Instead of baking the traditional King's Bread, for today's celebration, I decided to make sugar cookies, using the camel cookie cutter I purchased last year.
To make my baking even sweeter, I used my mother's rolling pin. You may remember me writing about My Mother, who died about a year ago. If she had lived, tomorrow she would have been 91 years old.
The camels were not as easy as I thought they would be...as you can see, some of the legs are longer.
Misshapen cookies still taste good !
Hi Meggie, your camels turned out great. Happy new year blessings for a wonderful 2014. HeatherReplyDelete
Thanks, Heather...It has been quite a while since I made cut-out cookies. I think I need to practice with some easier cookie cutters...but, as I said in the post, they still tasted good!Delete
Wonderful camels! I ought to start with a tradition like that, too, because here in Finland we don't much celebrate the 12 of X-mas. Last year in Gran Canaria we took part in a celebration in a small town. Three wise men sat on a open lorry and threw candies to village people following them around and dancing. Happy New Year, Meggie, and thank you for your warming and lovely messages!ReplyDelete
Hello, Maarit....I hope my blogging friends will check out your blog. I find it very interesting reading about your life in Turku, Finland. There is so much to learn about your life there...thanks for your lovely comments.Delete
sweet post, I have kitchen utensils from my Grandmother passed down to me from my Mom, plus my Mom's rolling pin-you were quite lucky to have had your Mother so long, 90 years that is really something. Happy 2014 wishes to you and your family...ReplyDelete
Hello, Lynn...thank you for your lovely comment and, also for joining my blog. If you click on "MY Mother" you can read a post about her. Happy New Year to you!Delete
I do like those camels!ReplyDelete
I did cookies this year, but no sugar cookies. I love your camels! Happy New Year dear friend, XOXOReplyDelete
Long legs are tricky to cut! I think your camels look great. JxReplyDelete
They are so cute and who cares anyway what they look like when they taste delicious!ReplyDelete
Using your moms rolling pin for them must make them even sweeter.ReplyDelete
Camel cookies ~ I even like how that sounds.
Hugs today Meggie .
Your camels look good! Yeah for using your Mom's rolling pin, I bet she would have loved that! :)ReplyDelete