Thursday, December 24, 2009


These are our favorite Christmas cookies. The recipe comes from my mom and is good either frosted or unfrosted.

Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

2/3 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
2 tbls molasses
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tbls pumpkin pie spice

Mix butter,sugars and molasses. Add egg. Add flour, salt, baking powder and spice. Mix until well blended. Cook on greased cookie sheet for 11 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool.  Frost with pink peppermint frosting and dip into crushed candy canes. {I always double the recipe!}


  1. These do look delicious! Have a great day and eve and tomorrow! MERRY CHRISTMAS..and I look forward to next year and blogging with you! Come say hi :D

  2. Good Morning!

    It's so nice to meet you here in blog land! I love the name of your blog and you have created such a lovely space here! I see that you also love the Lord as well. How amazing it is to connect with fellow bloggers who share that same heart! His heart.

    Many Blessings to you sweet friend!