Holiday Craft- Crystal Snowflake

Holiday Season is he most joyful season of all.  In our house it is the time when kids are constantly looking for something to do.  Usually,  we try to do a small holiday activity every day whether it is baking, cooking, gift making or just a craft, we try to make it fun.  The Crystal… Continue reading Holiday Craft- Crystal Snowflake

Holiday Walnut Cookies (Mexican Wedding Cookies)

These delicious holidays cookies will make a perfect addition to your dessert table as well as a great homemade gift. Ingredients 1 cup butter, room temperature 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1⁄4 cups flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 3⁄4 cup finely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup powdered sugar (for powdering baked cookies in) Preheat the… Continue reading Holiday Walnut Cookies (Mexican Wedding Cookies)

Pipparkook – Estonian Gingerbread Cookies

I was born in Estonia, so every Christmas we had Pipparkook, Estonian version of gingerbread cookies.  In Pipparcook the dough and the frosting is slightly different as well as the method of preparation.  When you are in Estonia,  you can buy fresh, premade cookie dough everywhere.  So growing up, I would buy the dough and make… Continue reading Pipparkook – Estonian Gingerbread Cookies

Lemon Ginger Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

For Christmas, I wanted to make a lemon ginger cake.  The cake turned out to be rich and delicious.  My girls decorated it with a christmas tree, so the cake was a perfect addition to our christmas table. Lemon Ginger Cake Ingredients: 1 cup white sugar- twice 1/2 cup butter- twice 2 eggs- twice 2… Continue reading Lemon Ginger Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Everything Delicious Bars

This is a perfect dessert to bring to a Christmas Party. Makes about 30 bars. For a big company, double the recipe. Prep time 15 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 can (14 ounce) Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1… Continue reading Everything Delicious Bars