Peanut Butter Pretzel Delight Cookies

We’re calling these cookies Peanut Butter Pretzel Delight Cookies, but they could also be called a Holiday in Your Mouth, or Everything But the Kitchen Sink. Why? Because they are full of all of the best ingredients—chocolate chips, Reese’s chips, and pretzels. Just try not to eat the dough before you actually bake them—we failed miserably.

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Traditional Napoli Christmas Eve Pasta Recipe

Christmas Eve should be about spending time with your family, not spending time in the kitchen. Our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, has sent us an effortlessly delicious traditional Christmas Eve dish from Naples that can be cooked up in minutes. Find the recipe after the jump.

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Create a Christmas Tree Cheese Platter

You don’t need a lot of Christmas creativity to make the easiest festive appetizer platter ever. Yes—ever! Swap out red for green grapes and pepper jack cheese for your other favorite, and you’ve got a unique platter. It’s pretty, it’s easy, and it’s full of cheese. What more could you want?

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Traditional Hershey’s Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

These peanut butter and chocolate kiss cookies are a classic for a reason. Partly because they combine the two best cookie ingredients known to bakers everywhere—peanut butter and chocolate—and partly because they’re so easy to make… and eat. Make a batch of boring chocolate chip cookies for Santa and save these for your own personal stash. You won’t want to share.

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5 New Ways to Enjoy Traditional Panettone

One of our favorite things about the holiday season here at FreshDirect is feasting on panettone. Happily, our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, shares this sentiment too! After discovering our mutual passion for panettone, Francine sent us her five favorite ways to enjoy this traditional Italian cake.

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Chocolate and Pistachio Dipped Tangerine Slices

Citrus fruits make healthy snacks during the cold winter months. In this easy recipe, we used extra-sweet tangerine segments (in this case, super-seasonal and delicious Satsuma tangerines) and added decadent chocolate and salty pistachios to kick them up a notch. They’re a fun dessert to prepare with your kids and make a great party snack!

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