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Melomakarona {Traditional Greek Christmas Cookies}

It’s Christmas tiiiiiiiiiime!! CHRISTMAAAAS!!

I cannot begin to describe how excited I am during this season! My joy is ridiculous!!

To top that joy I made melomakarona! Sounds Greek to you? Well, it is!

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Melomakarona are traditional Christmas cake-like cookies, wonderfully spiced and soaked in a honey-based syrup. They are sweet, delicious and addictive!

You will not find a house without melomakarona during the holidays!

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Plus, in case you are interested, they are dairy-free!

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Crunchy Truffles with Brandy

Don’t you just love it when you decide to bake something and all the ingredients are right there? No need to run, no need to shop. Especially on a lazy Sunday! Well, this is what happened to me when I found a recipe attached to a dark chocolate bar and realized I NEEDED to prepare these amazing “drunk” truffles! OK, the name of the recipe wasn’t really “drunk” truffles, but having tasted them I think “drunk” is very appropriate…

The recipe is rather simple and requires only 5 ingredients, while the result is pretty and delicious. I can easily imagine a handful of these truffles put in a pretty, even handmade, box closed with a shiny ribbon and voila! A sweet gift 🙂

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