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Want to impress a 6 year old? DIY a Latch Containers Advent Calendar
White, Gold and Blue Wreath for the Holidays
Vinegar Solutions you’ve gotta try on Hometalk
Halloween Mason Jars
Copper Leaf Lamp Makeover just in time for Fall
DIY Gold Leaf Wall Art + Apartment Therapy Contest
My New DIY Designer Pot and Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree from IKEA
Crates an easy Toy Storage solution
Homemade Butcher Block Cleaner
Homemade Foot Stool
Fabric Covered Plywood
Fabric Covered Cork board In Dining Area
Burlap Wreath
How to make your Post-It’s
How to give your terra cotta pots an aged look
Gold Home Office Accessories
DIY mini kitchen rolling cart
DIY project; a basket to organize my kitchen counter
A Homemade Mother’s Day Gift for my Mother-in-law
IKEA bar stools spring makeover
Coming up: next DIY projects
DIY personalized birthday mug
DIY and organizing a pantry (part II)
DIY and organizing a pantry (part I)
3 easy Easter projects
Lucky Gold Elephant
DIY Desktop Carousel
Valentine Heart Wreath
Dipped Wooden Spoons in paint
My Craft Room
My Craft Room Organization and Storage ideas
How to install a Pegboard in a craft room DIY project
Bonus room; soon to be craft/office room UPDATED STATUS II
Easy Homemade toy for our toddler
DIY projects: How paint makes a difference
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; Snow and Christmas decor
Inexpensive home made gifts for the Holidays
DIY Play dough for the Holidays
Gift wrapping ideas for the Holidays with brown craft paper
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Homemade snow globes using mason jars
Decorate your space for the Holidays with these 3 inexpensive DIY projects using burlap
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DIY projects … slight obsession with RED part II
Slight obsession with RED
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IKEA BILLY Bookcase Revamped (simple and small DIY projects)
DIY Grow chart
DIY Chalkboard
Reclaimed my old brown IKEA LEKSVIK desk
The Before and After of my old wicker baskets
The “BEFORE” and “AFTER” of my small home office

Sugar cookies recipe for the Holidays

sugar cookies

Three evenings ago, we baked sugar cookies for my neighbor, she is leaving for her country house for the Holidays and we will only see her next year. As a small Christmas gift, we gave her a little box full of sugar cookies. It’s a simple and delicious treat to enjoy with coffee.

I’m sure you guys already have this recipe in your recipe repertoire, but in case you don’t, this is a very simple recipe to follow and to enjoy for the Holidays:

 
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2¾ all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons of icing sugar

Instructions
  1. preheat oven at 350 F
  2. beat softened butter and sugar until fluffy with electric mixer if you have one
  3. beat 1 egg and add to the butter and sugar mix
  4. mix all-purpose flour, salt and baking powder , then add it to the butter and sugar mix, small portions at a time, mix after each addition
  5. separate the dough into 3 balls into a floured surface
  6. roll each ball
  7. dip cookie cutter in flour before you place it on your dough
  8. bake the cookies for 10 minutes (cookies will be lightly browned)
  9. cover cookies with icing sugar to taste

sugar cookies

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  • petit4chocolatier says:

    These look incredible! Love them 🙂

    December 15, 2012 at 9:13 pm
    • now at home mom says:

      Thank you very much! I appreciate it! 🙂

      December 15, 2012 at 11:32 pm
  • little poppits says:

    yummmmmmmmmmm v hungry now after looking at your 3 latest posts! xx

    December 18, 2012 at 12:19 pm
  • now at home mom says:

    hi! hi! 🙂 thanks! 🙂 I can’t believe I’ve been eating all this 🙂

    December 18, 2012 at 10:10 pm

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