Thanks Everyone for coming along for the ride this year!

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We’re all set for Santa’s arrival with our usual Almond Butter Kiss Cookies and Guinness.

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This year we stumbled across Dr. Who’s Christmas Invasion and with Santa spotted somewhere around New Orleans I think Christmas might better hurry up and get here or Roan might explode.

Cheers!

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Almond Kiss Cookies

Ingredients:

*1/2 cup butter, softened

*1/2 cup almond butter

*1/2 cup granulated sugar

*1/2 cup packed brown sugar

*3/4 tsp. baking soda

*1/2 tsp. cream of tartar

*1/4 tsp. salt

*1 egg

*2 Tbsp. milk

*1/2 tsp. vanilla

*1 cup whole wheat flour

*1 cup all-purpose flour

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For Rolling:

*2 Tbsp. finely ground almonds

*3 Tbsp. granulated sugar

*48 to 60 kisses

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-350 oven

-mix butter and almond butter with an electric mixer on medium to high for 30 seconds.

-Add sugar through salt.  Beat until combined, scraping bowl occasionally.

-Beat egg, milk and vanilla.

-Beat in whole wheat flour, then APF until your mixer says it gives up and hand stir in the rest.

– Shape 1 inch balls, roll in almond/sugar mix and place two inches apart on cookie sheet.

-Bake 12-10 minutes, or until edges are firm and edges are cracked.

-immediately press kiss into center and cool on rack.

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