Christmas Cookies: 50 Recipes to Treasure for the Holiday by Lisa Zwirn

By Lisa Zwirn

Do you've got a favourite Christmas cookie? Is it made from chocolate or spice? Is it an iced and adorned sugar cookie or a molasses ginger around? or even it's a crisp, chocolate-covered toffee bar or a jam-filled Linzer sandwich cookie. there are such a lot of offerings!

Christmas cookies are enjoyed for his or her designated shapes, cheery shades, and seasonal flavors. they create pleasure to our gatherings, aid defend the magic and culture of the vacation season, and make heart-warming presents. Christmas Cookies deals fifty incredible recipes for vacation treats, akin to light-as-air Cocoa Meringue Kisses, Chocolate Peppermint Cookies that completely supplement a mug of scorching chocolate, sweet-tart Iced Lemon Rounds, the much-beloved vintage Pecan Sandies, Ginger cash with the correct quantity of snap, and plenty of, many extra.

Avid vacation baker Lisa Zwirn baked thousands of cookies to come back up with those incredible fifty recipes. there's something for everybody: treats for chocoholics, hol­iday shapes that youngsters will love (that may be baked and embellished by way of the teenagers, too), sumptuous sandwich cookies, and many spiced rounds, buttery wafers, and decadent bars.

Christmas Cookies also will make it easier to utilize it slow within the kitchen with those beneficial counsel and concepts:
* Cookie baking guidance for profitable baking
* strategies for freezing dough so that you can bake cookies whilst the temper strikes
* garage feedback to assist retain treats clean for so long as possible
* Child-friendly recipes, similar to Peanut Butter Chocolate Kisses, Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints, Gingerbread humans, and Molasses Ginger Cookies, that are effortless and enjoyable for beginners
* the simplest cookies to mail and the way to wrap them
* the best way to host a vacation cookie switch and cookie-decorating party

even if you've baked Christmas cookies for years or are only beginning a practice of vacation baking, you'll locate the entire recipes you would like the following. Christmas Cookies is a necessary assortment for the cookie baker, that includes colour photos, transparent, particular recipes, and irrepressible Christmas spirit.

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66 Mock Macarons . . 69 Lollipop, Lollipop . . 71 Candy Buttons . . 74 Cupcake Cuties . . indd 59 Faux Cone Snow Cone . . 79 A Slice of Pie . . indd 60 4/11/14 12:28 PM I Lovely Little Layer Cakes WITHOUT A DOUBT, these Lovely Little Layer Cakes are one of my favorite projects in this entire book! They are ridiculously easy to make—you can use almost any soft cookie and frosting combo—and they taste incredible. 1. 4-ounce) can Cloud White Betty Crocker® Decorating Cupcake Icing a round cookie cutter (should be slightly smaller than the size of the cookies), creating twelve cookies that are all equal in size and shape.

Indd 36 4/11/14 12:25 PM I Over the Rainbow GROWING UP, I LOVED RAINBOWS and wanted them everywhere. I even had rainbow-colored mini blinds. Thankfully, my rainbow window-covering phase was shortlived and now I appreciate them far more in their natural state. No matter what your age, there is always something magical about spotting a rainbow in the sky. These little rainbow cookies let you enjoy a rainbow whenever you like. Makes 12 cookies 1. Place the Fudge Stripes™ cookies into the freezer for 12 Keebler® Fudge Stripes™ cookies 2.

Unfortunately, we don’t see many of the typical fall colors, so I often take matters into my own hands and decorate and bake using reds, golds, and oranges to evoke that fall feeling. These leaf pops—an awesome autumn treat—are perfect for fall school festivals and parties. Makes 12 cookie pops 12 ounces candy coating in color(s) of your choice 12 leaf-shaped sandwich cookies 12 lollipop sticks or straws 1/2 cup sanding sugar in color(s) matching your candy coating 24 candy eyeballs Black edible marker (optional) 1.

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