Daily List: 3 Tips for Throwing A Great Cookie Exchange Party
Sweet treats abound this time of year, and you may be thinking about putting on a cookie exchange, or cookie swap party! They can be a little involved, but a very fun event – if you’re organized! On the Daily List this morning, three tips for throwing a great cookie exchange party!
Holiday Lights for a Cause
Nothing says holiday fun like twinkling lights and Christmas songs! This morning Wendy is live in Modesto with a family who goes all out for the holidays and tries to help others by collecting toys for children in need.
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Good Day Cookie Exchange
Marianne: Grandma’s Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
1 c semisweet choc chips
1 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking salt
1/2 c chopped walnuts
about 1/2 c powdered sugar
Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring after 30-second increments. Set aside to cool.
Beat sugar and oil with a mixer; add eggs one at at time. Add vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add gradually to wet mixture. Stir in nuts.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
Using a spoon, scoop off a spoonful of dough to form a small ball, about an inch in diameter. Roll the ball in powdered sugar in a bowl, and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies flatten out and cracks form on top. Sprinkle cooled cookies with a little more powdered sugar.
Nha: Caramel-Stuffed Gingerbread Cookies
Laura: No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies
½ CUP UNSALTED BUTTER
½ CUP MILK
2 CUPS GRANULATED SUGAR
¼ CUP UNSWEETENED COCOA
½ CUP CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER
1 TEASPOON VANILLA EXTRACT
2 ½ CUPS OLD-FASHIONED OATS
1 CUP CHOPPED PRETZELS
¼ TEASPOON SEA SALT – PLUS EXTRA FOR SPRINKLING ON COOKIES
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add milk, sugar, and cocoa and stir to combine while bringing to a boil. Boil for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove pan from heat. Add peanut butter and vanilla, and stir until smooth. Stir in oats, chopped pretzels and sea salt. Drop mixture by spoonfuls onto waxed paper and let cool completely. Cookies will set and harden when they cool.
Tina: Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Courtney: Betty Crocker Snickerdoodles
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 ¾ cups all-purpose or unbleached flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at Heat oven to 400ºF 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Julissa: Cowboy Cookies
1 cup shortening (recommended: Crisco)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 (6-ounce) package chocolate chips
1/2 cup shredded coconut
In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, cream the shortening, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Add eggs and the vanilla and beat until well blended. Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder. Add oats, nuts, chocolate chips and coconut, mix until combined. Spoon cookie mixture onto greased foil lined cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool.
The show has gone to the horses. Deuce is showing off a horseback riding training facility.
Twin Palms Combined Training
7920 Suzuki Ln. Loomis
Fancy Feet Dancers
Little dancers are showing off their fancy footwork to get us in the holiday spirit! Plus, got last minute Christmas shopping to do? Can’t find a babysitter? No worries, Fancy Feet is here to save the day!
Drop off your princess for a fun time of holiday crafts, dancing, face painting and more! Princess Elsa and the Sugar Plum fairy will be there and the kids will put on a fun holiday show at the end of the day for you!
Holiday Princess Drop & Shop
December 19, 20, 21
$35 Per Day
712 57th Street (Corner of 57th & H Street)
Sacramento, Ca 95819
Sacramento, Ca 95818
Drones are expected to be popular gifts this Christmas — but there are some rules to remember before you put that device in a novice’s hands!
Drone Expert and Instructor
Registration and Licensing
Last-Minute Gifts for Mom and Dad
Christmas is just over a week away, and kids want to do something for Mom & Dad, but may be short on cash, time and out of ideas! We’ll showcase a few easy homemade gifts kids can make with a few simple supplies, that parents will never want to part with!
Are you getting a new TV for the holidays? Wait! Deuce mason is at RC Willey in Rocklin checking out the newest trends and what to look for when picking out that new big screen!
Onyx Club 80th Celebration
Though the ownership has changed a few times, the current owner of the club has carried on this establishment for over 10 years. Today, Good Day is live to join the fun and learn more about the history.
Jingle Bell 5K Run
Break out those Santa hats, jingle bells, and lace up those sneakers! The Annual jingle bell 5k fun run is back and all for a great cause! The venture Academy Family of Schools is hosting the second annual jingle bell 5k fun run with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Women’s Center Youth & Family Services. Over 200 participants are joining in on the fun run.
Second annual jingle Bell 5k
2814 Transworld Drive
Participate or Sponsor a student!
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