Monday, December 21, 2009

Baking Holiday Cookies ~

A few weeks ago I decided to be superwoman
plan ahead and use the auto clean on my oven - now I have had my lovely oven for about 6 years and never had the desire to "clean" that bad boy - but I hit the button with a smile on my face and about an hour into the cleaning mode my oven went kaput! Needless to say, I have learned my lesson: don't auto clean your oven, and if you are even thinking about it - don't do it right before Christmas! So last Friday, the bottom oven was fixed, the top is still awaiting his long awaited appointment - but one oven means it is cookie time! I have been holding off - well clearly, I had no oven- but it is on!

Do you have any favorite holiday cookie recipes?

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Moore Minutes said...

LOL! You're so funny. :) Smells terrible huh?! ugh. Can't wait to see what you do though! You asked what we is a post of some NEW cookies I tried this year:

And my current post has some traditional favorites. Happy Baking!

Patricia said...

Oh no!!!
I do have some really good recipes and will try to post them soon!
Merry Christmas

Unknown said...

OMG! I did that once & on the coldest day of the year we had smoke billowing from the house, windows flailed open ... it was AWFUL! Forget cleaning the over, just buy a new stove is my moto.

May your celebration be joyous ...
Merry Christmas,
TTFN ~Marydon

Jane said...

Sorry to read about the oven mishap. A clean oven is overrated :-)
I baked some cookies husband wanted some oatmeal raisin cookies and Pillsbury came to the rescue with their "just pop in the oven" cookies that I just got finished baking. I am the queen of lazy bakers!!! The husband is happy though so I guess that's all that matters.
Happy Holidays!!!

Wendy said...

Oh my.. a few years ago the element went on our oven..the same week of my cookie exchange! I feel your pain!


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