Butter Coolies

Nanna makes these tasty and buttery Christmas cookie treats for Christmas. They make a very nice gift pack for your friends and family and are certainly a great Christmas party treat.

You can make different Christmas shapes with cookie cutters, even add your favorite Christmas coloring to the dough mix and then top them with holiday colored icing and sprinkles.

www.nonnoknowsbest.com wishes everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year!

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Ginger bread house making sisters

Wow, time flies. The Christmas baking season is now in full swing.  Time to really enjoy the Holiday baking and the fruits of the labor of love that result from your baking efforts.

Who doesn’t like Gingerbread at Christmas time?  Nanna loves to do up a gingerbread house with the grandbabies and also Loves to bake Gingerbread Cookies.  Lots of Gingerbread House kits are available to buy, or you can do it yourself.

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cookies made with apple and sugar

Apples are a great fruit to eat and they are ideal to use for baking to make delicious desserts.

In Canada, we have a whole lot of different Apple varieties available to us.  Almost any choice of cooking apples can be used for this recipe.  Some like the sweeter varieties, some the more tart.  Nonno prefers either Cortland or Fuji apples.

These simple to make cookies required just a handful of ingredients, 7 easy steps and can be made in less than 30 minutes.  They are a great addition to the variety of cookies to have available over the Holiday’s or for that matter, at any time of the year.

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Nonno knows pasta con carne

Celebrating the great tomato!

Another one of Nonno Knows Quick, Easy to Prepare,  simple, nutritious, delicious pasta dishes.

For this pasta dish, Nonno uses just a few simple ingredients, tomatoes, ground beef and pork, fresh basil, oregano (or Italian Spice) and spaghetti, fettuccini or penne pasta.

Total Preparation Time is approximately 30 minutes, Serves 4