Holly Cookies

Oops, it’s been a few missed weeks, sorry for neglecting you! To make up for my lapse, I’m going to post recipes for Christmas every day until the 25th. The first is this one for Holly Cookies. I think someone made these when I was a kid but I don’t have much recollection. Frequent site … Continue reading


This recipe for sandbakkels had me turning to the web for more information. Alternately spelled sandbakelse, it translates as sand tarts. They are a Christmas time tradition for many, and are considered an “old country” favorite. The dough is pressed into small tins in the shapes of hearts, diamonds, and flowers. The taste is that … Continue reading