Day 5 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (with Trillia Newbell)
“Five golden rings!” It is Day Five of my 12th annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! If you’re just joining in, be sure to start at Day 1 here.
I’m so happy to introduce you to today’s giveaway guest, Trillia Newbell. She is an author and speaker and also is the Director of Community Outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention. I first got to know Trillia by following her on Twitter and I was grateful when she said yes to the invitation to join us in this Christmas series. Her great giveaway is based on her latest book Sacred Endurance: Finding Grace and Strength for a Lasting Faith. However, before we get to see what she is offering for the prize of the day, here is one of my favorite Christmas recipes.
Day 5: Fluffy Peanut-Butter Fudge
My family thinks it just can’t be Christmas without this creamy confection—fluffy, creamy peanut butter fudge. This recipe couldn’t be easier. For gift giving, scour second-hand stores for vintage Christmas tins or simply slice a large square of fudge, wrap tightly in foil, and embellish with a Christmas ribbon tied around it.
2 cups white sugar
½ cup whole milk
7 oz jar of marshmallow fluff
1 ? cups creamy peanut butter
¼ cup finely chopped, salted peanuts, for garnish
Generously butter an 8 x 8 inch baking pan.
Stir together the milk and sugar in a medium-sized pan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once it begins to boil, stir continually, for exactly three minutes.
Immediately remove the pan from the stove. Stir in the peanut butter and marshmallow fluff, combining well.
Spread fudge into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts and press down slightly on them. Allow to cool for 30 minutes. Cover with foil and store in the refrigerator. When ready to eat or give as a gift, cut into squares with a sharp knife.
Want more recipes? Grab my fave Christmas appetizers and desserts HERE.
Day 5 Giveaway
My guest today, Trillia Newbell, is giving away her book, Sacred Endurance: Finding Grace and Strength for a Lasting Faith book along with her Bible study on Romans 8, If God Is For Us: The Everlasting Truth of Our Great Salvation.
Giveaway rules are listed below. Enjoy!
Trillia Newbell is the author of the kids’ book God’s Very Good Idea, a Bible study on Romans 8, If God Is For Us, and Sacred Endurance: Finding Grace and Strength for a Lasting Faith, Her writings on issues of faith, family, and diversity have been published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel, Desiring God, True Woman, Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, and more. She is also a commentator for World Radio (a sister platform for World Magazine). She has spoken at numerous conferences, churches, women’s retreats, colleges and seminaries, including True Woman, The Gospel Coalition Women’s conference, Southeastern Theological Seminary, and more. She currently is the Director of Community Outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention. Her greatest love besides God is her family. She is married to her best friend and love, Thern. They reside with their two children near Nashville, TN. Connect with Trillia here.
12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Rules
- U.S. Addresses only please.
- You can comment on all 12 days (once per person) up until midnight Pacific time, Sunday, December 22. Each day will be linked below for easy reference.
- One daily winner will be chosen from each day’s comments.
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- All winners (including Grand Prize) will be announced here on the blog on Monday, December 23, and contacted via email. Please allow 4-6 weeks to receive your prizes.
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DAY FIVE GIVEAWAY QUESTION: To be entered to win Trillia’s giveaway, answer the following question in the comments section.
Is there one food you just have to eat each Christmas?
Tell us what it is in the comments and you’ll be entered in today’s giveaway. Remember, if you want to enter to win the grand prize, you must comment on and share all twelve days.
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Artichoke Dip! It just warms me through & through!
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Snowball shortbread cookies with pecans rolled in powdered sugar. So good.
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Ham Rolls or Ham Biscuits.
Tamales and Menudo
Yes sugar cookies w icing!
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I love eating Christmas Ham!!! My mom makes the best.
Snickerdoodle creamer coffee Christmas morning!
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Cinnamon rolls for Christmas breakfast are a must.
I really really love chocolate peanut candy drops and Buckeyes.