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Easy Festive Holiday Recipes

Pecan Snowball Cookies

This is Christmas cookie recipe that has been passed down from who knows how long in my family.   They were originally named pecan crescent cookies but over the years, and in my hands, I was always too impatient to form each cookie into crescent shapes and so the birth of the pecan snowball was formed. …

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Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake

We’ll be traveling to my sister-in-law’s house (3 and 1/2 hours away) this year for Thanksgiving. It’s her turn in the rotation to host the festivities.  Her original request to me was “would mind bringing some pumpkin pies for dessert?”  Sure I would. But on second thought I think I’d like to try something a bit different this year and asked if …

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