I had this great idea.
I was going to write three posts featuring the 12 cookies I baked for Christmas this year. They were to feature 4 cookies each. It was a good idea. I even started it. I wrote one post featuring the first four cookies.
I was too busy working, preparing, visiting, baking, shopping, and celebrating. Not that I’m complaining about that. I loved doing all of those things. But now that it’s January 15th, my great idea is no longer relevant. No one is interested in baked goods in January. I made brownies the other day just because. No one wanted to eat them. Not because there was something wrong with them – they were perfectly tasty. They even had extra chocolate and caramel drizzled on top.
But January is not the time for brownies. Or cookies. Or cakes (unless it’s your birthday). It’s the time of year that the gym is packed, and the over-indulgence of December is weighing heavily on everyone’s mind and/or stomach.
I get it – I’m a huge proponent of eating right and treating your body with respect. I’m also a huge proponent of baked goods. So January, for me, stinks. Did I mention that I don’t like cold weather?
So, for everyone out there, who, like me, still wants to eat brownies, cookies and cakes, here’s a quick glimpse of all the rest of the 12 cookies I made for Christmas. If you just can’t look now, maybe by next December you’ll look at them and feel inspired. I’m certainly giving you plenty of time.
#5. Cream Cheese Cookies. (recipe here.)
#6. Chocolate Cottage Cheese Cookies.
#7. Marzipan Mice.
#8. Jeanine’s Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies. (recipe here.)
#9. Peanut Butter Hershey Kiss Cookies.
#10. Peppermint Bark. (recipe here.)
#11. Cornflake Christmas Wreaths.
#12. Honey Whiskey Balls. (recipe here.)
So there they are. Enjoy them at your leisure, whenever the time is right. You have all year….