12 Days of Christmas with 12 Favorite Cookies


“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.”  Sandra Lee

Holiday cookie baking is a labor of love for me. Truth be known,  I am just more of a cook than a baker.  These cookie recipes are tried and true favorites of this reluctant baker. I hope you’ll find a recipe or two to try yourself.  To access the recipe, please click on the highlighted titles. Crank up the Christmas carols, roll up your sleeves and get your holiday baking on!

Cranberry~Almond Sugar Ccokies with Double Chocolate Drizzle

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The Miracle Christmas Cookies


Love works in  mysterious ways.  At Christmas 30 years ago, I was going through a painful divorce, far from my family, in a new city I had moved to for the crumbling marriage  and would be alone.  Just before Christmas, a surprise package arrived.  Inside I found a Christmas stocking that had been filled with thoughtful little gifts so mine would not remain empty, and a box of homemade cookies. Continue reading