Anyone who knows me, knows I am a bit of a holiday freak. I get excited for just about any holiday, but Christmas is my favorite. I am a sucker for the “feel good” atmosphere of the Christmas season, the sappy joy, the optimism, and happy endings. Oh, and sweets, lots of holiday sweets. Growing up, my mom was always part of a cookie exchange, and these women took it seriously. No one wanted to show up at the exchange with the same type of confectionary delight as another, so there were always new and delectable delights brewing in our kitchen from Thanksgiving to Christmas. So this December, I thought we would share a few of our family holiday treats with you.
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