Chocolate Ginger Crinkle Cookies
[Editor's Note: If you're looking for a wonderful food-related story for Christmas Eve, you won't do better this year than this wonderful one from Alanna Kellogg. It comes with a delicious-sounding recipe for Chocolate Ginger Crinkle Cookies, but even more important is the message about creating abundance, one holiday memory at a time, even when the economy's difficult and people everywhere are struggling to make ends meet. --Genie]
Recipe for Chocolate Ginger Crinkle Cookies
After mass, ‘Santa’ had come and gone, leaving an orange for each one, homemade flour-sack shirts for the boys and small gifts for the girls. The kids had pooled their pennies to buy their mother a big peppermint stick. They exchanged gifts with one another too, the subject of much whispering and plotting beforehand, usually handmade, some times purchased with a few coins.
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