Too late for Christmas this year but such a great idea. They make the sugar cookies as usual. Let them cool, then turn them over and use a line of icing on the back to stick the candycane onto it. Of course, make sure you position the candycane to be hooked onto things. The site says to let it set about 45 minutes.… Read the rest
A good way to get more use from your gingerbread people Christmas cookie cutters.
Source – Lorraine Elliott – Voodoo Doll Cookies
For months, maybe even a year or so, I have not been able to leave a comment on YouTube. I didn’t worry about it, I seldom use YouTube anyway. But, tonight I decided to find out about it.
The first thing I read was about needing to have a Google account in order to use YouTube now.… Read the rest
Logic, common sense and all those mature and sensible things don’t apply when it comes to the ordinary things that for some reason you just don’t like. What common, mundane stuff bugs you, disturbs you? You might think it is so silly you don’t even tell friends and family. Here is your chance to air out your feelings.… Read the rest
100 Creative Ideas
This was originally posted to HubPages. When it became mothballed due to their no-index policy I pulled it and brought here to rescue it from content scrapers and give it a second wind.
This will be my 100th post to HubPages. I actually joined years ago but didn’t start writing here until last year.… Read the rest
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup each butter and shortening, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups rolled oats (not instant)
1 1/2 cups NESTLÉ® SMARTIES® candies (about six 56 g pkgs)
Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).… Read the rest
I like Chinese fortune cookie fortunes. I’ve posted those I get a few times here. This is unique among them. What fortune writer wrote this? It’s fabulous. Not the meaning, but the language. I love the phrase ‘cold manners’. So descriptive and yet so simple. Who could fail to understand that meaning? (Yes, no doubt there is someone, somewhere…)
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Don’t behave with cold manners.
I want to try these. I need to get stocked up on butter and I’m nearly out of milk too. But, don’t these make you crave cinnamon buns? Take a look at the photos on Claudia’s blog.
Would it really be too much to dip these in chocolate? Maybe it the chocolate isn’t overly sweet. It would look pretty good.… Read the rest
I added pepper to my recipe for icebox cookies one year. It was surprisingly good. Not a lot of extra taste but they did have an extra something.
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Makes About 20 Chili Chocolate Cookies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 42 minutes
1/3 cup dried currants
2 tablespoons Kahlua
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
2 large eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.