Giveaway #9: Vanilla Beans

Vanilla beans

It’s the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! On the 9th day of Christmas, there were vanilla beans.

I haven’t bought vanilla extract in years. I can make a 750ml bottle of my own with about a quarter of an order of vanilla beans. The rest? Split, scrape, add to batter/ice cream custard/cookies, repeat. Every dessert tastes better with those pretty little flecks of vanilla beans.

True story.

To enter the giveaway, simply answer the following question in the comments below: What dessert are you serving/looking forward to eating with your big Christmas/holiday meal?

Update: The random generator thingy has spoken: Jen L with comment #611 is the winner! Please check your email for instructions on claiming your prize. The elves are waiting!

I absolutely love Mince pie! It gets the weirdest looks, mostly because it’s traditionally known as mincemeat pie – and nobody wants to touch a dessert with “meat” in the title so I typically have at least a couple of slices leftover. But really, there’s no meat.

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(Extra entries can only be counted if left as a separate comment – your comment # is your entry.)

Good luck!

The fine print:
– Maximum of five (5) entries per person.
– Giveaway ends at 12:01am (Texas time!) on December 13th.
– Winner will be selected by one of those cold, soulless, unfeeling random number generator thingies and announced on this post after selected.
– Winner will receive a 1/2 lb of vanilla beans (maximum retail value of prize = $25).
– Prize must be claimed within 7 days or it will be forfeited.
– Winning “extra entry” comments can be subject to verification.
– Prize can only be shipped to a US address.
– All prizes are provided by Confections of a Foodie Bride, unless stated otherwise.
– Official giveaway rules can be found here.

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  • Emily

    I’m looking forward to peanut butter balls that my mom makes every year. They’re so flippin’ good!

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    I am looking forward to gingerbread cookies with my husband’s family.

  • Nancy

    I look forward to a tray of homemade cookies (all made by me!!!) My Dr. banned me from nuts so I’ll just have to look and dream at my sugared pecan cookies and thumbprint cookies…but will be able to enjoy every bite of candy cane cookies. Those are my favorites though I do make others too.
    These vanilla beans look like a dream…I can almost taste the vanilla sugar. I visited a vanilla plantation in Hawaii…and wow were those beans phenomenal! There is nothing like a fresh vanilla bean to enhance the flavor of baked goods.

  • Dee

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  • TaraO

    We’ll be baking apple pie for the holidays-yum!

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    I am looking forward to all the Christmas cookies! They count as dessert right!?

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  • Maureen

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    Then my husband makes anise biscotti and they are wonderful.
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  • Rachel

    I’m just now starting to think about goodies to make :( peppermint bark is at the top of my list

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  • Liz

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  • This year, I am most interested to see how the raspberry pie I plan to bake for one of my nephews turns out. I haven’t made a raspberry pie before, so I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it’s not a juicy mess! 😉

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  • Holly

    I don’t really do dessert because too much sugar gives me headaches but if I could I would eat pecan pie. MMMmmmm.

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  • Sharon

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    It’s a toss-up: either the chocolate fudge or my mom’s glazed pecans 😀

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  • Taylor

    I’m not sure if it counts as a dessert, but I always have to sneak as many of my grandma’s cinnamon rolls as I can before and after dinner!

  • Ashley Caughell

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    I’m planning to make Creme Brulee. It’s always a favorite.

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  • Elin

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    Christmas Sandwich Cremes are always requested and I am asked to bring desserts.

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  • Doreen

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  • Francesca

    I’ll be making peppermint Oreo and chocolate chunk cookies! Very much looking forward to trying them. Great giveaway! I’d love to make my own vanilla extract.

  • Steven

    My girlfriend makes awesome cookies, and my family often has many pies. My aunt’s raspberry lemon pie is real good.

  • Carolyn

    I look forward to being done with finals and able to bake up some classic sugar cookies at home with my mamma.

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  • I can’t wait to eat the red velvet cheesecake we’re making as Jesus’ Birthday Cake!

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  • barbara n

    My family always enjoys a yule log made with a chocolate sponge cake and chocolate whipped cream for dessert on Christmas day

  • I always look forward to Italian rainbow cookies!

  • lyzette

    I am looking forward to the latkes and sufganiyot!

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  • I won’t be near family this year but my aunt used to make this french cherry pie that had cherry filling, cream cheese, cool whip, and a graham cracker crust. So good!

  • Keri-Danielle

    Homemade eclairs!!

  • Kirstin

    Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake :-)

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  • Rochelle Luaders

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  • Jessica

    The American Beauty Cake from your blog!

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  • Megan

    I love having a variety of cookies, especially sugar cookies and peanut butter blossoms!

  • Molly F.C.

    Going to make pumpkin pie since my family loved it at Thanksgiving, and two pies were eaten lickety split. Will also make sugar cookie cutouts with my children, and one other cookie variety which is undecided at this point. Yum!

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  • Kelli

    I always look forward to the large cookie assortment. I don’t know why but I don’t bake cookies very often outside of the holidays.

  • Regina

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  • Aubrie

    I always make a Nutella Cream Pie for Christmas, it is the best!

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  • Katie

    My fav item to prepare for Christmas is a dish of assorted cookies. Thumbprints are my favorite.

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  • Tania

    All of the cookies – spritz, gingersnaps, shortbread – impossible to pick just one!

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  • Tina

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  • I’m going to make a gingerbread trifle for our family gathering – but I can’t wait to eat my mom’s awesome chocolate dipped peanut butter cookies and holiday sugar cookies!

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  • Sarah in Miami

    Hmm favorite dessert is probably the cookies we leave out for Santa (not his! just extras from the batch)

  • Xuan

    I’m most looking forward to making, and of course, eating cheesecake.

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  • Pear crumble pie!

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  • barb DeWitt

    We always enjoy a great Christmas cheesecake after our Christmas dinner…can’t wait!

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  • Tiff

    Looking forward to pecan pie!

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  • Kelley s.

    We love Martha Washington balls!

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    Every Christmas morning we make egg nog pancakes!

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  • My favorite is a cranberry crisp. Or any crisp for that matter! Yum!

  • I am a self admitted fruitcake lover

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  • Gigi Cuccaro

    Looking forward to making Mrs. Mueller’s cookies. A recipe my mom fit when we were stationed in Italy.

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  • I’m looking forward to bourbon chocolate pecan pie! It’s incredible!

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  • sami

    Creme brulee!

  • Sophie

    A very small slice of maple syrup pie and gingerbread in just about any shape or form.

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  • MicheleB

    I’m looking forward to my mom’s almond cherry pound cake and homemade marshmallows!

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  • I’m looking forward to eating many of my chocolate chip pudding cookies. Simple and perfect!

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  • Lacy

    My Grandma always has a big tray full of homemade candies and cookies and other sweets. That’s always my fave!

  • My mom is going to make a sour cream cake my great-grandmother used to make. I can’t wait to try it!

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  • Jimmy

    My Cherry Pie is always a winner

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  • Rebecca

    I love the pecan balls/snowball cookies! Yummm!

  • Jess B

    Pumpkin cheesecake! With a gingersnap crust, whipped topping, caramel and pecans. Hand me my fat pants…..

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  • I’m looking forward to serving a triple chocolate cheesecake for Christmas dessert!

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  • Shannon

    Pecan Pie!

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  • Kathryn

    I love Cranberry pie! So festive and yummy!

  • I am looking forward to a peppermint cake roll!

  • gingerbread cake with homemade vanilla whipped cream. yum!

  • I am looking forward to a Swedish specialty – Rice ala malta (a rice pudding of sorts)

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  • melanie

    My sugar cookies. I’m excited to make them this year with my 21 month old. He loves to help me bake!

  • I love my Mom’s Pecan pie, but now that my husband is making artisan ice cream…that will be at the top of the list too.

  • i’m looking forward to cookies! lots & lots of cookies. :)

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  • We don’t have a traditional Christmas dessert but this year, I think we’ll be having pecan pie!

  • Kim

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  • Vanessa

    I’m looking forward to my mothers flan! It’s amazing and definitely a Christmas tradition in our house. Can’t wait to taste some on Christmas day!!

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  • Gene G

    My DH loves pumpkin pie. I like baked French toast Xmas morning.

  • Gwyn L

    I really look forward to the meal more. I am not much on the desserts that day. I think its due to all the parties and cookies exchanges prior to the Big Day.

  • rachel

    My mom’s Christmas cut-out cookies. Love them! And I can never make them like she does.

  • Susan P

    I’m looking forward to homemade cinnamon rolls and pecan pie! I love my sweets!!!

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  • Kayla

    Fig tarts from my mom!

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  • Andrea

    Apple cider muffins. Yum!

  • I love Yorks, for some reason our family always has those for dessert!

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  • OTA Mom

    Key lime bars! :)

  • Melisa

    Pecan pie!

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  • Elaine

    Millionaire Salad – but cookies, fudge, Texas trash are all part of the dessert table!

  • Heather d

    Cookies, cookies and Texas trash! Hopefully I’ll have the time to make them with the new babe.

  • Ashley

    A pumpkin roll! I know it’s much more of a Thanksgiving dessert, but I’m always asked to make one at Christmas and I don’t argue! :)

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  • Gwyn M

    My mom’s Grannydear’s Chocolate Chess Pie with homemade whipped cream- it’s always my favorite!

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  • eileen

    Chocolate chip cookies

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  • Lisa

    Christmas fudge! …and maybe a pumpkin bread pudding!!

  • Judy S

    Molten lava cake!

  • I look forward to the cut-out cookies!

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  • Heidi

    The dessert I am most looking forward to serving is an orange/lavender tart. My first time this year and it sounded different!

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  • tara

    we normally don’t have a big dessert after xmas dinner its just cookies cookies cookies….all day lon g!!!!

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  • Jenna

    My family is German/Scandinavian, so we are all about the cookie assortment! We generally have three or four large platters of cookies…and I have to try one of each.

  • Gaby

    I can’t wait for chocolate chip cookies for Santa that are really for me :)

  • Ann

    Milk punch? Can alcohol & ice cream count as dessert!?

  • Danielle

    I’m looking forward to Christmas cookies!

  • Katie

    Vanilla cheesecake.

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  • Danielle

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  • Carlie

    Peanut Butter Chocolate fudge – sooo good

  • I might trying making a cranberry-apple pie this year.

  • Jamie G

    I can’t wait to make (and eat!) white chocolate peppermint m&m cookies!

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  • Sara D

    I made Brandy Alexander Cheesecake topped with fresh strawberries last year and I think I’ll make it again because it was such a hit. My father-in-law had seconds!

  • Susan P

    Cheesecake topped with chocolate mousse and chocolate ganache…..it’s divine!

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  • hannah v

    i love a good shortbread cookie

  • Camila

    sugar cookies :)

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  • Erin

    I usually make cookie dough truffles -yum. Need to get my baking list together!

  • Amy

    Pumpkin roll with cream cheese filling.

  • Stacey

    I’m making that Southern Comfort Caramel Apple Pie you posted last year. :)

  • Stacey

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  • It seems like the desserts are always different, so anything chocolate will work!

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  • Shannon B

    i’m making truffles this year and am so excited!!

  • Johanna Hannan

    I follow your mad recipe pinning and house projects that you wish you could pay someone to do for you on Pinterest.

  • Elisabeth

    My favorite, and most fought over dessert in our family at Christmas time is my mother’s home-made nanaimo bars. It’s the most delicious thing that’s ever touched your tongue.

  • Johanna Hannan

    I love mince meat tarts as well but my favorite has to be Christmas pudding

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  • My dad’s pumpkin pie and his fruit cake

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  • Cheesecake and pumpkin pie!!

  • Manpreet Kaur

    Peppermint bark cookies.

  • Christine J

    A dreamy 3-layer pumpkin cake with maple cream cheese frosting. *sigh*

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  • mell

    Italian Creme Cake

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  • Patti T.

    I am a lover of vanilla beans also. It is hard to pin down what I am looking forward to eating, but my SIL makes these little mini hoagies that are to die for.

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    I love looking at all the things you post on Pinterest, so of course I follow you.

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    I am looking forward to my mom’s cookie dough truffles.

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  • Robin

    Gingerbread trifle or cheesecake… can’t decide!

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  • lori

    I look forward to making butter cookies each year.

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  • re morgan

    cherry cheesecake and carrot cake!

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  • Jeanie Norman

    I am looking forward to fudge….chocolate….peanut butter……any kind is great!

  • Pie…any kind of Pie.

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  • April

    Looking forward to making and eating dark chocolate brownie cookies, peanut butter balls, and possibly a delicious pumpkin crumb cake with a brown sugar glaze.

  • Debbie

    Buttermilk pie–it’s kinda like a chess pie

  • Kristin

    I love making and eating pecan pie after the Christmas meal!

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  • I love any of the pies that my granny bakes, especially her pecan pie!

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  • my mom’s famous sugar cookies!

  • Jen L

    Butternut Cake

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  • Looking forward to all those cookies! Especially chewy ginger cookies.

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  • Rebecca A.

    bread pudding! My husband and I usually bake a version – cinnamon raisin or croissant of challah

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  • Christyne

    pumpkin banana mousse tart. Merry Christmas

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  • Sara G

    Creme Brullee french toast

  • Looking forward to eating fudge, apple pie cookies, and pizalles!!

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  • Blessie Nelson
  • peanut butter blossoms!

  • Amy K

    My mom’s cut out cookies… yummmm…

  • Amy K

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  • Not much of a pie person… I LOVE cookies, and the holidays are the best excuse to indulge. Those vanilla beans could be great in some cookies. :)

  • Darla

    We have mexican food on Christmas eve. I can hardly wait.

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  • I did some of my Christmas baking and made thin mints – they are to die for! Can’t wait! :)

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  • Leann Lindeman

    I think I am making chocolate cheesecake for Christmas dinner.

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  • Megan

    I love making sugar cookies with royal icing. They turn out so lovely and so nummy. Small families make for small desserts!

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  • I love chocolate pie.

  • Kristen M.

    I look foward to indulging on Christmas cookies.

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  • karen

    Looking forward to sticky toffee pudding, which I make for new year’s eve.

  • my family always has apple pie on christmas :)

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  • Linda

    My mom’s chocolate covered cherry cookies. Delicious! I may have already had two. 😉

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  • Joanna F

    Chinese food!

  • jen

    I’m looking forward to the chocolate peppermint cake we’ll be making to celebrate Christ’s birth.

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  • I’m looking forward to eating apple pie this year for Christmas.

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  • Rebecca A

    Mac n chesse!!!

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    I am really looking forward to eating some scottish christmas pudding!

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  • sona

    chocolate chip cookies

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  • Allison

    Cheesecake! We normally have my sister bake a Bouche de Noel but she won’t be with us this year, so we are trying something new!

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  • Michelle

    Apple pie! I’ve been overseas for ages and I’ve missed pie so much.

  • I always look forward to my mom’s rum balls for Christmas dessert! And, of course, some cutout cookies!

  • Sharon

    Coconut Cream Bread Pudding

  • Dawn

    All of the cookies! Especially gingerbread!

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  • Corey

    Seven layer cookie bars! I make them every year.

  • donna

    cookies!!

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  • re morgan
  • cinnamon rolls… do those count?! love them! :)

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  • Marla

    Sugar cookies! Decorated of course.

  • We make fondue every Christmas Eve. I love it and can’t wait! Although, those tiny forks are dangerous…

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  • Katherine K

    Pecan Pie!

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  • Yasee

    Cheesecake!

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  • Vanessa P

    I will be making pecan pie.

  • Janet L

    For me, a gingerbread pudding with hard sauce and the hubby can’t wait for his raspberry cheesecake!

  • I’m looking forward to having some delicious pecan pie.

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    Hot cross buns! Yum!

  • Amy Z.

    I’m looking forward to eating gingerbread cookies!

  • Laura P

    pecan pie!

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  • Manny

    Apple pie or cobbler.

  • Cannolis!