December 2010

Happy New Year 2011

As we all get ready to say farewell to 2010 and make preparations to ring in the New Year… I thought I would share with you the Daydreamer Desserts Top 10 posts of 2010.

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Chocolate Malt Spritz Cookies

Wait, don’t leave yet!

I know what you are thinking. You are probably thinking you are done with sweets and baking for the year!

Please say it isn’t so…?

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!

I can’t believe we are only a few days away from the start of a brand new year!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough

Have you thought about making any New Year’s resolutions?

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Peppermint Mocha Biscotti

Happy Festivus everyone!

Today’s cookie was brought to you by inspired by, one of my husbands favorite Starbucks drinks, the peppermint mocha.

To help bring out the peppermint flavor in the Biscotti, I decided to add just a few chopped Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses.

Hershey's Candy Cane Kisses

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Mexican Orange Cookies

I recently came across an old article posted on the New York Times website which talks about the Psychology of Gift Giving. With Christmas only a few days away I thought it would be appropriate to share it with you today.

The main point of the article basically helped reiterate something we’ve known all along… It’s the act or thought of giving and not the gift itself that matters. It lets our friends and loved ones know they are important to us and that we care about them regardless of what the gift itself might be; which in turn makes us feel good.

A win-win situation if you ask me!

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