On the table is a cutter from Eric's Grandma.
My Mom sewed up my apron.
My Grandma Wiens made the best German Christmas Peppermint cookies/bars, called Pfeffernusse.
I grew up savoring them and saying them as "Pay-puh-nates".
No handed down, word of mouth recipe comes out successful; this is my closest attempt.
The mixing bowl is a gift from previous and dear coworkers.
The rolling pin was given to me from a community band-mate when I relayed a story of using a flashlight as a rolling pin during my graduate school years.
The table is my parents' from long ago, I sat at it as a little girl.
The little curly girly L.O.V.E.S. this project.
Lots of hands and hearts in this tradition.
Last night was pure joy and truly fun!
(The boys were watching hockey, by the way.)
Springerle Definition: A German anise-flavored Christmas cookie with an embossed design on top. Flavored oils allow for variety of tastes. (Molds and information here.)
She has my hands!
She has my love for projects!
Drying the cookies preserves the image when baking.
110 cookies drying, waiting to be baked.
One tuckered out little girl!