Gingerbread Cookies

Today in my virtual Cookies Recipe Swap it's Gingerbread cookie time. Have a favorite family recipe you want to share ? 15-3/4 oz. (3-1/2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour; more as needed2-1/2 tsp. ground ginger1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg1/4 tsp. ground cloves1/4 tsp. table salt4 oz. (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, [...]

Food Blog : Pecan Sandies ( Mexican Wedding ) cookies

Welcome to Wednesday food blog ! Today I am posting one of my favorite cookies that has many names but i just call them Yummy! Let's make a batch for National Nut Day !!! Why are they called Pecan Sandies? Pecan sandies are basically pecan shortbread. They are an American staple and are called Sandies because of their “sandy”, crumby, shortbread-like texture. [...]

Oatmeal Raisin cookies

Oatmeal Raisin cookies

Today is National Oatmeal Cookie Day and National Raisin Day -combine these too too make a tasty treats. Now for some Cookie Math with the kids : 1/2 Cup(s) (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 Cup(s) firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 Cup(s) granulated sugar 2 Eggs 1 Teaspoon(s) vanilla 1-1/2 Cup(s) all-purpose flour [...]

Lacy Oatmeal Cookies

Lacy Oatmeal Cookies

In My Kitchen : Cookie time We all love cookies -so get the kids together and try this recipe. It's time to learn while having fun. Learning fractions in a cool way. ½ teaspoon salt1 ½ teaspoons baking powder1 cup quick cooking oats ¼ cup all-purpose flour1 cup white sugar½ cup butter, softened1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla [...]

National Girl Scott Day

National Girl Scott Day

Feeling better today. So I am sharing this great days celebration: March 12th As part of Girl Scout Week, National Girl Scout Day is observed annually on March 12th. Girl Scouting in the United States of America began on this day, March 12, 1912, when Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop meeting. At this first troop [...]

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 [...]