[The North Pole Times]
[1995]
[Santa's OFFICIAL News Source]
Tuesday December 01, 2020    
[Mrs Claus]
Holiday Recipes

A warm and bubbly holiday treat from back in the day. Serve with a scoop of ice cream or just by itself.

A truly old fashioned flavored cake that is a moist, tender, spice cake with applesauce, nuts and raisins. Delicious!

An easy cherry pie recipe that is certain to put smiles on the faces of all the elves in your family - young or old.

It's not the holidays without Danielle Elf's wonderful Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread. The reduced sugar and little extra kick of cinnamon is a Santa favorite.

This Crock Pot Candy just might be the ultimate holiday treat! Not only is it easy to make, it’s really delicious and a great treat to share for Christmas.

Here's a recipe from our very own Ali Elf. This is sure to please.

Oh, bring us some figgy pudding, Oh, bring us some figgy pudding, Oh, bring us some figgy pudding, And bring it right here.

This classic homemade fresh pumpkin pie recipe has been a favorite at the North Pole. This is the pie Mrs. Claus serves at Thanksgiving and Christmas day feasts.

Here's a fun treat that all the Elves like to make for dessert.

Just a fun treat for the holidays. Perfect for snacking, gift giving and get togethers.

This old fashioned cranberry sauce will remind you of Grandma's cooking. The flavor is sweet with a touch of fresh berry tartness. And the added cinnamon and cloves is sure to make this one of your holiday favorites.

A quick little treat to warm your bones while watching that holiday show.

This wonderful pumpkin roll recipe is sure to delight your family and holiday guests this season. Dad's in particular will welcome a slice to top off their holiday feast.

Now is the time to prepare your Christmas puddings. This is a traditional English recipe.

Thumbprint Cookies

[Thumbprint Cookies]

INGREDIENTS:
2 cup sifted flour
½ tsp salt
1 cup butter (no substitutes!)
½ cup superfine sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract (or 1½ tsp vanilla extract and ½ tsp almond extract—so good)
Your preferred jam or other filling
½ cup sifted confectioners’ sugar


PROCEDURE:
Sift together 2 sifted cups flour and ½ tsp salt; set aside. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; add extract(s). Slowly mix in flour, ½ cup at a time, until just blended. Chill dough for 1 to 2 hours. If you find the dough is too crumbly & not coming together, just beat it a little longer (with an electric hand or stand mixer) and you will get a creamy, light smooth texture.

Preheat oven to 325°F. Meanwhile, quickly shape dough into 1-inch balls, and space them 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Make a deep thumbprint in the center of each; fill with preferred jam or chocolate.

Bake for 15 minutes, or until cookies are the color of pale sand. Transfer to wire cooling racks.

When cooled, dust with confectioners’ sugar. Pack in tins for gifts or serve to holiday guests.

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Christmas Cookies

[Chocolate Kiss Cherry Cookies]

Chocolate Kiss Cherry Cookies

These little cherry flavored gems are Rudolph's favorite. Any ideas as to why?

[Cranberry Bliss Cookies]

Cranberry Bliss Cookies

Nothing short of heavenly. Quite sweet, but the extra tart of the cream cheese and cranberries gives just the perfect tart touch to leave you craving just one more.

[Elf Cookies]

Elf Cookies

Try these cookies on the sweet-tooth in the family. Our Elves love 'em... yours will too!

[Grandma K's Molasses Cookies  ]

Grandma K's Molasses Cookies

There's nothing like a nice molasses cookie and a glass of milk during the holidays.

[Holiday Wreaths]

Holiday Wreaths

Another festive treat from Ali Elf! You've got to try it.

[Nut Butterballs]

Nut Butterballs

How about this nutty treat for your holiday party

[Peanut Blossoms]

Peanut Blossoms

You're going to love these little treats, direct from Mrs. Claus' Kitchen at the North Pole!

[Santa's Crinkles]

Santa's Crinkles

Yet another tasty treat from Ali Elf. Be careful though, you'll probably want to eat a lot of these.

[Santa's Favorite Cookies]

Santa's Favorite Cookies

Here they are! Santa's Favorite Cookies. Tried and tested on Santa himself. Leave a couple of these out Christmas Eve to make Santa REAL happy!

[Snickerdoodle Cookies]

Snickerdoodle Cookies

These are a favorite of stable elves; the elves who take care of Santa's reindeer.

[Snowball Cookies]

Snowball Cookies

Here's another favorite of the Elves. We think you will enjoy them too.

[Spicy Gingerbread Cookies]

Spicy Gingerbread Cookies

These Spicy Gingerbread Cookies have a bold flavor that's sure to tantalize your taste buds.

[Sugar Cookies]

Sugar Cookies

Toss a plate of these on the table and watch them disappear right before your very eyes.

[Thumbprint Cookies]

Thumbprint Cookies

These tasty little treats are sure to please the most discerning of your guests.

[White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies]

White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies

Here's a cookie recipe you'll go "Nuts" over.

Holiday Desserts

[Apple Cranberry Crisp]

Apple Cranberry Crisp

A warm and bubbly holiday treat from back in the day. Serve with a scoop of ice cream or just by itself.

[Applesauce Cake]

Applesauce Cake

A truly old fashioned flavored cake that is a moist, tender, spice cake with applesauce, nuts and raisins. Delicious!

[Cherry Pie]

Cherry Pie

An easy cherry pie recipe that is certain to put smiles on the faces of all the elves in your family - young or old.

[Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread]

Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread

It's not the holidays without Danielle Elf's wonderful Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread. The reduced sugar and little extra kick of cinnamon is a Santa favorite.

[Crock Pot Candy]

Crock Pot Candy

This Crock Pot Candy just might be the ultimate holiday treat! Not only is it easy to make, it’s really delicious and a great treat to share for Christmas.

[Dark Fudge]

Dark Fudge

Here's a recipe from our very own Ali Elf. This is sure to please.

[Figgy Pudding]

Figgy Pudding

Oh, bring us some figgy pudding, Oh, bring us some figgy pudding, Oh, bring us some figgy pudding, And bring it right here.

[Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie]

Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

This classic homemade fresh pumpkin pie recipe has been a favorite at the North Pole. This is the pie Mrs. Claus serves at Thanksgiving and Christmas day feasts.

[Ice Cream Snowman Surprise]

Ice Cream Snowman Surprise

Here's a fun treat that all the Elves like to make for dessert.

[Old Fashioned Christmas Popcorn]

Old Fashioned Christmas Popcorn

Just a fun treat for the holidays. Perfect for snacking, gift giving and get togethers.

[Old Fashioned Cranberry Sauce]

Old Fashioned Cranberry Sauce

This old fashioned cranberry sauce will remind you of Grandma's cooking. The flavor is sweet with a touch of fresh berry tartness. And the added cinnamon and cloves is sure to make this one of your holiday favorites.

[Peppermint Hot Chocolate]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

A quick little treat to warm your bones while watching that holiday show.

[Pumpkin Roll]

Pumpkin Roll

This wonderful pumpkin roll recipe is sure to delight your family and holiday guests this season. Dad's in particular will welcome a slice to top off their holiday feast.

[Tiny Tim's Holiday Pudding]

Tiny Tim's Holiday Pudding

Now is the time to prepare your Christmas puddings. This is a traditional English recipe.

Holiday Appetizers

[Arctic Shrimp]

Arctic Shrimp

A tasty shrimp recipe direct from the Arctic.

[Barbecue Jelly Meatballs]

Barbecue Jelly Meatballs

A little zip and tang will have your mouth watering and coming back for more.

[Barbeque Cocktail Wieners]

Barbeque Cocktail Wieners

Your holiday party is just not complete without them!

[Chili Meatballs]

Chili Meatballs

Here's a great treat for that holiday party.

[Crab and Gouda Stuffed Mushrooms]

Crab and Gouda Stuffed Mushrooms

More Arctic pleasure for the holiday appetizer table.

[Deviled Clams]

Deviled Clams

A GREAT treat for your holiday get together from the kitchen of Grandma Tietge!

[Egg Nog]

Egg Nog

No matter how you look at it, homemade is best! Treat your friends and family to this traditional holiday treat.

[Honey Garlic Little Smokies]

Honey Garlic Little Smokies

Corey's Crockpot Honey Garlic Little Smokies Sausages are BURSTING with flavor and incredibly easy to make. Guests will be demanding this recipe on the spot.

[Honey-Bacon Snack Mix]

Honey-Bacon Snack Mix

A quick mix with a little kick to start off that holiday party.

[Marinated Cheese, Tomato and Olive]

Marinated Cheese, Tomato and Olive

Put these little treats on the table at your holiday party and watch them disappear before your very eyes!

[Mince Nuggets]

Mince Nuggets

Here's a little something you just might enjoy!

[Mini Bacon-Wrapped Sausages]

Mini Bacon-Wrapped Sausages

Who doesn't like bacon? These smoky sausage bites burst with flavor.

[Snow Crab Claws with Cilantro Aiol]

Snow Crab Claws with Cilantro Aiol

A decadent treat for the seafood lover, straight from the Arctic.

[Spice Butter Roasted Chestnuts]

Spice Butter Roasted Chestnuts

These roasted chestnuts will make Jack Frost nip at his own nose.

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