A cookie recipe that is sure to make spirits bright

A cookie recipe that is sure to make spirits bright

Christmas is just a few days away, which means most people are shopping for last-minute gifts, traveling to see loved ones, or simply staying home. No matter what your plan is, we think this cookie recipe is a great way to try something new, make something fun and colorful, and a way to make someone else's day brighter too. These cookies are a great gift for the sweet tooth in your life and anyone who enjoys a good holiday treat! Ingredients: 1 cup - Butter Softened 1 cup - Confectioners Sugar 1 Egg 1 ½ tsp – Vanilla Extract 2 ¼ cups - Flour (all purpose) mixed with a dash of salt 2 cans - Candied Cherries (green and red) halved 1 cup - Pecans Directions: In a small bowl of mixer, cream butter until fluffy. Gradually add sugar- beating until light. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture and mix well. Stir in cherries and pecans, cover airtight and chill for 1 hour. Divide dough in thirds,...
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An easy Thanksgiving dessert you can make with grandchildren

An easy Thanksgiving dessert you can make with grandchildren

Thanksgiving is around the corner and this year, we want to make the holiday as simple and stressfree as possible after the year we have had. Whether you have been cooking for days, are in charge of just dessert, or want to gift a friend with a cake,  here is a great quick recipe for a light and fluffy Pistachio Cake. Anyone that comes into contact with this dessert will be delighted by the cheery green color that stands out among the Thanksgiving staple items. Cake Ingredients     1-pkg Yellow Cake Mix 1-pkg Pistachio Instant Pudding ½ cup- Cooking Oil (vegetable or canola) 1 cup- Club Soda 4- eggs ½ cup- Chopped Nuts Topping Ingredients: 1-pkg Dream Whip 1-pkg Instant Pistachio Pudding 1 ½ Cup of Milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350F degrees, mix all cake ingredients at once and pour the mixture into a greased and floured tube pan.  Bake for 45-50 minutes.  Beat all topping ingredients until fluffy and ice the cake once it cools down. This recipe was taken from the cookbook of...
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