Whole Wheat Apricot Toaster Pastries

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Early mornings tend to get the best of us, but during those lazy weekend mornings when everyone stirs from their beds at their own pace, breakfast should be a treat. A special kind of treat, a time when you bake something exceptionally delicious for your family. Today, I’m sharing these absolutely fantastic, melt in your mouth Apricot Toaster Pastries made with sweet Apricot Preserves from the Hickory Farms Farmstand Fruit Spread Collection. If you’re the kind of family that loves popping a store bought toaster pastry into your oven or toaster, than these will definitely be an improvement! Homemade with ingredients you can pronounce, they’re tastier than any of the other pastries that have ever graced your toaster’s insides!   The natural Hickory Farms Apricot Preserves add just the perfect hint of sweetness and fruity flavor that these whole wheat toaster pastries crave. The fact that they are whole wheat will make you confident in serving these to your kids and family. These are great when made ahead and frozen individually, just thaw for a couple of minutes before baking.   Whole Wheat Apricot Toaster Pastries Makes 10 large pastries 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry …
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Thanksgiving Centerpiece- Candles and Fresh Fruit

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With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, there’s a lot that goes into planning this day to make it a Thanksgiving that stands out above the rest. Here at Hickory Farms, we want to make sure your Thanksgiving is brimming with unique and personal touches, by providing one of our favorite holiday tips. The turkey, ham, and side dishes are the star of the table, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for subtle touches of festive flair to highlight all of the hard work that was put into making such a delicious meal. Centerpieces are a Thanksgiving staple and there are countless centerpieces you can use to best complement the look and feel you want to present to your guests. To give your tablescape an ethereal glow, make your tablescape centerpiece shine by using candles and seasonal fruit. The fun in creating a candle centerpiece, is that this is a feature you can completely tailor to your own taste and customize based off of items you already have in your home. For a centerpiece that is sure to make your Thanksgiving dinner really shine, we have some easy tips for you to follow. You will need the following items: A plate that complements …
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Thoughtful Ways to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

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Veteran’s Day, held annually on Nov. 11, is the perfect time to honor our nation’s armed forces for their sacrifices and bravery. Hickory Farms has always been a big supporter of the men and women stationed both at home and abroad. As such, we’ve compiled some special ways you and your family can honor our nation’s heroes this year. Source: Wikimedia Commons Attend a Veteran’s Day parade Check your local paper or call a nearby VFW post to see if there will be a parade in your area. Most communities usually hold a symbolic ceremony to honor the local men and women dedicated to keeping citizens safe. Source: Michael Elliott via FreeDigitalPhotos.net Take part in a flag-raising ceremony On Nov. 11, even the smallest municipalities will take part in a ceremonial flag raising event. This is a wonderful time to teach children of all ages about patriotism and the dedication to duty members of our armed forces — both active duty and retired — exemplify with their service to our country. Make a donation Do you have a used vehicle you’re not using at home? Make a donation of your used car, truck or RV to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation to show your appreciation for the men and women serving our country. Send a care …
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