Sunday, 18 December 2011

Button (& Mama Button) Make Cookies!

One of my favourite memories from growing up is making sugar cookies with my mom. 
No one's sugar cookies taste as good as my moms SO, I always make it a point to eat as many as possible while I'm at home. 
See that little *neon* green slip of paper? That's the same recipe card we've been using since I was maybe 7 years old! See title: Sugar Cookies (The Best!)
    
Had to make a lil' video of course!
 Make sure you get all of your cookie cutters ready to go. As you can see we've been collecting quite a few & I'm sure my gramma has thousands more in her basement. Lord knows she has surplus amounts of EVERYTHING. In fact, we just went to Wal-Mart the other day so she could pick up MORE toilet paper & salad dressing. *Future post* A look into my grandmas pantry.
 OK, so after you roll out the dough, start putting those cookie cutters to use! 
 OMG LOOK WHAT WE FOUND!? It's a GOOSE! 
Make sure to dunk your cookie cutter in flour before you start because it will stop the dough from sticking to it. Unfortunately, it doesn't always help. One goose lost a foot.
 There you have them! A wide variety of Christmas treats (Lions, Geese, Canadian Flags)..
 Now for the clean up. Luckily, my mom always does it because I don't do it right. FINE by me.
 ALWAYS put icing on them! I don't know the exact recipe for this, but basically it's a butter-milk icing. (Butter, milk & icing sugar). Add a bit of food colouring & VOILA!
 MMMMmmmmMMMmmMMM. The lion didn't turn out so well, but I think the rest of them are Okay!
 JUST LOOK AT THESE GEESE. I think they are the cutest cookies we've ever made!! 
& look, we even made a Button! 
Goose & Button

xx
Estée

8 comments:

  1. those goose cookies are too friggin cute.

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  2. This is such an awesome post! I'll definitely try the recipe, even though I don't have any goose or lion cutters. I'll do little snowmen cookies :D
    Thanks for sharing!
    x

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  3. The goose and button cookies- so cute.

    Our family loves making these cookies ( http://bit.ly/ieMviz ) during the holidays and the last time I attempted to make some (with no help) I burned them all :( I guess family assistance is always needed in times of baking! :)

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  4. Oh wow they are so cute, especially the goose. I want to make some of my own now!

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  5. Oh, this post really puts me in the mood to bake some cookies...right now!
    Your blog is adorable!

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  6. I love making biscuits at Christmas! It's a tradition :)

    http://ascentofrosewood.blogspot.com/

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  7. love them all :) i just wanna go and bake now!
    xo,

    amourette

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