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Top 14 Christmas Cookies & Wine Pairings

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Vinepair recently produced a clever infographic that pairs America’s 14 Favorite Christmas Cookies with their perfect complementary wine! See the graphic below for their expert recommendations, along with links to some of my favorite recipe finds for each of the 14 most popular Christmas cookies.

Wine Pairings for Top 14 Christmas Cookies

Top 14 Christmas Cookie Recipes

  1. Butter Cookie Recipe
  2. Chocolate Chip Cookies
  3. Fudge Crinkles Recipe
  4. Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
  5. Italian Anise Cookie Recipe
  6. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
  7. Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
  8. Shortbread Cookie Recipe
  9. Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
  10. Snowball Cookies Recipe
  11. Soft Molasses Cookie Recipe
  12. Sugar Cookie Recipe
  13. Chocolate Thumbprint Cookie Recipe
  14. Whoopie Pie Cookie Recipe

Super Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe

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A meal around our house is not complete without dessert, and dump cakes have always been a favorite in our family. We usually opt for pineapple or cherry, but this time of year the season calls for pumpkin!

Here’s a super easy variation on traditional dump cakes, perfect for the fall holidays ahead. From start to finish, this easy pumpkin dump cake recipe takes less than an hour… minimum time and baking skills required!

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Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe


  • 1 (29 ounce) can pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix, just plain)
  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

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