25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Day 25 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]