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Christmas Classic Christmas Treats You'll Want to Make Year After Year

Here's a one-stop shop for all the fun and crafty Christmas goodies that are easy to make and never go out of style. On the list are yule logs, marshmallow Santas, Oreo snowmen, star cookies, Nutter Butter reindeer, linzers, gingerbread men, sugar cookies, chocolate-dipped pretzel rods, peppermint bark, and white buche de noel.

By Family Circle Food Editors
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