Saturday, December 24, 2011

Mele Kalikimaka and Happy Hanukkah!

If your last name is Wheaton, Goldberg or Altmar...STOP...pretend you didn't see this post!  
I haven't given you these cookies yet, so you're not allowed to look!
UPDATE:  It is now safe for the above mentioned people to look!

Because some of the family was so lucky to spend a few weeks in Hawaii recently, 
I decided to make a bunch of Hawaiian-themed cookies for presents this year.
(Thanks for the idea, Diane!)
I'll tell you what was tough to find these 
tropical cookie cutters in the dead of winter.
My mom and I may have spent about an hour in a big craft store trying to 
bend a cross-shaped cookie cutter into a palm tree...yeah, it didn't work so well.
Thankfully, we finally found all these great cutters at the wonderful 

Mele Kalikimaka and Happy Hanukkah!

More Christmas Cookies!!

I've been spending my days in the kitchen baking, baking, and baking some more!
These Christmas cookies were so much fun to bake...
although, as silly as it sounds, my right arm was really 
tired from squeezing the frosting bag all day long!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season!

Happy Holidays!