Posts Tagged ‘Christmas cookies’

Caramel Oatmeal Chewies

December 17, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Caramel Oatmeal Chewies | Filed in Baking, Chocolate, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes

  I’m a big fan of just about any kind of caramel and chocolate treat. These gooey bar cookies are definitely a winner: chocolate chips, crunchy pecans and a rich caramel drizzle layered between an oatmeal cookie base and crumble topping. They are rich, delicious and easy to make. I always use Mrs. Richardson’s brand Butterscotch […]

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Raspberry Lemon Thumbprint Cookies

December 9, 2010 by andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in Baking, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes

These jewel-like cookies are easy-to-make, beautiful and lightly flavored with lemon. They’re one of my favorite Christmas cookies and they get raves every time I make them. Enjoy! Raspberry Lemon Thumbprint Cookies -Recipe from foodnetwork.com, Emeril Lagasse Makes 4 dozen cookies. 1/2 cup raspberry jam or jelly 1 tablespoon Chambord or kirsch 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour […]

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Pistachio & Cranberry Russian Tea Cakes

December 21, 2009 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Baking, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes

If you’ve never made Russian Tea Cakes (also known as Mexican Wedding Cakes or Snowball Cookies), you’ve probably eaten them at some point in your life. They’re extremely easy to make, very tasty and a great addition to any holiday cookie platter.   Although the recipe calls for 1 cup of pecans, I decided to try 1/2 […]

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Pecan Tassies

December 7, 2009 by andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in Baking, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Most people have some tradition that marks the holiday season for them. Mine is Pecan Tassies, a bite-sized version of pecan pie that is made with an easy cream cheese pastry crust and a not-too-sweet brown sugar-pecan filling. I grew up with these cookies. My mom was given the recipe almost 40 years ago and […]

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