Thursday, December 7, 2023

My Turn on the Cookie Hop

 Today is my turn to share on this annual eagerly-anticipated Cookie Exchange hosted by Carol of Just Let Me Quilt!

I tried two new recipes: First up is Christmas Bar Cookies from
Use the link to access the recipe, if it looks good to you. It is a version of blond brownies.
Beginning the mixing process: 

Adding in all the "goodies":

Ready for the oven:

Add more sprinkles to the top after baking, if desired, cool and eat:

Use the link for the recipe.
I looked for this recipe because of some shortbread cookies that we had at our church's district conference in November. There was chocolate and raspberry jam on the top of those--and they were cut into wedges-- and I had to make some.
Here is one pan out of the oven and covered with melted chocolate chips (it makes 2 pans).

I put raspberry jam on top of the chocolate on one pan of them and left the other pan just chocolate-topped and took them to my quilt group. Everyone ate the raspberry topped ones!

They were SO good! I'll be making these again.

I have some Christmas sewing projects in the works but nothing ready to show. In the meantime, enjoy 3 of my grands with Santa. I don't think little Sydney knew what was going on! She will be 2 years old on Dec. 26. Such a sweetie! (Ok, they all are!)

Enjoy the rest of the hop!
Here is the entire list for the week: