Brown Sugar Spritz

Brown Sugar Spritz

National Teddy Bear Day Who knew there was a National Teddy Bear Day?  I did not know this but apparently, there is such a thing, and for National Teddy Bear Day,   Lynn from Happier Than A Pig In Mud made Brown Sugar Spritz, using her OXO Teddy Bear Disk for her cookies, (she also used butter rather than margarine), below is […]

Eggnog Tradition

Eggnog Tradition

The Eggnog Tradition The American drink, eggnog, comes from a long line of English ancestors – custard posset, syllabub, one yard of flannel, and auld man’s milk, to name a few. Until about 1870, it was served on many occasions, including Independence and Election Days. Although good at any season, it is now the traditional […]

Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup shortening 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Dash of salt 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour   Method Cream shortening, add in sugar gradually.  Add egg, unbeaten; beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients, and extract. Fill a Mirro cooky press. Form cookies on ungreased cookie […]