25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 25 Christmas Tree Bread

Christmas Tree bread

Today concludes my 25 Days of Christmas Cookie Series! I have enjoyed giving you fun Christmas recipes! I hope you have had a chance to try one or two of them! Today I leave you with a family tradition of my own! My mom has made these year after year and they NEVER get old! […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 24 Old Fashioned Butterscotch Cookies Recipe

Butterscotch Cookies

I love butterscotch flavored anything! Here is a rockin recipe for Butterscotch Cookies! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 egg 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract 1 1/4 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder butterschotch baking chips (optional) PREPARATION: Melt butter and add brown sugar; […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 23 Forever Amber Candy

Forever Amber Candy 1 – 14 oz. pkg. Orange Slice Candy 1 C. Flaked Coconut 1 – can Eagle Brand Milk 1 ½ C. Chopped Pecans Chop candy into small pieces, mix with other ingredients and bake in 9” x 13” pan at 300° for 25 minutes. Cool, shape into balls and roll in powdered […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 22 Mexican Wedding Cookies

wedding cookie

My Grandma made these cookies each year! They are yummy! Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for coating baked cookies 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting hands 1 cup pecans, chopped into very small pieces Directions Preheat the oven to […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 20 Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Thumb Print Cookie

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/3 cup seedless raspberry jam 1 cup white vanilla baking chips Red or green sugar, if desired Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 20 Holly Cookies

Holly Cookies

I made these as a kid and LOVED them! Warning if you are going to be making them with kids…hands will turn GREEN! Ingredients: ½ cup butter 30 large marshmallows 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 ½ tsp green food coloring 3 ½ cups corn flakes red cinnamon candies Melt butter and marshmallows, add vanilla and food […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 19 Chewy Molasses Cookies

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Today’s Yummy Cookie is a Chewy Molasses cookie! Molasses can be hard to find at the store…check your baking isles or speciality areas. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 18 Puppy Chow

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I grew up eating Puppy Chow and LOVING it! Now I am passing on the tradition to my girls! This is an easy fun recipe to make! Puppy Chow 9 cup Chex 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar Put cereal in large […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies Day 17 Sugar Cookies

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Ruth from Living Well, Spending Less sent over this step by step recipe for fabulous Sugar Cookies! My philosophy is that successful sugar cookies are a result of the process and not the recipe, but in case you are wondering, I use Martha Stewart’s Sugar Cookie Cutout recipe from her Cookies book. (If you like […]

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 16 Butter Pecan Snowballs

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My friend, Amanda, who blogs at Simply Living My Life, sent over todays cookie! Don’t these look wonderful! (They taste great too!) Butter Pecan Snowballs 2 sticks softened butter – unsalted 1/3 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose) about 1 1/2 cups crushed pecans (finely crushed) Preheat your oven to […]