Recipe for Aunt Glo’s Pecan Balls

"These cookies, created by my great-aunt Glo, have been a family favorite for decades. She bakes several batches for us every year… I always have a few as soon as I wake up on Christmas morning!" –Katie Farmand, associate editorAunt Glo’s Pecan BallsMakes 7 dozen2 cups softened butter5 tablespoons sugar4 teaspoons vanilla extract4 cups ground … Continue reading Recipe for Aunt Glo’s Pecan Balls

Recipe for Pecan Tassies

When searching for an ideal cool-weather sweet, comforting, tried-and-true recipes are the first that come to mind. Just in time for fall, TeaTime reader Karen Haynes sent us her recipe for a season-perfect teatime treat.Pecan TassiesMakes 24 tassies1/2 cup plus1 tablespoon softened unsalted butter, divided1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened1 cup all-purpose flour1 egg3/4 cup … Continue reading Recipe for Pecan Tassies

Yummy Teapot Cookies of JA image

Mischief Mari is a delightful cookie chef who has made a gourmet tribute to our favorite author. She has consented to give an online lesson on decorating the cookies at http://mischiefmaricookies.com/jane_austen_teapot_cookie_howto.htmlWhen asked why she wanted to make JA cookies, her response was, "With Jane Austen on for a good part of this year (on PBS) … Continue reading Yummy Teapot Cookies of JA image