Cookie Recipes for Chanukah!

These cookies are decorated for Chanukah but you can make them for Christmas, just change the cookie cutter shape & the colour of the icing!

I have included 4 of the recipes that I make every year, they are really my families favourites! I also make the Ginger Cookies at this time year as well

Sugar Cookies with Marbled Icing, these cookies are parve/non-dairy

Sugar Cookies iced with Royal Icing

Blue Crinkle Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

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All four of these recipes are really great! Let me know what you think about them!

Sugar Cookies with Marbled Icing (Parve)

I saw this recipe on Instagram & HAD TO TRY IT! Sugar Cookies with Marbled Icing Jake Cohen posted a video on Instagram showing these cookies with this recipe & they looked so beautiful. I make Chanukah cookies every year & send them off to our grandkids in the mail & share them with our…

Sugar Cookies Iced with Royal Icing

My friend Billie invited me over to ice some Sugar Cookies with her & a few other people! I was thrilled to be invited & eager to go!  I make Sugar Cookies a few times a year… & I ice them but not usually the way Billie decorates her cookies. She uses a royal icing…

Blue Crinkle Cookies

These sweet little Blue Crinkle Cookies are easy to make & very pretty! Coloured Blue for Chanukah but you could add any food colour to make these anyway you want!! You could use red ones & green ones for Christmas… Pink for Valentines Day or someones favourite colour for a special occasion! Gel food colour…

Shortbread Cookies

I have a few binders full of recipes & when I was looking through the dessert one I came across this recipe for Shortbread Cookies   There was a note on the top of this recipe that this was Jacki’s favorite in 2009! Jacki was coming home for a few days so I made them and we will…

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Full of Turkey? Have some Pasta!

Pasta Alla Norma… my version!

Pasta Alla Norma is one of my fav pasta dishes. I always buy eggplant when I am grocery shopping and this is one of my go-to ways to use it. There are many recipes for Pasta Alla Norma. Some of the recipes are a but involved, but I really just wanted a quick supper using…

One Pot Pasta With Fresh Tomatoes

This one pot pasta is really quick & a perfect solution for dinner if you just don’t know what to have, you are starving & want to eat soon!!! This really does not take long from start to finish! This recipe is from Martha Stewart . All of the ingredients for this dish go in…

Mushroom Pasta Bake

If you like mushrooms, you are going to love this recipe. Another one from Smitten Kitchen…Mushrooms, cheese, pasta….baked until the cheese has melted & the edges are crispy….really….what could be more delicious! Marsala wine is in this recipe but I didn’t have any so I left it out. Perhaps with it in, the flavour would…

My Take on the Tik Tok Pasta Trend

There is this recipe trending all over TikTok & on Instagram & food blogs.Here is my take on it! Super quick.. the original recipe uses fresh cherry tomatoes roasted with some feta. I was talking to Jacki & she suggested we make this a ‘pantry’ recipe since not everyone can get to a grocery store…

Baked Pasta with Ricotta Cheese

Kind of like lasagna, but only in that it is a cheesy baked pasta dish topped with mozzarella cheese & a sprinkle of parmesan…..vegetarian & delicious! The recipe is from Baked Ziti with Crunchy Italian Salad & Garlic Bread. I didn’t use ziti, but used small shells. I did make a salad, not the…

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Roasted Green Beans

When I was growing up we ate green beans…canned green beans….they have a weird kind of taste & colour..& I remember not really liking them. Then we started eating frozen green beans…better- but my mom boiled them…the texture was weird…they kind of squeak when you bite them… I have not opened a can of green beans for many years & ate the frozen ones most of my life.

Green bean casserole is a favorite dish… green beans, mushroom soup & french fried onions…still love this dish! Made with frozen green beans this casserole is quick & simple to make.

But now my fav way to enjoy green beans is Roasted Green Beans

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