Prep time: 30 min Total time: 6 hours 35 minutes Makes: 16 servings WHAT YOU NEED: 30 OREO cookies, divided 1 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted 35 starlight mints, divided 4 pkg. (8oz each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 pkg. (4 oz) BAKER’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate 2 oz. BAKER’s white chocolateContinue reading “PEPPERMINT BARK COOKIES AND CREAM CHEESECAKE”

How to Host an At-Home Holiday Cookie Swap

1. ORGANIZE THE GUEST LIST Invite enough people to provide a good variety of cookies, but not so many that organizing becomes stressful. Six to eight is ideal. 2. CHOOSE THE DESSERT MENU Decide who will bring which type of cookie, and ask them each to bring copies of their recipes to hand out toContinue reading “How to Host an At-Home Holiday Cookie Swap”

Get Free Skin-Cancer Screenings

According to the American Cancer Society, about 96,000 people will be diagnosed with some form of melanoma in 2019. Because early detection saves lives, the American Academy of Dermatology offers free skin-cancer screenings at locations around the country as part of its SPOTme program. Examine your own skin on a regular basis. If you seeContinue reading “Get Free Skin-Cancer Screenings”

Beware This Airport Germ Hot Spot

A group of Finnish and British scientists found more traces of flu and other viruses in the trays in the security area than in any other location in the airport- even the toilets. Nothing that these trays are handled by nearly all embarking passengers and aren’t disinfected routinely at every airport, the scientists recommend usingContinue reading “Beware This Airport Germ Hot Spot”