The Perfect Christmas Cookie
Does the thought of baking Christmas cookies leave you in a sugar rush? Do you make the same cookies each year, following family traditions or try a new recipe featured in one of the pretty holiday magazines?
I love hosting a cookie exchange with friends. It is the perfect way to spend one afternoon
baking your favourite cookie recipe, and finish with a freezer filled with dozens of cookies in a variety of flavours.
Where does one start in choosing a cookie recipe to share with friends. Something quick and
easy, like a drop cookie or maybe a refrigerated cookie that can be sliced and baked. A bar
cookie that is pressed into a pan and cut into squares. Maybe a pressed cookie, that one time a year that you can dust off your cookie press.
One of my favourite cookie recipes is the classic sugar cookie. Truth – I have accumulated quite a few cookie cutters over the years. Christmas cookies are a wonderful way to use a variety of these cookie cutters in shapes and sizes. These cookies can then be decorated with a simple line of royal icing or full on sprinkles.
Find our favourite Sugar Recipe on our blog; www.christinekropp.com
DID you know ...
There are actually eight (8) types of cookies: Bar, Drop, Molded, No-Bake, Pressed,
Refrigerator, Rolled & Sandwich
When making cookies, don’t overmix the dough, mix in the flour only until incorporated
Silicone Baking mats are excellent for even colour cookies, and easy clean up
We would love to know your favourite holiday cookie, share in the comments below ...