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Recipe is on the bag of Bob's Red Mill Muesli

Recipe is on the bag of Bob’s Red Mill Muesli

This holiday season has gotten away from me. I’m sure it is due to Thanksgiving being late this year and the fact we hit the road for the holiday. So I’m behind in all my usual Christmas preparations, like baking. I love baking Christmas treats. I usually start in November, making a few here and there, and freezing half so the wee beasties have a selection for Santa.

Yesterday was spent in a flurry of baking — Brownies (with mint chips), Magic Bars, Shortbread, and Muesli Cookies — I also made up Sugar Cookie dough for today’s baking and Pie Crust for Butter Tarts.



Cream 1/2 cup of butter with 1/3 cup of powdered sugar. Stir in the vanilla. Mix in the floor. Knead in the bowl long enough to incorporate all the flour and the dough is smooth.
If you have a shortbread pan: Lightly spray with non-stick spray, press the dough into the pan, and prick the entire surface with a fork.

If you don’t have a shortbread pan: Shape dough into a round about 1/4 thick, score wedges in the dough, and prick the entire surface with a fork. (A baking stone is better than a cookie sheet but either will work.)

Bake at 325 for 30 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes. Turn out onto a cutting board and cut along the scored lines.

What’s your favorite Holiday Cookie?



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