One of my absolute childhood favorites is snickerdoodles. For those of you not from the States, you’ll probably be raising your eyebrows, wondering what in the world I am referring to. At least that’s what I am guessing, as my boyfriend reacted just like that when I presented him with these. It’s definitely not a “known” cookie here in Germany, and therefore I am so super excited to be sharing this recipe with you – I have never found any of these wonderful cinnamon-cookies in German stores!
I have been MIA these past two weeks, I know, but, in my defense, I have just had a lot on my plate lately. I guess that’s the case for everybody before Christmas, isn’t it? Which is why this post will probably be the last one this year, unless inbetween the Christmas festivities I feel the desparate need to escape and communicate with you guys. Which, you know, could happen. 🙂
Making home-made brittle has become my most recent pasttime. I have recently discovered how easy it is to make, and have been making lots of it, for this recipe on the one hand, and for decorating chocolate with it on the other hand. But more on that in a second!
My weekend was super busy! I had two Christmas concerts with my choir, which were both very fun, and very well received, but it really takes a lot of energy out of you (positively, of course) to get up in front of 200 people and sing your guts out. Nevertheless, it was so great to have so many people in the audience, and I really can’t complain! And, after all, today has been a very lazy, laid-back day, wholly devoted to rebooting our systems, and recharging our batteres. 🙂
I bet all you Americans and English out there have no clue what a “domino” is. At least in the sense that I mean it. No, I am not talking about the game that coined the collocation “domino effect”. I am talking about a delicious German Christmas Cube of Goodness, and I think it can be best explained by a picture: