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A couple weeks ago I got an itch to make up some “Christmas” cookies! I knew the weeks leading to Christmas would get so crazy at work that I wouldn’t have time, and I was SO right! It has just been insane around here but that is a good thing. We are all so proud of what we do here at Kiepersol that we never have a problem working extra hard to spread the word about what we do!

I digress – back to the cookies. So instead of doing a massive baking day – you know those where you have extra high hopes of accomplishing all of these crazy, insanely complicated cookie recipes and then you end up covered in flour with a bunch of Pinterest fails? Yeah, I wasn’t about to go down that road again. So I baked three different recipes on three different days. It made it really nice. I’d bake a batch of cookies  and try a new recipe and still manage to walk away from the situation unharmed. So here is one of the cookies I made that weekend. They are really delicious, light and airy! I love anything lemon and these have a great lemon flavor! Give them a try for your Christmas baking this weekend! 

Enjoy! Xo



1 Box of Lemon Cake Mix

8oz tub of Cool Whip

5 cups Powdered Sugar

1 egg

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

Prepare a greased cookie sheet or use a silpat

Mix all ingredients, except the powdered sugar, together in your mixing bowl. 



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In a separate bowl, put the powdered sugar. Take two spoons and make rounded tablespoons of dough and drop into the powdered sugar. DOUGH IS VERY STICKY! 

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Roll in the powdered sugar until coated then form into a ball. 

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Place on prepared baking sheet about 2 inches away from each other. 

Bake for about 8-10 minutes depending on your oven!

I had to peek to see how they were crinkling! 

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Enjoy! These were so yummy!

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Every Sunday night, the “family” here at Kiepersol gathers at Pierre’s house and has a family dinner. Pierre and Kelly always make a wonderful meal and last Sunday was no exception. For St. Patrick’s Day, Pierre made homemade corned beef, sauerkraut and potatoes. It was a feast and delicious for sure. So to contribute to the meal, I made this delicious but ridiculously simple lemon pie. I’ve had the recipe pinned on Pinterest for a while and finally had the chance to make it! It will be a great recipe for summer because it’s cool, refreshing and doesn’t require an oven! 

Enjoy and dessert on my friends! Xo

lemon pie


2 cans sweetened condensed milk

3/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice

1 ready made pie crust

Step 1: Take two cups of sweetened condensed milk (I just used 2 cans) and mix it with 3/4 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice using a whisk. 



Step 2: Pour the sweetened condensed milk and lemon mixture into ready made pie crust. I used the shortbread version which was a great complement to the lemony pie. You could also use the graham cracker one too!


Step 3: Refrigerate for at least an hour to set and then enjoy!  You could also use cool whip as a nice addition to the pie if desired. 

Step 4: Try not to eat it all in one sitting! 🙂

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