Adventures of an Unprofessional Baker

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Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 4

Start Time: 2 pm Stop Time: 5:30 am Complete: Snickerdoodles (3x), Extreme Brownie (4x), Earl Grey Shortbread (4x), Gingersnaps (4x), Pecan Sandie’s (4x), Chocolate covered Oreos (121- all painted), Peacocks! Mixed: Cranberry Shortbread (4x) I have a new favorite cookie!  Earl Grey Shortbread.  Technically, the kind I made was with Mariage Freres “Paris Breakfast” black … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 3

Start time: 4:30 pm Stop Time: 6:30 am Complete: Red Velvet Cookies (4x), Chocolate Sugar Snowflakes (4x) Mixed:  Salted Caramel Rounds (4x) AAAAAAAaaaaaarrrrrggghhhhhh!  Today was a bit of a wash.  I can’t believe it, but my favorite baking supply store (Sugar & Spice) was closed today!  On a Sunday?!  It would make more sense that … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 1

Start Time: 3:00 pm Stop Time: 2:57 am Goal: 20 types of cookies, packages, wrapped & ready to deliver on Thursday 12/12 Completed: Vanilla Sugar (8x), Chocolate Sugar (4x), Chocolate dipped Oreos Mixed: Lemon Sugar rounds (4x), Coffee Chocolate Kringles (4x), Mint Chocolate swirls (4x) Let me start by saying…Doh!  Yeeeeah…I ran out of salt … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2011 – Day 3

Start time: 9:30 am End time: 1:34 am Goal: 20 recipes baked, decorated & packed by Monday night Take that Day 3!!! Here’s the update today: Totally complete: Gingersnaps (double recipe), Chocolate chip ( quadruple recipe), Peanut Butter (triple recipe),  Snicker doodles (triple recipe), Lemon rounds (triple recipe), Pecan Sandies (quadruple recipe), Chocolate Sugar (double), … Continue reading →