independence day sweets

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Okay, say what you will… BUT I swear I was planning to make the exact cookies tomorrow and of course post them here for you. Oh well, I’ll still make them, but now you’re getting them a day early from Martha. Here are the how tos.

And since Independence Day is upon us, I thought I would repost my flag cupcakes. I really enjoyed making these! Here’s the original post with how tos.

Happy 4th everyone!

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