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Christmas Treats with LeeAnn Sontheimer Murphy

As I celebrate Christmas, one of my traditions is to spend time in the kitchen cooking up traditional recipes, family favorites, making candy, and baking cookies.  The first holiday recipe I learned to make was old fashioned sugar cookies, cut into Christmas tree and Santa shapes.  We always frosted them in bright Christmas colors.  I […]

Christmas Treats with Lisa Orchard

Lorna Doone Dessert 1 package Lorna Doone cookies crushed Add melted butter to cookies (this is the crust so add as much butter as you prefer; about ¼ to ½ of a stick) 1 7 oz Chocolate chips 2T Sugar 2-1/2 T water 4 egg yolks 1 teas. Vanilla 4 egg whites Crush Lorna Doone […]

Christmas Treats with Kim Bowman

I Suck at Making Christmas Cookies Sigh…it’s true. I’m not too shabby in the kitchen when it comes to making almost anything. I make the majority of my cakes from scratch, and I even, thanks to my wonderful mother-in-law, make homemade noodles. But for the LIFE of me, I cannot make cookies! They turn out resembling […]

Christmas Treats with Patricia Kiyono

  Walnut Refrigerator Cookies 1 cup margarine 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs 3-1/2 cups sifted flower 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup finely chopped nuts 1 cup finely chopped candied cherries (optional)   Cream margarine, sugar, and vanilla until fluffy. Add eggs and mix well Sift together […]

Christmas Treats with Mysti Parker

Hiya peeps! Thank you Joselyn for having me on your blog to share a Lemon Crinkle cookie recipe. This is by far one of our holiday favorites and one of the easiest recipes EVER!!! My oldest daughter loves lemon, so they’re right up her alley. I usually get the kids to do most of the […]

Christmas Treats with J.Q. Rose

When the recipe card has food stains on it, you know it’s been around for a while and it has to be good. No Bake Cookies 1/2 c margarine 2 c sugar 1/2 c cocoa 1/2 c milk 1/2 c peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla 3 c oatmeal Combine sugar, cocoa, milk, butter in pan. […]

Christmas Treats with Kathy Bosman

These are amazing choc-chip cookies – they always turn out great. I’m crazy about simple recipes. Easy Choc-chip Cookies Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups white flour 1 tsp bicarb 1 tsp salt 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup chocolate chips   Method: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (or […]

Christmas Treats with Pegg Thomas

Cheesecake Bites: 3/4 cup butter – softened (margarine won’t work) 4 oz cream cheese – softened (not the light stuff – it’s Christmas for pity’s sake) 2/3 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups flour (can be 1/2 cup whole wheat and 1 1/2 cups regular) 4 – 5 squares of graham crackers, crushed to […]

Christmas Treats with Karin Beery

Cathedral Windows – A Husband’s Favorite by Karin Beery When it comes to Christmas, my husband is a giant eight year-old. He goes nuts for lights, decorations, and, of course, the cookies. Like any good eight year-old, the more sugar the better. That’s why his favorite Christmas “cookie” is basically chocolate covered sugar – the […]

Christmas Treats with Elizabeth Wehman

I had the pleasure of meeting Elizabeth at the Trail of Michigan Authors event at the Muskegon Barnes and Noble. Recipe: Grandma’s Sugar Cookies 1 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 3 beaten eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sour cream Beat together until smooth. Combine together and then slowly add: 5 cups sifted flour 3 […]