Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 9: Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies (with coupons!)

Day 9:  Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies 1  cup  butter 1 1/2  cups  sugar 2 medium  eggs 2  teaspoons  vanilla 2   cups  flour — unsifted 2/3  cup  cocoa powder 3/4  teaspoon  baking soda 2   cups  peanut butter chips — (I like Reeses, 12 oz.)   Cream butter or … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 10: Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies (with coupons!)

Day 10: Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies 3/4 cup butter (not margarine!) 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup cocoa (or 2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate) 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt This recipe tends to be a little sticky, … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 11: Coconut Pecan Cookies (with coupons!)

This next recipe is for Coconut Pecan cookies.  This one is a huge hit with my sister! She’s always asking me to make these for her and I think of her every time I make them.  I got this from Taste of Home and it’s a keeper! DAY 11:  Coconut … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 12: 7 Layer Bars (with coupons!)

Well, I got behind in sharing the 37 days of baking blog series with you all thanks to a nasty flu bug I’m still weak from, but I’m going to keep my word and do that. Just bear with me as I play catch up, ok? 🙂 This will be … Continue reading

Christian Christmas Version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”. AWESOME!

I’m fighting my way through the other side of a nasty flu bug that has brought me and my blog to a grinding halt the past 3-4 days. I saw this on my phone last night and loved it and wanted to share it with all of my readers. I … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 13: Caramel Pecan Logs (with coupons!)

Day 13: Caramel Pecan Logs Yield: 6 Logs Ingredients 1/4 Cup Corn Syrup 1/4 Cup Water 1 1/2 Cups Sugar 1/8 Tsp Cream of Tartar 1 Large Egg White 1 Tsp Vanilla 1 Pkg 14 oz. Caramels 2 1/2 Tbls Heavy Cream 2 Cups Pecans, Coarsely Chopped Cooking Directions Line a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with waxed paper. … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 14: Rock Candy (with coupons!)

    Day 14: Rock Candy 1 cup water 3 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/4 cup light corn syrup 1 t. liquid food coloring 1 t. flavoring oil 1/3 cup powdered sugar   Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan with foil; butter the foil and set aside. In … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 15: Rugelach (with coupons!)

DAY 15: Rugelach A traditional Eastern European (often Jewish) nut cookie.  It’s satiny soft dough made with butter, cream cheese, and sour cream wraps around a filling of sugar, nuts, and raisins. Once baked, the dough flakes like a Danish or croissant, and the melted filling bursts with flavor. With … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 16: Million Dollar Fudge (with coupons!)

Ok, this one is a personal recipe. My mom makes this fudge every Christmas and it’s a family tradition for her to make it . I think you’ll enjoy it 🙂 DAY 16: MILLION DOLLAR FUDGE Mom’s Chocolate Million Dollar Fudge   4 1/2 cups sugar 14 ounces evaporated milk … Continue reading

Holiday Sale at Amazon – Started Yesterday, Save on Christmas Deals!

Too busy to do the Christmas shopping you were hoping to get done by now? Just pop over to Amazon and order online! It’s not too late for your gift to be delivered in time for Christmas and they have a big holiday sale that just started, so check them … Continue reading