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Royal Icing, Part II

Believe it or not but I have never made homemade sugar cookies before. I've decorated homemade sugar cookies as a kid and I've eaten a ton around the holidays, but I have never made them myself. This past weekend I decided it was time to change that. And what better way to frost homemade sugar cookies than with royal icing?? I used Steph's Sugar Cookie recipe and it is seriously the best!! … [Read More...]

Fruit and Walnut Salad (Waldorf Salad) | longdistancebaking.com

Fruit and Walnut Salad (Waldorf Salad)

I have a few confessions to make. First: this is not a Waldorf salad. But that's what we call it! I did research and tried to find out what this salad's real name would be, but no luck. So I'm sticking with the name Waldorf. Sorry for the confusion. A true Waldorf salad has a mayonnaise sauce and vegetables. This on the other hand, borders on dessert and uses whipped cream. Because mayo … [Read More...]

Quick and Easy Dinner Rolls | longdistancebaking.com

Quick and Easy Dinner Rolls

Thanksgiving is in a week guys. ONE week. Are you ready?? Personally I love Thanksgiving. It's a very close second to Christmas in my book. I love all the food, spending time in the kitchen with my family and our tradition of watching our first Christmas movie of the season. It also helps that sometimes my birthday falls on Thanksgiving and then I can pretend all the food and festivities are for … [Read More...]

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Caramel Pretzel Brownie Pie

Before I begin, this isn't technically pie- there is no crust. But, it's baked in a pie tin so I took the creative liberties of calling it a pie. Cool? Great! So this Caramel Pretzel Brownie Pie... it's delicious! I have been on huge caramel … [Read More...]

Holiday Stove Top Potpourri | longdistancebaking.com

Holiday Stove Top Potpourri

What is your favorite of the five senses to enjoy the holidays? Is it taste, with all the delicious food to enjoy? Is it sight, and the joy all the lights and decorations bring? Maybe it's sound, with the music and the bells. Or is it touch, whether … [Read More...]

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Mini Apple Crisps

Thanksgiving is in 2 weeks! That means 2 weeks of healthy, good eating so you can enjoy all the yumminess of Thanksgiving, especially these Mini Apple Crisps! Last week we posted a vanilla ice cream recipe, especially for this apple crisp … [Read More...]

Chocolate Candy Cookies: The perfect use for leftover Halloween candy! | longdistancebaking.com

Chocolate Candy Cookies

It's been just over one week since Halloween. Here's the moment of truth: how much candy do you have leftover? Did you have so many trick-or-treaters you ran out? Did you take the extras to work or share with someone else? Maybe the candy was … [Read More...]

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Vanilla Ice Cream

It's holiday season which means fruit pies and crisps are in abundance. And what is needed when it comes to hot, fresh of pie on Thanksgiving? Vanilla ice cream :) I love ice cream and my favorite ice cream is mint chocolate chip from Baskin … [Read More...]

Traditional Tiramisu | longdistancebaking.com

Traditional Tiramisu

Tiramisu. Have you had it before? The soft, sweet yet not too sweet, coffee-y, melt in your mouth Italian dessert? The flavor is unique, and I've never heard of anyone not liking it. I don't think I ever tried Tiramisu until college. We don't … [Read More...]