Category Archives: Cookies/Candies

December 10 – Holiday Cookies

The first two batches of Yuletide cookies are baked and iced.  Gingerbread and Sugar cookies makes the house smell so lovely.  No snow so far this year, but it’s pretty chilly out. Advertisements

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December 24 – Honoring Alfar

On the fifth day of Yuetide is dedicated to the Alfar, the male ancestors home and hearth. We will remember and try to keep the bargains made to the spirits throughout the year and take a moment to honor our … Continue reading

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Brigittine Chocolate Fudge

There is a long tradition of Brigittine Monastery Gourmet Fudge in Oregon.  At Our Lady of Consolation Priory, the monks quietly go about producing some of the most delicious, rich and creamy fudge in the world.  We didn’t have time to make the … Continue reading

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Yuletide Cookies – Sugar Shapes

On the fourth day of vacation…….  (I missed a few days when the water heater went out in the middle of the snow storm) the sugar cookies were baked and decorated.  More trees for the tree, snowflakes and reindeer for the cookie tray.

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Yuletide Cookies – Gingerbread

On the first day of vacation…….the gingerbread cookies were baked and decorated.  Trees for the tree, snowflakes, gingerbread men, and stars for the cookie tray.

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The Seven Days of Jul Cookies – Krumkake

These light and airy  cookies are fantastic filled with whipped cream.  They are my kids favorites.  Joe’s Grandpa used to make them every year for Christmas supper. 3 whole eggs ½ cup sugar ½ cup melted butter ½ cup white … Continue reading

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The Seven Days of Jul Cookies – Berlinerkranser

Wonderful, buttery little bites that are great with cup of chai (probably coffee too). Be careful not to overcook these cookies the first batch took a little while to brown and then were a bit dry.  After that I baked … Continue reading

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The Seven Days of Jul cookies – Kokosmakroner

These fabulous little bites are sweet and crunchy and filled with coconut. The stove top, no-whip recipe makes them fool-proof. 1/4 cup butter 4 egg whites 2 cups (250 g) powdered sugar 3 cups (250 g) unsweetened, desiccated coconut 1 … Continue reading

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Candied Nuts

Candied Walnuts: 4 oz Pecans 4 oz Walnuts 1/2 {scant} cup White Granulated Sugar 1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon Kosher Salt Egg Whites from one Egg Preheat oven to 250 degrees and butter a small baking sheet. Combine the sugar, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Balls

*Leona’s * Makes 30 Printable Recipe A holiday tradition in my home for the past 30 years! Where I come from you won’t find too many houses without a plate of these on offer at Christmas time! Easy and quick … Continue reading

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