When I think of Christmas, I think cookies. Every year, since I can remember, Christmas has always started with the cookie. My Grandmother would host cookie baking day for my sister and I, which happened to be my favorite day of winter break.
Ever since my Grandma passed, I have been deemed the baker of the family. I have taken it upon myself to provide the appropriate cookies every Christmas.
My Grandma’s sugar cookie must always be made. I’m pretty sure these cookies are responsible for my obsession with baking:
Since it’s me, and it’s Christmas…you get these:
I did need to save time for a few homemade gifts. With six siblings (two brothers, one sister – all married), I decided to keep things simple with hand-crafted goods.
Hot chocolate mix (from Alton Brown):