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Candied Almonds

December 23, 2013 — 2 Comments

Candied Almonds

These candied almonds are quite addictive. They would make a perfect homemade Christmas gift to coworkers or loved ones. Pour some in a glass jar or decorative tin and you have an easy gift that anyone would be happy to receive. My favorite part of making them is how wonderful they make your house smell.  Continue Reading…

Russian Tea Cakes

December 22, 2013 — 4 Comments

Russian Tea Cakes

We have enjoyed a winter wonderland in Flagstaff this past week. Seven inches of snow arrived at night, covering the ground and trees. I finally had time to do a bit of holiday baking. This is one of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes. My Mom has been making them for as long as I can remember. Luckily for me they turn out perfectly at high altitude also. Back home we call them Russian tea cakes but I think out west they are better known as Mexican wedding cookies. Either way, they are delicious. Continue Reading…