Saturday, 8 December 2012

Have a beautiful Saturday

Photograph as seen on Pinterest

Wonderful Christmas time
by Paul McCartney

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. 
- Agnes M. Pahro

Refrigerator Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 2/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

3/4 cup very finely chopped red and green glace cherries
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds

CREAM butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla.

SIFT together dry ingredients. Add to the butter/sugar mixture. Mix well. Fold in the cherries and almonds.

DIVIDE the dough into thirds, place each on a separate piece of wax or parchment paper. Shape into 7" rectangular logs. Wrap the paper around each one and chill for several hours.

SLICE the logs into 1/4" slices and bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Watch closely--you don't want to brown the bottoms too much.

*The uncooked logs can be frozen for one month. When you want to make cookies, remove logs from freezer and let sit for a few minutes to warm up before slicing.

*Adapted from The Joy of Baking

Recipe as seen on this blog

Update on Sarah as she posted on Facebook yesterday

Only one week from today I will be home! I can't wait to see all my family and friends, actually sleep a whole night through without getting a knock on the door from a nurse, play with my dogs, wear regular clothes with high heels and eat food that I choose. I will be sad to leave my nurses, techs and trainers that I have grown so close to, but nothing compares to home!



  1. Hi Jeanne,

    I love the Tiffany advertisment - saw it in a magazine the other day. Thanks for sharing the cookie recipe.
    Wishing you a happy weekend and thanks for visiting me.

  2. Love and hugs and many blessings
    Love Jeanne