It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Are you on the naughty or nice list this year? Don’t worry we’re leaving cookies out for santa & you this Christmas! Let’s get the kids involved and get the oven pre-heated! It’s time to start baking! With the help of at home baker, Marissa from Sweets & Treats we’re whipping up a variety of festive cookies for this years holiday!

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Sugar Cookie Recipe


  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 cups flour

Icing Recipe


  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • Gel Food Coloring (your choice)

How to (Sugar Cookies)


  • Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees
  • Cream butter and sugar together. Add both vanilla and almond extracts and the egg.
  • Combine dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  • Roll to 1/4 thickness.
  • Bake for approximately 6-8 minutes & let cool.

How to (Icing)


  • Combine sugar and 1/4 cup milk until smooth. (Add additional milk slowly at a time)
  • Add corn syrup and extracts together.
  • Finish with the food coloring of your choice.


Chef’s Notes: For a simple yet elegant look, top the finished sugar cookies with raw sugar for that crystal like look that will have your guests in awe.



Photographer Assistant: Jessica Schildt

Comment below which cookie is your favorite one! We love to hear your feedback!

Happy Holidays!

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