Croatian Bear Paw Cookies

Traditional Christmas cookies in Croatia. Croatia is in my Bucket List! CROATIAN BEAR PAW Make about 72 pieces Ingredients 600 g all-purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder 200 g of granulated sugar 400 g ground Walnuts 200 g butter, room temperature 1 whole egg 2 tbsp liquid honey 1 tsp vanilla essence powdered sugar for…

Zimtsterne: German Cinnamon Stars

Gluten-free traditional German holiday cookies with powdered sugar, almonds, cinnamon and meringue. Soft, chewy and delicious. ZIMTSTERNE: CINNAMON STARS Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Level: Intermediate Makes: About 24 cookies Ingredients  2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar, plus more for rolling 15 ounces sliced almonds, with skin (about 4 1/2 cups) 1 1/4 teaspoons…

Amaretti: Italian Almond Cookies

According to legend, in the early 1700s, a Milanese bishop made a surprise visit to the town of Saronno in Lombardy. A young couple paid tribute to the bishop by welcoming him with their unique homemade cookies, made from crushed apricot kernels and almonds, egg whites, and sugar. The bishop so loved the cookies that…

Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies

CANDY CANE CRINKLE COOKIES Makes 5 dozen – 1 tablespoon cookies Ingredients 10 candy canes, unwrapped 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cups unsalted butter, room temperature 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 3 ¼ cups all purpose flour ½ cup…

Eggnog Cookies

Welcome to my first annual online Christmas Cookie Exchange Party! The point of today is to simply share recipes, and maybe inspire you to bake some delicious treats. I’ll be posting a Christmas Cookie recipe an hour, until 7:00 pm EST. Some sound delicious, and some are from Christmas Cookies from around the world. To take part,…

Online Cookie Exchange!

Get your recipes ready! When? December 7, 2012 Where? Here in this very blog Time? All day What do we do? The Holidays is about sharing. So let’s share your favorite Holiday cookie recipes. You could even bake the cookies and share the pictures and recipe with us! Can’t wait for Friday, and I really…