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Gifts

We’ve curated a collection of the best recipes to make gift baskets, gifts for ailing friends, Christmas gift ideas, or whatever you need to help you express appreciation or celebration!

Slices of chocolate chip banana bread on a plate.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is made with cream cheese to keep it tender and moist. With lots of chocolate chips, this one is a special treat! This Chocolate Chip Banana Bread freezes well so it’s a great make ahead dish for vacation or to keep in the fridge for when you need to deliver a …

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English butter toffee

English Butter Toffee

This easy Butter Toffee recipe is better than store bought and makes a great holiday food gift! Dear Readers, Thank you. That comes from the bottom of my heart, from the tips of my toes, from the places deep down inside that nobody ever sees or talks to but my imaginary friend. Each time I …

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Chocolate Crinkles—soft chocolate cookies rolled in powdered sugar are festive and fun for any occasion! | inasouthernkitchen.com

Chocolate Crinkles are Fun and Festive

Chocolate crinkles, chocolate snowflakes…these cookies have multiple names. Whatever you call them, they are one of my favorite cookies. Of course, I say that about all the cookies, especially my Chocolate Chip Cookies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, and Ginger Cookies! But these little delights of chocolate…yum. When I was in grade school, my friend Claudia’s mother …

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Chocolate Nutella Ganache

Chocolate Nutella Ganache is easy to make and serves as a perfect compliment to brownies, cookies, cakes, or pies! And it’s a great make-ahead dish! You should make this chocolate nutella ganache today because…well, because it’s Wednesday. Because you will love it and want to put it on everything. Because it just feels like something …

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins—better than a mix, moist, and filled with real chocolate chips!

Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins

Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins—better than a mix, moist, and filled with real chocolate chips! These easy chocolate chip muffins are great for breakfast, brunch, afternoon or midnight snack! You know what’s lovely? A summer rain on a July afternoon to cool things off…a screened porch on which to sit and listen to the patter of the …

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Easy homemade cinnamon rolls filled with brown sugar and cinnamon and covered with cream cheese icing!

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

These easy homemade cinnamon rolls are full of cinnamon, vanilla, and butter and topped with an tasty cream cheese icing—make breakfast special anytime! There are few things better to wake up to than the smell of a fresh pot of coffee and homemade cinnamon rolls in the oven…breakfast comfort food at its best. Everyone in our family …

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