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Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

It’s the last day of twelve days of Christmas cookies and I’ve saved the best for last, shortbread cookies are my personal favorites! Christmas just wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have these shortbread cookies. They’re sometimes called melting moments because they are so buttery and tender they...

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

I love baking and have experienced both fantastic and terrible results over the years. Experience might be the best teacher but if you’re like me you hate to waste food. In order to increase your chances of baking success, here are the top ten cookie baking tips, tricks, and...

Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a popular cookie for Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day or any day. These deluxe sugar cookies can be eaten plain, decorated with icing or sandwiched together with jelly or jam to make jam jams. Part of the holiday fun is baking. Decorating cookies is a wonderful and...

Gingersnaps

Gingersnaps

Welcome to our first twelve days of Christmas cookie recipes series! Our first recipe is for a family favorite Gingersnaps.  Nothing makes your home smell like the holidays like baking cookies filled with sweet spices. Gingersnap cookies are a classic, made with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Gingersnaps are my...

Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Bars

These quick and easy to make, decadent cinnamon pecan crunch bars are actually more like candies. They make a nice addition to your holiday baking and, or great gifts! Warning these are addictive so you may need to hide them! Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Bars 12 graham crackers, 2 1/2″x...

How To Make Pure White Icing

Have you wondered how to make pure white icing? Some times you need pure white icing to frost and decorate a cake. Butter cream icing isn’t quite white as the butter and vanilla extract effects the color. Ingredients: 2 cups white vegetable shortening 1 teaspoons Watkins clear original double...

How To Bake Like a Pro The First Time – Basic Baking Tips

Baking can be both an art and a science but with a few basic tips you can be baking up home made goodies from scratch with ease. By following the baking tips below you’ll learn how to bake like a pro the very first time you try.  Unlike cooking,...

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