Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

How did Mexican Wedding Cookies get their name?The beginnings of the Mexican wedding cake cookie are far removed from Mexico. Food historians believe that it has its origins in medieval Arab cookery; the Middle East has a long tradition of rich special-occasion pastries using butter, honey, sugar, spices and nuts. INGREDIENTS For the cookie dough: 1 cup pecan pieces1 cup ( 2 sticks) unsalted butter at room temperature3/4 [...]

Cookie Exchange : Week 1

Cookie  Exchange : Week 1

Today its all about Cookies- recipes ,packaging and crafts Packing Cookies 101 Use a durable, rigid box or empty tin as a mailing container. Manders ElPlace bubble wrap in the bottom of the container, then line the container with aluminum foil or plastic food wrap that is large enough to wrap over the cookies when the container is full. Best Cookies to ship : Hard and [...]

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

It's World Diabetes Day and I am baking cookies>>> 1/4 cup shortening4 ounces (1/2 cup) unsweetened applesauce1 large egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Splenda, No Calorie Sweetener, granular2 tablespoons (packed) light brown sugar1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cinnamonNonstick cooking spray Directions Preheat oven [...]

Celebrating Cowboy Day

Celebrating Cowboy Day

It's National Cowboy Day Celebrate with going to rodeowatching an old Western Make these Cookie to Celebrate Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies Recipe Yield 24 cookies By MAGGIE BURCH Former First Lady Laura Bush is credited with putting these delicious oat-, coconut-, and pecan-stuffed chocolate chip cookies, now known as Cowboy Cookies, on the map. Laura Bush Cowboy [...]

Easy Anise Cookies recipe

Easy Anise Cookies recipe

How about Celebrating Anisette Day with Cookies ! 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon coarse salt 4 large eggs, room temperature 2 teaspoons ground anise seeds 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, plus more for sprinkling . Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and [...]

National Chocolate Chip Day

National Chocolate Chip Day

Bake a batch of these for your favorite teacher or classroom party : Chocolate Chip Cookies A chocolate chip cookie is a drop cookie that originated in the United States and features chocolate chips or chocolate morsels as its distinguishing ingredient. Circa 1938, Ruth Graves Wakefield added chopped up bits from a Nestlé semi-sweet chocolate [...]

Cookies recipes * Almond cookies and Fortune cookies

Cookies  recipes * Almond cookies and Fortune cookies

Happy First day of February ! And my countdown to Chinese New Year continues : Today we are celebrating by making Almond Cookies and Fortune Cookies ! I must confess I usually just buy them at the Asian market but since it's an hour away - Let's make our own. Lisa 2 3/4 C Flour [...]