• Day Four of Christmas Cookies

    Welcome back to day four! Are you getting into the Christmas spirit? We are in full on Christmas mode here, of course the snow outside has helped. We have our tree and our entire house has been decorated. I love it, this time of year is magical and I love everything that comes with it. Of course, baking is a huge part of it and this post series is really helping me maintain the holiday cheer and my family is pretty jolly too with all these yummy treats in the house! Today’s recipe contains flavors that are a must have for me this time of year! I usually make gingerbread…

  • Day Three of Twelve Days of Cookies

    Happy day three of December! This recipe came from my need for lemon! I love lemon desserts especially around the holidays. Growing up every Thanksgiving and Christmas while my grandma was alive she would make a lemon meringue pie, actually she would make two, one for the family gathering and one for me to hide in the fridge and enjoy the few days after. After she passed away, my husband knew I missed her and started making me a lemon pie for my birthday every year. Now, every year on my birthday, I have a dear friend who makes me some sort of lemon pie or cheesecake, I am so…

  • Day Two of the Twelve Days of Cookies

    Hi again! Did you enjoy yesterday’s recipe? I am having so much fun baking and tasting all these yummy cookies for you all, pretty selfless on my part don’t you think? hehe Any cookie list I make is not complete without this one, the favorite of everyone I have ever made it for. I get requests throughout the year but especially around Christmas! It isn’t complicated but involves a special ingredient that not everyone knows to put in a cookie and that is bread flour, it really takes the chewiness to a whole other level! Trust me! It will still taste fine with all-purpose flour but for once give it…

  • Day One of the Twelve Days of Cookies

    Happy December! One of my favorite times of the year, not only because it is my birthday month but it also is the time of year where we pause and celebrate the birth of Jesus! December and Christmas time always involves baking and eating, can I get a woohoo!!! Once Thanksgiving hits all I can think about is baking and of course eating all the things! I do a lot of baking throughout the year but I do so much more this season. Baking for gifts is personal and I love to see people’s faces light up and really enjoy my baked yummies! I hope you enjoy the next twelve…