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Christmas cookies - never made any- need some easy and fun recipes!!

My son is 6 and I have never made Christmas cookies- the most I have ever done is the ready made dough... so this year I want to try to make real cookies!! Any easy and somewhat foolproof recipes that don't need a zillion complex ingredients???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:00 PM on Dec. 18, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • what kind do you want to make?
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 7:04 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • we did four easy and kid friendly ones this year- snickerdoodle, chocolate chip, peanut butter, and sugar cookies. the sugar cookies were the most fun because the kids got to use cookie cutters and then decorate their cookies afterwards.

    the peanut butter is the easiest, all you need is 1 egg, a cup of PB and a cup of sugar. mix together, form 1 inch balls and bake. you can increase if you need more just by adding equal parts egg, PB & sugar.

    i use the recipe on the back of the tollhouse morsels for chocolate chip cookies and google for my sugar cookie & snickerdoodle recipes.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 7:05 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • http://thefrugalgirls.com/2013/11/christmas-cake-mix-cookies.html
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 7:11 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • Kword

    Answer by Kword at 7:12 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • Candy Cane Biscotti



    They are so good. Make sure you follow the directions pretty closely!


     

    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 7:24 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • Kword

    Answer by Kword at 7:24 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • I make these with my five-year-old, she likes rolling them in powdered sugar best. Easy peasy, mac and cheesey!

    Mexican wedding cookies

    1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
    1 cup powdered sugar, divided
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    2 cups flour
    1 cup finely chopped pecans (use blender or food processor if available)

    PREHEAT oven to 350°. Beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium till light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and pecans, beating on low after each addition until well blended.

    SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls. Place, 1-1/2 inches apart, on lightly greased baking sheets.

    BAKE 14 to 15 minutes, till bottoms of cookies are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheets. Roll warm cookies in remaining powdered sugar until evenly coated; place on wire racks. Cool completely,. Store tightly covered at room temperature. Makes 48 cookie
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 8:04 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • Have you tried to do Cake Pops? They are so easy!


    How to Make Cake Pops

    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 8:32 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • My kids like to help me make the Hershey kiss cookies (sugar cookie dough, press Hershey kiss in middle) and Reese cups ( peanut butter cookie dough, in mini muffin cups, press mini Reese cup in each). You can google the recipe for both. We also usually do almond bark which is super easy.
    Huge hit in my house - 2 ingredient fudge: 12 oz bag of choco chips (or whatever flavor), and a can of condensed milk. Mix together in glass bowl, microwave for 1-2 minutes until smooth when stirred. Add nuts if desired. Pour into 8 x 8 pan and chill until firm. Not as good as regular fudge but pretty close and oh so easy!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:52 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • Thumbprint Cookies or sugar cookies
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 2:39 PM on Dec. 19, 2013

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