White Christmas Sangria

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Our White Wine Sangria is full of the best holiday flavors – fresh crisp apples, plump grapes, sprigs of fresh rosemary and of course white wine! It is the perfect drink for your gatherings.

Christmas time is all about entertaining and spending time with our loved ones, but there is a certain amount of stress that comes with trying to plan and make sure everything is perfect. Our Christmas Sangria recipe is great for your intimate or large gatherings – it can be doubled or even tripled if you need a bigger batch- stunning to look at and its incredible flavor does not go unnoticed.

When I made this for a gathering with my girlfriends every single one of them told me how it was so much better than other sangria recipes they have had in the past. Find out our secrets to the perfect cocktail!

White sangria in clear glass pitcher with fresh cut apples and grapes
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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies with Cherries

Friends you will have to believe me when I tell you that these chocolate thumbprint cookies are going to be a family favorite for years to come! These simple Christmas cookies are full of chocolatey flavor, rolled in crushed almonds and then topped with cherry pie filling.

Can you believe we are already on our 3rd cookie recipe for our annual Christmas Baking Frenzy?! I have to say that these chocolate thumbprints may be my favorite ones yet – though the Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars and Chocolate Chip Shortbread Bars are so delicious in their own ways!

Red tablecloth lined with freshly baked Thumbprint cookies
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Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

These soft batch sugar cookie bars melt away in your mouth with each bite. The simple buttercream frosting on top gives the cake-like sugar cookie a nice amount of sweetness without being overpowering. This cookie bar is already a family favorite and I know it will be for yours as well!

Here we go friends – another day in our annual Christmas Baking Frenzy! We all know the Lofthouse sugar cookies from the large box store (I won’t mention!) that the kids LOVE am I right?? Well our Sugar Cookie Bars are the same thing, but BETTER. This is of course according to my taste tester niece and nephews! One thing I find that makes our better, besides the fact they aren’t stuffed with additives and lord knows what else, is that we turned ours into a bar cookie … which makes a TON!

Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars on baking sheet with red and green sprinkles

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Bars with Citrus

A delicious shortbread cookie that’s been converted into a bar; full of mini chocolate chips and hints of bright citrus tangelo flavor! These Shortbread Bars are great for large cookie swaps since it makes 4 dozen, and will disappear off your trays faster than you can say HoHoHo!

It’s here!!!! Our first day of our Christmas Baking Frenzy for 2019, and I know you guys are just as excited as I am to see all the delicious treats coming up over the next 2 weeks! Be sure to check our previous years Baking Frenzies to help you prepare your baking schedule for this busy time of year.

Now, if you love a traditional chocolate chip shortbread cookie you are going to LOVE our bar version.

White plate full of delicious shortbread bars surrounded by chocolate chips
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Mixed Berry Muffins

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These Mixed Berry Muffins are a better-for-you, super moist muffin that are full of delicious dried fruit chunks and shredded coconut that can be enjoyed for breakfast or as a snack!

 

We are so happy to be partnering with Mazola┬« Corn Oil for National Cholesterol Awareness Month and wanted to share these delicious muffins with you so you could take part in eating something that is better for you but still tastes good! It’s all about having a good balance when we want to indulge, so be sure to read on to see how we swapped out traditional muffin ingredients in our recipe to make them even better. In fact, a clinical study showed Mazola Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin olive oil. To learn more about this claim, see Mazola.com.

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