Christmas Cookies!

I know it’s only 4 months past Christmas 2013…. but never too late to revisit some Christmas cookie making. As you can see, I’m catching up on my post backlog 🙂

I had the girls over for a Christmas cookie decorating party and wanted to post the fruits of our labor. We had an assortment of sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies. I love the basic sugar cookie recipe by Sweet Sugar Belle, found here. There really is minimal spreading during baking, hence less cookie shape distortion. As far as the gingerbread, I just used the Pillsbury ready-made cookie dough- which surprisingly holds it’s shape well and also tastes delicious!

Steph's Iphone 1893The cookie spread!

Steph's Iphone 1885We had a few standard Christmas cookies- candy canes, Santas, reindeer… and then some unique ones- ninja bread men, Hawaiian gingerbread men…a Spartan mitten!

  Steph's Iphone 1887Lauren brought an ugly sweater cookie cutter and decorated these amazing little gems! So stylish.

Steph's Iphone 1888Another fun assortment by the crew- Steph, Nancy, Meg, Karen & Lauren!

Only 8 more months till our next round 😉

 

 

 

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