One of the greatest pleasures of every holiday is the making of special sweets to share with family and friends. In "Christmas Sweets", author Georgeanne Brennan shares some of her personal favorites in an irresistible collection of recipes for baked goods, candies, and frozen desserts. This festive volume also includes fun craft and gift ideas for using sweet treats to decorate the home and table that children and adults of all ages will enjoy. "Christmas Sweets" offers more than 50 recipes, from cookie jars filled with Pecan Lace Cookies and Apricot-Pistachio Bars to boxes of homemade candy brimming with Chocolate Fudge, Almond-Butter Toffee, or Turkish Delight. Traditional Plum Pudding with Hard Sauce or snowy white Angel FoodCake with Coconut curls are memorable finishes to a Christmas feast, while a Pumpkin Hazelnut Cheesecake makes a spectacular finale to any holiday dinner.Guests will delight in stealing a sweet from an easy-to-make Candy Wreath or Candy Acorn Kissing Ball, and will admire sugar-and-spice cookies presented in a spectacular, wintry Gingerbread Cookie Box stenciled with powdered sugar.
This collection of delightful ideas and recipes is sure to welcome in the holidays and inspire fun and good cheer for everyone.
Publisher: Chronicle Books