Saturday, December 23, 2006


Christmas treats

I've been baking and stuff but I forgot to take pics of the choc. chip cookies because I thought they were going to turn out bad, but they didn't so oops. Here are pics of the almond spritz cookies I made:

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Easy Spritz Cookies Recipe #143015

4 dozen

time to make 1½ hours 45 min prep

1 (17 1/2 ounce) package sugar cookie mix (I use Betty Crocker)
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 egg
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon almond extract

colored sugar sprinkle or colored sprinkles, for decoration

1. Heat oven to 375°F
2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour and almond extract until soft dough forms. Fit cookie press with desired template. Fill cookie press with cookie dough; press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate as desired using colored sugars and sprinkles.
3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack

and today I made chocolate covered cherries:
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The chocolate was from those microwaveable Bakers Chocolate tubs, super easy!!!