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Cookies & Candy

Dan and I have been making cookies for over 35 years now.  We especially enjoy making cookies at Christmas time to share with family and friends.  Some years we keep with the tried and true: pressed spritz, brandy balls and Dan's famous chocolate chip cookies.  Other years we take a chance on new recipes we've found or invented.  We sometimes also make candy, usually in collaboration with Dan's sister who is the better expert in this area.

Christmas 2011

Jam Cookies
Sugar Cookies
Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies

Christmas 2010

Jam Dots
Chocolate Dots
Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies
Sugar Cookies

We decorated these in various ways with chocolate, icing, and sprinkles.

Christmas 2009

Jam Cookies
Milky Way Sugar Cookies
Snickers Peanut Butter Cookies
Crunch Snowballs

In the future, I'd like to make traditional Scandinavian cookies using cookies stamps such as those sold by Rycraft (