Here is some of the Christmas cookies I baked this holiday season.
|Iced Pumpkin Cookies. Recipe found here. These cookies are a hit in my home. Everyone loves them. Not one cookie is left.|
Okay so these next cookies are dangerously delicious and well are pre-diabetic Paula Deen.
|Loaded Oatmeal Cookies from Paula Deen. Get the recipe here. These are my hubby's favorite cookies.|
I made my own family recipes that have been passed down to me by my mother. I think everyone makes these so I don't mind sharing the recipe.
|Thumbprint Cookies (my favorite)|
- 2 cup (4 sticks) of softened butter
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 2 egg yolks (hold onto yolks)
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla
- 4 cups of flour
- 2 cups chopped walnuts
- your choice of jelly, blended smooth
- 1/2 cup Confectionery (powdered) sugar
Preheat overn to 375 F. Put butter and sugar in a bowl and beat with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Add flour into mix and beat on medium until all blended together. In a separate bowl beat get white to a loose consistency. Form 1 inch balls of dough and roll into egg whites and then into walnuts. Place on baking sheet. With the back of a spoon or with your thumb press gently into the center of the ball. Fill indentation with jelly. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Place on wire rack to cool. Gently coat with powdered sugar and enjoy.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas!