Category Archives: Christmas cookies

Christmas Sugar Cookies

I’ll add the recipe later but wanted to get this in before I forget. We found a great recipe for rolled butter cookies in our “Best Recipe” cookbook. George and I tried decorating with the “pipe in outline and flood … Continue reading

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Christmas Biscotti

from Carmen … I love biscotti.  You feel fancy when you have it on hand to offer to visitors who drop in for coffee, but it’s also such a treat just to have for yourself. This red and green version … Continue reading

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Eggnog

2 eggs 1 1/2 cups almond milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 3 tablespoons bourbon 2 packs stevia Separate the eggs. Whip the egg whites and set aside.  Beat the egg yolks till light colored.  Add 2 packs … Continue reading

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My mom’s gingersnaps

BJ sent her recipe but it uses a full cup of Crisco. Crisco – there are no words. Okay – she didn’t know how bad it is.  But we do. Thankfully the best cure for Crisco is real butter and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookies

Banks, Warner and I made these cookies last week. The recipe was easy and doesn’t contain shortening.  The dough rolled out easily for the children without requiring  a ton of flour.  The kids liked the cookies a lot and mom … Continue reading

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Spritz cookies

3 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Preheated oven to 375. Beat butter until creamy. Add sugar, egg, vanilla; beat well. Add flour one cup at a time. Dough will … Continue reading

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