When it comes to sweets, I'm usually a little picky. That is to say, I'll rarely eat a hard, crunchy cookie that doesn't look worth the calories, as opposed to a soft, gooey and perfectly chewy cookie that is so worth it
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This is one of the most beloved of all the Christmas baking of my childhood. I love the shortbread, mincemeat tarts, my sister's candy cane cookies and other classics, absolutely, but this was always the most hotly anticipated item - partially because of the chocolatey richness, and partially because my mother always made it at least three weeks before Christmas, and insisted that it took three weeks to "cure"
One of my childhood favorite snacks made into a delicious, refreshing drink and/or dessert. The other way of enjoying this childhood favorite snack is to make it a frozen drink or dessert topped with whipped cream and mix it to make into a creamy, flavorful slush