Christmas Cookies in a Mason Jar

I had to come up with a few quick gifts for Christmas and with all the cookies being gifted this time of year, this seems like a super cute gift to DIY.

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Here is where the great recipe came from, the Kansas City Star.

I bought the spatula from A.C. Moore and cut a scrap of fabric and ran it under the serger to clean the edges. Added grosgrain ribbon to top it off. I printed out the recipe from the site and cut it out using my scalloped scissors. Easy Peasy!

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Let me know if you try it and how yours turned out.

Merry Christmas & I hope to have more posts more frequently.

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Bringing baked goods to the gym… bad idea? Not for someone’s birthday!!!

I workout with a great lady on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and as luck would have it, she was away on her birthday. I still wanted to give her a card the next time I saw her, but I also wanted to test drive this cute recipe I saw on Facebook. Betty Crocker has the cutest twist on regular old birthday cake, birthday cake cookies!

They took almost no time to bake. Just a box of yellow cake mix, butter, egg, milk, confetti sprinkles, icing and polka dot nonpareils. They bake in 10 minutes and once cool, a spoon of icing between 2 ‘cookies’ with a sprinkle of polka dot nonpareils around the sides, VOILA!
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