Andes Mint Brownies

I needed some chocolate last night, there were far too many eggnog and gingerbread treats in this house and not enough chocolate so I took care of it! brownies 1 1/3 cups flour 1 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup canola oil 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 eggs … Continue reading

Puffy Gingerbread Cookies

The hubs loves gingerbread cookies.  Me, not so much but I make them for him because I love him.  I decided to try out my new Wilton Christmas Cookie Pan which I got last year after Christmas for half off or more. I can’t find it on their website so it must be discontinued but … Continue reading

Nutty Eggnog Bars

And the holiday baking continues . . . cookies 2/3 cup butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts or pecans icing 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 2 – 3 tablespoons eggnog 1  Preheat oven to 350.  … Continue reading

Holiday Eggnog Quick Bread

What’s Christmas without eggnog? bread 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup eggnog 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 1/4 teaspoons nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt icing 1 cup powdered sugar 2 – 4 tablespoons eggnog dash of nutmeg nutmeg for sprinkling 1  … Continue reading

Christmas Gingerbread Houses

My daughter Courtney and I decided to give gingerbread houses a try this year.  This one is her creation and . . . this one is mine.  Not perfect but not bad either. The reason we decided to give it a go was because I just recently got some Cookie House Molds from Pampered Chef. … Continue reading