Bluebird Market Healthy Cookies for St. Nicholas

Cookies for Jolly St. Nicholas
From the recipe box Bluebird Christmas by Bluebird Farmers Market & CSA

Fun tradition each year are these happy Christmas cookies to leave on a plate for St. Nick! Each year we change the cookie variety. This year 2010 it was gingerbread with cream cheese and local honey icing. A favorite!!

~ Gingerbread cookies
~ Cream cheese
~ Local Honey
~ Dried Cranberries
~ Raisins
~ Cranberry Sauce
~ Frozen shredded coconut (no preservatives)
~ Sliced almonds

1.Bake a recipe of your favorite Gingerbread (or sugar) cookies.
2.Mix local honey into softened cream cheese until sweetly flavored for icing.
3.Spread cream cheese honey icing on cool gingerbread cookies.
4.Decorate a beard using defrosted frozen shredded coconut.
5.Add a dried cranberry for nose.
6.Add raisins for eyes.
7.Use cranberry sauce for hat.
8.Sliced almonds are also ideal for the ball on the hat.
9.Place on a plate by the fireplace for St. Nicholas with a drink. He will be thrilled. Save some for Christmas morning breakfast!
This content is from the Bluebird Christmas collection.


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