Christmas time is a great time to bake and make some yummy desserts. Here are 2 dessert Christmas recipes that Heather Smith and Ebony Bright really enjoy making.

Swedish Christmas Cookies (From Heather Smith)

  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange peel
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 25 candied cherries (red and green)

Cream butter and sugar; add egg yolk and beat well. Add vanilla, orange peel, lemon juice and salt; blend thoroughly. Add cake flour gradually, mixing well. Chill dough for about 2 hours. Mold into small balls, dip into slightly beaten egg white and roll in chopped nuts. Place cherry on top of each cook and arrange 1 inc apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 325 degrees about 20 minutes.

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Ebony’s Peanut Butter Pie made recently for the Student Ministry Leaders

Famous Peanut Butter Pie (From Ebony Bright)

1 (8oz) of Cool Whip
1 (8oz) pkg of cream cheese
1 c. Peanut Butter
1 c Powdered sugar
1 graham cracker pie crust

Mix peanut butter, cream cheese, and powdered sugar together in a mixer then add in the cool whip until it is smooth. Spread the a mix into the graham cracker pie crust and refrigerate for a few hours.

 

So, here are 2 favorites from our staff at New Life. What is a favorite of yours? Share a recipe of yours below so we can give it a try this season!

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