. They are fragrant with ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; the amount of which can be adjusted to suit your own individual taste. Decorate them traditionally with icing eyes, smiles, wiggly lines around the arms and legs and buttons or use red hot buttons, raisins, sprinkles. Let your imagination run wild!

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Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies – Day 4

Peppermint Whoopie
Whoopie Pies are so popular and you can make them festive to match the season just by adding some crushed candy canes to the marshmallow filling. They are then transformed into a Christmas cookie before your eyes. The magic of Christmas, a Peppermint Whoopie Pie! The filling is dyed pink or green to match the color of the candy canes and the crunch as another layer of delight. Now we are talkin’ a kid friendly way to make whoopie!

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