Some photos from the day...
T Rex insisted on helping - here he is helping Nan. I am checking the vanilla. My niece recently reminded me of the alcohol content. Yep - 35% alcohol! Indeed, we are a happy bunch here!
Auntie J giving T Rex a little help with some cookie stars. He proudly made three lovely stars.
My sis and mom putting together some of the cookie treat plates.
Works in progress...
- 36 chocolate cake balls
The final yield - 10 hours later:
These will forever be known as the "infamous" chocolate cake balls. Why? Well, a friend emailed me the recipe and when I accessed the recipe I was the lucky recipient of a computer virus. T Rex Dad is reloading and reformatting my laptop as I type.
- 4 dozen frosted sugar cookies
- 5 dozen biscochitos
- 7 dozen chocolate chip cookies
Biscochitos and chocolate chip cookies
- 3 dozen chocolate dipped pretzels
- 4 batches of fudge
Making fudge with me sis - just before the candy thermometer burned my hand. T Rex Dad put "liquid band-aid" on it - wouldn't even know it even happened. Kind of nice having someone else providing nursing care around here.
- 3 sore backs
- 1 VERY happy T Rex!!!
Playing with cousin Dede.
Kisses for cousin.
Relaxation after all the hard work - everyone sat and "enjoyed" Elmo together. That tells you how tired we were!
Do you do holiday baking in your household? What is it like?