What to create a Show-stopping Cookie Tray? Think of your cookie platter as a round clock with placement of cookies at twelve, four and eight. Select large cookies with no frosting for the bottom layer, then add medium sized cookies, and last…the smallest cookies and candies on the top layer. Ta Da! All the cookies on this plate were part of the Christmas Cookie Countdown Series featured on Daytime Tri-Cities. Recipes are included in this post.
Christmas Cookie Countdown-Stained Glass Chocolates are made with dark chocolate as the base with chopped dried apricots, cranberries and pistachios. No mixing, no baking, no refrigeration. Just melt the 60% dark cocoa chocolate, drop in rounds on baking sheet and add chopped fruits and nuts. You will love this easy and healthy candy… well sort of healthy.. dark chocolate is good for you!
Strawberry Cheesecake Tart begins with fresh whole strawberries and a creamy rich cheesecake filling all layered in a Vanilla Wafer cookie base crust. Fresh strawberries in season makes this tart super simple to put together. The strawberries are positioned with ends up standing at attention on top of the cheesecake filling that commands attention. You can also slice the berries and arrange in concentric circles on top of the tart . More about that in a minute, here’s the how to and recipe. Watch Daytime Tri-cities how to video on next page.