Gifts from the Kitchen

Gifts from the Kitchen - The 2 Seasons

I will be spending a lot of time in the kitchen this week doing one of my favorite things – baking Christmas cookies.  I love baking and have enjoyed it since I made my first cookies when I was a little girl.  My mother gave me free reign when it came to doing anything in the kitchen.  As a working woman, she realized that anything I could do would lighten her load when it came to food prep.  I might love baking, but Mr. Right and I are just two people, and we really will eat just a few cookies or candies that I make and the rest will become gifts from the kitchen for our neighbors.  They all appreciate a good home-made treat, so, it will be a win-win for everyone.  I searched through our  files here at The 2 Seasons and found some recipes that would make great gifts when packaged up nicely.  Perhaps you will find some time to make a gift or two for some of your neighbors, friends, or family.  Be sure to put them in the proper containers so the presentation will be as lovely as what is inside.

 Blueberry muffins w/ streusel topping - The 2 Seasons

Blueberry Muffins with Steusel Topping

 

French Mocha Macarons - The 2 Seasons

 

French Mocha Macarons

 

Lemon Ginger Shortbread - The 2 Seasons

Lemon Ginger Shortbread

 

 

Red Velvet Cupcakes - Great for summer holidays - The 2 Seasons

 Red Velvet Cupcakes

 

Espresso enhances the deep chocolate flavor in these cookies.

Espresso Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

 

 

Chocolate Coconut Cake Bites - The 2 Seasons

 Chocolate Coconut Cake Bites

 

 

Peanut butter cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

 

Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge

 

Rosemary cashews make a great gift. - The 2 Seasons

 

Rosemary Cashews

 

 

Homemade chocolate syrup - The 2 Seasons

 Homemade Chocolate Syrup

 

 

I hope you found an idea or two in this group.  Happy baking!

 

Take care.

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