Modern Homecooking with a Midwestern Heart

An angled shot of peppermint cookies on a white platter.

Peppermint Cookie Recipe

A gorgeous plate of red velvet, cream cheese frosted Peppermint Cookies is exactly what Santa’s hoping for. Leave…

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Gingerbread Man Cookie Recipe

An easy recipe for classic Gingerbread Man cookies. These cookies are equally delicious and adorable, especially when frosted…

These frosted Christmas Sugar Cookies are my grandma's best recipe, so buttery and sweet! A family favorite. No Christmas is complete without them.

Christmas Sugar Cookies

These frosted Christmas Sugar Cookies are my grandma's best recipe, so buttery and sweet! A family favorite. No…

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Christmas Crack Recipe

What you might know as saltine cracker toffee, I lovingly call Christmas Crack: it’s sweet, crispy, a little…

It takes just 3 ingredients to make these super-simple Rolo Pretzel Candies! Perfect for your last-minute candy-making needs this holiday season.

Rolo Pretzel Candies

It takes just 3 ingredients to make these super-simple Rolo Pretzel Candies! Perfect for your last-minute candy-making needs…

An easy Pizzelle recipe for the classic Italian cookie. Lightly sweetened and flavored with vanilla or anise, they are perfect for holiday gift-giving!
An angled shot of peppermint bark in a tin on a cooling rack.

Peppermint Bark Recipe

Homemade Peppermint Bark makes a special gift or a lovely addition to any dessert table. This famous recipe…

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