Christmas Cookies

Baby Elf Cookies for Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I mean what’s not to love, right? There are beautiful decorations, amazing cookies, shopping, wrapping presents, time with family, giving gifts and seeing the recipient’s smiles and if you are lucky, you will have snow. It is very magical. One thing I love about being is cookie decorator is creating … [Read more...]

Simple Reindeer Cookies

Have I told you about my grandson lately? He is a year and a half and the joy of my life! I love hanging out with this kid. I love playing with him and he loves playing with a bouncy ball we found at a local store. Well, the other day I showed him how Nana likes to play. We made Christmas Cookies. You know the cute reindeer cookies that are frozen … [Read more...]

Butter Cookies in Christmas Shapes

Christmas time means making cookies but, with all the parties, plays, movies, and decorating it is really hard to find time to make decorated sugar cookies as much as I would like. I have a lot of other recipes I make during Christmas like these simple butter cookies in Christmas shapes dipped in chocolate and rainbow sprinkles. And what better way … [Read more...]

Red and White Christmas Blog Hop

Have yourself a merry little "Red and White Christmas." I hope you are ready for some amazing holiday entertaining ideas and some red and white Christmas eye candy! With Christmas only a few days away some very talented and sweet bloggers have teamed up in a blog hop to bring you some red and white treats and holiday ideas that will help you wrap … [Read more...]

20+ Christmas Cookie Recipes

I am a sucker for cookie recipes. I have several recipe boxes full of them. I am very thankful to Pinterest for allowing us to collect recipes without having to copy them onto little recipe cards. This year, I have found the 20+ Christmas Cookie Recipes that I am sending out to friends and family. Most of them are from some of  my favorite … [Read more...]

Reindeer Cookies for Christmas

Merry Christmas! I hope you have "decked the halls", "shopped until you dropped" and "jingled all the way" to wherever it is that you are going because it is time to bake Christmas cookies! Remember yesterday when I showed you these Santa cookies? Remember when I told you that Santa cutter quickly became my favorite cutter? The truth is I bought … [Read more...]

Santa Cookies with my New Favorite Cutter

I have a lot of cookie cutters. Ha! That is probably the understatement of the year! I look for them everywhere I go and I usually find a new one or two, or ten to buy. This year, the cutest Santa and reindeer cutter was delivered to my door. Well, kind of delivered to my door. I received a Fancy Flours catalog and found a Santa cutter that I … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Men Cookies

Do you like gingerbread men cookies? I am a big fan! I always look forward to seeing the cute little gingerbread boys and girls everyone will make. My favorite gingerbread men cookies have been made by kids. Can you imagine how many people have a gingerbread men cookie tradition? What a wonderful time for kids to gather around the kitchen table … [Read more...]

Christmas Photo Prop Cookies

I had so much fun making these photo prop cookies because I knew my family would take this idea and run with it. I wanted to make a photo booth for Christmas pictures and knew it had to involve "Christmas Photo Prop Cookies." These cookies were inspired by this set and the possibilities are ENDLESS! You can make photo props cookies for Easter, New … [Read more...]

Simple Snowflake Cookies

I am not going to lie. I always have such big plans for Christmas and I run out of time every year! If you are like me and need some cute  cookies but don't have a lot of time, these colorful snowflake cookies are about as simple and fast as it can get. It is nice to plan for my time shortage! These colorful snowflake cookies are my new favorite … [Read more...]

I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas Cookies

We all know that this is the most wonderful time of the year and I think it has to do with cookies! Don't you agree? Or maybe it is because I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas! Don't you want a hippopotamus for Christmas? How about hippopotamus cookies for Christmas? … [Read more...]

The 12 Days of Christmas

Can you believe it is December? Can you believe that Christmas is only 17 days away? I am so happy about that and thought I could not possibly get any happier until, Callye aka Sweet Sugar Belle invited me to take part in The 12 Days of Christmas Project she organized! I asked her what day she wanted to to take and we agreed on the Seven Swans a … [Read more...]

Cute Little Christmas Cookies

I did a post for a friend of mine. Her name is Lil' Luna and she is so sweet and incredibly talented! I made Easy Elf Cookies for her but, they are so addictive that I had to make other versions. These Christmas cookies are so simple and fun that they become addictive. Put them in a cute jar for teachers gifts. I am sure your c0-workers would love … [Read more...]

Simple Red Bird Cookies

There are several things I love about this time of year and one of my favorites is red birds in the snow. I have always thought of snow as something magical. When I see that gorgeous red bird with all the white snow surrounding it I feel like I have been given a gift. So being a cookie person, the only logical thing to do is make red bird cookies.  … [Read more...]

Santa Cookie-The One That Started it All

Today, I am going to tell you about something I did that made me panic 2 minutes after I did it. I thought I would share it with you since yesterday was Black Friday and some of you woke up at 2 am to go fight the cold and crowds to buy gifts for people you love. I felt the time was right to talk about shopping.  Not just shopping, I am talking … [Read more...]

Polar Bear Cookies-George is my inspiration!

I love bears! I love baby bears, black bears, polar bears, bear hugs and even bear claws. I love them so much that I had to make make polar bear cookies. Fluffy polar bear cookies! My husband is a director of a camp so I get to live at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. There are black bears here but, you don't see them very … [Read more...]

Little Old Snowman!

I live in a cabin in the middle of the woods. My house is decorated with bears, barn wood and all things rustic. Why am I telling you this? Because sometimes I fall in love with color schemes that would never work with my rustic style. But that doesn't stop me from loving them! I can't decorate my house wiht aqua and blue but, I can make cute … [Read more...]