The holidays are finally here and I am beyond excited! The smell of freshly baked cookies permeating my entire house brings such comfort. I love sitting down at the beginning of December and making a list of recipes that will end up in my holiday gift baskets. I can attest to Carmi’s love of baking during the holidays. I believe she and I were 12 or 13 years old when I was lucky enough to receive an amazing basket full of delicious treats as my Christmas gift that year. YUM!!
Last week Carmi started off our Holiday Baking Series with a cookie recipe dedicated to her daughter. This week I will share one of my son JJ’s favorite cookies.
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Welcome to the kickoff of our holiday baking series! I absolutely adore Christmas. It is the one holiday that I will unabashedly decorate my house for, drag my family to holiday events around town, and bake enough cookies to feed an army. I created a cookie this year just for my daughter, Thora, who loves all things pink and strawberry flavored. I am not a fan of food coloring, so I am always looking for creative ways to add color to her cookies. Inspiration hit when I was tossing a couple bags of freeze-dried strawberries into the grocery cart.
Continue reading Holiday Baking Series Part One: Thora’s Pink Christmas Cookies