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Roundup: 15 Semi-Homemade Christmas Cookie/Treats

by DIY Maven

Some of us don't have the time or the inclination to roll out cookie dough come Christmas time. If you fall in to that category I'm here to absolve you of any guilt you might be feeling. Stop it! Not all of us are Just Desserts contestant wannabes. SO, for this Christmas cookie/treat roundup, I found ideas that require MINIMAL work on our part as they start with store bought cookies, snacks and candies. 

Starting at the top is Miss Candi...

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Roundup: Sweet DIY Summer Treats

by Kelly B

No one wants to fire up the oven burners when it's in the triple digits. I want to eat raw things, I want to eat cold things, and I want to eat sweet things. (Not necessarily in that order!) But I also like being able to serve my house guests food that I've made with my own two hands, instead of out of a box.

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Make Your Own Colored Sugar.

by Chris Gardner

Price check: 12.3 ounces of colored sugar = $10.00. 16oz of pure, white granulated sugar = $1.00.

Oh, but it's not colored, you say? Well, not yet.

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Instructable-r StarshipMinivan offers an unbearably easy tutorial for creating your own colored sugar. And most likely, you already have everything you need in your pantry.


Food coloring

Just mix the food coloring into the sugar with a fork. Spread it out, allow...

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Make a Mini S'mores Grill.

by Chris Gardner

S'mores from the microwave are convenient, but just don't offer that toasty goodness of the open flame. Instructable-r JWilson27 offers a step-by-step to create a mini, safe grill/firepit for inside s'moring....


(1) Cedar Plank
(4) Bolts - 1/4 inch and 2 and 1/2 inches tall
(4) Nuts - 1/4 inch
(4) Optional washers for the bolts
(1) 2.5oz Stainless Steel Condiment Cup
(1) Box of cheap toothpick

For the s'mores
(1) Box of...

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