As you prepare for the holiday, try a few of these tried and true Christmas cookie recipes from a local Patch editor.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Saturday, December 22, 2012
As you prepare for the holiday, try a few of these Christmas cookie recipes.
Here are a few of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes. Most of these are easy to make and kid friendly. Enjoy! Ingredients: Crush the cookies in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or in a food processor until the cookies are almost powder-like. Mix in the softened cream cheese and stir well. You can make as many different sizes as you want or have space for. Microwave the candy coating and be ready to apply right away, while it is still hot. Once it hardens, you won't be able to cover the cookies. Add your favorite sprinkles while candy coating is still soft. Set cookies on wax paper and place in freezer for 10-15 minutes, at least. Enjoy! Ingredients: The first step it to melt one stick of butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Next …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
We're halfway there, so stay tuned as we continue to double check our list of pre-Christmas chores to keep the holiday on track. Today, it's those bite-size holiday favorites – cookies!
On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, cookies a-baking ... five golden rules, "You're Invited!" cards, gifts for my friends, ways to spread the love and a little time reserved just for me. There's just something about this season that lends itself to baking. Maybe it's the holiday memories and traditions associated with the kitchen. In my house, the week before Christmas is cookie time. We don't have the time to make dozens of different cookies on Christmas Eve and there wouldn't be any left if we made them too far in advance, so the week before it is. While everyone has their own family recipes and dietary restrictions, there is really only one secret to amazing cookies. It's butter. Not margarine, not shortening ... …