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A quartet for the cookie jar

December 12, 2007

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This time of year, plum puddings and gingerbread houses enchant many bakers, who think the holidays demand fancy sweets. But when it's time to celebrate, old-fashioned cookie-jar treats aren't too ordinary to offer friends and family. We think that a perfectly chewy oatmeal cookie, made with "fat raisins" (they've been plumped in a rum-orange syrup), or a buttery shortbread studded ... (Full article: 265 words)

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