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Vermont Hot Chocolate

When I learned that the theme for this week’s #SundaySupper was favorite holiday movie, song or TV inspired recipes I knew in a moment I HAD to participate. My White Christmas Inspired Vermont White Chocolate sets the iconic train scene on the way to Pine Tree, Vermont.

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An overhead photo of a buttermilk Santa shaped bread with rosy cheeky and holly berry hat

Buttermilk Honey Santa Bread

he recipe I’m sharing here is a good one. However, if you’re interested in making a Santa bread, but don’t want to go to the trouble of making your own dough, by all means you can purchase some store bought frozen dough and follow the thawing and rising directions on the package. Then proceed from that point using the steps I’m sharing for assembling this adorable Santa face shape.

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Grinch Guacamole

So I had this idea. A wonderfully awful idea! And I chuckled and clucked, what a great Grinchy trick, with guacamole and some cream cheese, he’ll look just like St. Nick! Realistic Looking Grinch Guacamole.

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Santa's Favorite Sugar Cookie Recipe | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

Best Ever Santa’s Favorite Sugar Cookies

When we got married, and Mark and I started our own family, there were certain traditions I wanted to continue from when I was a little girl and hopefully pass along to our two boys. These cookies were one of the things I incorporated throughout the years to fondly rekindle my joyous Christmas memories.

I am happy to report that our boys (now grown) feel exactly the same way about these cookies as I did, and still do to this day.  Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without Santa’s Favorite Sugar Cookies. 

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Buttery Sweet Pistachio Cranberry Snowball Cookies -

Buttery Sweet Pistachio Cranberry Snowball Cookies

I adapted this recipe from one I shared back in 2010 called pecan snowball cookies. I was going to do a recipe re-do where I updated the photos in the original post. However, before I knew it, my brain was adding the festive red and green elements of pistachios and dried cranberries, and omitting the pecans altogether. The result is utterly delicious. I do hope you’ll make these Buttery Sweet Pistachio Cranberry Snowball Cookies. I know you’ll love them just as much as we do!

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Special Occasion Eggnog Pastry Cream Filled Croissants

Eggnog Pastry Cream Filled Croissants – Kudos Kitchen Style

In the open, I called this a dessert. But if truth be told I came up with this recipe idea for Eggnog Pastry Cream Filled Croissants last Christmas and served them for our annual Christmas brunch, not a dessert.  However, this year when I made them again, I served them for dessert. Whichever way you decide to serve them is up to you. The important thing is that you do!

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