Holiday Cookie Recipes 2011

Staff report
Published: Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:54 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:54 p.m.
The Gainesville Sun and Ocala Star-Banner's second annual Holiday Cookie Contests drew about 70 entries in both cities combined. Readers sent in new recipes they had created while others sent in recipes that had been passed down from generation to generation. Here is a database of all of the recipes from this year's contest as well as recipes readers submitted last year.

Cookie recipe database:

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In this database, you can find all the submitted recipes, or you can search for one cookie. Search by ingredient, particular recipe, the baker's name, the year the recipe was submitted or view all of the submitted recipes. To see the complete entry including ingredients, instructions and the baker's stories about their recipes, click on the recipe name.

In Gainesville, Darrin Gillins, a sophomore in the Institute of Culinary Arts at Eastside High School, provided the winning recipe for Coconut Caramel Cookies.

In Ocala, White Chocolate Pumpkin Dreams crafted by Karen Goebel of Ocklawaha were named the best.

Enjoy all of the recipes and happy holidays!

Data compiled by Rick Allen and Lillian Castro. Database by Lise Fisher, Joel Axon and Joe Byrnes.

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