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Archive for December, 2007

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 8 Cherry Balls

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

My sister-in-law has been making these for years. they are delicious! Easy to make and no baking! Good for kids to make as well. Cherry Balls 1/2 C Soft butter ( no margarine) 1 1/2 C Icing sugar 1 1/2 c Fine coconut 1 tbs Cream or milk 1 tsp Vanilla 1 tsp Almond flavoring […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 7 Almond Meringue Cookies

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Thse are one of my favourites- I have trouble stopping myself from eating . They are quite good as a low calories cookie- about 40 caloroes per large cookie. Almond Meringue Cookies makes 18 large cookies 3 egg whites Pinch salt 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped almonds ( […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 6 Florentine cookies

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

From the Twelve days of Christmas Cookies Series : These are exquisite! Rich buttery lacy cookie with chocolate center. I take these as hostess gifts. People just rave. You can use mil chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate if you like. I personally prefer dark chocolate. I have also made with high end belgian chocolate […]

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 5 The Best Ginger Cookie Recipe

Friday, December 14th, 2007

From the 12 days of Christmas Cookies series BEST Ginger Cookie Recipe These are easy to make and look great. Bit soft in the middle with a nice crunch. A “pretty” cookie with not too much effort or skill required to make :-). These are nice year round. Ginger Cookie Recipe 4 cups flour 2 […]

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 4 Grandma Brown’s Scottish Shortbread Cookies

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

From the 12 days of Christmas Cookies series These are LITERALLY world famous. They are the best shortbread cookies you will ever taste. Grandma Brown’s Scottish Shortbread Cookies 1 Cup Corn Starch 1 Cup Rice flour 1 Cup All Purpose Flour ! Cup Icing Sugar 1 lb butter ( yes- you are reading correctly- a […]

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 3 Holiday Macaroons

Monday, December 10th, 2007

From the 12 days of Christmas Cookies series 12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 3 Holiday Macaroons 1 tin sweetened condensed milk (300 to 330ml) 2 egg whites pinch salt 5 cups unsweetened shredded coconut (i used fine) 2 to 3 cups slivered dried pineapple, mango and papaya. (I think I used about 2 1/2 […]

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 2 The Ultimate Sugar Cookie

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Here is Day 2’s recipe from 12 days of Christmas Cookies recipe series The Ultimate Sugar Cookie 1 cup white sugar 1 cup icing sugar 1 cup butter ( softened- I have never used margarine but I think you could try it) 2 eggs (beaten) 1 teaspoon cream of tarter 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 1 German Crescent Cookies

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Each day I will publish another recipe for one the worlds best not necessarily JUST for Christmas cookie recipes Also feel free to share your own . A friend of a friend made these and they were absolutely the best cookie I had ever tasted. They are easy to make […]

Great New Product – Stamp N Bond and Some Tips and Ideas for Using

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

I was introduced to Stamp N Bond from Stampendous at my local craft store and fell in love. Th ebottle costs about 8.00. The product looks like clear embossing powder, but it is actually tiny beads of glue that melt and “activate” when you heat it up. The glue is REALLY strong. How can you […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Top 12 Best Holiday Cookie Recipe Countdown

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Looking for the BEST Holiday Cookie recipe? Each day I will publish another of the worlds best Christmas Cookie recipes. Also feel free to share your own . 12 12 Days of Christmas Cookies: #1 German Crescent Cookies 12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 2 The Ultimate Sugar Cookie 12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day […]

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