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Baking up Christmas

December 20th, 2016

With all the travel, we’re doing a more minimal Christmas this year. We put up a small tree, but the rest of the decorations stayed in their boxes in the closet. We’ll burn candles to add brightness.
Yesterday I spent some time making a few batches of Christmas cookies: butter cookies, gingerbread men, and date pinwheel cookies. These are some of my favorites. With only two of us in the household, they’re bound to be frozen in batches so we can enjoy them over a longer season before they go stale.

What’s your favorite holiday cookie?

3 Comments to “Baking up Christmas”
  1. Jaye Whitney on December 20, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    Hi Suzy, my favorite are your gingerbread men recipe and a family favorite, fruitcake cookies!

    Your date pinwheels look pretty and delish!

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  2. Nebraska Dave on December 21, 2016 at 9:17 am

    Susy, me favorite cookie is always chocolate chip. For Christmas just use Christmas M&Ms instead of chips.

    Have a very Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year.

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  3. PennyAshevilleNC on December 21, 2016 at 10:21 am

    Your gingerbread are the best! I have made them each year since you posted and the family loves them!

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