This holiday party was non denominational, with no jolly old elf or reindeer to be included. The invite was all about the plaid with decorations including sprigs of pine and pine cones. Oh and, um, moose and squirrels were involved. Not in a relationship like Bullwinkle and Rocky or anything. Just in a woodlands creature sort of way.
This set was for my hubby to take to work. Reindeer have been my cookie buddies as of late (long story) so I had to include Rudolf with some mistletoe.
The relief ornament decoration was made using a stencil from The Cookie Countess as shown. Definitely a life saver when it comes to saving time. I used several shades of red and some white to achieve the effect.
The company business involves concrete and aggregates thus the trucks and the “crushes it” idiom!
Just in QUESO you’re going to a holiday wine and cheese party… Or if you have a friend that is a cheesemonger (I do). Really, really- it’s NACHO fault if you are shaking your head; I CAMEMBERT when I didn’t take advantage of every opportunity to make a play on words.
I sat staring at the shamrock cookie cutter in my hand, hoping for a different IRSIHistible design to magically pop into my head. Gratefully, I flashed back to Patti Paige’s/Baked Ideas‘ many clever and sensational out.of.the.box cookies (MUST buy her book “Can’t Judge a Cookie by its Cutter!”). Okay, look, some flashbacks are a positive thing. At least I hope YOU think so…. Here is my simple and funky wee leprechaun (and a little ‘how to’):