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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

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 Tock … Cookie Walk count down

Cookie Walk Crouds

A Brazen Appeal from the Eagle

The crowds lining either side of the Parish Hall to make their cookie selections

Cookie Walk has a way of sneaking up on us. You see, every seven years or so the first Saturday of December just happens to occur during the first three days of the month, . . . → Read More: Tick Tock, Tick Tock … Cookie Walk count down

Cookie Walk ’17: ‘Tis the Season to be Baking

Cookie Walk helpers

A Brazen Appeal from the Eagle

By the time many of you receive this, the temperature will have dropped, and so it’s time to get down to the serious business of Cookie Walk, the central ingredient of which is, of course, cookies.

Being firmly anchored here in the front of the sanctuary, I don’t . . . → Read More: Cookie Walk ’17: ‘Tis the Season to be Baking

Cookie recipe of the week: Sand Tarts

½ Cup Butter 1 Egg Well Beaten 1 Cup Sugar 1¾ Cups Sifted Flour 2 teaspoon Baking Powder For the Topping: 1 tablespoon Sugar 1 Egg White ¼ teaspoon Cinnamon Blanched Almond Halves

Cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg, flour, and baking powder. Chill the dough. Roll the dough until it is ⅛ . . . → Read More: Cookie recipe of the week: Sand Tarts

Cookie recipe of the week: Fruitcake cookies

1 Cup Butter 2 Cups Sugar (all white or all brown or one cup of each) 3 Cups Sifted All Purpose Flour 2 Eggs 3 Tbs Baking Powder ½ Tsp each of Salt, Ground Cloves and Nutmeg 2 Tsp Cinnamon ¼ Cup of Brandy, Rum, Sherry, Port, Wine or Fruit Juice 1 Cup Raisins 1 . . . → Read More: Cookie recipe of the week: Fruitcake cookies

A Final Cookie Recipe

It’s been rumored that there exists in this world only one Christmas Fruit Cake and it’s gifted from house to house every year but never eaten. This recipe would never share the same fate. Make these delicious cookies and we guarantee they will be eaten.

Fruit Cake Cookies Ingredients

1 Cup Butter 2 Cups Sugar . . . → Read More: A Final Cookie Recipe

Tick Tock, Tick Tock, …

A few parishioners were a bit taken aback on Sunday to see the Knitting Circle’s Silent Auction items lining the hallway outside the Parish Hall. “Already??” “So soon??”

Cookies, jams, jellies, greens, small gifts—all available at St Stephen’s Cookie Walk!

Their surprise is not really all that surprising to those of us who have . . . → Read More: Tick Tock, Tick Tock, …