Dutch Treat: Speculaas

We had quite the crowd at the 2017 Cookie Walk!

Note: This year, the Cookie Walk has been moved to the second Saturday in December—December 14th!

Dutch Treat: Speculaas 2 cups unsalted butter 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 1½ teaspoons grated lemon rind 4½ cups sifted all purpose flour ¾ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon ground cardamon

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More recipes for you to try

cookies at the 2017 Cookie Walk

Note: This year, the Cookie Walk has been moved to the second Saturday in December—December 14th!

Chinese Chews 3/4 cup cake flour 3/4 cup baking soda 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped dates 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 2 large eggs

Sift together the dry ingredients. Add dates and nuts. . . . → Read More: More recipes for you to try

Another scrumptious recipe

Last minute preparations in the Parish Hall

Note: This year, the Cookie Walk has been moved to the second Saturday in December—December 14th!

Here are recipes for cookies you can make in advance and freeze (in dough form), baking them in the week before the Cookie Walk. This week’s recipe is for a good old fashioned cookie — a favorite of Charlotte . . . → Read More: Another scrumptious recipe

Scrumptious recipes from the Cookie Walk kooks

getting ready for the 2017 Cookie Walk

Note: This year, the Cookie Walk has been moved to the second Saturday in December—December 14th!

Here are some really great Cookie Recipes for you to prepare now and freeze ready for our big day. Maybe you could make a weekly batch whilst it’s quiet before the Christmas rush. These two recipes are tried and . . . → Read More: Scrumptious recipes from the Cookie Walk kooks

Special Guests at the Cookie Walk

Santa visits the Cookie Walk at St Stephen's

We have some special guests at the Cookie Walk this year!

Everybody, and we mean everybody, shows up at St Stephen’s Cookie Walk. Who could resist all those cookies?

First, Camerata Musica will be back singing holiday selections from across the centuries. They’re scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM in the lobby. You won’t . . . → Read More: Special Guests at the Cookie Walk

We need lots of greens for table arrangements

To create our 40 greens arrangements to sell at Cookie Walk, we need a large amount of a variety of greens. Since our Cookie Walk date of the first Saturday in December comes so early this year, we don’t have the benefit of collecting “scrap” greens from Christmas tree sale lots.

Greens and . . . → Read More: We need lots of greens for table arrangements

Welsh goodies at the Cookie Walk

Welsh and British specialities

The British Goods display has moved to the Lobby to accommodate the larger demand

Annie Hawkins and her husband have returned to Wales, but have no fear! Some of our intrepid parishioners have stepped in to take over her baking duties, so once again, we will have Welsh cakes, mince pies, and Christmas puddings! . . . → Read More: Welsh goodies at the Cookie Walk

Wreaths and Gifts at the Cookie Walk

Welcome to the Cookie Walk!

Welcome to the Cookie Walk! Here is a sampling of wreaths, baskets, and centerpieces from 2017.

The main feature of the Cookie Walk, of course, is the plentiful selection of cookies. But we have other items for sale, such as homemade wreaths and small stocking-stuffer gifts. During the week before the Cookie Walk, parishioners . . . → Read More: Wreaths and Gifts at the Cookie Walk

Our extravaganza needs you! No experience required

Baskets and Wreaths

While our volunteer sheets continue to be filling up, there’s still room for you. Our annual Cookie Walk has many faithful patrons from years past, and we hope to attract many more of our local friends and neighbors to help kick off the Christmas season at Saint Stephen’s.

We certainly don’t want to disappoint all . . . → Read More: Our extravaganza needs you! No experience required

Tick Tock, Tick … goes the Cookie Walk Clock

getting ready for the 2017 Cookie Walk

Our Cookie Walk extravaganza is fast approaching! While our Sign-Up Sheets are starting to fill up, there are many, many gaps to plug, and time is getting a bit short. We only have about three weeks to go before CW Day.

getting ready for the 2017 Cookie Walk

I would like to, again, encourage . . . → Read More: Tick Tock, Tick … goes the Cookie Walk Clock