Greetings & Salutations.
Every year, I throw a Cookie Exchange. The first year, I was a bit stringent about the rules- I required recipes, cookie vetting, and well, was a general cookie nazi about the whole thing. Over the years, I’ve mellowed out a bit, and this the 9th year, I’ve basically just shrugged my shoulders and said “if it’s going to happen, it will.” I’ve made some incredible cookies over the years, and some epic Pinterest fails. Let us never forget the tragic failure of the “melted snowman cookies” of 2011.
This year, I was inspired. I had a theme. I had a plan. I had a cookie recipe and a cookie cutter. I was going to be unstoppable.
The goal: Create amazing Leg Lamp Cookies with a simple butter cookie recipe.
The result: Not so amazing Leg Lamp Cookies with a damn delicious butter cookie recipe.
The issue: Said Leg Lamp Cookie Cutter is plastic. It’s a pain in the ass. I got a LOT of broken stumps of cookies, because the oh-so-delicious butter cookie recipe repeatedly got stuck in the Leg Lamp Cookie Cutter.
The dogs ate a lot of the broken cookies.
That being said, here is the recipe and the end results…
GRAMMY’S BUTTER COOKIE RECIPE