Sugarplums and Santa Clause and Grandma’s Crème de Menthe cookies.
Grandma’s favorite, then momma’s favorite, and now mine. A vague recipe written on a yellow note card, but just enough detail to make it just right. For all the holidays I can remember, these cookies were in the mix.
Every year, we’d spend a whole day baking at her house. With the desserts we made, she’d put together Christmas cookie platters and tins to give to family and friends. Tucked away amongst the sugar cookies and Russian teacakes were these — quintessential Christmas mint, and creamy, creamy chocolate. The softest brownies I ever did taste, made with margarine and chocolate syrup.
I don’t know where this recipe originally came from, but these cookies remind me of home and family, and I think you’ll enjoy them too.