Month: December 2015

Italian Rainbow Cookies
Italian Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies

  When planning my Christmas baking, these Italian rainbow cookies are one of my very first to make. I bake them two weeks before Christmas as this allows the flavors to mellow and both the raspberry and apricot jams layered between the sponge cakes keeps these dense rainbow cookies moist and packed […]

Butterball-cookies
Baking, Cookies

Butterball Cookies

      My exquisitely fragrant vanilla sugar is ready and waiting to coat these cute little one bite Butterball Cookies! I am filling mine with raspberry jam as it seems to be everyone’s favorite. Alternately the butterball cookies can be filled with Nutella or even chocolate ganache but however […]

vanilla-sugar
Baking

Vanilla Sugar

December is my absolute favorite time of the year. A time where after much planning ahead, I finally start the cookie baking madness. As friends and family and colleagues know me well, I live and breath cookies during this busy holiday season. My dining room table is littered with cookbooks, […]