Monday, December 23, 2013

Christmas Cookies - The First Round

My first round of cookies are done.  I posted the recipe for the three ingredient peanut butter cookies earlier.
In this first round of cookies I made, in addition to the peanut butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies (because they are my husband's favorite), vanilla butter cookies, chocolate spritz cookies, and cinnamon sugar cookies.  These last three are made with a cookie press.

And this is when that homemade colored sugar came in handy.
I brushed the sugar coated cookies with some warm light corn syrup then rubbed the cookie, sticky side down, in the colored sugar.  The tray above I will be taking to a Christmas party.
 The tiered tray sits out o the kitchen counter inviting holiday snacking.
 I also filled up ten little boxes with a dozen cookies each to give away as needed.  People are always stopping by this time of year.  It is nice to have an impromptu gift to give.  Tomorrow might be round two of cookie madness.

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5 comments:

  1. What a neat idea to present a nice treat for office buddies and a nice gift to send home with a visitor. I wished I had picked up a few boxes - they make a cute presentation.

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  2. Love the Christmas cookies! And that's so cool that you've boxed them for giveaways. That's a great treat for the holidays!

    Thanks so much for sharing on Turn It Up Tuesday! We love having you! :)

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  3. These look great! Thanks for the recipe. Linda

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  4. I love making pressed spritz cookies!! What a great idea to put in boxes to give as gifts!! Your cookies look delicious!!

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  5. Great idea! I love the little boxes and would be glad to accept a few filled with cookies! Your cookies look so yummy. I always wondered how to get the color sugar to stick to a cooled cookie! Thanks for linking to Snickerdoodle Sunday!

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