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Day 10 of 12 Days of Christmas! (with Alexandra Hoover)

It’s Day 10 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! If you’re just joining in, be sure to start at Day 1 here.

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Day 10: Favorite Christmas Cookie

Today’s guest is my friend Alexandra Hoover. She is a wife, mother of three incredible kiddos, daughter, friend, bible teacher, and Proverbs 31 devotion writer. And now, here she is with a fun question of the day!

I grew up eating delicious homemade Venezuelan desserts for Christmas. My absolute favorite was Tres Leches cake (translation: three milks cake). This is a sponge cake —in some recipes, a butter cake —soaked in three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and heavy cream. Sometimes cinnamon is also in the recipe.

As I grew up, I was also introduced to a few American recipes that I loved as well. They became a sweet obsession. One is soft sugar cookies and the other is gingerbread cookies. I love them fresh out of the oven. I just can’t go without them at Christmas time!

And so, for our question today, tell us what your favorite Christmas cookie is in the comment thread and you will be entered to win my giveaway.

Day 10 Giveaway

Thanks Alex! For day nine, Alexandra is giving away Ann Voskamp’s  Family advent book Unwrapping the Greatest Gift, and her new guide Come and See. Be sure to tell us your favorite Christmas cookie. (In case you’re wondering, mine is church windows!)


 Alexandra Hoover is a wife, mother of three, daughter, friend, Bible teacher, and writer. She’s passionate about communicating about Jesus, whether it be through writing or speaking, online or in person. She spends her days loving on her family, dancing with her kids, serving and working at her local church as the equipping assistant director, and living on mission right where God has her.  


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Day 1 with Shannon Acheson

Day 2 with Amber Smith

Day 3 with Bella Schwenk

Day 4 with Andrea Brouwer

Day 5 with Nicki Koziarz

Day 6 with Alexis Joseph

Day 7 with Kia Stephens

Day 8 with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Day 9 with Jodie Berndt

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  1. Any question that is food-related is pretty easy for me! ha My first favorite is sugar cookies. Like you, they have to be thick and soft. I don’t even always mind if they are decorated if they taste buttery good. My husband found a recipe on Google and made some the other day, and they were delicious. I am always jealous that he is such a good cook. My second favorite is the twin bing bars. You know, the ones with cherry on the bottom and chocolate on the top! Yummy. And thirdly, I really like those peanut butter balls that are dipped in chocolate. So good. I’m pretty easy to please, but this year I know I’m going to have to take it easy on the sweets. :(

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  2. Don’t need Christmas for good ole’ fashioned chocolate chuck cookies, haha. During the season, gingerbread cookies with icing and all the candies (gumdrops, peppermints, marshmallows, etc.) Tomb cookies and wedding cookies (the white, wintery, sugary cookies)… those are a special treat!

  3. My favorite Christmas cookie are the sugar cookies with designs in the middle like gingerbread and Christmas trees.

  4. Sugar cookies. Not so much because of the recipe, but the fun of decorating them. Either a cookie decorating party or just with friends, always a riot and huge mess!

  5. I think they are called cherry crinkles. They have cherries with a melted Hershey’s kiss in the middle. Soooo good! I love the combination of cherries with chocolate!!!

  6. My mom makes a decorated cookie that is a Chinese almond cookie. It’s so decadent. I’m trying to perfect this one too.

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