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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Brownie Snowflake Pops-Shortbread Cookies-Prizzelle's

The baking still continues for me...lots of orders to fill which has been so fun! Tonight as I was baking I was thinking of those who this time of year might not be so "merry". There's people who have lost a loved one this year or in December or in years past, some may be less fortunate, some don't have jobs, some don't have families or some other circumstance. I just wanted to take some time tonight to pray for those friends or for those I know that this time of year is difficult for them. Praying for strength, peace and joy during this holiday season! Grateful to God for all that He does for us...
2 Corinthians 12:9
"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness"

Hope you and your family have a blessed Christmas and New Years!

Here are some more recipes:

Brownie Cake Pops

1 box of Brownie mix
1 container of chocolate frosting
1 pkg. white choc. Almond bark

Bake Brownies according to package. Let them cool completely. Crumble up in a bowl and add about 3/4 c. of choc. frosting. Mix well. Make into balls. Melt a little chocolate and dip the tip of the cake pop stick in it and place it in the center of the brownie pops. Repeat until all of them have sticks in them. Place in freezer for 15 minutes. Melt the remaining amount of chocolate. Dip the brownie pop then tap off excess chocolate. Sprinkle or decorate as desired.

Shortbread Cookies

2 sticks of softened butter
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c. powered sugar
2 cups flour
Bakers semi sweet choc.

Mix everything all together. Place dough in the frig for 2 hours. Take pieces of dough and shapes them into long bite size pieces. Bake for 350 for 10 minutes. Cool completely. then dip in the melted Baker's chocolate and sprinkle 


I love pizzelle's! If you've never tried one you should! They are an Italian pastry that is delicate and light.  You need a pizzelle machine in order to make these. My mom has had one of these machines for years and only would make them 1 time of year and I always looked forward to having them. You can purchase one of these machine's @ Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl's or online.

1 3/4 c flour
3 eggs
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 tsp. baking powder

Melt butter mix all ingredients together. Heat Iron. Spray it before using it so the pizzelle's won't stick. Drop a tablespoon on iron and cook for 20-45 seconds depending on iron. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or decorate.

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