Christmas Cookie Party
One of my dearest friends has a Christmas Cookie Exchange party every year. It ends up being a bunch of girls eating cookies and socializing, which is the best. This year I made a recipe I found on pinterest, my latest addiction. They are nutella cookies, and they were easy, but relatively expensive to make.
Mix 1 cup nutella (which is about half the jar, which is what makes this expensive), 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 egg. My batter was really dry so I added another egg, and it worked great. Roll the batter into 1 inch balls, then squish onto the cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 7-8 minutes. Since mine had an extra egg in there, they seemed to need a little longer, so I baked them for about 10 minutes.
I ended up with 2 cookie sheets full of cookies, which surprised me. On one sheet I used some Pam, and on the other I forgot, so it accidentally turned into an experiment! The Pam ones spread out more, and therefore weren’t as pretty. The non-Pam ones looked good on the sheet, but wouldn’t come off!! I ended up leaving these behind so I could rush to the party.
This is only part of the giant selection of cookies. There were snickerdoodles, gingerbread men, sugar cookies, chocolate chip, and a bunch of other things I can’t name, but were delicious.
Look how amazing those are! I wish I could claim I made them, but you know I would have taken dozens of “in progress” pictures and written a whole blog post complaining about how impossible this was.
One year I tried to make beautiful, hand-decorated cookies to give out, and they came out demented. If I can find pictures that will be a whole separate post. Let’s just say, I accidentally made a pregnant cyclops cookie. It was that bad.