Wednesday

mushroom cookies ~



Yes!
Cookies shaped like mushrooms.
Would you expect anything less from me ...
the Mushroom Queen of the neighborhood.


The ones with the red caps are a sour cream sugar cookie with a semi-sweet chocolate connecting the stems to the caps ~ topped with a sweet royal icing glaze.  They look like little Wine Caps.


The brown ones are a delectable ginger spice cookie with a chocolate dipping to hold them together.  

Sam saw these cookies and went, "EWE MUSHROOMS! You ruined the cookies!"  I tried to tell him they are just shaped like mushrooms... no mushrooms are in them.  

I also had some comments about them not being a Christmas "shaped" cookie.  Well...
apparently in Russia they are.  Why?  I don't know; but I like them.

Yum ...
So it begins ...
my crazy week of baking!

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.
~mel

9 comments:

  1. Mel, That is a first for me...I have never seen cookies shaped like a mushroom. :) But I bet they are good. Blessings for a fabulous holiday, xoxo,Susie

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  2. I think I would have a hard time with them, because my brain would be saying they should taste like mushrooms.

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  3. How clever. They sound delicious.

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  4. I know it's mind over matter but I can definitely NOT see Sam eating these. You should shape all your cookies into mushrooms, maybe I will get to taste some then cause I know there will be left overs. Love and miss you!

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  5. You are something else. Who else woulda thunk of it! BUT Sam ain't usually wrong. Good to see the post and a Merry Christmas to you guys in the North woods.

    stay WArm. Hugs from down here.

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  6. OKayyyyy, my comment disappeared..............dangitall.

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  7. I was sayin'.......your shrooms look good to me, and I'll bet they are too. You's a good lil baker !!! They do look real too. Good job there, sis. I baked too, all day so I'm thinking I aughta post again. It's been eons. loveya

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  8. I'm thinking that knowing you this could become a tradition for your house. Christmas mushrooms. lol
    'love & hugs from afar'

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  9. These are some of the funnest cookies I've seen in a long time.
    You're so creative. Your cookies are festive and jolly and that makes them holiday cookie enough for me. I bet they taste delicious. Yum!
    Merry Christmas!
    :)

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