Day 9: 12 Days of Christmas Confections Challenge

DAY 9 — Homemade Marshmallows!

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Vanilla recipe here:

http://www.marthastewart.com/341856/vanilla-marshmallows?xsc=soc_pin_2013_12_14_Holiday_Christmas_e&crlt.pid=camp.JuzKKdPdiA3F

 

 

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Mint recipe here:

http://www.marthastewart.com/348219/peppermint-marshmallows

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Day 8: 12 Days of Christmas Confections Challenge

DAY 8 — Multi-chip Cookies (Butterscotch, White Choc., and  Milk Choc.)

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Recipe here:

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups of a mixture of white and milk chocolate and butterscotch chips

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in chips. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.