Category: Holiday

The Pizzelle Cookie

Pizzelle’s The Pizzelle cookie is a definite Italian cultural symbol.  It’s said that these cookies were first mentioned in historic archives from the 8th Century and that historically, families used their own family crests for the designs on the cookie irons.  They are said to have originated form the Abruzzo region, and are featured today …

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Spitzbub or Rascal-Cookies

Spitzbub or Bad Boy Cookies It seems like a lot of effort to make these lovely cookies for a particular bad little boy in the family, but this was indeed the case for these Spitzbub cookies.  Loosely translated from Swiss-German to English, the name spitzbub means more or less, a clever little rascal.  I guess …

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Easter Cookies

Easter Cookies Easter cookies are as good of an idea as Christmas cookies.  My daughter decided she wanted to make some for her friends before the last day of school, before the holiday.  She whipped up a batch of dough and began.  At her speed, a few hours later, she was done.  I helped her …

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