40 Days of Cookies: Gilded Sesame Cookies

Good morning everyone, These are a unique, incredibly tasty and festive looking cookie that will not disappoint.  So tasty and delicious and silver! They are made with tahini and are so much better if you use homemade tahini sauce.  I'll post a recipe for my tahini sauce soon.  Seriously easy and you won't regret it! … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Gilded Sesame Cookies

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40 Days of Cookies: Nana Cookies

Good morning everyone, Welcome back to our 40 Days of Holiday Cookies series.  These cookies - Nana Cookies - along with one or two others are the reason that though we're having a holiday cookie series, we've named it simply 40 Days of Cookies.  These are so good anytime.  Don't wait until the winter holiday … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Nana Cookies

40 Days of Cookies: Ginger Apple Cookies

Good morning everyone, What says the cold is coming more than apples and ginger.  Not much in my mind.  Here in Ontario, where we live now, apples grow all summer and late into the fall season so there are plenty on hand for the holidays.  Combine that with the warm flavour of ginger and you … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Ginger Apple Cookies

40 Days of Cookies: Pfeffernusse

Good morning! Pepper Nut Cookies!  Pfeffernusse are a holiday favourite for me.  These are a delicious cookie that are perfect for winter holiday making and filled with a spicy, fragrant flavour that make them very special.  I want to make them again just thinking about them... oh so much yum. These aren't too sweet, melt … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Pfeffernusse

40 Days of Cookies: Cake Mix Cookies

Good morning everyone, Okay we're going to be very honest here and let you know that these were not our favourite holiday cookie.  In fact, of the 40 recipes we've made, these are our least favourite.  Unanimously our least favourite.  They are just okay but they are very easy and fun for the younger kids … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Cake Mix Cookies

40 Days of Cookies: Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints

Good evening, These are so so yummy.  I really don't like using food colouring so ours were a pinkish brown rather than deep red that one is used to with red velvet but if you want that colour, I've included the approximate amount of food colouring (liquid) that you will need to use. We liked … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints

40 Days of Cookies: Checkboard Icebox Cookies

Good morning everyone, These cookies were fun to make and we will make them again whenever the occasion calls for them.  They do require some patience and technique though and we will try to give you some hints and tips at the end of the recipe to make the construction of these unique cookies easier. … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Checkboard Icebox Cookies