Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Pretty reds for Ruby Tuesday …Rednesday

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I have bought these dishes at TJ Max. Candy cane tree I had for years

Ornaments in glass urn at Kmart. Linen table cloth and gold platter

at The Christmas Tree Shoppe..

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Here is that new Christmas cookies I had to make.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hershey peppermint candy cane blossom cookies.

Ingredients

  • 48 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Mint Candies
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Red or green sugar crystals, granulated sugar or powdered sugar

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.
  2. 2 Beat butter, granulated sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with milk to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  3. 3 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in red sugar, granulated sugar, powdered sugar or a combination of any of the sugars. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. 4 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookie is set. Remove from oven; cool 2 to 3 minutes. Press a candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. About 4 dozen cookies.

Actually my first batch I got 47 cookies because I had messed up. The second batch I did it right and I got almost 5 dozen cookies. So, depend how it come out.'

I fell in love with this cookie recipe and I will make these next year. It is a thumb up recipe.

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Here me in my Christmas red sweater along'

with BIL. Hope he don’t mind. Thanks Donna

for the photo.

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I am joining in on Ruby Tuesday. Rednesday.

Stay warm! Nancy

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10 comments:

Janis said...

Great red photos, very festive. Those cookies look so yoummy, thanks for sharing the recipe

Donnie said...

Love all your photos and those cookies don't sound hard to make either. They look very festive. You sure have been busy.

LV said...

You do not have to spend a fortunate to have pretty things. I like all you shared today. That is a neat picture of you and hubby.

bj said...

I enjoyed seeing all your pretty reds. You are such a pretty lady!
hugs, bj

GWENDOLYN KAY said...

I love those dishes from TJMax. I love that store. Your sweater is so pretty and festive, looks like you are having a great time.
Gwenny

~~Carol~~ said...

I'm so mad at myself that I never got to TJ Maxx to see what they had for Christmas! I love those dishes, and those cookies look ever so yummy!
Happy REDnesday and Happy New Year!
Carol

Rebecca said...

Those cookies look soooo good! Wish I had one!

ArtzeeChris said...

oooooh! I love all the lovlies! the polkadot ribbon thru the white dishes is just genius! Also your Hershey Cookies look so yummy, thanks for sharing the recipe.

Happy New Year!
Chris (Artzee Chris)
Artzee Chris' Blog

nancy said...

Those polka dots ribbons came with the dishes. I got them just in time and It is a bargain. I would probably pay more at flea markets. These looks vintage.

Jan said...

love this decor and your cookies look NUMMY!