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Holiday Cookies

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Spice it up this holiday by surprising your family and friends with some amazing cookies. Making these cookies will impress your entire family and they are all very tasty, so you and your family will have a nice holiday treat by the fire.

An delightful way to spread the holiday cheer is by baking Spritz cookies. They are mainly dough based and perfect for the holidays. You can make them in almost any flavor and there super easy. All you need is “¾ cups of sugar, 1 large egg, teaspoon of pure Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon of almond extract, 2 and 1/3 cups- all-purpose flour, and ½ teaspoon of salt.” Recipe courtesy of Sally’s Baking Addition. “I personally love Spritz cookies because they are soft and doughy,” said Broderick Hankee.

Another great holiday cookie is Iced oatmeal cookies. They are old fashioned cookies with a soft center and crisp chewy edges, then are topped off with a cozy vanilla glaze. The ingredients you need to make these delicious cookies are two cups of whole rolled oats, two cups of all-purpose flour, one teaspoon of baking soda,1 teaspoon salt, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 cup unsalted butter, one cup of brown sugar, ½ cup of granulated sugar, two eggs, one table spoon of dark molasses, two teaspoons of vanilla extract. To make the spectacular vanilla glaze it takes only three ingredients 1 and ½ cups of confectioners’ sugar, ¼ tablespoon of vanilla extract, and two tablespoons of milk. “I feel like iced oatmeal cookies are pretty good,” Kingston Krause.

What a perfect way to get in the holiday mood than baking a fresh batch of Chocolate Crinkle cookies. They are a fan favorite by many families. It’s a flavor bomb exploding in your mouth. With the sugar on top makes the perfect holiday cookie. If you don’t have a big, sweet tooth though then you may not like these cookies. You need “½ cup of unsalted butter, ½ cup of granulated sugar, ½ cup of brown sugar, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1 cup of flour, ½ cup of cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1/8 teaspoon of salt,” Recipe courtesy of Sally’s Baking addition. “They are my favorite type of cookies, the chocolate is so rich and soft and the sugar coat on top is the perfect addition,” Daniel Gottardi said.

Gingerbread cookies are a Christmas staple in many families’ households because of their playful shape and Christmas spice. Who doesn’t love cookie cutters? To make this delicacies you’ll need 2¾ cups all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off, 2 teaspoons baking soda, Heaping ¼ teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, ½ teaspoon ground allspice, ¼ teaspoon ground cloves, ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, 1½ sticks (12 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened, ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar, 1 large egg, 6 tablespoons unsulphured molasses. You and your family can spend time together by frosting these cookies we them, it is fun and tasty holiday past time.

If you want to really want to impress your family bake some peanut butter cookies for them this Christmas. They are soft, buttery cookies that will melt in your mouth as soon as you bite into them. It’s a No-fuss recipe with 9 ingredients and they are super simple to make. 1 and 1/3 cups (170g) all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup (1 stick; 115g) unsalted butter, 1/2 cup (100g) packed light or dark brown sugar, 1/2 cup (100g) packed light or dark brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract. These soft cookies will have you drooling over them every holiday season.

Soft Molasses Cookies is super easy. It should only take about 25 minutes of to make in total. You only need “1 cup of butter, softened½ cup brown sugar, 1 egg, ¾ cup molasses, 3 cups all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons baking soda, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of ground ginger,” recipe courtesy of Allrecipes. These are simple, soft, chewy, and sweet. They are sure to be loved.

These cookies will put the joy in your holiday this year without a doubt. Just give them a good old-fashioned try.

 

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