By Susan Westmoreland, Good Housekeeping
Butterscotch arms, Chocolate Crinkles, Gingerbread Cut-Outs, Peppermint Meringues: these kinds of Christmas cookies sound delectable, yet no one can bake dozens of recipes even as. the answer? A change! All throughout the US, households, friends, neighborhood, and church teams assemble at Christmas cookie swaps, the place every one player brings a wide batch of his or her favourite recipe to proportion. all people fills a plate or tin with samplings of the tasty treats; the extra humans, the merrier—and the extra different types of cookies to aim. It’s a enjoyable approach to take pleasure in a number of Christmas tastes with out doing all of the paintings yourself—and to rejoice with these you love.
Good Housekeeping is helping domestic bakers input into the enjoyment, camaraderie, and natural deliciousness of this practice with a brand new choice of 60 favourite Christmas cookie recipes from round the world—each configured to make batches of not less than 8 dozen cookies. choose between vacation classics and modern twists; they’re effortless to make with daily constituents. and every recipe has been triple-tested for achievement within the famed Good Housekeeping try out Kitchen, so that you can bake with self belief. for additional support, there also are nice tips about strategies and shortcuts, in addition to enjoyable rules for throwing the easiest cookie switch ever. ultimately, as a unique bonus, the booklet positive factors detachable clean recipe playing cards within the back—so you could move alongside the recipe.
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ACTIVE TIME: 20 MINUTES • BAKE TIME: 25 MINUTES PER BATCH • MAKES ABOUT 126 COOKIES V 9 cups flaked sweetened coconut 1⁄ 4 2 cups sugar 12 large egg whites 3⁄ 4 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1⁄ 2 teaspoon almond extract 1 • Preheat oven to 325˚F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment or foil. 2 • In large bowl, stir coconut, sugar, egg whites, salt, vanilla, and almond extract until well combined. 3 • Drop dough by rounded measuring teaspoons, 1 inch apart, onto prepared cookie sheets.
The only tricky part is knowing when to remove them from the cookie sheet, as they are very sticky. If you do it too soon, the cookies are too soft; if you wait until they’re completely cool, they’ll stick. So let them cool slightly, just until you can handle them, then transfer them to a rack. Florentines travel very well: Just sandwich two with the chocolate as a filling in the middle. ACTIVE TIME: 40 MINUTES PLUS COOLING • BAKE TIME: 10 MINUTES PER BATCH MAKES ABOUT 96 COOKIES V 3⁄4 cup butter (11⁄2 sticks), cut into pieces 2 cups slivered almonds, finely chopped 1⁄2 cup heavy or whipping cream 1 cup candied orange peel, finely chopped 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 1 cup sugar 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 16 squares (16 ounces) semisweet chocolate, melted 1 • Preheat oven to 350˚F.
Cool slightly, about 10 minutes. bar cookies 36 6 • In large bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat eggs, granulated sugar, salt, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until ribbon forms when beaters are lifted, 5 to 10 minutes. Beat in cooled chocolate mixture until blended. With wooden spoon, stir in remaining 1 cup flour. Pour chocolate-flour mixture over cooled shortbread crust. 7 • Bake until toothpick inserted 1 inch from edge comes out almost clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack. 8 • In heavy 2-quart saucepan, melt semisweet chocolate with cream over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth.
Good Housekeeping The Great Christmas Cookie Swap Cookbook: 60 Large-Batch Recipes to Bake and Share by Susan Westmoreland, Good Housekeeping