Are you finished your Christmas shopping?? I’m not! Each and every single year I ask myself how it can be possible that we all have an ENTIRE year to get this done and it still comes done to the wire! Shoppers are just crazy right now. I feel like when I go into a store or the mall I have to hang on to my girls for dear life because of all the rude ill mannered people out there. And worse then the stores and malls are the parking lots. It’s like people completely throw safety out the window just…
The gingerbread house is an iconic Christmas tradition, and every kid has probably made at least one. But, gingerbread can do so much more than houses! If you’re willing to get a little creative, there are lots of fun things you can make with this versatile cookie.
Or, you could switch up the recipe you’re using. Obviously, you need a sturdy cookie that will hold it’s shape well. Lebkuchen (lep-kue-gen), a German cookie made with molasses, is a great choice for making houses since it holds it’s shape so well. This is a great recipe, though you…
Decorating Christmas cookies can be as simple as dipping sugar cookies in melted chocolate, or as involved as piping on complex shapes and patterns in multiple colors. Regardless of your skill level with a bag of royal icing, give it a try and I promise you’ll be making beautifully decorated cookies in no time. They make great gifts; just get some pretty ribbon and some clear baggies, and you’ve covered gifts for your kids’ teachers, your yoga instructor, and any unexpected gift-givers that might come knocking at your door.
What kind of cookie dough should I use?
Start with something…
Today I tried a brand new recipe given by a friend and it was absolutely delicious!! Any easy!! It only took me no more then 15 minutes to put it all together from start to finish and then I just popped it in the oven. So here it goes:
4 Sweet Potatoes
1/2 cup melted butter or coconut oil
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
Chopped pecans ( optional )
Peel and cut sweet potates into small cubes. Do the same with the apples. Spread both in a 9×13 inch baking dish. Melt butter in a pan. Add…