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HaHa Cookies & Gift Label

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I am extremely fortunate to have a group of eight of us who have known each other at least since high school. (Carol and I just celebrated our 60th year of friendship; we’ve known each other since kindergarten!) We call ourselves the HaHa’s because we laugh so much when we’re together. This weekend, we had our annual holiday cookie exchange. The event has evolved over the years — we now bring frozen dough so we can each bake what we want when we want. In addition to our dough exchange and lots of laughter, we might have stuffed ourselves with good food and wine. I’m not confessing to anything! Read the rest of this entry

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Three-Ingredient Pumpkin Cookies

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We visited the grandkids a week or so ago, and Princess M and I made the world’s easiest cookies.  You may remember the two-ingredient muffins I blogged about last year.  (See https://wordpress.com/post/crapsmanship.com/297.)  Just pumpkin puree and spice cake mix.  We riffed on that idea, again using one can of pumpkin puree and one spice cake mix. Read the rest of this entry

Praline Cookies

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Praline — that’s prah-leen, y’all, not pray-leen.  Pralines are a delicious Louisiana treat, and these cookies with their amazing praline topping are an homage to New Orleans. The original recipe is from my friend Bernie, but I’ve made a few changes and suggestions as I’ve played with the directions.  I must warn you — you’ve got to love sweets to enjoy these cookies! Read the rest of this entry