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Christmas recipes, Features and such, Recipes »

[4 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,738 views]
Get cooking — Christmas dessert recipes recap

On Dec. 1, First Arkansas News writer Marci Nobles started posting Christmas dessert recipes and has committed to putting up a new one daily through Christmas Eve.
We’re talking about a lot of recipes, for sure. Missing one is easy because, of course, people are busy this time of year. Of course, a convenient way to keep up with everything that goes on around here is to subscribe to our email updates — quite a few people have already done that, so why not join them and get the latest news …

Christmas recipes, Features and such, Recipes »

[2 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,718 views]
Christmas recipe — Grandma’s fruit cookies…

Continuing on with the Christmas recipes, we’ve got fruit cookies.
Not fruitcake, mind you — fruit cookies. That’s a completely different breed of cat. Your relatives won’t be regifting these for the next decade. That’s a promise.
Don’t believe me? Give this recipe a try and you’ll love it.
These cookies are my favorite, and there is nothing funnier than watching my oldest sister Jo cut the fruit into smaller pieces (a process which can literally provide hours of entertainment). Fire up that oven and enjoy!
Grandma’s fruit cookies
7 cups pecans
6 slices candied pineapple
2 …