It’s Christmas cookie making day, so I’m reposting this blog from last year. A long and wonderful tradition with my adult son. And, the best cookies…..which I will portion out slowly………..
It looks like an ordinary cookie but it’s not. It has a story that I’d like to tell.
I always liked chocolate chip cookies; they were my favorite when I was a kid. When I was married and had a son, I baked them myself at Christmas time. My son always liked them. Once, when he was about 6, he came into the kitchen when I was baking them and took an interest in the process. Then he asked me why all the cookies had to be the same color. Wellll, I guess they don’t!
So I got some food coloring and put some of the batter into another bowl and he went to work making colored cookies. I had to watch that he didn’t put in so much liquid that the cookies would be flat and not turn out. Then I baked his cookies and they were…..sort…
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I hope all went well! What a wonderful tradition. I used to do this too but for the last couple of years it’s been difficult due to my sciatica. I knew I would not have been able to do it this year which made me sad. But it’s ok – the tradition will continue without me so to speak. Two of my daughters will be carrying on the tradition which I was very happy to hear they wanted to do. 😀
I’m sorry to hear that you can’t bake anymore, but daughters are good! It did go well, the cookies are really good, and his are orange, oh really orange.
I’m so glad they came out good!