12 holiday recipes for fudgy chocolate brownies, gourmet cookies, and more

holiday brownie and cookie giftsThe holiday season is a season for treats. One easy way to deliver is to order fudgy chocolate brownies and gourmet cookies from Fairytale Brownies. Baking treats yourself is another option.

The Associated Press compiled a list of 12 fruit-inspired cookie recipes perfect for the holiday season. You can see the recipes at MassLive.com of Western Massachusetts.

The list includes honeyed apricot tassies, cherry lime brownies, oatmeal blues drop cookies, strawberry pistachio icebox cookies, no-bake cranberry coconut bites, mango marshmallow bars, apple-orange spice drops, peanut butter and jelly cookies, ice cream cone caramel date bars, sweet-and-salty kitchen sink cookies, brown butter fig thumbprint cookies, and tropical almond macaroons.

We’re particularly interested in the oatmeal blues drop cookie, which the Associated Press described as:

“Everyone loves a basic oatmeal cookie. But these are no ordinary oatmeal cookies. In addition to studding them with chewy, sweet dried blueberries,...

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Ship brownie gifts with a holiday message this December

brownie gifts with holiday messageThe holiday season is a magical time … and a busy one at Fairytale Brownies. We ship brownie gifts by the truckload during the holidays. Many are shipped as Christmas gifts. But, of course, many are shipped for other reasons.

That’s why we have four beautiful and unique gift bands that are perfect for brownies shipped in December. What message do you want to send this holiday season?

Are you ready to ship brownies as holiday gifts this December? If not, check out this comment from Dehlia B. of Georgia who ordered brownies to try before Christmas shopping:

“I...

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Fairytale Brownies Holiday Season Blast From the Past!

As we approach the month of December and the upcoming holidays, I find myself reminiscing about the one season we actually ran out of brownies, believe it or not!!!

It was 1997 and we were a few years into the business when we had an unexpected rush on brownies for the holidays, so mid-December we actually ran out of some of our brownie flavors.  We were unable to bake anymore of the delectable Belgian chocolate brownies because our very tiny commercial kitchen had been transformed into a shipping department.  We only had a limited selection of brownie flavors available, so we made due with what we had. . . . Needless to say, we've never forgotten "the season we ran out of brownies".  We've definitely come a long way since then and now occupy a large production facility with plenty of space for baking and shipping, so we plan to never have that problem again!

If you've been a fan of Fairytale Brownies for a while you know that we no longer just carry our famous brownies, but over the...

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Thank the host with gourmet brownies!

The holidays are upon us and it is the season for gathering with friends and family. I know for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year I always end up going to someone else's for the festivities. It is nice to be able to relax and not run around the kitchen preparing, but it is important to thank those who put in the time and work so everyone can enjoy food and fun! 
 
A simple and great way to thank your host of hostess is with Fairytale Brownies! No matter the occasion we have a gift that will express your sentiments. You can be specific with Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy New Year's, or Thank You Gifts. Or simply express your joy for the season with our Happy Holidays, and Celebrate the Season Gifts. If you know your host likes to share then I definitely recommend our different assortment of Crowd Pleaser gifts. There will be plenty to go around, and your host and their guests will be overwhelmed by your generosity.
 
Visit brownies.com and order a brownie delivery to be sent...
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Give thanks now and save 20%!

Instead of sending holiday gifts to clients in December, many businesses are opting to ship their brownie gifts in November.

brownie giftsThat seems logical, since November is the month of Thanksgiving. Businesses generally send food gifts to thank customers and clients for their business, referrals, or loyalty.

Sending a Fairytale Brownies gift early is a good idea because you’ll beat the influx of other holiday treats. That means more time to savor the fudge brownies, soft and chewy cookies and buttery blondie bars!

Right now, you can save 20% on all of Fairytale Brownies Thank You gifts. Purchase any Thank You gift through Nov. 18, using the source code ML643, and the discount will be applied. The gift does NOT need to ship by the 18th, so you can plan ahead and still save 20%.

You’re welcome!

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Happy "Thanksgivukkah!" A special mashup of Holidays!

This year, American Jews will celebrate something that has never happened before . . . and will never happen again. The first day of Hanukkah 2013 starts at sunset on Wednesday November 27th the night before Thanksgiving, Thursday November 28th.

Historically, Thanksgiving is the 4th Thursday in November, meaning the latest it can be is November 28th. As it turns out, November 28th is the earliest Hanukkah can be. 

According to this source, The Jewish calendar repeats on a 19-year cycle, and Thanksgiving repeats on a 7-year cycle, which you'd expect these two holidays to coincide every 133 years (19x7). So, the last time this would have happened would have been in 1861. However, Thanksgiving wasn't established until 1863. Furthermore, moving forward, the Jewish calendar is slowly getting out of sync with the solar calendar (there's a long technical explanation for this which I'll spare you), so this colliding of holiday's will never happen again!

However you're celebrating this historic...

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Make an elegant impression with gourmet brownie gifts

The presentation of a gift can speak volumes, and Fairytale Brownies has always taken pride in our beautifully designed gift packaging. When people taste our delicious gourmet brownies, chewy cookies, and moist bars they are instantly fans, but they are also blown away by the beautifully crafted packaging. 
 
Make a truly elegant statement with our new Wish Box Gifts this season. This luxurious hinged box opens to a flood of deep purple and a plentiful offering of Fairytale treats. Your gift recipients will love the beautiful details in the embossing and silver foil stamping. When it comes to Gourmet Brownie Gifts, these Wish Box Gifts are top of the line. 
 
Check out our different assortments of Wish Box gifts at brownies.com. You can send a heartfelt thank you with the Thank You Wish Dozen. You can also make your gift truly unique with customization. Order a Photo Wish Sprite 24 and you can upload a photo that will be printed directly on to the wish box, making this a sweet and...
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Fudge brownies served at 9th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival

If you live in Arizona, get a head start on your holiday shopping this Saturday at Local First Arizona's 9th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival.

fudge browniesMore than 100 vendors will sell gifts and services, and sample foods from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Portland Parkway (10 W. Portland St.), Phoenix. There is no cost for entry.

Plenty of Fairytale Brownies samples will be served at the Duck & Decanter booth, and individual fudge brownies will be sold as well.

Many vendors have donated raffle prizes that will be awarded throughout the day. One lucky person will win a Fall Sprite 24.

Live musical entertainment is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Crafts and activities for kids and families will be held throughout the day as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fairytale Brownies Holiday Prep in Full Swing!

Wow - it's Halloween, which makes me realize that Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner!  We've been planning for the upcoming holidays at Fairytale Brownies for quite some time now and I can't believe it's almost here. . . .

It takes some time for us to get ready for the peak holidays, from testing scrumptious new Fairytale Brownies, Cookies and Bars, to preparing the catalog and website, to hiring all the wonderful staff we need to help us make it through our busiest time of year. 

If you haven't thought about it yet, it might be time to start thinking about your upcoming holiday gift orders - our fabulous customer service team is ready and waiting to help with whatever you need, and we have a beautiful line of gifts to choose from.  My new favorite gift box this season is our Wish Box. I just adore this luxurious new gift packaging!  All of our brownie gifts are custom designed and unique to Fairytale Brownies, so you know that your gift recipients are receiving...

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Fairytale Brownies has a food gift for every special occasion

birthday food gift

November is coming, and in MY family, this month marks the beginning of a nonstop three-month celebration. There are 13 immediate family birthdays, five friend birthdays, my wedding anniversary, Thanksgiving and Christmas. It all ends with my husband's birthday in January. I'm glad Fairytale Brownies has plenty of special occasion bands to help me through my "season of partying."

Birthday brownies to the family members and friends.

Anniversary treats to the husband...

Thanksgiving sweets to the family out of town...

Of course, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Celebrate the Season for all of the December occasions.

 

food gift

But my new go-to food gift this year is going to be Fairytale Brownies' Sparkling Tower. It is sold in a 2-Box, 3-Box or 4-Box Tower option and includes gourmet brownies,chewy cookies, and buttery blondie bars.

I love the bubbly box! It reminds me of champagne, fireworks and all things happy. I might have to buy a tower gift for myself NOW to start the festivities off right.

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