Yummy Centerpieces Christmas cookie trees are so much fun to make. If youve ever seen one as a decoration on a holiday table or displayed as a centerpiece, you know how adorable and festive they can be. Or if you want to bring your neighbor a unique gift instead of those Christmas cookie tins again this year, why not attempt this craft? You can easily make your own without doing much more than baking and decorating a batch of sugar cookies. Adjust your baking traditions this year to include this fun craft and you'll have numerous fans of your creativity!
'Tis The Season For Cookies 'tis the holiday season and you know what that means! Lots of gift buying, lots of scrambling to get to ten different places at the same time, and more importantly; lots of cookie baking! Did you know that there is actually a holiday set aside for this seasonal tradition? It's true. December 18th is the special day, dedicated for baking cookies. This day is very accurately named, Bake Cookies Day! Whether you're planning on making traditional chocolate chip cookies, decorated cookies, or even a giant cookie cake, this is the time to do it! History
Christmas Cookies Made Easy! The five Christmas cookies shown in this lens all start with the same basic sugar cookie dough. So whether you are hosting a holiday party, going to a neighborhood cookie swap, or just want some goodies for your family to enjoy during the Christmas season, you'll be able to whip up 5 different and delicious cookies using one easy and simple recipe. I found this unique and delicious combination of cookies in my December 2009 issue of Midwest Living. It is one of my favorite magazines for recipe ideas and baking inspiration. I hope you enjoy these
Flickr Photo Credit: Anders Ruff Custom Designs Whip Up a Dozen or Two! It is hard to remember, sometimes, that holidays are supposed to be relaxing and enjoyable! They're supposed to be times of joy, when we can get together with our loved ones, sharing great food and even better company. But just because they're "supposed" to be all those things, doesn't mean they are. Holidays and special occasions are often hectic, chaotic, and jam-packed with chores and errands. One item you need not stress about is your desserts; here are some ideas for hassle-free holiday cookies. No-Bake Cookies These
What's better than cookies with friends? Cookie swaps or exchanges are fun ways to gather friends and neighbors for a festive time. They're so easy to organize and require very little effort on any one person's part. You can host one at work, home, church or other group. Just the mention of coffee and cookies will get people interested! Here's how they work. What is a Cookie Swap? Cookie swaps are a time for friends to bring over a few dozen cookies for exchanging. You decide in advance how many dozen to ask each person to bring. Usually, it's two