Archive for the Christmas Tag

Gooey Butter Pear Cake

I am making this for my mom for her Christmas visit.

Ginger Snaps

PrintGinger Snaps IngredientsGingersnap Cookies: 3/4 cup (170 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup (105 grams) dark brown sugar 1/2 cup (100 grams) white granulated sugar 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsulphured molasses 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups (260 grams) all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2
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Snowflakes (aka Cookie Press Cookies)

Between my mom, my sister and myself, we make about 40-thousand batches of these every Christmas.

Peanut Butter Munchies

Peanut Butter Munchies

These have turned themselves into a Christmas tradition by being so awesome. With all the sifting, and rolling they can be a little daunting, so when the family is in town, I take advantage of the helpful spirit and churn out a double-batch.

Seven-layer Cookies

My friend Carol shared these with me at a holiday cookie swap.

Kiss Cookies

PrintKiss Cookies Ingredients1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup shortening 1 cup peanut butter 2 large eggs 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 package Hershey’s Kisses Instructions Cream sugar, brown sugar, shortening, and peanut butter well. Add eggs, then remaining ingredients. Shape dough into
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Crockpot Holiday Wassail Punch

Fa la la

Holiday Candy Cookies

PrintHoliday Candy Cookies A recipe I acquired from a cookie swap.Ingredients1 1/3 cups brown sugar firmly packed 2/3 cup butter softened 1/3 cup peanut butter 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats 1 package M&Ms red and green 1 cup white chocolate baking
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Christmas Trees

”I don’t like almond extract”– Mom.