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Winning Recipe: Christmas Tree Brownies

Winning Recipe: Christmas Tree Brownies

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by juniors Claire Van Meter and Gretchen Fehn, who said they have a best friend baking tradition of baking a different recipe each year. They decided to bake these brownie treats this year because they wanted to make a dessert that didn't take a lot of time, but still looked...

Vanilla Meringues

Vanilla Meringues

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by freshman Christina "Chris" Carmichael, who said this recipe is significant to her because it's one of the first recipes she workshopped by herself and inspired her love for baking. Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar Steps: 1. Preheat oven ...

Oreo Pop-Tarts

Oreo Pop-Tarts

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by junior Thomas Gimeno, who said he tried out this recipe for the first time during one of his annual hiking trip in North Carolina for a part of the Appalachian Trail with his mother. He said now it's a tradition for the two of them to eat these treats before the hikes. ...

Soft Sour Cream Cookies

Soft Sour Cream Cookies

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by junior Julianne Sendon, who said this recipe is relatively new to her family, as it belongs to the family of her sister's boyfriend. She said this new recipe represents the changing of traditions, as well as growth in their household. She said although these are just cookies,...

Peanut Blossoms

Peanut Blossoms

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by senior Tori Moss, who said this recipe holds importance to her because her grandmother would always enlist her and her cousins for help to make these treats every year. She said each kid would have their own job, and the family would all work together to create a bunch of...

Christmas Cake Cookies

Christmas Cake Cookies

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by junior Linh Nguyen, who said baking is important to her because it brings her family closer together. She said they love trying new recipes, even if they don't always work out. She said this was a new recipe she tried out for this year. Ingredients: Funfetti cake mix...

Kitchen Traditions

Kitchen Traditions

Lin-Lin Mo and Lilly St. Angelo

December 12, 2016

HiLite Baking Contest Winner Sophomore Sydney Jones said she has been making and eating lemon bars during the holidays since childhood. Her family received the recipe when they traded their recipe for artichoke dip for their family friends’ lemon bar recipe. According to Jones, they’ve made t...