My kids, in December tradition, have been sick this week. Earlier in the week my oldest son had a fever/sore throat/cough combo, then the rest started in with the runny noses and coughs, and to end the week well 3/5 started throwing up yesterday! Jeepers! What a week! It seems to be a fast and furious version of whatever gastro bug is making the rounds, so those 3 from yesterday are already feeling better today. Now it is the wait and see period to see if the rest of us will catch it.
I’m bringing you another hit from my 2012 Cookie Palooza. I took a typical ginger cookie recipe and added browned butter. It gave these a unique and slightly nutty flavor that was really outstanding.
Do you make a bunch of Christmas cookies every year? What’s your method of attack? Last year I mixed up all the dough one day, and then baked for two days. I was so exhausted by the end I didn’t really enjoy the end result as much as I imagined I would. I was also pregnant though and just coming off the tail end of pretty severe morning-sickness and the 1st trimester exhaustion. Not fun. But what a great end result we got out of the deal. Cookies and a little baby girl for us all to dote on this Christmas!
That is a partial picture of my 2012 Cookie Boxes. There were 4-5 variations missing from that. Yikes was that a lot of work! Fun though.
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