Friday, January 11, 2019

The actual 2018 baking list


 Back again to give an update as to what baking and kitchen-gift-making actually got done for Christmas 2018.    Mr. T made several batches of cookies, as he always enjoys helping out!

🎄 A double batch of Whipped Shortbread Cookies (pictured at top of post)

🎄 A double batch of Chocolate Mint Crisps


🎄 A double batch of Sacher Torte Cookies


🎄  A double batch of Secret Spice Cookies


🎄  A double batch of Eggnog Log Cookies

🎄 A double batch of Chocolate Spritz


and then single batches of

🎄 Almond Shortbread Thumbprints -- some with apricot and some with raspberry

🎄  Lemon Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies

🎄 No-Bake Cookies


For candy, I made:

🎄 Arlene’s Easy Fudge (I used peanut butter chips instead of the butterscotch along with the chocolate -- and wow!)

🎄  Heavenly Delight

🎄  Special Holiday Fudge


🎄  Chocolate-Dipped Orange Slices



And for other kitchen gifts:

🎄 Christmas Granola

🎄  Cinnamon Pretzels

That is pretty much it.  I didn't do all the baking or make all of the kitchen gifts that I had planned, but I was very pleased with what did get done.  Baking in my Christmas kitchen is such a delight for me!


3 comments:

  1. Oh wow! You did an amazing lot of baking! Very ambitious baking list and I am sure that many were blessed. If I bake too much; I eat too much. Having a small freezer does not allow me that option, though I do love to bake and have enjoyed reading all your recipes. They all sound delicious!

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  2. I guess it was quite bit of baking at that. We did it a bit at a time and we are still using up the cookies here and there. (Served a cookie tray with ice cream and hot fudge sauce for dessert for friends last night, for example).

    I wouldn't do as much either if I had a small freezer. Glad you enjoyed reading the recipes. I've made many other varieties of Christmas cookies over the years, but these are most of the top favorites.

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  3. Oh my, I'd like a taste of everything!

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