We love baking now

One thing I have really enjoyed doing lately is baking with the boys 🙂 Hey that could be a new blog name? 😉
With our older kitchen we weren’t all able to fit into the kitchen without a fight breaking loose.
I am so thankful to have room now to do this with my children… it will be times I cherish!

This weeks cookie recipe… a low fat sugar cookie (if theres such a thing) 🙂 w/ fun sprinkles and icing.

*recipe will be posted at the end of this post*

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*The sprinkles btw were like $2.50 from TJ Maxx, who knew they had food products!

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Where Owen sat during the all the work

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Ready, time to eat!

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Sugar Cookie Recipe (source HERE)

Ingredients:

* 5 tbsp butter, softened
* 3/4 cup sugar
* 1 egg
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 tsp baking powder
* 1/4 tsp salt

Preparation:
Using a mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg and vanilla, mixing well. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually stir flour mixture into butter and sugar until dough forms. Don’t worry if the dough seems a little crumbly at first; it will come together. Wrap dough in plastic and chill for two hours in the refrigerator.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to a 1/4-inch or 1/8-inch thickness. Use holiday cookie cutters dipped in flour to make cutouts. Gather scraps and re-roll until all the dough is used.

Place cookies 1 inch apart on a parchment-lined cookie sheet (I USED A PAMPERED CHEF BAKING STONE). Bake for 9-10 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Transfer to wire rack after 1 minute to cool.

Makes 30 cookies, depending on size of cookie cutters used.
(for me it only made like 10 cookies LOL, so I suppose my cookie cutters were HUGE.. )

Per serving:
Calories 65, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2.2g (sat 1.3g), Cholesterol 12mg, Sodium 38mg, Carbohydrate 10.3g, Fiber 0.2g, Protein 1g

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About dreawood

32 Yr old Mom to 4 boys. Married to a former Cop who now Pastors a Evangelical church in SC. Professional Photographer and random blogger @ www.dreawood.com
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7 Responses to We love baking now

  1. Sarah says:

    Yummy! Thanks for sharing! They look good. Glad you are able to bake together now.

  2. Mary Beth says:

    yum! and great pics! and marshalls/tj max has yummy treats in the food area! esp gourmet chocolates!!

  3. carolina says:

    looks yummy! and so fun to make!:)

  4. Jobina says:

    Yum! Around here I’ve been baking lots of breads and muffins but Sawyer isn’t much help yet :oP
    Trinity loves to help me make homemade pizza though, we try to have a pizza and movie/game night 2 times a month.
    Thanks for the recipe!

  5. ElisabethCS says:

    I love sugar cookies, but never make them. I’ll have to try this. Thanks.
    Your boys are always so cute! Guess Owen will be joining them in their shirtless fun before too long. So cute! btw, your kitchen is gorgeous!!! So happy for you.

    • Dreawood says:

      @ElisabethCS, awe thanks Elisabeth, our boys are always shirtless, not sure why, must be a boy thing 🙂
      im ok with it since theres no little ladies in the house HAHA, most times Taite would run around in just undies if I let him!

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