SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 2: Vegan Joe-Joes
|Filled with the holiday spirit? Yep. Vegan? That, too.|
For a vegan like me, Candy Cane Joe-Joes are nature's perfect food. I don't exaggerate when I say that I wait all year for these little treats to grace the shelves of my local Trader Joe's.
So when the season comes around, I buy box upon box, hoarding them in cabinets, in dark corners of my closets, and under couches. Where there was once an end table, there is now just a stack of CCJJ boxes. That way, I'm kept in cookies until their May expiration date, when I'm forced to employ such tactics as baking them into cupcakes, brownies, and this ungodly thing I call "Candy Cane Joe Joe Bourguignon." Not so good ... but you know, desperate times.
Dec. 1: Fruitcake from Schubert's Bakery
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