Posts Tagged ‘holiday baking’

A Sweet, Sweet Holiday: Rike’s Coconut Cookies

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

004 (2)My coconut cookies are no long family tradition, but they are a rather recent addition to my baking repertoire. They were an instant hit with who have tried them, however, and they are ever so easy to make. So here they are. Have fun baking! (more…)

My Christmas Baking Cheat Sheet

Monday, December 19th, 2011

holiday pretzels I love to bake during the holiday season but don’t have loads of time. So while there are a few things I set aside time to really cook up right, I also rely on simple recipes that have been proven crowd pleasers.

At the top of my list is the Junior Mint brownie. Brownies in general are a great idea because there is so much you can do with them but for whatever reason the Junior Mint brownie always gets the most oohs and aahs. Simply make a fudge brownie (package mixes do fine) and during the last five minutes of baking evenly spread a box of junior mints across the top. When you pull the brownies out take a spatula and spread the melted Junior Mints across the top to ensure a thin, glaze like coating across the entire batch. This is a recipe that can be found all over the internet and is incredibly easy to make. (more…)