Monday, December 12, 2016

12 days of Christmas


I love the Twelfth Day of Christmas Song,I must have been looking for the words last year when I found a blogger who asked other bloggers to make Cookies for each day of the song. Anyone who was brought up celebrating Christmas and played a part in Christmas pageants knows the tune to this song, but the words? Each bloggers vision for the cookies to correspond to this song, captured the spirit of giving. I thought it was deserving of an Anchor!

You must drop by, it will inspire you with your own cookie decorating this year.
http://www.sweetsugarbelle.com/2013/12/twelve-days-of-christmas-cookie-project/

If you want a festive little cookie and you're oven is on the fritz or something crazy like that! Here is a cookie that you make on the stove. The dairy is easily replaceable with coconut or other non-dairy milks. The red cherries and nuts make it a very festive cookie that's easy to whip up in a few min. If you have an allergy to nuts try crispy wheat or rice puff.  I hope you get to try it.

Saucepan Cookies

Ingredients
1/2 c. undiluted evaporated milk
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. margarine
1/2 c. cocoa
1/2 tsp. salt
3 c. quick-cooking oats
1 c. coconut
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. sliced, candied cherries or dried cherries
1/2 c. chopped walnuts.

Directions
    In a large saucepan combine milk, sugar, margarine, cocoa, and salt. Cook stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until soft ball forms when tested in a glass of ice cold water. Remove from heat and stir in oats, coconut, vanilla, candied cherries and chopped walnuts. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto silpat or waxpaper and allow to cool.
This recipe was submitted by Pearle Goodwin, VT to the Women's Circle in 1985 :)

12 Days Of Christmas Lyrics | MetroLyrics 

On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
A Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the second day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the third day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fourth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fifth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the sixth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the seventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eighth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the ninth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Nine Ladies Dancing
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the tenth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Ten Lords a Leaping
Nine Ladies Dancing
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eleventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Eleven Pipers Piping
Ten Lords a Leaping
Nine Ladies Dancing
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the twelfth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
12 Drummers Drumming
Eleven Pipers Piping
Ten Lords a Leaping
Nine Ladies Dancing
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree



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