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Archive for September, 2010

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, cut up
1 tablespoon red food coloring
3 ounces white chocolate (with cocoa butter), coarsely chopped
1-1/2 teaspoons shortening
Finely chopped pistachios or rainbow nonpareils (optional)

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Brown Sugar Shortbreads

Ingredients
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice
1/8 teaspoon salt
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
Nonstick cooking spray
Granulated sugar

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Joyful Tidings Card

Holiday decorations help you spell out your season’s greetings loud and clear.

Be sure to check out our other festive ideas for homemade holiday cards.

Materials
Plain notecards or card stock
Colored markers
Metal-rim key tag
Scissors
Black scrap paper
Glue dots
Star sticker
Candy cane stickers

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Thumbprint Reindeer Card

THUMBPRINT REINDEER
You will need:

Ink pad with nontoxic brown or bronze ink
Plain notecards or card stock
Craft glue
Googly eyes
Mini pom-poms, brown and red
Brown marker

For directions click here

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Festive Photo Holiday Card

For that extra personalizing touch, use these homemade holiday cards to share a favorite photo.

Be sure to check out our other festive ideas for homemade holiday cards.

Materials
Pencil and ruler
Scissors
Card stock
Jar lid, 3 inches or so in diameter
Decorative string or thin elastic cording
Glue stick or glue dots
Shiny paper
Craft scissors (optional)
Glitter glue or stickers
Photo

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Snowman Prints

Materials
Felt furniture pads
Card stock
Blank cards
Sturdy cardboard
Paintbrush
White paint
Scissors
Black and orange paint
Black marker
Double-sided tape

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch processed)
1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
1/3 cup coarsely chopped dark chocolate (2 ounces)
1/3 cup coarsely chopped milk chocolate (2 ounces)
2/3 cup chopped pecans, optional

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