Cookies

Thoughts on Holiday Cookie Baking

I always enjoy making an assortment of cookies to gift friends and family for Christmas. I invite people over to help decorate and we have a grand old time!!!! At least I do! I like to pace myself by cutting and baking certain cookies ahead of time. That way my helpers/ guests can do the […]

Marta’s Baby Shower Cookies

Marta’s Baby Shower Cookies

Now what you see in this first picture is an example of not the best weather for decorating cookies with royal icing, or baking anything else that may be sensitive to humidity. While it doesn’t necessarily make working with the icing any more difficult, there is a possibility that somehow the humidity will cause the […]

Galletas: take 2

Galletas: take 2

Ingredients: 1 cups of butter (2 sticks/ 8oz) 3/4 cup of superfine sugar 11/4 cups of all-purpose flour 1 cup almond flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Rainbow sprinkles (nonpareils) Yellow food coloring (optional) Make the butter mixture Add the sugar and butter to the bowl of an electric mixer. Using the paddle attachment of your […]

Decorating cookies without a steady hand

Decorating cookies without a steady hand

This past weekend I celebrated a birthday. And since I’ve been wanting to spend a little extra time working on decorating cookies, I thought my birthday might be a good time to gift myself a couple additional decorating tips and a food coloring kit with a little more variety than Red, Blue, Yellow, Green. What […]