Rolled Cinnamon Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
by Brian and Patricia Dake
Picnics make summer outings complete, so we wanted to share a fun idea with a Mediterranean flare.
As the early warmth of autumn cools and the days lengthen, it’s common to lean toward more indoor activities and family entertainments. This is the perfect time of year to pull out the baking supplies and have a bit of fun. Making sugar cookies can feel like a project, so I prefer to plan ahead. While the entire endeavor can be completed in just one day, I will often spread the process out over three days, especially if I am working with younger children.
*Early in the morning or Day One: Mix up the dough.
*Mid-day or Day Two: Roll out the dough, cut into shapes and bake. Allow time for the plain cookies to cool.
*In the afternoon or on Day Three: Mix the up the frosting, get out food coloring, nuts and sprinkles and have a blast.
Before you get started, make sure you have all the necessary items. Growing up in my mother’s house, everything I needed was at my fingertips. Once I moved out, … continue reading the Fall 2019 issue.