Christmas cookie palooza: Salty Marcona almond cookies.

These easy almond cookies are big on flavor, thanks to a salty Marcona almond decorating each one. This is one of my Grandma Dorothy’s old recipes, and its light texture and buttery-almond flavor is perfect for your Christmas cookie assortment. Get the recipe on writes4food.com. Continue reading

Christmas Cookie-palooza: Hazel’s vanilla bean cookies.

The first recipe in my Christmas Cookie-palooza comes from my great-grandmother’s recipe box and was given to her by her daughter Hazel (my Grandma Dorothy’s sister). They’re pretty enough to feel special but not fussy, and they’re super easy to make ahead. Get the recipe for Hazel’s Vanilla Bean Cookies! Continue reading