Day 8: Snickerdoodles

Posted on December 18, 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 […]

Day 7: Bacon and Peanut Butter (Dog) Biscuits

Posted on December 17, 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 […]

Butter Mints like you remember: 12 Days of Cookies Day 5

Posted on December 16, 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 […]

12 Days of Cookies. Day 4

Posted on December 15, 2014

These bars are really simple to make and are so delicious! The fresh raspberries paired with the chocolate are a real crowd pleaser! Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pie Bars Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1 […]

Day 2 – Almond & Raspberries

Posted on December 13, 2014

Today is a delightful little tartlet. Almonds & raspberry, another perfect combination. Double Almond & Raspberry Blossoms 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup ground slivered almonds 1/2 cup butter 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten 1/4 cup butter, softened 1  3 ounce package cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 1 tablespoon orange juice […]

12 Days of Cookies Begins Again. Day 1

Posted on December 12, 2014

Our 9th Season of Cookie Recipes. We have talked about not doing it some years, but we do it as much for us as you! Holidays mean so many different things but cookies are universal. Cookie swaps, colorful packaging, on a plate for Santa or just having hot cocoa with the kids, having a diverse […]

12 Days of Cookies: Final Day

Posted on December 24, 2013

     December 24  Easy 7 Layer Bars   1.2 Miles of Lake Champlain Shoreline 4 Canine Mascots 5 Generations of Beach Family 128 Years of Exceptional Service 315 Smiling Staff 700 Acres of Vermont Landscape A Pinch or two of Unforgettable Memories & Traditions Layer all ingredients in the recesses of your mind. Let […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 12

Posted on December 23, 2013

Day 12 Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites     2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 tablespoons molasses 1 large egg 4 oz cream cheese 2 […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 11

Posted on December 22, 2013

    DAY 11 Fido’s Liver Biscuits   For those of you who know us well, it  won’t surprise you that we included a cookie for the dogs in your life. Nutritious and with whole grains, you can be sure that your dog is getting the best treat ever! Bake with love! Liver Dog Biscuits […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 10

Posted on December 21, 2013

      DAY  10 Foolproof Nutella Turtle Cookies 10 ounces milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped, divided 20 pretzels (flattened pretzel crisps are the best) 20 large rounded teaspoons nutella 40 whole pecans, toasted 24 soft caramels,  unwrapped 2 tablespoons heavy cream sea salt Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper. […]