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Celebrate with Woman's World

Celebrate with Woman's World


Each glossy 100-page edition is one that you’ll want to keep for years! Four times a year, look forward to crowd-pleasing recipes, cheery holiday crafts, and complete party plans tailored to the season. It’s everything you need to make your celebrations even more fun and meaningful, whether you’re planning a get-together with the girls, a special birthday, or an open house for the whole neighborhood!

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United States
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
4 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
welcome to our holiday extravaganza!

’Tis the season for baking! And in the Woman’s World test kitchen, it certainly is the most wonderful time of the year, as our recipe pros Susan, Betsy and Charles whip up the most fabulously festive desserts, gifts and baked goods, all dressed up in their holiday finest. Whether you’re looking for a wow-worthy cake to share with loved ones after a Christmas Eve feast or a homemade-with-heart batch of yummy treats perfectly packed to send over the hills and through the woods, you can rest assured that the directions will be clear and the end result a smashing success. And the celebration doesn’t have to end at Christmas, as we’ve included enough delicious delights to carry you well into the new year. So tie on that apron and turn…

5 min.
cheers to holiday fun!

Peppermint Crush A candy cane and white chocolate liqueur make this drink creamy cool 1 candy cane, crushed Ice cubes1/2 cup white chocolate liqueur, such as Godiva1/4 cup vanilla schnapps1 drop red liquid food coloring Place 2 tsp. crushed candy cane on plate. Dip rims of 2 martini glasses in water, then crushed candy; invert. Spoon remaining crushed candy into bottoms of glasses. In ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine chocolate liqueur, schnapps and food coloring. Cover; shake until well chilled. Divide drink evenly between 2 glasses. SERVINGS: 2 ACTIVE time: 15 min. TOTAL time: 15 min. Bourbon-Spiced Apple Cider Apple bourbon and spices transform a seasonal fave into an adults-only sip 4 cups apple cider2 Tbs. mulling spices1 sprig rosemary1 apple, cored, thinly sliced1/2 cup apple bourbonCinnamon sticks and additional rosemary sprigs (optional) In pot, combine cider, mulling spices and…

24 min.

Whether the treats you crave are finished with whimsical flourishes, shaped into balls and glazed with a sugary drizzle or sandwiched with shiny jam, you’ll find them here. From nutty and tender almond treats and adorable penguin rounds to a towering Christmas angel and everything in between, we’ve got all the flavors guaranteed to deliver an overflowing sleighful of holiday cheer! Snowflake Cutouts These brilliant lemony snowflakes are destined to be the stars of any holiday cookie celebration 22/3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 tsp. baking soda1/4 tsp. salt1 cup butter, at room temp.3/4 cup sugar1 egg1 tsp. vanilla extract1 tsp. grated lemon zest1 batch royal icing (recipe page 24)Red concentrated food coloring Whisk together flour, soda and salt; reserve. On medium-high speed, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. On low speed, beat in egg, vanilla…

12 min.
brownies & bars

With easy finishes such as a creamy milk chocolate drizzle, a layer of buttery almonds or a light dusting of confectioners’ sugar “snow,” our dessert-tray classics get dressed up for the holidays. And all the delectable flavors—peppermint, spiced gingerbread, sweet-tart lemon and more—are enticing enough to keep ’em coming back for seconds…and maybe even thirds! Holiday Brownie Trees Decorated with candy and sprinkles, our one-bowl brownies will get everyone into the Christmas spirit 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped6 Tbs. butter1½ cups sugar4 eggs1 tsp. vanilla extract1½ cups all-purpose flour12 (6" long) straws½ cup light green candy melts Rainbow nonpareils and star sprinkles Heat oven to 350°F. Wrap outside of 9"x3" springform pan with foil; coat pan with cooking spray. In large microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate and butter; microwave in 20-sec. intervals, stirring, until melted…

15 min.
cakes & cupcakes

Sweet holiday memories have never been easier, thanks to our showstopping baked beauties—and we’ve got creations perfect for every type of festivity, from a triple-layer red velvet cake loaded with elegance to clever elf cupcakes cute enough to make even the Grinch smile. You’ll find all the favorite flavors of the season here too, including mint, cranberry and spice, to tempt the sweet tooth in all of us. Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cupcakes Snuggle up with treats inspired by a favorite winter warmer 1 (15.25 oz.) pkg. devil’s food cake mix1 cup strong brewed coffee3 eggs1/2 cup oil1 (1.38 oz.) env. cocoa mix1 tsp. peppermint extract1 (1 lb.) pkg. unsalted butter, at room temp.1 (16 oz.) cont. Marshmallow Fluff1 (16 oz.) pkg. confectioners’ sugar1 tsp. vanilla extractRed concentrated food coloring24 mini candy canes24 miniature…

10 min.
pies & tarts

Apple, pecan or even white chocolate… whichever flavor you prefer, we’ve got an irresistible slice of heaven to ensure a sweet ending to your festive celebration! Making it even better? Many of them rely on convenient, time-saving ingredients like piecrust mix, refrigerated cookie dough and even whole-berry cranberry sauce to make sure your holiday is as doable as it is delicious. Cranberry Crumb Tartlets These two-bite delights make for the perfect mini indulgence 1 (11 oz.) pkg. piecrust mix1 cup packed light brown sugar1 tsp. ground cinnamon1 Tbs. + 1 tsp. butter, melted½ tsp. baking powder¼ tsp. salt1 egg, beaten¼ cup milk1 cup cranberry juice1 cup cranberriesConfectioners’ sugar Heat oven to 350°F. Coat 8 muffin cups with cooking spray. In large bowl, blend crust mix, ¾ cup brown sugar and cinnamon. Transfer 1½ cups…