The Best Ever Kid Friendly Sugar Cookie Recipe for the Holidays!

Oh yum! Great sugar cookie recipe! Oldie but a Goodie!
This is the recipe that I grew up with. My mom used to make these delicious sugar cookies every Christmas! Now, my kids are rolling out the dough and cutting shapes from the same recipe. We all agree…the almond flavored frosting just smells like Christmas to us! Here’s the recipe: You’ll Need: 1 cup of granulated sugar 1 cup of powdered sugar 1 cup of butter 1 cup of oil 1 egg...
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Almond Thumbprint Cookies With Icing Center – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

Oh wow! So simple, and can't stop eating them! Perfect cookie for kids, and Christmas parties!
These Almond Thumbprint Cookies from my grandmother and the Snowball Cookies on the blog are the easiest cookies in my holiday cookie recipes. They are also the favorites! Why spend hours on tedious cookies when these are simple and a huge crowd pleaser? Here’s the recipe: You’ll Need: 1 cup of margarine melted 1/4 cup of sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 2 cups of flour optional...
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Vegetable Christmas Tree Shaped Snack – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

A fun Non-Candy Healthy Christmas snack for the kid's Christmas parties or just for home.
My youngest daughter’s Girl Scout Troop is earning a try it badge. So, I volunteered to go in and make a few holiday snacks with them. Trying to keep it simple for myself, and for the girls, I decided to make a Christmas tree made out of vegetables. I bought green peppers, celery, and broccoli, and ended up ditching all but the broccoli. I think it works!  The idea here, is to let the...
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Old Wood Rd. Rye Squares – A Delicious Cream Cheese & Mushrooom Appetizer – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

Easy 5 ingredient Holiday Appetizer! These won't last long on the platter! I'm hungry just looking at them!
This recipe is from my mother-in-law. She actually calls them Old Wood Road Rye Rounds (not real sure where ROUND comes from? There is nothing ROUND about them). She named them after her Road because they were the constant appetizer for her street’s holiday parties! Don’t let these babies escape the kitchen without a few tucked away for yourself! Trust me…the platter will come...
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How To Brine A Turkey – An Herbed Brine Recipe – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

Brine locks the moisture in so your turkey stays moist, tender, and juicy
I found this recipe for an Herbed Brine in the November issue of Taste of Home. Last weekend I gave it a try, and took some step by step pictures on the how to! You’ll Need: 4 Quarts of water 2 cups of sugar 1&1/2 cups of salt 1/2 cup of fresh parsley 1/2 cup of fresh rosemary Bay leaves – a small handful 4 tsp. dry mustard 4 tsp. garlic powder 4 tsp. ground (cayenne) red pepper...
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Gouda & Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

The ultimate cheesy, bacon stuffed mushrooms! You definitely have to add this to your list of appetizers for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years!
I have been searching for a stuffed mushroom recipe that I can use as a ┬átraditional holiday appetizer! ┬áMost of the stuffed mushrooms out there are stuffed with dressing that dominates the taste, and makes it dry. Not this one! This is the ultimate gooey cheese, bacon, and chive stuffed mushroom that I have been searching for. It’s out of this months Taste of Home magazine (November 2014...
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