Sunday, January 6, 2013
Miss Kitty~aka Hello Kitty:-)
Noah was coming for a sleepover with his big sister Giuliana..I had promised him I would make special cookies..
He had been to the Pantomime of Puss N Boots yesterday with his mommy..cousins and aunt..so these aren't that far fetched:) I mostly took the occasion of a girl sleeping over to make these cute cute cookies..G is probably too grown up for them..but..I thought if I think they are cute..maybe she would too:)
I first saw similar cutters at Hungry at Midnight:).. I love that blog..remember the present cookies?
Same cuteness..same blog~
I searched the net and found some..and sure enough they were delivered while we were in Florida~
Came home and it was tree trimming..Christmas baking time..so the cutter waited patiently until I was ready~
I smiled making them..baking them..assembling them:)
I used a past favored sugar cookie recipe I had from none other than beautiful Sol~
If you have never been to her blog..give yourself a present and go..right now:)
She bakes and cooks and photographs beautifully..
I think I am so lucky to be able to peruse such gorgeous blogs and learn so much~
This is the recipe Sol shared.. years ago..~
2 1/4 cups AP flour
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
12 tbsps unsalted butter softened
1 large egg
1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
1 tsp vanilla extract
Cream the sugar and butter together until fluffy~
Add the egg,lemon zest and vanilla extract and beat until blended~
In another bowl..combine the remaining dry ings..(flour and salt)~
On low speed gradually add to the butter mixture until combined..~
Press the dough into a flat disk and wrap in cling~
Refrigerate at least 2 hours..
That's when I did this..
I am so not good..but it's a beginning..:) It's just that neck warmer..~I only remember how to start..knit..purl..and I hope castoff!:)On verra bien~
Roll out to 1/8 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.~
Cut out and bake ap 8-12 mins (I did at 350F)~
For even baking rotate the cookie sheet half time~
After cutting out..I stuck my cookie sheet in the freezer for a few minutes..I always do now..to keep the shape ..Maybe I did not need to..But I do~.
Anyways..these made me feel childlike to bake..So thanks to both blogs..to the person that sold me the cutter..to the sun shining..and to two cute kids:)
Not really Puss N Boots:) ~He assured me of it when he saw them..but liked them:-)
G did too and had the cutest T-shirt..Keep Calm And Eat A Cupcake:-)
Adamo came too..A full house:-)
Love the Hello Kitty face..
Today ..Sunday..is a very different day..
Grey..but snowy and winterwonderylandy..
Fire's going..Guiness stew in the oven..
Huge waffles for breakfast..not for me....but they did look pretty delish..:-)
Noah had 2:)
Thumbs up for Sol's cookies..the lemon did it..and that face:-)
the little dots..are..vanilla bean paste dots:)