“Nice” Gingerbread Men In Crazy Christmas Suits

Of all the Christmas treats I made this season it seems these “nice” guys in the crazy Christmas suits were loved by all.

The festive boys and I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah or however you celebrate hope, peace and love this time of year.

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“Naughty” Gingerbread Men Post

 

“Naughty” Gingerbread Men

A couple years ago my dear friend Trevor asked me to make him some “Naughty & Nice” gingerbread men cookies for his New Year’s Eve party. Apparently they were a big hit so now when the holidays come around it just seems like a natural thing to continue the fun tradition, albeit a nontraditional one.  So, do you think these little guys with the mischievous grins will be on Santa’s naughty list this year? Have a jolly “holly” day. 😉… [Read More]

Decorated Cut-Out Knitted Mitten Cookies with Krusteaz

Are you baking to give as gifts or for a cookie exchange? If you want to try a new cookie recipe you might want to head over to the Krusteaz site where you can take the Holiday Cookie Helper quiz to find your cookie personality with a recipe. It’s fun and it’ll give you ideas and tips on trying something new. Krusteaz will also send you a coupon for a cookie mix where you can sign up to win a… [Read More]

Spritz Christmas Cookies – Dipped and Delish!

When I was a little girl, about eye level with the table, I remember my mom making spritz cookies for Christmas. They seemed like so much effort for such a small cookie – filling up the copper colored aluminum tube, turning the nob that screwed the plunger down to push the dough through the tube and shaped discs.  Problem was you never knew how much dough was coming out – were you turning the knob too much or too little? … [Read More]

Peppermint Candy Decorated Cookies for a Holiday Hostess Gift

Have you ever seen a cup that calls to you making you wonder, “What can I put in it besides the obvious?” or “What excuse can I come up with to justify buying an entire spool of baker’s twine with a sparkly red tinsel thread happily running through it?” or “To whom can I give a gift so I can play with the pretty letterpress gift tag that I had to buy so I could run my fingers over the… [Read More]

Free PicMonkey “Sweet Treats and Delicious Eats for the Holidays” eCookBook Download

I’ve got a special link for you today.  I was asked to participate in PicMonkey’s holiday’s treat eCookBook along with other baking bloggers.  As I was looking through it last night, I wanted to try darned near every recipe printed!  You’ll find many tasty treats with links to the participants’ blogs.  So fun to visit new sites and introduce oneself. Click on eCookBook cover below to be taken over to the PicMonkey Facebook page where you can download the cook… [Read More]

Pink Christmas Tree Cookies with Fondant Pennants

Happy December! I can’t believe the countdown has begun!  What have you got planned this holiday season? This year we’ve been invited to a few parties where, for some reason, I’ve been asked to bring cookies.  😉  I wanted to design a cookie that said fun + party with more of a generic feeling in the holiday affiliation area but still said “happy holidays”. Did you know I’m crazy for pennants?  What says fun + party more than pennants?  I… [Read More]

Decorated Ornament Sugar Cookies DIY and Snowflake Fondant Plunger Cutter Give-Away

I’m dreaming of a pink Christmas with sparkling snowflake cut-outs and if you are too you’ll want to enter and win this give-away for a PME Snowflake Fondant Plunger Cutter Set of three but first let me show you how to decorate pink ornament cookies using the fondant snowflakes as decoration. These punched out snowflakes of rolled fondant will dress up all your baking finery this season from cookies to cupcakes! To make the cookie dough, you’ll need a great… [Read More]