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12 Days of Cookies

Earl Grey Icebox Cookies

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

    These perfect afternoon tea cookies literally have bags of tea mixed in with the dry ingredients. We hadn’t ever thought of doing that, even a bit dubious but then our minds began racing with other tea cookies we could create! A favorite of many of our taste testers. Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter,
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Sparkly Apricot Rosemary Jewels

Friday, December 11th, 2015

These bite sized jewels are as tasty as they are beautiful. There is a perfect blend of sweet and tang from the apricot, yet a grounded flavor because of the herbaceous cookie. We very much enjoyed these in the mid-afternoon with a cup of tea. We did modify this recipe slightly from the original. makes
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Basin Harbor’s 12 Days of Cookies 2016

Friday, December 11th, 2015

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time for our annual 12 days of cookies recipes. A lot of sugar, flour and eggs went into the testing of this year’s cookies. We hope you enjoy and let us know what you think! The recipes will begin on Sunday, December 13th, bringing you a
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On the 12th Day….I think we are off a day!

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

But none the less, here is our recipe for today. Eggnog Thumbprints. I think I have made about 5 batches of these this season. Easy to “throw” together, great flavor and a little rum always makes it better. Cookies: ¾ cup unsalted butter, room temperature ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup packed light brown sugar
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Day 11: Not just a cookie, a pie or fudge, Pecan Pie Fudge

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Wow, this seemed too good to be true upon discovery. But it is! INGREDIENTS: 1 pie crust 1 1/2 cups pecan halves, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup dark corn syrup 1/3 cup evaporated milk 3 cups white chocolate chips 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon maple extract DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400F.
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Cinnamon Pinwheels. Day 10. Breakfast pastry in a cookie.

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

These Cinnamon Pinwheels are evocative of soft, cinnamon drenched  breakfast rolls dripping with icing. Enjoy this cookie version, makes a nice addition to the traditional chocolate and sugar cookie variety. Cookie Dough    3 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup (2 sticks) softened butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2
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No Turtledoves here…Just Turtle Cookies. Day 9

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Turtle Cookies: Chocolate, Caramel and Nuts. A tried and true combination.   Cookies 1 cup flour 1/3 c. cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 stick butter, softened 2/3 c. sugar 1 large egg, separated, plus 1 additional egg white 2 T. milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/4 c. pecans, finely chopped Caramel Filling 14 soft
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Day 8: Snickerdoodles

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Snickerdoodles are a family favorite. The strong cinnamon flavor represents the holidays; and this easy recipe will be sure to spread the cheer! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar (+ 1/4 cup sugar for rolling) 1/2 cup softened butter 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 2 3/4 cup all purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp
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Day 7: Bacon and Peanut Butter (Dog) Biscuits

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

BHC Dog approved. Bacon and Peanut Butter Homemade Dog Biscuits for the fidos in your life.     Ingredients: 1 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter 2/4 cup nonfat milk 1 large egg 2 cups whole wheat flour* 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/3 cup oats 2-3 strips of chopped bacon (we cooked ours for about 1
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Butter Mints like you remember: 12 Days of Cookies Day 5

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Grandmas candy dish or your favorite family restaurant. The pink and green pillows of buttery mintiness. Now you can make your own. Butter Mints 1/4 cup butter, softened (use salted then you don’t have to play with adding salt) 3 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar plus 1/4 cup+, if needed 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon
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