40 Days of Cookies: Swedish Christmas Cookies

Good morning everyone, We're getting closer and closer to Christmas and we're more than halfway through our 40 Days of Holiday Cookies extravaganza!  Today we bring you another type of icebox cookie - the Swedish Christmas Cookie.  These are lovely, light and delicate and rather flavour neutral with just a hint of cardamom and lemon … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Swedish Christmas Cookies

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40 Days of Cookies: Chocolate and Peppermint Pinwheels

Good morning everyone, Pinwheel cookies are fun.  What a neat way to add a decoration to a cookie right in the dough and blend two of your favourite flavours in a neat, relatively easy design.  These Chocolate and Peppermint Pinwheels are easy and perfect for the winter holidays.  There are many other variations that are … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Chocolate and Peppermint Pinwheels

40 Days of Cookies: Sugar Cookies

Ah sugar cookies, the traditional cookie cutter, cut out and decorate cookie that works as well at Christmas as they do for other occasions - like Valentine's and Halloween, where a decorated cookie is called for. Our sugar cookie recipe makes delicious cookies that cool and dry nicely for a great decorating surface.  To be … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Sugar Cookies

40 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Good morning everyone, This was another very frustrating cookie in that our flax eggs did not work at all well to make these.  So we had to experiment with replacements and we found one!  THe original recipe comes from Anna Olson of the Food Network Canada and can be found here. The replacement may seem … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

40 Days of Cookies: Spiced Ginger Cookies

Good morning everyone, There are literally hundreds of gingerbread cookie recipes and someone will tell you that theirs is THE definitive holiday gingerbread, traditional recipe.  I find that the recipes are more regional.   In some regions molasses is a much, in others corn syrup, in some regions allspice is used, in others cinnamon and clove.  … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Spiced Ginger Cookies

40 Days of Cookies: Cream Cheese Shortbread with Toasted Walnuts

Good morning everyone, Cream cheese shortbread!  Why didn't I think of this earlier?  Slightly tangy, sweet but not overly sweet and with that buttery, melt away texture that good shortbread is famous for!  Yummy!  These are as much a holiday sweet as they are a nice shortbread to serve to guests with coffee or tea.  … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Cream Cheese Shortbread with Toasted Walnuts

40 Days of Cookies: Snowball Cookies

Good morning, These cookies were a challenge.  They traditionally use egg, which we can't use in our house if we want to make a cookie that my husband and son can eat.  Our flax egg is nice and gel like, like egg white, but it did not work on its own to create a nice … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Snowball Cookies