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Michelle Mahnke poses with a platter of her Christmas Cut-Out Cookies.

She was 22 and far from home. How would the holiday spirit ever find her there?

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Michelle Mahnke's Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

Michelle Mahnke gathered a diverse group of Vegas casino workers together to make Christmas cookies from a variety of cultures. Now you can try these recipes at home! Read Michelle's story!

 


Traditional Lebanese cookies called Ghraybeh, flavored with orange-blossom water

These traditional Lebanese cookies are crescent-shaped and flavored with orange-blossom water.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

A rack of Michelle's Christmas Cut-Out Cookies, just out of the oven

These butter cookies have that classic flavor, the one so many of us associate with the holidays.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Russian Tea Cakes

These cookies are widely associated with Christmas, though their connection to Russia is questionable. How they came by their name is lost to time.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Michelle Mahnke's Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

Michelle Mahnke gathered a diverse group of Vegas casino workers together to make Christmas cookies from a variety of cultures. Now you can try these recipes at home! Read Michelle's story!

 


Krumkake

This wafer cookie is a traditional Scandinavian Christmas treat.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Daniel Kessel

An unexpected encounter brightened a dark day for assistant editor Daniel Kessel

by Adam Hunter

Have a loved one deployed? It's time to pack those Christmas boxes.

by Edie Melson

Celebrating a beloved aunt who once gargled with Chanel No. 5!

by Michelle Cox

Don't miss out on the precious things in life because of an ambitious to-do list.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Like a grandparent, God always opens the door to his house.

by Michelle Cox

Francine Bryson poses with some of her delectable creations.
From The Joys of Christmas 2014: Step into the kitchen of Francine Bryson, America’s best-loved amateur baker!
by Francine Bryson
, Pickens, South Carolina

Unlike late-night infomercials, God's promises to us are the absolute truth!

by Michelle Medlock Adams

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