Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 18: Pecan Tartlets (with coupons!)

DAY 18: Pecan Tartlets PASTRY: 2 cups all-purpose flour — unsifted 1 cup butter — softened 6 ounces cream cheese — softened 1/2 teaspoon salt FILLING: 2 medium egg — slightly beaten 1 cup dark corn syrup 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 4 tablespoons melted butter 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 19: Gingerbread Cookies (with coupons!)

My mom is the only one in our family who loves gingerbread cookies, but I love making them and watching her enjoy them.  These cookies are so adorable when decorated just slightly like in the picture I found to accompany my recipe. I hope you enjoy! DAY 19: GINGERBREAD COOKIES … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 20: Buckeyes (with coupons!)

Ok, you know that Song by the Beach Boys that goes, “You gotta be true to your school”? Well I live in Ohio and I did go to Ohio State University (GO BUCKEYES!).  Also the best flavor combination EVER is chocolate and peanut butter (am I right??) 🙂 You don’t … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 21: Peppermint Meringue Cookies (with coupons!)

DAY 21: PEPPERMINT MERINGUE COOKIES How festive are these cute cookies? When I saw them at In Katrina’s Kitchen, I knew they would be perfect for this blog series. Another benefit is that they are GLUTEN FREE! 🙂 Here it is: 3 egg whites, room temperature 1 teaspoon lemon juice … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 22: Chocolate Almond Truffles (with coupons!)

DAY 22:  Chocolate Almond Truffles I found this recipe over at Shugary Sweets.  These candies have a rich chocolate almond center, surrounded by crunchy almonds then dipped for a crunchy white chocolate coating.  Don’t they just scream CHRISTMAS treats? 🙂               (Recipe and picture … Continue reading