Leave Christmas Cookies for Santa! My top 4 recipes!

December 14, 2014


11 days left until Christmas and my kiddos and I are talking about what kind of cookies would Santa like? My daughter (who is 13) is helping me keep the Santa spirit alive! My 6 year old is so excited to bake cookies. I'll post all of the recipes at the end of this post. We have come down to the top 4:


These cookies would be perfect for a Holiday Cookie exchange! Bake these babies up, Put them in a nice decorative tin or box and wrap it up with a bow and start the exchange!

Can't decide between a snickerdoodle and a gingersnap? Now you don't have to! These cookies combine both cookies in one.

Photo & Recipe courtesy Betty Crocker

Gingerdoodle Cookies

Ingredients:

Gingersnap Cookie Dough:

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough:

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cinnamon-Sugar:

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Photo & Recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker

Peanut Butter Blossoms


Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Additional granulated sugar (about 2 tablespoons)
  • About 7 dozen Hershey's® Kisses® Brand milk chocolates

Russian Tea Cakes


Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered sugar
Photo & Recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker

Candy Cane Cookies

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red food color
  • 2 tablespoons finely crushed peppermint candies
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
To get these recipes, click up top! Recipes courtesy of Betty Crocker!

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