Happy Holidays from upstate New York! For reasons unbeknownst to me it still hasn’t “really” snowed here but I’m not complaining. We can have a green Christmas, New Year’s, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Easter….ALL YEAR. YEAHHH BUDDY.Ok enough of this. I probably just jinxed myself.
So this year to make things a little different I tried a chocolate rolled sugar cookie in addition to the classic vanilla. The dough for that was amazing but I wish the baked cookie was a little more chocolate-y. I even made my own homemade frosting for these cookies. I’m not sure what possessed me to do that but I was still ambitious and full of pep at 4pm on a Sunday afternoon. It might have been from the latte I had with Sara at 1pm. So these are the recipes I used. There was no way I was going to try and wing these recipes so I used ones that seem respected by the baking community.
Now for the interesting part of this blog…the pictures
The doughs: I rolled them out in confectionery sugar and cocoa respectively
Many minutes later…
In the meantime, makin’ some frosting
Well I my brother doesn’t believe in traditional colors so this is the craziness I ended up with..
I then sit down to about 6 different types of sprinkles, glitter gel, and M&Ms to make some magic.
I love snowmen so I got very creative with them.
I don’t know what I was thinking when I frosted these ones.
Sometimes I even personalize cookies.
Also, my brother’s house is fully decorated for the holiday season. This is just a glimpse of how much Christmas cheer I was sitting in.
Duke really wanted a cookie.
My brother also got in on the baking and made some Italian cookies.
So have a good holiday although this wish may be premature since I will most likely be baking up until Dec 25th.