Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Christmas cookie weekend

I had such a great weekend with some of the best friends I could ask for. On Friday night, I met up with two of my Theta college friends, Patricia and Melissa in Lincoln. Pat lives here now in a beautiful new home and Melissa came up from her home in Dearborn, Missouri.

We enjoyed the evening with dinner at Tico’s, then talked the night away – it was a like we lived in Theta again chatting in the dining room! One of the best parts was falling asleep listening to the rain.

We started good time the next morning making over ten types of Christmas cookies and candies. Here is Melissa with her cookies.

Mel made:

Paula Deen's Monster Cookies
Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods
White Chocolate Rice Krispie Balls

Here is Pat with her cookies:

Pat made:

Stained glass cookies (fam recipe)
Peanut butter blossoms
Andes cookies she found on Pinterest


I made:

English Toffee
Christmas Hug Thumbprints
Pepparkakor (Swedish cookies that my Grams always made)


It was fun to use new technology – who needs cookbooks when you can use your tablets?!

The kitchen sure was bustlin’, but we had a great time and shared lots of laughs! Thanks gals for the get-together! This should definitely be an annual thing!IMG_0833IMG_0837IMG_0840

Read Melissa’s recap of the weekend on her blog.


Melissa said...

You did a much better job blogging about our weekend than I did! Love!

Paul Alicia Wittkop said...

My friend & I had a bake off Saturday too! You guys' cookies look amazing!!!


Kelsey Pope said...

Thanks gals!