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RECIPE #4745 - SANTA'S WHISKERS NO-BAKE COOKIES, December 14, 2011

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JACK WHITE / MOVIE & TV FOOD STYLIST

 

Santa's Whiskers No-Bake Cookies

Inspired by: Miracle on 34th Street

 Ingredients:

2 cups white sugar

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup margarine

1 teaspoon vanilla

pinch of salt

1/2 cup chunky peanut butter

1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats

1 1/2 cups shredded sweetened coconut

 Directions:

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, cocoa, milk, and margarine. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat and stir in vanilla, salt, peanut butter, oats and coconut. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto wax or parchment paper. Allow cookies to cool for at least one hour. Store in an airtight container.

 

Spiced Nuts

Inspired by: The Nutcracker

 Ingredients:

2 cups blanched almonds

1 cup sugar

4 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon salt

 Directions:

Heat sugar and butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat until melted together. Add almonds and stir constantly until almonds are toasted and sugar/butter mixture is golden brown (about 15 minutes). Stir in vanilla and cinnamon. Spread on aluminum foil or parchment paper. Sprinkle with salt. Let cool and then break into small clusters.

 

 

 

 

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