Monthly Archives: December 2007

Cherry Crunch

The original source for this recipe is Chef Mike Roy, probably during the 1970s. My mom made this many times for company. One Christmas, I took it to our neighbors’ annual extended family Christmas party. Our neighbors returned the empty pan saying they polished it off by themselves (in other words… they loved it!). Variations might include almond extract in place of vanilla (if using cherry pie filling), or an apple pie filling in place of the cherries. It can be served hot or cold, but, like most fruit cobbler-type desserts, I recommend serving it warm… with ice cream!
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Cranberry Lemon Cookies

Cranberry Lemon CookiesThis is a wonderful cookie I discovered more than 10 years ago at the Epicurious Recipe Swap (formerly called Gail’s Recipe Swap). It has become one of the “must have” cookies during the holidays, are often the first to disappear, and look beautiful on a cookie platter. If you are looking for a special cookie for gift giving, a holiday party, or a cookie exchange, give this one a try!
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