Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies – classic holiday cookie that everyone loves! No special ingredients and no chilling the dough required! 

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One of my favorite things of the holiday season is baking cookies. Ginger cookies are one of my favorite! I love to bake them, share them and eat them. Molasses and ginger combo to me is a classic one when it comes to holiday cookies. The smell and the taste of it makes me so happy and excited for Christmas!

These chewy ginger molasses cookies are a must on our holiday cookie platter. Along side of my Red Velvet Crinkle cookies and soft and chewy M&M chocolate chip cookies. Together they make a fantastic display of treats or a perfect set to give to family and friends.

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Buttermilk Ranch Potato Gratin

Buttermilk Ranch Potatoes Au Gratin – classic comfort food dish of potatoes in creamy Ranch sauce. The addition of braised cabbage and bacon makes it irresistible!

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Cool fall days are here to stay and I am in a serious craving for comfort food. Cheesy potato dishes always come to mind as we ate a lot of them growing up. What’s not to love about layers of potatoes in a creamy sauce, baked under a gooey cheese blanket. So good! As a busy mom of three, I am always looking for good shortcuts when it comes to dinner time. My secret is Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing and Seasoning Mix. I have at least a few packets in my pantry at all times. I used it in our Spinach Dip Chicken Pasta, Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread, dips, soups and spreads. It’s so versatile, I could probably come up with a list of 30 ways to use it!

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Creamy Garlic Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Garlic Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes – save time and space and make the best mashed potatoes right in your crock pot! Creamy, garlicky and pure comfort food!

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Holiday season is the busiest season of them all, not only for us food bloggers, but for everyone. It seems like there is so many errands to run, so many events to plan and attend, so many gifts to make and buy. The two days before the holiday, kitchen is filled with dishes everywhere and ingredients covering your countertops. This holiday season, I want you to have the shortcuts to make your favorite holiday dishes. See my Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing and the Pumpkin French Toast Bake that you can make the night before or the super easy Roasted Carrots.

Mashed potatoes are right there with stuffing for me. Pure comfort food! I grew up on mashed potatoes and love them with a drizzle of melted butter and a sprinkle of fresh dill or green onions. So good!

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