Better Homes and Gardens Magazine and BHG.com Offer Christmas Cookie Recipes
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NEW YORK, NY, Dec 08 (MARKET WIRE) -- With the holiday season in full swing, Better Homes and Gardens magazine and BHG.com are featuring Christmas cookie recipes that include cookie recipes for everything from decorated sugar cookies, to gingerbread cookies, to ornament cookies and others. Cookie makers will find easy-to-make recipes along with photos and videos of many varieties of Christmas cookies. "It's that time in the holiday season when families are thinking about what cookies would make the ideal holiday gift and what treats to have on hand for when guests drop by," said BHG.com Senior Holidays Editor Debra Steilen. "Our BHG.com staff has gathered hundreds of Christmas cookies recipes, some new ones this year and some traditional ones -- like our sugar cookie recipe -- that have been around for years. We've also included recipes perfect for a Christmas cookie exchange, something our readers tell us is one of their favorite ways to get together with neighbors and friends before the holidays." For holiday cookie makers who like to mix their favorite cookies with Christmas cookies, BHG.com has lots of Christmas cookies recipes to choose from. Bakers will find photos and recipes for Chocolate Chip Thumbprints that turn the classic chocolate chip cookie into a holiday treat, Eggnog-Filled Nutmeg Sugar Cookies decorated with coarse sugar to add a holiday sparkle, and Almond Spritz cut into holiday shapes and decorated with white icing and colorful tiny candies. Among other favorite Christmas cookies recipes, bakers will find recipes for Chocolate Bonbon Pops that don't even need baking, Santa Madeleines made in the traditional French way, Chai Spice Girls made with pumpkin pie and molasses flavor and cut out in a holiday shape, Spicy Ginger Houses made of classic gingerbread and decorated for the holiday table, and many more. All of the recipes are easy-to-make and come with photos of the finished cookie. When it comes time to plan a Christmas cookie exchange party, BHG.com has helpful tips for hosting the holiday cookie swap and what cookies are especially suited for exchanging. There are specific ideas for the invitation, including how many cookies to bring and how to package them. BHG.com also suggests that a cookie exchange party have added entertainment, such as sledding, caroling or tree-trimming. About BHG.com Developed by the Meredith Corporation experts at Better Homes and Gardens, BHG.com is the premiere home and family site on the Web, and the interactive companion to Better Homes and Gardens magazine. BHG.com is for people interested in turning home, cooking, and gardening inspiration into action. BHG.com is focused on decorating, building and remodeling, crafts, entertaining, cooking, and gardening. It also has extensive information for women and families. In addition to providing useful tools and advice, BHG.com's trusted experts keep visitors up to the minute with information on the latest developments and trends around home and garden. BHG.com was designed with real people in mind. It has easy-to-use interactive tools, clear visuals, step-by-step instructions, and money-saving suggestions. It makes life easier and more enjoyable. Contact: Debra Steilen Meredith 515 284 3456 Copyright 2009, Market Wire, All rights reserved. -0-
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