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Polish Chrusciki Angel Wings

Polish Chrusciki – Angel Wings

My mother, Zosia, taught me to make these delicate Polish Christmas cookies. They simply melt in your mouth and make a stunning presentation.

Easy Christmas Pecan Ball Cookies

Easy Christmas Pecan Balls (Snowballs)

This recipe is so easy, anyone can make homemade snowball cookies. Everything in one bowl, mix, refrigerate, shape, and bake. Everyone will ask for the recipe!

Simple Bread Stuffing

Simple Bread Stuffing

My easy turkey dressing is soft and moist and the best part is you can make it in advance and just reheat before serving.

Christmas Wreath Bread

Christmas Wreath Bread

My show-stopping Christmas bread is a soft, slightly sweet egg bread filled with golden raisins and decorated with a light glaze and sprinkles. And it’s all made without butter!

Healthier Sugar Cookies

Healthier Christmas Sugar Cookies

My sugar cookies have half the saturated fat, less sugar and you can make them whole wheat. Cut into holiday shapes or use a cookie press.

Healthier Easier Pumpkin Pie

Healthier Easier Pumpkin Pie

You can make a delicious pumpkin pie with low fat ingredients and no cream or butter anywhere. Mine has an easy oil crust and the filling is a breeze.

Pecan Pie Without Butter

Easy Pecan Pie

No fancy ingredients needed. My simple pecan pie is made with an easy, healthier, oil crust and the filling all goes into one bowl for a quick stir.

Best Poppy Seed Roll Recipe

Poppy Seed Roll (Polish Makowiec)

A traditional sweet Polish holiday bread filled with poppy seeds, citrus peel, and almonds. The recipe is easier than you think. Make it once and you’ll be addicted!

Lightened Up Pumpkin Cheesecake

Light as a cloud, my ricotta and cream cheese pumpkin cheesecake uses all reduced fat ingredients for a healthier but rich tasting holiday dessert.

Christmas Caramel Corn

Christmas Caramel Corn

I give homemade caramel corn for Christmas every year and everyone goes crazy for it. It’s light and crispy and delicious. Nothing store-bought even comes close.

Fresh Cranberries

Fresh Cranberries

With a simple, easy recipe like this, there’s no reason to ever use canned cranberries. And cranberries are loaded with antioxidants – five times as much a broccoli!

Easter Bunny Buns

Easter Bunny Buns

Too cute! My bunny buns will make any meal a special event. They’re soft, fragrant, and delicious. Make them white or whole wheat.


Let’s cook like this all year

Remember that Christmas song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year?” Well that applies to those of us who love to cook. It’s just the best time to be in the kitchen baking cookies and holiday breads. It’s hard not to overdo it over the holidays so I do the best I can.

Sometimes I wish we should cook and bake like this all year but then… could we still wear our skinny jeans? – Jenny Jones