Easy Perfect Sugar Cookies and Royal Icing

My daughter Courtney wanted to experiment and try out royal icing so I made some Christmas sugar cookies and we gave it a go.  Let’s just say we need more practice, it’s definitely a practiced talent although we didn’t do too bad for a first effort.  And, by the way, these sugar cookies are delicious! … Continue reading

Easy Crescent Danish Wreath

I made this for the neighborhood Christmas party and it was a hit I guess because it was gone pretty quickly.  I did get to try a piece and it was delicious so I bought the stuff to make it again for the fam. wreath 2 (8 oz each) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Oreo Reindeers

Here’s a quick and easy treat for all the little people in your life, although big people will like them too! chocolate Wilton candy melts Oreos tiny twist pretzels red M&Ms candy eyes 1  Melt candy melts according to package directions. 2  Dip each oreo into the melted candy melts with a spoon, shaking gently … Continue reading

Super Mario Gingerbread Castle

When I saw this Gingerbread Kit online, I knew I had to get it because my house is full of Super Mario lovers.  I purchased it online from Michaels but it is a Wilton product so you can get it online there, as well as Amazon and also Walmart.  It comes with everything you need … Continue reading

Gingerbread Loaf/House

It’s not Christmas without a gingerbread house or two, now is it? 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup molasses (I did half molasses and half real maple syrup) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup … Continue reading

Eggnog Quick Bread

Baking up a storm around here!  Gotta love Christmas time!  I’m just gonna say that I don’t like eggnog but this bread was delicious! bread 2 1/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled 3/4 cup sugar 2 … Continue reading

Pesto Parmesan Christmas Tree

How adorable is that?  Not to mention yummy.  Impress the Christmas crowd with this baby!  I made it for our annual Christmas Book Group pot luck. 1 (8 oz) can crescent rolls or crescent dough sheet 32 cubes Mozzarella cheese shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup basil pesto 1  Heat oven to 375.  Spray large cookie … Continue reading