Thursday, December 13, 2012
Need a quick holiday cookie recipe? Make one of these for your parties this season.
What kind of cookies will you be baking for your get-togethers this season? From sweet to savory, holiday cookies come in all shapes and sizes. And what’s better than to top off a tray of cookies than a glass of homemade eggnog? You can also check out myrecipes.com to learn how to host a successful cookie swap and view more holiday cookie recipes. Eggnog In a saucepan over low heat combine milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cinnamon stick and clove. Bring to a slow boil (this will take between 5-7 mins). Once the milk mixture starts to boil remove from heat and leave cinnamon stick in for a couple of minutes, then remove. Put egg yolks and sugar into a bowl. Using a hand held mixer, mix them until pale and fluffy. Pour the hot milk mixture …
Friday, December 23, 2011
The big night will be here soon. Make sure to leave a treat that Santa Claus (and all his helpers) will enjoy.
Christmas Eve is almost here. If your children are looking forward to a visit from Santa Claus, then they are probably making plans to leave some cookies and milk out for the big guy. This year, why not skip the store bought cookies and try one of these delicious homemade cookie recipes? Santa -- and everyone else in the family -- will thank you. If you are not sure which one to try, watch the video to see what Santa Claus recommends. CHEWY BROWNIE COOKIES (taken from Santa’s Favorite Cookies) 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar 2/3 Crisco stick or 2/3 cup Crisco all vegetable shortening 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
It's all about fresh-from-the-oven baked goodies for Peachtree Corners residents Jackie Peel and Donna Cosola who enjoy the tradition of baking holiday cookies.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Carol Frey
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
What’s better to make for your family and share with others than delicious holiday cookies? Jackie Peel enjoys being in the kitchen and brings her cooking talents to life during the holidays. She says she especially likes the tastes and scents of holiday spices and molasses coming from her kitchen. There are many cookies she’s made through the years but her molasses cookies are some of her favorites. She says “They bring back memories of her dad having his tea with some good ole’ molasses,” as he called them. Try her recipe for these soft, chewy cookies to bring the scents and tastes of the holidays into your home. Molasses Cookies ingredients: prep: Mix together oil and shortening then add sugar, egg & molasses. In separate bowl, mix …