Saturday, December 22, 2012
As you prepare for the holiday, try a few of these Christmas cookie recipes.
Here are a few of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes. Most of these are easy to make and kid friendly. Enjoy! Ingredients: Crush the cookies in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or in a food processor until the cookies are almost powder-like. Mix in the softened cream cheese and stir well. You can make as many different sizes as you want or have space for. Microwave the candy coating and be ready to apply right away, while it is still hot. Once it hardens, you won't be able to cover the cookies. Add your favorite sprinkles while candy coating is still soft. Set cookies on wax paper and place in freezer for 10-15 minutes, at least. Enjoy! Ingredients: The first step it to melt one stick of butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Next …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
One of Santa's favorites, these sugar cookies are sure to be popular with family and friends.
These sugar cookies are by far the most popular Christmas cookie at our house, so popular that we often double or triple this recipe so we can share with others. So what makes these cookies so great? For me it's the sugary sweet taste when decorated with frosting, and the fluffy consistency of the cookie itself. My mother Colleen has been making these cookies for my family for as long as I remember. They are only made once a year – making them extra special. This sugar cookie recipe is easy and kid friendly. Nothing says Christmas like cutting out festive shapes in cookie dough with your kids; or gathering around a table with frosting and sprinkles to decorates the dozens of cookies. To make this recipe you will need the following, if you …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
These cookies are the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Best of all? No need to turn the oven on when it's 90 degrees outside.
No bake recipes are perfect for summer. Not only are these recipes delicious and easy to make, but you can avoid adding extra heat to your already hot home by not having to use the oven. Growing up, these chocolate no bake cookies were a staple in the house. It's likely you even have the ingredients in your pantry already. To make this recipe you'll need: To start, add the butter, sugar, milk and cocoa together in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil, and boil for one minute. Turn off heat and stir in the peanut butter, oats and vanilla. Using an ice cream scoop, drop the mixture onto wax or foil paper. Let cool until they set. Enjoy!
Thursday, March 22, 2012
An easy recipe that's sure to be a hit with kids and kids at heart.
If you are on a diet, or a health food junkie, stop reading now. I warn you, the recipe I'm about to share isn't healthy. In fact, it includes ingredients like butter, M&M candies and Nutella hazelnut spread. However, if you want a cookie recipe that's unique and sure to be a crowd pleaser, you must try this. This is another one of those recipes I found on Pinterest (yes, I have an addiction) and, like I said, it isn't healthy but boy, it sure tastes good. I'm a believer in moderation, meaning anything is good for you, as long as it's in moderation. I like to apply this philosophy to food especially. As someone who enjoys eating good food, I think it's important to not starve yourself for the "perfect" body. As long as you exercise at …