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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Today is National Cookie Day!

Observe this important day by making at least one batch for your Christmas Cookie Table.

Join the Route 19 Writers as we browse and bake some of our own favorite recipes.

The Pittsburgh Cookie Table baking blogs here on Route 19 present a great selection. (Each recipe comes with hints for tasty reading or writing, too!)

If you have a taste for the classics, allow us to suggest our: 

Fruit-cake bars

Craving something new and different? Try

Butter fudge fingers

Auntie Mary Fudge Slices
Chocolate might be the flavor you favor:

Feeling nutty? Go for these super-easy

You can spice things up with the grown-up flavors of

Or revel in ethnic favorites like

Cream cheese kolache

  • Aunt Lee's Biscotti
  • Cream Cheese Kolache
  • Grandma's Pizzelles
  • Spritz
  • Yugoslavian Kifle   

    Yugoslavian kifle

    Grandma's pizzelles


    Russian tea cakes
    Easy, merry, and familiar—you can never get 
    enough of these
    family favorites:
    Rum balls

    Every good wish for your happy holidays from Susan Chapek and all the Route 19 Writers.

    1 comment:

    1. Happy Cookie Day, Susan! I think this is my new favorite holiday.
      I've made and enjoyed a number of these cookies before (the Walnutty Cheesecake bars were a huge hit, even with the nut-leery males in my family), but I'm inspired to try a bunch more.
      I especially like how you've paired them with reading suggestions - and I'm already planning a few cookies-and-a-book gifts for special friends. Thanks so much for these!