Christmas Kitchen Joy
Dec. 11, 2010 10:45 am
Updated: Dec. 16, 2010 12:22 pm
This Christmas season I am thrilled to have my 21 year old son helping me prepare all the seasonal goodies. Every year I take a huge (and I mean the biggest you can buy--trunk size) rubber made type container filled with Christmas cookies, candies, breads,
and chex type mixes up north to my mom's for the Christmas week. Also make several containers to give to friends and neighbors. Most recipes are doubled and tripled. It is very daunting, but, I've been doing it for the past several years and it is expected
now. To be quite honest, I was going to take this year off.
My son said he would help me if I would still do it. Wow! What a memory....I have never had any help in this area and actually having him working with me gives me new energy.
Here is what we are making. AR=recipes from all recipes.
Cinnamon Crackle Cookies (AR)
Andes Mint Cookies
Cranberry Orange Cookies (AR and one of my favorite AR recipes)
Cranberry Biscotti (AR and one of my mothers favorite, a yearly request)
Holiday Wreaths (the corn flake/marshmellow)
Cracker Toffee Cookies
Raspberry Ribbons (AR)
Nuts & Bolts (old family chex recipe)
Snowballs (aka Russian Teacakes)
Molasses Sugar Cookies (AR)
Rolled Sugar Cookies (AR)
Peanut Butter Balls
Well about $200 in ingredients later we are on our way....so far the Baklava, Biscotti and Nuts & Bolts have been made. I hope to add some pictures to this blog and keep an update on how the goodies are coming along.
Molasses Sugar Cookies
Cinnamon Crakle Cookies
Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
Andes Chocolate Mint Cookies
Nuts and Bolts