My family loves eggnog during the holidays with a touch of nutmeg. What is your favorite way to drink Eggnog?
Who doesn’t like Gingerbread houses at Christmas time? Well I for one love them. But I have NEVER had any luck creating one. But Martha shares a NO BAKE VERSION, which I might just try. Check it out here
This would be a great craft to do with your kids or grandkids, wouldn’t they think your were the greatest?
Look at the marshmallow snowman. Cute!!
Makes 8 to 10 wedges.
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Makes 16 cookies .
Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
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"I sure do like those Christmas cookies, Sugar!
I sure do like those Christmas cookies, Babe!
The ones that look like Santa Claus,
Christmas trees, bells, and stars;
I sure do like those Christmas cookies, Babe."
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 tsp grated orange peel
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening, and 1 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, molasses, and the orange peel. Combine the dry ingredients. Gradually add to the creamed mixture. Mix well. Roll into 1 1/4 inch balls. Then roll the balls into the remaining sugar. Place the sugared balls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are firm and the surface cracks. Remove to wire racks and cool. Makes 5 1/2 dozen
Recipe Source: Taste Of Home
Instant Cappuccino Mix (nice and spicy)
1 cup powdered
1 cup instant chocolate drink mix
3/4 cup instant coffee granules
1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or more
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg or more
1. In a medium sized glass jar, combine the non-dairy creamer, chocolate drink mix, instant coffee, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, cinnamon and nutmeg; mix well.
2. To prepare, place 2 tablespoons mix in a mug, pour in 3/4 cup
boiling water, and stir until dissolved. Serve hot.
Inspired by Home Cooks
"Run, run, fast as you can!
Can't catch me, I'm the gingerbread man!"
I found this simple little video on creating some adorable little gingerbread men….
Scootin to the kitchen.