Christmas, Family

Favorite Things- Matt

 

I have to give my brother props. Last year I gave him a hard time about getting his post to me late. I mean like three weeks late. So this year, he got it to me the next day. Gotta love the power of sisterly persuasion.

Favorite Christmas song……..

Silent Night (either version — English or German)

Favorite things to do at Christmas……

Decorate the house, host a Christmas party, go to Wild Lights @ Columbus Zoo, drive-thru Alum Creek Fantasy of Lights (like Cuneo’s display)

Favorite Christmas cookies……

Grandma’s cut-out cookies with William’s frosting. This recipe is our Grandma Ella’s recipe and her brother’s icing recipe together. These are the best cut out cookies you will ever make. Ever.

Ella and William’s Cookies

3 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 egg
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. margarine softened

Mix margarine and sugar then add egg and vanilla. Add flour, salt, and baking powder. Mix with a beater then mix well with your hands. Roll and cut out with cookie cutters. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

Frosting:

1/2 c. margarine
1/3 c. Karo syrup
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1-2 tbsp. milk
3 1/2 c. powdered sugar

Put all ingredients in a small bowl and beat with mixer until smooth. Use food coloring to add color. Frost cookies immediately.
Thanks, Bubby!!

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s