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Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Recipe

A friend approached me about doing some cookies for her, and that started me thinking on making some test cookies for her to taste and see which ones she liked best.  Nothing fancy, mind you.  Just making batches of  my No Chill Sugar Cookie Recipe and changing the extracts to give different flavors.  Then it dawned […] Read more…

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No Chill Sugar Cookie Recipe

Several years ago I went to a cookie decorating class at my local Michael’s store with my sister.  The instructor gave us a sugar cookie recipe that she uses for her business, and I think the recipe alone was worth the price of the class!  My favorite thing about it is that the dough doesn’t […] Read more…

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No Chill Gingerbread Dough

I’m the first to admit that I am a very impatient person! That’s why this No Chill Gingerbread Dough is perfect for me. I can mix all the ingredients together and immediately start rolling it out. And to make it even more simple, I roll the dough out onto parchment paper to cut out my […] Read more…

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Orange Spiced Gingerbread

This is a wonderful recipe for people that want a little something different than basic gingerbread.  It tastes and smells fantastic! Ingredients: 2/3 cup molasses 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 egg 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon baking soda […] Read more…

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Royal Icing Recipes

There are 2 different ways you can do royal icing.  Either with meringue powder, found at your local craft or bakery store, or fresh egg whites.  The only opinion I have is that using meringue powder is much more convenient for me than waiting for the egg whites to get room temperature. ROYAL ICING #1 […] Read more…