Adventures of an Unprofessional Baker

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Christmas Cookies – Day 6

Start Time: 10:50 am Stop Time: 11:45 pm Goal: 22 types of cookies, packaged, wrapped & read to deliver on Tuesday 12/18 Baked:  Extreme Brownie (8x), Chinese Almond (6x) Mission accomplished. Oh man, it was hard today.  But I learned a lot.  I waffled on my decision to eliminate the Extreme Brownie, then went for it.  3 POUNDS OF CHOCOLATE, … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies – Day 5

Start Time: 11:45 am Stop Time: 2:30 am Goal: 22 types of cookies, packaged, wrapped & read to deliver on Tuesday 12/18 Baked:  Paris Breakfast Shortbread(4x), Cranberry Shortbread (4x), Vanilla Bean Shortbread (4x), Lemon Sugar Rounds (6x), Pecan Sandies (4x), Gingersnaps (4), Oatmeal Raisin (6), Snickerdoodles (5x), Peanut Butter toffee pretzel (3) 9 types of cookies got baked today. NINE. … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies – Day 4

Start Time: 11:15 am Stop Time: 6:05 am Goal: 22 types of cookies, packaged, wrapped & read to deliver on Tuesday 12/18 Baked:  Chocolate Chip (8x) Mixed: Paris Breakfast Shortbread(4x), Cranberry Shortbread (4x), Vanilla Bean Shortbread (4x), Lemon Sugar Rounds (6x), Pecan Sandies (4x) OMG OMG OMG, I’m behind.  No, I’m ahead. No, I think I’m behind.  Maybe I’m not. … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies – Day 3

Start Time: 11:45 am Stop Time: 2:40 am Goal: 22 types of cookies, packaged, wrapped & read to deliver on Tuesday 12/18 Baked:  Peanut Butter (4x) Mixed: Paris Breakfast Shortbread(4x), Cranberry Shortbread (4x), Vanilla Bean Shortbread (4x), Lemon Sugar Rounds (6x), Pecan Sandies (4x) No-bake days stress me out.  I lose track of time and literally don’t know what happened to … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies – Day 2

Start Time: 11:15 am Stop Time: 4:38 am Goal: 22 types of cookies, packaged, wrapped & read to deliver on Tuesday 12/18 Baked:  Mint Chip (4x), Cinnamon Imperial Cutouts (4x), Coffee Sugar (4x), Brown Sugar Spice (3) Mixed: Paris Breakfast Shortbread(4x), Cranberry Shortbread (4x), Vanilla Bean Shortbread (4x), Lemon Sugar Rounds (6x), Pecan Sandies (4x) Day 2 was a … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies – Day 1

Start Time: 10 am Stop Time: 11:32 pm Goal: 22 types of cookies, packaged, wrapped & ready to deliver on Tuesday 12/18 Completed:  Vanilla Sugar (7x), Chocolate Feathers (4x), Coconut Cutouts (4x), Red/Yellow Swirl (4x) Mixed: Mint Chip (4x), Cinnamon Imperial Cutouts (4x), Coffee Sugar (4x) What a great day 1! Man, getting a jump start on the chocolate sugar last night … Continue reading →