## OXO Holiday Baking Giveaway!

As if those delicious dark chocolate and orange biscotti (and a video to go along with it!) weren’t good enough, I’ve got something even better. I’m so excited that OXO® has so kindly offered up one super-sized gift set full of baking tools and goodies to one lucky L&OO reader!

The winner will receive a fabulous OXO® gift pack of their choice, valued at $150. When you win (and we all know you’re going to win, right?) you get to decide which set you’d like. Maybe you’d like a set of Pop Containers to organize your pantry? Or maybe you saw us using the mini beakers in the video and must have a set for your kitchen. There are rolling pins, measuring cups, mixing bowls, cookie jars, spatulas, egg beaters… I can tell you any one of these sets would make you a kitchen rockstar.

#### What do you get?

**The POP Star Set:**

Good Cookie Spatula

10 Piece POP Container Set

3 Cookie Jars 2 quart, 3 quart, and 5 quart

-OR-

**The Bake Sale Set:**

Good Cookie Spatula

Egg Beater

3 Pc Mixing Bowl Set

3 Pc Silicone Spatula Set

Rolling Pin

Angled Measuring Cup – 2 Cup

Batter Bowl

Medium Cookie Scoop

Magnetic Digital Timer

POP Cookie Jar

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**The Baking Boss Set:**

Good Cookie Spatula

Pop-Up Cookbook Holder

11in Silicone Balloon Whisk

3 Pc Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set

3 Pc Silicone Spatula Set

Rolling Pin

3 Pc Angled Measuring Cup Set

4 Pc Mini Measuring Beaker Set

#### Giveaway is now closed. Thanks for entering!

The fine print: No purchase necessary. Giveaway open to US residents only. Void where prohibited. Giveaway sponsored by OXO®. I received an assortment of kitchen goodies to use in the video, however all opinions written are purely my own.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at6:57 pmRecipes on my holiday baking agenda: Red Velvet Cupcakes, Cheesecake, Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Cupcakes and Roast Turkey!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at6:57 pmI plan on making jelly doughnuts. Not sure what else at the moment.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at6:58 pmRight now I’ve got one at the top of my list: chai eggnog cookies.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at6:58 pmI follow you on facebook.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:00 pmFor certain I’m making cut-out cookies, it’s not Christmas without them.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:00 pmI tweeted.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:00 pmSugar cookies! Because decorating sugar cookies with two kids is guaranteed hilarity.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:00 pmc

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:01 pmI follow on Facebook.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:01 pmTweeted!

https://twitter.com/OPKitchen/status/276476354168496129

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:01 pmcrispy peanut butter truffles, dipped in milk chocolate!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:02 pmPeppermint blossoms and salted caramel chocolate chip cookies for sure! Homemade almond joys and peanut butter cups!!! Cannot wait!!!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:02 pmI’m definitely making my mom’s delicious mini pecan tarts and okinawan sweet potato and haupie squares!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:02 pmI’m looking forward to making Cioppino. We always celebrate the holiday season with lots of crab! Yum!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:03 pmI plan to make lots of cookies and Christmas “crack” (popcorn, M&M’s, & pretzels coated in white chocolate)!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:03 pmI am a fan on Facebook!!!!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:06 pmGreat giveaway! peanut clusters and cutout cookies are on the agenda to make this weekend! Thanks for the opportunity!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:06 pmI can’t wait to make peppermint bark!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:06 pmChocolate fudge!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:09 pmI always make big pans of brownies and cut them into small squares to make brownie bites. I’m also planning on making something, I think it’s called Elf Treats – graham crackers soaked in a butter and brown sugar syrup. Should be called Elf Crack instead, LOL!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:09 pmI always look forward to making Pecan Tassies with my mom each Christmas. This year, I am also trying out: Andes Mint Brownies, and Salted Peanut Bars!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:09 pmI “Like” you on Facebook!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:11 pmI’m making cookies and candies!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:12 pmFirst up, Meyer lemon crinkle cookies then perhaps my hubby’s favorite molasses cookies. But the absolute must is the orange hazelnut buche de noel for Christmas Eve.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:12 pmAnd I already follow L&OO on Facebook!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:12 pmdonuts!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:12 pmLemon Ricotta cookies, fudge that I put into cupcake liners and can bag as individual gift(great for bake sales too). Gingerbread pizzelles, and a number of Polish and Italian cookies.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:14 pmCookies! Lots and lots of cookies.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:15 pmLast year I received Norwegian Delicacies in a cookie swap, and they were amazing! I’ll definitely make more of those!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:15 pmCut out sugar cookies, peanut butter blossoms, peppermint bark brownies!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:15 pmi follow on facebook

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:15 pmThis year I want to make fancy homemade marshmallows and hot cocoa mix for gifts. Definitely also cookies, but not sure what type yet.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:15 pmI love making sugar cookies. Thanks for the chance to win!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:16 pmI liked you on facebook too :)

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:16 pmI tweeted: https://twitter.com/unperfect529/status/276479925979082752

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:16 pmDefinitely Kiss Cookies and Buckeyes… yumm.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:16 pmAnd I liked Love & Olive Oil on Facebook. Thanks!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:18 pmI will definitely make my grandmother’s famous glazed rum spice cake!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:18 pmTons of cookies!! Gingersnaps, chocolate crinkles, cut outs… and lots more I’m sure.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:19 pmsugar cookies with icing and gingerbread men. yumm can’t wait for the wknd to bake.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:19 pmI’m definitely baking peanut blossoms. And then I’d like to try a peppermint nutella cookie recipe I found – I think I may use that one for the cookie exchange I have coming up next weekend.

Great giveaway!!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmI follow on Facebook!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmHot chocolate, cookies, gingerbread torte, and COOKIES!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmI would love to get my hands on making chocolate truffles this Christmas!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmI also follow and tweeted on twitter!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmPumpkin roll and gingerbread!!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmCookies…..lots of cookies!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmOh man, so many recipes. I want to try out a couple of bar cookie recipes from Smitten Kitchen’s new cookbook, and then I’ll probably be making the chocolate toffee and chocolate thumbprint cookies I make every year. Plus *more* chocolate cookies and brigaderios (look it up, they’re amaaaazing) for my grandma. And then the chocolate chip coffee cake (also from Smitten Kitchen) that I make every year for the weekend after Christmas. There will be much destressing in the kitchen this year.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:20 pmFollowing you on Twitter and tweeted!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:21 pmChocolate peppermint shortbread, and maybe some homemade marshmallows…

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:21 pmLiked you on FB!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:21 pmDefinately have fudge, peanut blossoms and peanut butter balls on the list!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:22 pmI’m also a FB and Twitter follower!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:22 pmcranberry mascarpone tart with chocolate wafer crust

double chocolate cookies

and… my mother’s famous nut bars!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:24 pmbrown butter glazed oatmeal cookies

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:25 pmfollow on FB

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:26 pmThis Christmas my baking list is ALL things gingerbread and a killer double chocolate peppermint chip cookie!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:27 pmRecipes on my holiday baking list: Oreo truffles, peppermint bark, choc chip cookies, and pumpkin cheesecake!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:29 pmHomemade peppermint patties! They are requested by family every year.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:31 pmVery little compared to most years. I’m skipping the gift cookie trays this year, and only baking with my son what he wants us to make.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:31 pmtruffles, ginger cookies, rice crispies, sandies, sugar cookies

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:31 pmTrying to master my grandmother’s fudge!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:32 pmbuckeyes! i’m without an oven :(

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:32 pmCINNAMON ROLLS! Can you believe I’ve never eaten one before? I want to make them for Christmas morning this year!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:32 pmI’m a fb fan

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:33 pmLots of cookies and pumpkin chocolate chip muffins

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:33 pmI’m planning on making Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches, I saw them on Cookies & Cups the other day! I’m probably also making my boyfriend’s favorite chocolate chip cookies and maybe some fun brownies too.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:33 pmI like Love & Olive Oil on Facebook!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:33 pmCan’t wait to make some cookies for everyone.. including myself!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:34 pmI follow you on Facebook.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:35 pmLOTS of peppermint goodies!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:35 pmcookies, cookies, cookies, and more cookies!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:35 pmI followed you on Twitter and tweeted about the contest (but my tweets are protected, I’ll approve you if you want to see it!)

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:36 pmI’m boring…bread, cinnamon rolls (first time), chocolate chip cookies 9old favorite). May try something else, just not sure what yet.

I’ll be hosting a Christmas Eve dinner for parents/in-laws but haven’t decided on the menu yet.

following at Tweeter too @bookdragonslair

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:36 pmSugar cookies are number one on the list, followed by cinnamon rolls for Christmas morning!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:36 pmtwitter follower, ya’ll!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:37 pmI can’t wait to make bon bons and thumbprint cookies!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:38 pmI just liked the facebook page!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:39 pmMint Chocolate Truffles, Pomegranate Fudge & Peanut-butter Puddles!!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:42 pmchocolate peppermint cookies, gingerbread and lots of banana bread!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:42 pmHot cocoa cookies and chocolate peppermint brownies (and maybe some rainbow cookies).

Also I’m a twitter and Facebook follower :)

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:45 pmToo many to list! Hidden kisses, jam thumbprints, eggnog cookies, and many more…

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:45 pmI like you on FB.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:45 pmI will be making Gingerbread cookies, Pizzelles, Pecan Tassies, many other cookies, fudge and Salted Caramels.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:47 pmI am definitely going to bake some rugelach for Hannukah, and most like some type of gingersnap or gingerbread near the end of December. Haven’t decided which recipe yet!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:50 pmA traditional British Christmas cake, peppermint chocolate cookies, and maybe an eggnog cheesecake!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:50 pmI plan to make a few sugar cookies but more importantly I have requests for cookie dough truffles!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:52 pmI’m also a fan on Facebook.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:53 pmI plan on making venetian cookies (I really don’t know if this is what they are called- but it’s the name I gave these powdery pecan goodness cookies since I was a child!)

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:54 pmChocolate peppermint bark, a cheesecake, and a hearty chili!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:54 pmI liked Love and Olive Oil on Facebook too!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:54 pmNutella fudge!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:55 pmOh, I’ll be making lots of family recipes, as always! M&M cookies, gumdrop cookies, peanut butter blossoms!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:55 pmI like love and olive oil on facebook!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:57 pmI’d like to try my hand at making fudge to give as gifts to people at work. :)

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at7:59 pmTop of my holiday recipe list: peanut brittle for my grandpa.

Everything else is really secondary to Grandpa’s candy.

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at8:00 pmMonster cookies and some peppermint pinwheels!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at8:01 pmChocolate peppermint pinwheel cookies!

Also I follow you on fb. :)

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at8:02 pmDefinitely some peanut butter blossoms!

Posted OnDecember 5, 2012at8:03 pmI like you on FB!