12 Days of Cookies: Day 3

Posted on December 14, 2013

        DAY THREE Toffee Almond Sandies 3½ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon almond extract […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 2

Posted on December 13, 2013

          DAY TWO Dipped Gingersnap Cookies A new favorite of ours. These fragrant gingersnaps are delicious out of the oven and 4 days later. Perfect for cookie swaps, a quick morning coffee break, we are sure you will add these to your favorite list. 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups vegetable […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 1

Posted on December 12, 2013

        DAY ONE Aunt Marj’s Molasses-Coconut Cookies A tribute to the 2nd generation of Beach Family. This recipe from Aunt Marjorie is a annual favorite for any holiday. ½ cup butter ¾ cup sugar 1 egg ¼ cup molasses Cream together and add 1 ½ cup flour ¾ tsp. baking soda ½ […]

Christmas Cookies. A Baker’s Dozen.

Posted on December 18, 2012

Being a three season resort has its pros and cons. We really enjoy the respite of the winter months, where the daily routine is dog walking, dog dodging and office chatter. It’s all about the planning and the looking ahead. Thinking sun and fun in the frozen surroundings of the lake, all the while praying […]