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I love baking any time of year but baking for Christmas is something special.  There so many themed recipes, fun cookie cutter shapes, and festive decorations to choose from.  Whether you are baking treats for your coworkers, participating in a cookie exchange, or stocking up to have plenty of sweets on hand for family, the creativity and effort put into baking this time of year is appreciated by all. I would like to share with you 4 new recipes that can easily be added to your cookie platter.  I think they will be a hit! Christmas Light Sugar Cookies These sugar cookies are super simple to make and even more fun to decorate!  I used store-bought sugar cookie dough but if you have a favorite recipe you can definitely use that instead.  Store-bought dough is nice when you don’t have a lot of time or don’t want to make a … Continue reading

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If your family is like ours, Christmas Eve is an “open house” with people coming and going from afternoon until late in the evening.  Since we want to enjoy the holiday with our family and friends we don’t want to spend the day cooking and fussing over the food yet we want great tasting food for the occasion.  With a little help from the Festival Foods culinary team here is what our Christmas buffet will consist of.   Large Fresh Vegetable Tray & Dip 4 lbs Creamy Bacon Chive Dip served warm with Sliced Baguettes 4 lbs Buffalo Chicken Dip * served warm with Tortilla chips Boneless Chicken Wings (Aluminum Pan) Cheese platter * serve with crackers Antipasto Platter Hye Roller Platter Shrimp platter with seafood sauce Creamy Pasta Salad with Chicken, Cherries & Almonds  (1 gallon) Cookie Platter Lefse Buche de Noel   Perhaps best of all about these platters, … Continue reading

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