Peppermint Swirl Cookies

Peppermint Swirl Cookies

For (almost) as long as I’ve been baking for Christmas, I’ve been making a peppermint swirl cookie. It’s a relatively simple slice and bake cookie that’s seen many incarnations over the years, as I’ve improved it in appearance and ease of preparation. This year, though, I wanted to try something that was a little dressier […]

Cinnamon Eggnog Roll

Cinnamon Eggnog Rolls

Last eggnog post of the year… Promise! When I came up with the idea for these, I was thinking about two things… “I want to make cinnamon rolls”, and  “I should finish that carton of eggnog”. Who says we can’t have it all? :-) Although it seems that a fair amount of nog goes into these rolls, […]

Frosting-Eggnog

Eggnog Frosting

This recipe makes enough to frost a 2 layer cake.   Eggnog Frosting 1 cup Vegan “Eggnog” (I used Vitasoy Holiday Nog) 3 tbsp All-Purpose Flour 1/2 cup Margarine 1/2 cup Shortening 1 cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 tsp Eggnog Extract (or Vanilla)   Whisk together the vegan “eggnog” and flour. Cook (stirring continuously) over medium heat until […]