5 Tricks to decorate your Christmas cookies like a pro
My family is big into making Christmas cookies, but when we are decorating our cut-out cookies... I’m left a little wanting when it comes to the details. For help, I turned to Jen Schroeder, the Union Joints Pastry Chef. They make some beautiful Christmas Cookies at the Union General Store, and here is her advice:1. No matter how you decorate your cookies, remember to have fun, they will all taste great in the end. If you don’t feel like making your own cut-out cookies, you can order some at the Union Joints General Store.
What do “Christmas cookies” mean to you?
What do “Christmas cookies” mean to you? For me and my family, it is a plethora of different cookies that we only make between Thanksgiving and Christmas. During the Christmas season my family makes five different kinds of cookies: Russian Teacakes, Toffee Squares, Apricot Cookies, Magic Cookie bars, and of course your classic cut-out cookies. Michelle Oliver's Christmas cookies (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) This year, to get in the Christmas spirit, I have been making one of my family’s Christmas cookies every week.
My Grandma’s Christmas cookies that have no match
So Grandma Carr -- God rest her soul -- used to make these Christmas cookies that were so good they had to have been laced with some magic secret ingredient known only to her. I haven’t had a frosted shortbread cookie (with sprinkles) before or since that could touch her recipe. I can still picture that Thom McCann shoebox bursting open, cookies rolling asunder in all directions. “You want the cookies?” I shouted. Have the cookies!”Of course, 35 years later, if I had a time machine I would go back and eat those cookies right off the ground.