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Christmas Cookies Recipes

Christmas cookies make fantastic gifts, and cookie baking and decorating is a special event during Christmas. Christmas cookie recipes are recognized with all sorts of delicacies is perfect for Christmas. Christmas is a time when you get an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful winter season, delicious food, decorations and parties.
 
Well, it is not about taste every time when it comes to food, if you are craving for healthy Christmas treat, then no doubt, healthy Christmas cookies can be easily prepared at home using high quality and natural ingredients. Normally, the food that we eat outside contains unknown ingredients and oil that proves too unhealthy some times.

Therefore, it is recommended to prepare Christmas cookies and other dishes at home and enjoy having them at home with comfort and ease. Most of us have one or two favorite cookie recipes that we would love baking during the holiday time. Christmas is the right time to prepare all your favorite dishes and serve them among all family members as a part of tradition presenting your love and affection for each one of them.

Try out something different this Christmas. Prepare candy cane cookies and let your guests get surprised about the beauty of the dish. For this cookie recipe, you will need:
  • 2 cupes of flour
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar (powdered or icing)
  • 2 large egg yorks
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • teaspoon pure almond extract
  • teaspoon red liquid food clothing

Whisk the flour with salt in a bowl and keep it aside, now in another bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy. Add the egg yolks, vanilla and almond extracts and beat till it gets mixed together well. Add the flour mixture in three additions and beat to form smooth dough. Add red food coloring to it and divide the walnut sized red dough's with white color dough. Roll each other separately into a 4-5 inch long rope twisting them. Shape each rope in a form of can. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and place rack in center of oven. Now, bake cookies for about 8-10 minutes till the edges start getting brown. Remove from oven. Let it cool and enjoy serving them. <