Food on Fridays: Laity Lodge Christmas Cookies

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Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe.If you want, you could simply describe your biggest kitchen disaster—that’ll surely make a good blog story!My point is that we’re pretty relaxed over here, and posts like that are as welcome as menus and recipes.When your Food on Fridays contribution is ready, just grab the broccoli button (the big one above or smaller option at the bottom) to paste at the top of your post. It ties us together visually.Then link your post using Linky Tools.


  1. Must Be Butter
  2. Edible Homemade Gift Ideas
  3. Rustic Pear Tart
  4. Goji Turmeric and Cassava
  5. Apricot Almond Cookies (Andreas Kitchen)
  6. Tamales step by step (Mexico in my kitchen)
  7. Frugal Follies – One cookie dough 3 ways (linkup!)
  8. Someone Please Hide the Laity Lodge Cookies
  9. One Pot BLT Pasta
  10. Favorite Rocky Road BArs
  11. Snowman Pop, Melted Snowman and Sidewalk Snowman
  12. Pumpkin Pie Cocktail
  13. Key Lime Pie
  14. Pecan Bars
  15. macaroon kisses
  16. Banana & Oat Cookies
  17. Mexican Wedding Cookies
  18. Chunky Pecan Pie Bars
  1. CHRISTmas Dinner
  2. Gluten-Free Pecan Pie @ Anktangle
  3. Creamy Nog Punch
  4. Pizza Like A Restaurant
  5. Philly Cheesesteak Casserole
  6. annies home – christmas wreaths
  7. GF Baked Samosa Appetizers & Yogurt Dip
  8. Brown Sugar Cookies
  9. Chili Rellenos – Hazel
  10. layered peanut butter cups
  11. Homemade Chai Tea
  12. Shrimp and Broccoli – It’s easy!
  13. Lemon Squares
  14. Snow Candy
  15. Maple Cinnamon Rolls
  16. Honey Apricot Chicken by Virginia Knowles
  17. chili chip casserole @ Talking Dollars and Cents
  18. Microwave Peanut Brittle
  19. This linky list is now closed.

Food on Fridays with Ann

My work takes me to a virtual office that I share with other members of TheHighCalling.org team. There, we talk over everything from poetry projects, editorial schedules and photography selections, to book recommendations and cookies.In case you wonder, the cookie topic is not on our regular agenda. Not that I’m opposed to including it, but this time it simply unfolded in much the way a water cooler conversation slips comfortably from one subject to the next.It started when Deidra asked if anyone had the recipe for some cookies we were served after dinner one evening at Laity Lodge. I tossed out some recipes I found online that sounded similar and others chimed in with ideas.Before long, however, we were provided with the nearly foolproof recipe straight from the source. Yes, we have the actual Laity Lodge kitchen-tested/Deidra-craving version.You can have it, too. But instead of posting it here, I’m going to send you to visit my friend and TheHighCalling.org colleague Cheryl Smith for the lowdown.Here, however, is a sneak preview.Behold, I bring you “Laity Lodge Christmas Cookies” (known during Ordinary Time as “Laity Lodge Graham Cracker Cookies”):

(Photo credit: Hannah Bush, Cheryl’s nearly 15-year-old daughter)

Their buttery, almond-y goodness cries out to be consumed. Just ask Deidra.And I’m pleased to share this just in time to make you the hero of this season’s cookie exchanges and pitch-in luncheons.Click HERE for recipe.

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  • Comments

    1. I really enjoyed visiting Cheryl’s blog – and thank you for sharing those wonderful cookies! Have a lovely weekend :)

    2. I am glad to find you blog and the link to the recipe. Those cookies look great, I have to go and get the recipe.

      Have a nice weekend!

      Mely

    3. I hadn’t thought about the water cooler aspect of these cookies, but that, too, is part of the fun. Great perspective Ann!

    4. This all so makes me smile! :)

    5. This is so much fun! As they say…it’s the next best thing to being there!

    6. There are so many delicious and inspiring recipes today! I hope to be able to incorporate some into my holiday baking this year. I submitted my homemade Chai Latte recipe.

    7. They look wonderful. And what talent that young lady has who took the photos! I’ll hop over to Cheryl’s and check them out. Looks like you’ve got some other tasty recipes linked up here as well. It feels good to be back and maybe scratching out a few posts.
      Maybe I’ll add a recipe tomorrow, even though it’s not Friday!

      Wishing you a Merry Christmas,
      Janis

    8. I cannot wait to start reading all of the recipes. Everything looks delicious!

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