Holiday Cookie Ideas from Our Families to Yours

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I’m not much of a baker but I do love making cookies during the holiday season!  There is something about the smell of cookies baking that makes you feel warm and cozy inside.  I love making it a family activity and have the kids help me mix the ingredients and decorate the ones that need to be decorated.  And I know you’re not supposed to but really, who can resist eating the cookie dough?

I also love using recipes that have been made for our family for years.  My grandmother always had her Chocolate Chip cookies ready for us when my cousins, my brother and I arrived to her house.  She even use to send them in care packages when we were away at college.

Do you have a favorite Holiday Cookie or one you like to bake all year round?

Below are a few family favorites from our team members over the years!

Aunt June’s Cream Cheese Cookies 

Kim McGarry

Grandma Cook’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Aimee Romano

Grammie Shirley’s Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Meg Palumbo

Classic Sugar Cookies

Amanda Kuno

3 cups flour, 1/2 ts baking powder, 1/2 ts salt, 1 cup butter, 1 1/2 cup sugar, 2 large eggs, 1 tsp vanilla extract.

Combine wet ingredients, combine dry ingredients. Mix both together. cover and chill overnight, flour the counter, roll out the dough, use your favorite cookie cutters to cut out as many cookies as you can, bake at 350 F for 13 minutes.

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles

Heather Walborn

For her favorite recipe visit: Two Peas and Their Pod – Brown Butter Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles

 

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