~ the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way.
Maybe it was the taste of the Pumpkin Pie and Pumpkin Roll at Thanksgiving dinner.
Could it be the whetting of my "writer's appetite" when pulling out my half finished memoir for my GrUnk (Uncle who's great) to proofread during his and my Aunt Su Su's visit last week?
Or perhaps- let's go back a little further- it was the Halloween candy. After all, 3 kiddos, even "treat'ing a small amount, generates a mound when combined at the end of the night!
I'd like I'm going to think it's just honest-to-goodness, sincere excuse desire to consume sugar spend special time with my young'uns, making happy Christmas memories.
Regardless of "how" the idea originated, am thrilled it sally forth'ed to the front of my mind two days ago!
12 days somewhere in December
And isn't that what it's all about, anyways?
That's at least what this Wemmick family is all about; "doing together to STAY together"!
I hereby officially launch a new Wemmick family tradition:
12 Days of Cookies!!!
And what better way to start than making cookies with Grandmaw Jani
Sugar wanted to take mySamuelson hunting
so he dropped Mad & Punk off at Grandmaw's and spent the evening scoping out deer while the girls made the much-loved
Soft Sugar Cookies
1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup oil (canola or vegetable oil)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar)
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cream of tartar
½ tsp baking soda
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, oil and both sugars. Add the egg and vanilla, and mix until fluffy. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda. Add the flour mix to the butter mix, and stir until fluffy.
Let the dough rest in the fridge for about 30 minutes or longer.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and spray your cookie sheets with cooking spray.
When ready to bake, drop the batter by rounded tablespoon (I use a small scooper) onto the cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 9-11 minutes, making sure not to let them brown. Makes 18 cookies.
Crack-a-lackin' cookies!! :)