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Three Clover Cakes

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I found this for three clover cakes recipe in one of my mom’s 1980’s recipe books. I had never seen anything like them before, so I had to try it out! It turned out to be a rather tasty small cake or large cookie – I am not sure which is the better word. It was found in a Christmas cookbook, but I do not know it as a Christmas cookie, so I think you could bake it at any time of the year. I am baking them for the a larp event.

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Jewish Christmas Cookies

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These cookies were developed by Jewish bakers in Copenhagen in the early 1800’s at some point. They are part of the Danish Christmas cookie pantheon. If you ask most of my family they are the best part. There are many versions of this recipe, I have found a few for you. My family’s recipe as well as two from 1890 – they are quite different.

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Spider muffins

For years by sister and I has hosted Halloween parties for a group of friends. I love to cook for people so I tend to bake party snacks. Among those are these scary spider muffins. They are muffins with raisins, nuts and apples made to look like spiders by adding licorice strings as legs. They only take half an hour to make and they are yummy. I like the mix of soft and crunchy bits that the apples and nut bits provide. Keep Reading

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