Tag: Christmas

Alcohol, Christmas, holiday

Christmas Wassail

Christmas Wassail 5 apples 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup port 4 12-ounce bottles of ale or dark beer, plus 1/4 cup 4 cinnamon sticks 4 cloves 1 Lemon, zest only 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground all spice 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Slice apples in half, and core.  […]

Christmas, Desserts

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies (Spritzgeback)

I remember so vividly making spritz cookies (spritzgebäck.) at Christmas every year.  I loved making the tree shaped ones, as well as the stars.  We always made trees, stars, wreaths, and camels.  And always used food coloring — red, green, yellow, and sprinkled them with sugar or decoration. What I especially remember was eating the […]

Christmas, Desserts

Easy Cherry Almond White Chocolate Fudge

December has always been the time to make all those delicious recipes you’ve saved up for the Christmas season.   And this, in my house, is one of those. I first had cherry almond fudge at my Mothers house one year when we were there for Christmas.  She had purchased it from a local candy maker, […]