When I was a kid, the best part about going to visit my Grandparents at Christmas time was being able to eat tons and tons of special Christmas cookies that we never made at home. Growing up, one of my favorite parts about Christmas time was making cutout cookies, and eating the dough when my mother wasn’t looking.
Now that I am older and living far away from home, I always take time to make cutouts every Christmas, and ship some back home to my dad, who’s sweet tooth is as big as mine.
Last year, I came across the melted snowman cookie after I had finished all my Christmas cookies, but I vowed that I would make the following year! The time is now. There are several versions of this on the internet, I chose to make the marshmallow melted snowman cookies as originally done by Truly Custom Cakery . What better way to celebrate National Cookie Day than with some good old-fashioned sugar cookies?
Marshmallows! I honestly am not a huge marshmallow fan, but I can’t resist all the holiday marshmallows. They are perfect for hot chocolate, gingerbread houses, and flavored rice krispies treats! This weeks marshmallows are: French Vanilla, Gingerbread, Peppermint and holiday shapes!
Marshmallows for Foodies
Christmas, more than any holiday, seems to be an excuse for everyday foods to be covered in chocolate. I mean Ritz crackers with chocolate? Come on! I felt like this year there were more flavors of Oreos than I have ever seen before! I couldn’t resist the Mint Fudge Oreos; one because I love mint and two because they are ready to shred! Has anyone ever tried muddy buddies Chex Mix? I resisted the urge to pick a bag of these up, but I absolutely wanted to go home and make some. Lastly, Mrs. Fields chocolate covered cookie dough, because who doesn’t love cookie dough?
Hurry and pick up some of these before the holiday season ends!
Today’s last Foodie Finds are gifts for foodies at Target! Oink talking timer! Also available in the cow version for $9.99. Kitchen Kong, you can never have enough whisks! Kitchen Kong sells for $6.99. Munchstaches. These are candy molds and cookie cutters for $9.99. I see mustaches popping up all over the foodie blogs these days. Lastly, Ninjabread men, Hi-Ya! These awesome cookies cutters sell for $14.99!
Fun gifts for foodies!