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As far back as I can remember, I’ve always had a huge weakness for cookies. So at Christmas time, when my kids were little, I would bake batch after batch of cookies. Not a huge variety of cookies, mind you, but usually just a few kinds–Chocolate Chip and, my mom’s signature Christmas cookie, Butterballs. (Butterballs are actually more well known as Italian Wedding Cookies I believe.) Sometimes I would make some sugar cut-out cookies too, because the kids loved to decorate those. (Not my favorite to make, but fun to decorate!)
I’ve slowed down on the cookie baking the last few years, as I’ve tried to tone down my pudginess and have tried to dramatically reduce my sugar intake. (Also, gluten free flour is really expensive!)
This picture is from the late 90’s. Check out the huge, ugly Christmas sweater with the leggings! (But this is probably something I would still wear today! Well, maybe not quite that ugly of a Christmas sweater.)
I do still make some cookies at Christmas, and I’ve decided to mix it up a bit and try different varieties. (Maybe just not so many batches…)
So, even though it is not quite Thanksgiving yet, my features from last week’s party are some cookies that I’d like to bake for Christmas.
Julie, from My Wee Abode, starts us off with some absolutely lovely nutmeg cookies that sound delicious. PLUS, there are links to lots more holiday cookies at her post.
Mary, from Pots and Planes, shared some tasty Austrian Holiday Cookies.
I guess these chocolate chip pumpkin blondies from NancyC aren’t technically cookies, but I will still put these on my cookie platter (and will probably make these for Thanksgiving too.) Yum.
These gingersnap cookies from Paula, at Virginia Sweet Pea, look delicious.
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