Sweet Snowballs

By Christen Sheffield Sweet Snowballs 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened 1/2 c powdered sugar, plus another 1/2 cup for “snow” 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground anise (optional) 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) Heat oven to 350. Cream the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl until fluffy.  … Continue reading

Eggnog Thumbprints

Some rights reserved photo above by bochalla By Kristen Fuller Eggnog Thumbprints: 3/4 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 cups flour 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup margarine 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tbsp rum dash ground nutmeg Directions: Cream 1st 3 ingredients. Add egg, … Continue reading

Holiday Frosties

By Christen Sheffield Holiday Frosties: 1 18 oz sugar or peanut butter cookie dough 2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 to 3 T milk Gumdrops, mini choc chips, mini m & m’s Heat oven to 375. Cut dough into 18 equal pieces. Using one dough piece make 3 balls: one large one medium … Continue reading

Merry Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Some rights reserved by tehusagent By Kristen Fuller Merry Cherry Cheesecake Bars: 1/3 cup cold butter 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup sugar In 1 qt mixer bowl, chunk butter, add brown sugar and flour. Mix low speed. Beat med. speed scraping bowl often (1 min). Save 1/2 cup mix. Press mix into 8″ … Continue reading

Christmas Butter Cookies

By Kristen Fuller Christmas Butter Cookies: 4 cups flour 2 tsp salt 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 tsp baking soda 4 tbsp milk 2 tsp vanilla Sift together flour & salt. Add butter, mix w/ fingers. Disolve baking soda in milk & vanilla, add to above w/ sugar & eggs. … Continue reading