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How to: Make Elegant Chocolate-Dipped Oreo Valentine Cookies

by DIY Maven

created at: 02/11/2013
Dipping Oreos in chocolate and decorating them is more crafting than cooking. It's lots of fun, and the results are amazingly beautiful. Lately, I've been dipping a fair share of Oreos, so I thought I'd pass on along a couple of super easy and fast projects just in time to wow your Valentine. The first one is Elegant Oreos; the second is Inside-Out Golden Oreos.

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A Curbly Mom's Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

by DIY Maven

created at: 12/20/2012

At this time of year, the kitchen of my childhood home was covered in a thin blanket of flour. That's because my mom when into baking overdrive around the second week of November and didn't stop until the day after Christmas. We kids all had our favorites and Mom always obliged. These six recipes, by far, were and still are, at the top of the list of must-haves at Christmastime. 

Because some of these recipes have been in my family generations, you'll notice one particular ingredient that would make dietitians faint. That ingredient is shortening/Crisco. When I make these cookies now, I swap the shortening out for butter, which my mother thinks is an expensive, unnecessary extravagance. Also, these recipes

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Roundup: Stunning Christmas Cookies

by DIY Maven

created at: 12/07/2012

When you think about it, decorated Christmas cookies fall into two primary categories. There's the 'cute' category filled with smiling Santa faces and candy cane shapes and such, and then there's the 'stunning work of art' cookies. In this roundup, we're going to looking at some of those that fall into the second bunch. Gorgeous, too pretty

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