Spritz Cookies

My sister was making these cookies, so I joined her in the holiday baking for some childhood nostalgia – I used to love using the spritz press! ————————————————— Spritz Cookies Makes about 4 dozen Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt  1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon…

Rolled Sugar Cookies

It’s finally the holiday season! December is here! I spent Friday decorating the office at the Ministry, and in order to further the Christmas spirit, I decided to make classic Christmas sugar cookies with buttercream icing. Sacrificing my 4 am morning run for cookie making  seemed like a good plan! The supermarkets here are not…

Oatmeal Rasin Chocolate-Chip Cookies

After being here in Colombia for about six weeks, I was itching to bake.  However, I had a few obstacles in front of me:  (i) in the apartment where I am living, there are no measuring cups or spoons so I was “guestimating”; (ii) the ingredients that I bought were basically the same, but there…