RECIPE: Christmas Ornament Cookies

If our recent article on making Christmas tree ornaments from deyhydrated fruit didn’t appeal to you, how about cookie ornaments? Unlike the dried citrus, you can eat the cookies when you take down the tree. This is a recipe for people who want to hone their decorating techniques. Marian, cookie decorating expert and author of…
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RECIPE: Star Cookies For July 4th

It’s beginning to look like July 4th! The Silpat cookie sheet is from Williams-Sonoma.   Want to bake cookies for July 4th? 1. MIX up and roll out your favorite sugar cookie dough (or other rolled cookie dough). 2. USE a star cookie cutter to cut shapes. If you have small and large star cutters,…
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FOOD FUN: Leprechaun Gingerbread Men

Leprechaun gingerbread men. Photo courtesy Grandma’s Molasses and Brown Eyed Baker.   Alas, leprechauns don’t deliver treats on St. Patrick’s Day (they could take a tip from the Easter Bunny). You’ll have to bake your own leprechaun gingerbread men. Make your own gingerbread cookie recipe or use this one from Brown Eyed Baker for Grandma’s…
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ACADEMY AWARDS RECIPE: Oscar Statue Cookies

You’ve got plenty of time between now and Sunday night to bake a batch of these impressive Oscar statuette cookies, developed by Lauryn Cohen of BellaBaker.com. You don’t even have to buy an Academy Award-shaped cookie cutter: Here’s a free downloadable Oscar cookie template and circle for the statuette base.. The recipe makes approximately two…
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