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

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