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My Favorite Things: Eats

6 Nov

It’s November, and while this means the normal “November-like” activities such as Thanksgiving, black friday shopping, and my classes coming to an end; it also marks a very exciting event. CHRISTMAS! I have been sneakily listen to X-mas music since the beginning of October, but now I feel as if it is a little more socially acceptable to prance around while Eartha Kitt’s version of Santa Baby blares from my iPod.

In spirit of my favorite holiday I will be writing a “favorite things” post each week leading up to Christmas. Yay!

This week’s post will focus on food; because what’s more exciting than eating your body weight in candy canes and eggnog? Nothing. Here are some of my favorite eats.

Protein Bar:

Luna Bar Peppermint Stick

Coffee Creamer:

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Food Accessories:

Starbucks Annual Holiday Cups

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Pottery Barn Santa Mugs- $34

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Pier 1 Alpine Sparkle Place Setting

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Candy:

Williams-Sonoma Peppermint Bark

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Cookies: BEST COOKIE RECIPE EVER. Go make these asap (unless you hate coconut….)

Santa's Whiskers

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INGREDIENTS:
1 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 cup finely chopped red and green
candied cherries
1/2 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup flaked coconut
DIRECTIONS:
1. In mixer bowl, cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Blend in milk and vanilla. Stir in flour, candied cherries and nuts.
2. Form into 2 rolls, each 2 inches in diameter and 8 inches long. Roll in coconut.
3. Wrap and chill several hours or overnight.
4. Slice 1/4 inch thick. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 12 minutes or till edges are golden.

Allrecipes.com

What is your favorite holiday recipe?

-Nicole

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3 Responses to “My Favorite Things: Eats”

  1. Fashion Cappuccino (@fashicappuccino) November 6, 2011 at 6:55 pm #

    That cookie recipe sounds super delicious! Thanks for sharing and I love coconut! xoxoxo

  2. Sarah @ blueeyedbarbie.blogspot.com November 9, 2011 at 5:51 am #

    I absolutely love seasonal dishware and accessories!

  3. Sam LeClair November 16, 2011 at 11:04 pm #

    excellent choices girl! also the starbucks caramel brulee latte and cranberry bliss bar are back! i think im covered in the winter chub department lol

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