Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies for the holidays!

You will LOVE these "frosty" Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies. Full of scrumptious ingredients, they are a perfect choice for the holidays! Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies, "Frosty" cookies for the holidays . . . In looking through my cookie recipes for my "The Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies", I came across this cookie: Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies! Just the name itself reminds me of Christmas! Last December, I found this Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies recipe. I thought they were so unusual, and looked exactly like the recipe title. . . like "frost" upon the landscape on a cold morning. Plus, these cookies have two of the ingredients my husband loves best: oatmeal and pecans! (The original recipe didn't have pecans. . . I … [Read more...]

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies for Christmas!

Christmas is comin'! Time to bake Chocolate Crinkle Cookies! With Thanksgiving behind us, we turn our thoughts and minds to Christmas. And that usually means lots of baking, especially Christmas cookies! And I can't think of any better cookies to bake than Chocolate Crinkle cookies. You might be thinking, "It's not even December yet. Why would I want to bake cookies for Christmas now?" Well, then answer is that most cookies are something you can make in advance and freeze for several weeks or even months until you need them. Wouldn't that be a great time saver? Bake cookies now, freeze and serve later? Or, what about planning a Cookie Swap? Bake the cookies you will swap, freeze them, then all you have to do is focus on your get-together. … [Read more...]

Peanut Snow Mix, a delicious treat!

This delicious Peanut Snow Mix is sure to become a favorite with your family and friends! Bag it up and give as gifts. I'm sure you will get rave reviews for this snack! Peanut Snow Mix, A Holiday Tradition . . . Snow Mix has become a holiday tradition! And, now, I'm adding Peanut Snow Mix to my list, which is a variation of the original. In fact, I think it is actually better than the original Snow Mix. In my previous post, I shared with you that on Saturday, Trey and his children came over for me to help him make Snow Mix. It has been one of my favorite "munch" type snacks to make during the holidays for years. It is both colorful and delicious. Plus, you can change it for the seasons by changing the color or type of M&M's you … [Read more...]

Snowy Apricot Dream Cookies Recipe

These Snowy Apricot Dream Cookies are like sunshine when it's snowing! The moist cookies have an Apricot Frosting, then are sprinkled with powdered sugar for the "snowy" effecty. Perfect for the holidays and winter. Snowy Apricot Dream Cookies! How does that sound for a Christmas cookie? As I was looking through some of the Christmas cookbooks I have collected over the years, I ran across one using apricot preserves. I thought that would be a refreshing change from the usual sugar and chocolate chip cookies, both of which are very good. But, this cookie jumped out of the page at me! The original recipe was from a Southern Living Christmas cookbook. I changed a few things and renamed the cookies to have a more Christmas feel. Snowy. … [Read more...]

Grandmama Hall’s Russian Tea Cakes, the best Christmas cookie!

When I was a child, my Grandmama Hall would make these cookies every Christmas. She stored them in a covered tin, and would give us one when we went to visit her over the holidays. I remember thinking how wonderfully delicious these buttery, sugary cookies were. Grandmama Hall's Russian Tea Cakes Cookies . . .The Best Christmas Cookie There is not a more perfect or delicious Christmas cookie than Grandmama Hall's Russian Tea Cakes Cookies. She made these every Christmas when I was a child, and kept them in a covered Christmas tin. I never was there when she made them, but, I seemed to always be there to be the recipient of her tasty Christmas treats! They are the best Christmas Cookie, in my opinion:) Making Grandmama Hall's Russian Tea … [Read more...]