Grandma’s Butter Horns (Brown Sugar Walnut Rugelach)

Grandma's Butter Horns (Brown Sugar Walnut Rugelach) | cookiemonstercooking.com

Today I have a very special recipe for you. One that makes me smile big time and gives me those warm and fuzzy feelings. Which are multiplied by a ton during the holiday season! All those twinkle lights and hot chocolate sipping and sitting by the fire. The best. Especially when paired with a big…

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Leftover Turkey and Cranberry Enchiladas | cookiemonstercooking.com

Leftover Turkey and Cranberry Enchiladas

Are you at all surprised that I used Thanksgiving leftovers to make enchiladas? I didn’t think so. And let me tell you – this right here is a pretty sweet way to use up some turkey and cranberry sauce, if I do say so myself. You know, you won’t feel like you are eating the…

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Pumpkin Cheddar Stuffing

Pumpkin Cheddar Stuffing

Happy Friday, Happy Friday, Happy Friday!! Can you tell I’m excited that it’s almost the weekend? I don’t know what on earth would give that away. But seriously. Today I’m just popping in real quick to make sure you check out this pumpkin cheddar stuffing. Yes pumpkin stuffing. And yes, it’s amazing. We have a…

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Cranberry Pumpkin Breakfast Bake | cookiemonstercooking.com

Cranberry Pumpkin Breakfast Bake

This is what I call “finding an acceptable way to eat brie for breakfast.” I have a little bit of a problem with the brie consumption. Which highly amuses me because a few years ago I thought I didn’t like it. If only. So when I made a big batch of homemade cranberry sauce for…

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Apple Cheddar Beer Bread with Sage Butter | cookiemonstercooking.com

Apple Cheddar Beer Bread with Sage Butter

So check it. I have some serious beer bread to share with you this monday morning. We are talking beer bread amped up a little bit with all the flavors of the season. Because I know you all loveeeee your beer bread. My buttery honey beer bread is still one of the all-time most popular…

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Maple Roasted Vegetables with Toasted Walnuts | cookiemonstercooking.com

Maple Roasted Vegetables with Toasted Walnuts

Time to chat about veggies! For turkey day of course. As much as I profess how much I adore carbs and all of those types of side dishes, my love for veggies runs deep. And I really like to keep everything balanced on the big day so there are lighter dishes to counteract all that…

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Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Brown Butter | cookiemonstercooking.com

Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Brown Butter

Let’s talk some Thanksgiving sides. Because in my opinion, they are the best part about the turkey day feast. I usually take one tiny little piece of turkey and then load up my plate with all. the. sides. And all the rolls. I ♥ you carbs. There are certain side dishes that show up on…

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Rosemary Ice Cream | cookiemonstercooking.com

Rosemary Ice Cream

I know, this sounds a little weird right? But just go with me on this one. Don’t run away quite yet. At least let me explain myself. Try to convince you to give this a shot. So remember when I told you about my trip to Asheville during the summer? While there we ate at…

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Lemon Thyme Biscotti | cookiemonstercooking.com

Lemon Thyme Biscotti

Fridays call for cookies! Because cookies are fun and the weekends are fun. So it makes perfect sense. They go together like two peas in a pod. Peanut butter and chocolate. Sweet potatoes and anything. Cheese and more cheese (okay, and some crackers). Brie and berries (I have a cheese problem). Wine and my favorite…

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Turkey, Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffed Peppers | cookiemonstercooking.com

Turkey, Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffed Peppers

We’re about to get all Thanksgiving up in here! Can you tell I’m excited?? I mean, it’s only like the ultimate foodie holiday. And I’m pumped. I have all my fall decorations out, the trees are a changin’ colors and I even started planning my menu. Yes, I am hosting again this year and yes,…

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