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Tag Archives: Christmas



how to make mini candy Christmas trees

You know how a few days before Christmas you remember you need to make all your cookies to give away? And you look for something easy to make to pad the Christmas tins? Yeah, that’s what these are. Something easy to make to pad the Christmas tins.     Need any fillers, too? Here ya’ […]



for Tablespoon: chocolate peppermint patty cookies

I love these. I suppose that lacks humility to say, but I love these. The cuteness, the chocolate-ness, the minty-ness. Everything. And… I’ve found my newest chocolate cut-out cookies. I came up with the recipe from a box of chocolate cake mix, so it’s easy to whip up in minutes. Did I mention I love […]



sanity-saving graham cracker houses for Christmas

I like making gingerbread houses as much as the next person… but it’s just. So. Much. Work. Especially the assembly part. And sawing down imperfections. And the balancing act. It’s harder than making a house of cards. On a boat. In rough water. So I cheated. I made 2D graham cracker houses with the illusion […]



how to make easy gumdrop fudge

Have your toothbrush handy after making this, because I don’t want to be responsible for the cavities. This gumdrop fudge is delicious, smooth, soft, colorful, easy-to-make, and… sweet. Sinfully sweet. And I can’t stop eating it (possibly because of the addictive qualities of sugar). It takes minutes to whip up, a couple hours in the […]



BFF gingerbread people

  So I have this leftover gingerbread cookie dough from my gig over at Tablespoon. (If you visited me yesterday, you’ll note the silly gingerbread men.) Naturally, it was handed over to my seven year old daughter. She invented these BFF gingerbread people by smushing together the hands before baking. She wanted to be sure […]