Archives: 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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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