Christmas recipes

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    3D Christmas Tree Cookies

    • Display these pretty Christmas cookies in clear jars on your holiday table, then pass them out as impressive party favours at the end of the night....
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    5-Ingredient Roasted Garlic Dip

    • Our foolproof 5-ingredient roasted garlic dip couldn't be simpler to make. Serve it with your favourite vegetables, or alongside festive Christmas...
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    Aged Cheddar and Bacon Tartlets

    • Tartlet Shells: In food processor (or in bowl using 2 knives or pastry blender), pulse butter and lard into flour until in coarse crumbs. Pulse...
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    • This shortbreadlike, dulce de leche–filled sandwich cookie is popular throughout South and Central America.
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    Alison's Dad's Fruitcake

    • This medium-dark fruitcake is full of nuts, fruit and lovely spices. If desired, unwrap occasionally and brush with more brandy.
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    Almond Anisette Biscotti

    • In large bowl, beat eggs with sugar until pale and thickened; beat in butter and aniseed. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder...
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    Almond Black Currant Squares

    • Base: In bowl, beat together butter, sugar and salt until fluffy; stir in flour. Press into parchment paper–lined 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L)...
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    Almond Butter Blossoms

    • Almond Butter Blossoms
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    Almond Butter Crunch

    • Making chocolate-covered buttery toffee at home is easier than you think! If you're new to candy-making, be sure to use an accurate candy...
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    Almond Chai Cookies

    • Ground chai tea and some additional ground chai spices give these buttery almond cookies a subtle, pleasing flavour. Find loose-leaf chai tea in...
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    Almond Covered Bite-Size Fruit Balls

    • In food processor, chop together cranberries, apricots, raisins and coconut just until combined. Add honey and orange juice; pulse until mixture...
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    Almond Crescent Cookies

    • Memories of making cookies in the kitchen with my mother focus on this irresistible melt-in-your-mouth crescent. You can also form the dough into...
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    Almond Delight Macaroons

    • Everyone loves a surprise, especially when it's a holiday favourite, such as the chocolate-covered almonds tucked inside these toasty macaroons. Be...
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    Almond Honey Buns

    • Enjoy these fragrant, sticky sweet rolls full of nuts and spice as a treat with coffee or tea or to grace a holiday brunch table.
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    Almond Orange Spritz Cookies

    • In large bowl, beat together butter, sugar and orange rind until light; beat in egg yolk and salt. Stir in flour and almonds. Using cookie...
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    Almond Raspberry French Macarons

    • These impressive little French jewels are perfectly bite-size and add an elegant touch to a dessert tray. They are notoriously tricky to make, but...
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    Almond Snow Globes

    • Ground almonds and almond extract give these cookies an intense almond taste. If you prefer it milder, reduce the extract in both the dough and...
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    Alsatian-Style Fruit and Nut Bread

    • In heatproof bowl, combine pears, apples and boiling water; cover and let stand until at room temperature, about 1 hour. Drain, pressing out liquid...
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    Anchovy Pinwheels

    • In food processor, pulse together flour, butter and cream cheese until dough begins to come together. Press into 2 discs; wrap each and...
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    Anis Platzchen

    • These German anise drops form beautiful shapes when dried then baked. You'll need a stand mixer for this recipe's lengthy beating.
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    Anise Cheesecake Squares

    • This cheesecake, baked in a rectangular pan, suits buffets to a T. Just cut the squares and arrange on a festive platter. To dress up the squares,...
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    Anna Kapelos' Phyllo Fruit Slices

    • Our friend George Kapelos has shared many holiday occasions with our family, as well as this recipe from his late mother. If you like, dust the...
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    Antipasto Platter

    • Scout farmer's markets for tasty offerings from local cheesemongers and butchers selling house-made salami, prosciutto, pepperoni and other dry...
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    Apple and Chestnut-Stuffed Roast Goose

    • Although turkey has far surpassed goose as Canada's favourite Christmas bird, goose is still the traditional roast for many people of Northern,...
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    Apple Brown Betty

    • This is an authentic old-fashioned dessert – apples layered with fresh bread crumbs and lemon. It's absolutely heavenly with warm Rum-Spiked...
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    Apple Chocolate Chip Cookies

    • Dairy-Free   Egg-Free   Nut-Free Sometimes a simple cookie is the best holiday treat. Look for good-quality dark chocolate and double-check the...
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    Apple Cider Cocktail

    • Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add schnapps and lemon juice; shake to blend and chill. Strain into martini glass; top with ginger ale. Garnish with...
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    Apple Cider Schnapps

    • Apples and cinnamon add cider flavour and spicy fragrance. Sip it straight or use for Apple Cider Cocktail.
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    Apple Fig Bread Pudding with Maple Walnut Sauce

    • Maria considers her bread pudding — which she makes to use up stale bread — "somewhat of a Portuguese dish given that it's been born...
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    Apple Fritter Monkey Bread

    • This pull-apart monkey bread tastes just like apple fritters, and it conveniently separates into little doughnut holes for shareable bite-size...