Shape a mixture of crushed vanilla wafers, ground pecans, corn syrup and bourbon into balls and roll in powdered sugar for
these classic Southern holiday cookies. Make them at least a week ahead to get the best mellow bourbon flavor.
Snowball cookies take a tropical turn with the addition of key lime juice and lime rind. For those of you in tropical climates,
these coconut-covered cookies really don’t look that much like true snowballs, but you can dream.
This healthy version of crispy rice cereal bars uses brown rice cereal, natural peanut butter, honey instead of corn syrup,
and dried cherries. With 2 grams of fiber per bar, you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging.
Savor a nutty version of cereal-marshmallow treats packed with sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, dried coconut and colorful
dried cranberries. The sturdy bars make great travel snacks, but they’re also nice for gifts since you can pack them easily
into a holiday tin.
Make an easy peppermint cookie filling with ready-to-spread vanilla frosting, peppermint candy and peppermint extract, and
spread the filling between chocolate waters. You can make these cookies ahead and keep them in the refrigerator for up to
Gingersnap crumbs and chocolate wafer crumbs form the base of these truffle-like cookies, coconut and ground pecans provide
the texture, and dark rum contributes the distinctive flavor. Rum balls are a popular Christmas treat in Australia, New Zealand,
Canada, the United States, and a number of countries in Eastern Europe.