Tag Archives: Christmas

Two for Tuesday: Christmas Fruitcake and Cookies

I made my fruitcake and soft and chewy molasses cookies again this year.  Yum!  I like to enjoy them with some eggnog.

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

I also made chocolate chip pecan cookies.  They are the same as the cherry pecan icebox cookies except they have chocolate chips instead of cherries.

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Citron Cookies

I made my citron cookies for the season.

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10 Christmas Cakes from Around the World

While I was looking up Christmas cookies from around the world, I found some cakes too, so I thought I’d post on Christmas cakes. These are also from blogs.

Argentinian Pan Dulce

Australian Christmas Fruitcake

British Christmas Cake

Chilean Pan de Pascua

English Christmas Fruitcake

Filipino Bibingka Cake

Japanese Christmas Cake

Kerala Christmas Fruitcake

Norwegian Christmas Cake/Julekake

Polish Poppy Seed Strudel

Cherry-Pecan Icebox Cookies

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I made the Taste of Home Cherry-Pecan Icebox Cookies for Christmas again this year.  These are always a big hit.

 

 

 

15 Christmas Cookie Recipes from Around the World

I love reading about Christmas traditions and foods from around the world. I searched blogs for Christmas cookie recipes from bloggers who are from the country where the cookie originates or of that ethnicity or that seemed authentic. So below is a list of 15 Christmas cookies from around the world:

African-style Christmas Sweet Mince Pies

Czech Vanilla Rolls/Vanilkove Rohlicky and Jam Flowers/Linecke Cukrovi

Estonian Gingerbread Cookies/Piparkoogid

Finnish Spicy Gingersnaps/Joulupiparkakut

German Cinnamon Star Cookies/Zimtsterne

Greek Spiced Walnut Cake Soaked in Syrup/Karydópita

Icelandic Air Cookies/Loftkökur

Italian Honey Balls/Struffoli

Italian Knot Cookies/Anginetti

Latvian Gingerbread Cookies/Piparkukas

North Carolina Moravian Spice Cookies

Norwegian Sand Tarts/Sandbakkel

Russian Rozdestvenskioe Pechenie

Scottish Shortbread

Swedish Spritz Cookies

20 Cool Christmas Cookies

Here are 20 Christmas cookies that I’d like to make this year.

Bourbon Balls from Southern Living

Brown Sugar Masa Shortbread from Sunset

Butter Dream Cookies from Midwest Living

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies from WebMD

Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies from Paula Deen

Chrusciki Leaves from Martha Stewart

Cornmeal Cookies (Paste di Meliga) from Saveur

Crackly Sugar Cookies from Chow

Creamy Eggnog Bars from Better Homes and Gardens

Double Chocolate Cookies with Peppermint from Our State

Filled Cherry Macaroons from Better Homes and Garden

Giant Spice Cookies from Taste of Home

Gingerbread Cookies with Guiness Stout from WebMD

Homemade Graham Cracker Christmas Cookies from Yankee

Pecan & Cran Holiday Cookies from Clean Eating

Pineapple Delights from Taste of Home

Saltine Toffee Cookies from allrecipes

Speculoos Buttons from Bon Appetit

Stenciled Chocolate Cookies from Martha Stewart

Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Crescents) from Saveur