Two Delicious Christmas Recipes
Winter has always been synonymous with lots of celebrations and jubilations. Right from the parties, new dresses, shopping for family and friends to the exciting outdoor games, it is all about the festive season. An integral part of the festive season is good food. Without some delicious dishes, nothing may seem to be perfect. With Christmas knocking at your doorsteps, you would surely like to try out some new recipes that are easy to make and satiate the taste buds of your dear ones.
Whether you want to make a palatable appetizer or a delectable dessert, here is a list of two simple recipes that you can make with very little effort and within a short span of time:
- Cranberry cornmeal linzer cookies – Just as the name suggests, these cookies are made of cornmeal and cranberries. Softened butter, white sugar, all-purpose flour, egg, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and vanilla extract are all that you need to make the cookies. In order to make the delicious filling, you should add some finely chopped cranberries, water, brown sugar, butter and lemon juice. Beat the butter add white sugar to it and once the mixture gets creamy, beat an egg into it. Next, you need to whisk cornmeal, flour, salt and baking powder. Now, mix the butter mixture and flour mixture and form the dough into a ball. Refrigerate the dough for at least one hour after wrapping it tightly in plastic. Next, you need to bake the dough in a preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Make a mixture of brown sugar, water and small cranberries and add lemon juice and butter to it. Spread this mixture on one side of the cookie, and place the top half of the cookie on the mixture. Continue with this assembly process and your cookies will be ready in no time!
- Maple roast turkey and gravy – This is an ideal dinner recipe for Christmas that you can make with little effort. Apple cider, maple syrup, chopped fresh thyme and marjoram, butter, whole turkey, chopped onion, celery, carrot, chicken stock, bay leaf, apple brandy and all-purpose flour are the main ingredients of this dish. You need to make the syrup and gravy separately. After boiling maple syrup and apple cider, you should mix in the thyme, marjoram and lemon zest. After adding butter to it and whisking, refrigerate it until it gets cold. Wash and dry the turkey properly, and roast it for 30 minutes. Make gravy with the chicken stock and serve.
Your near and dear ones will surely ask for more if you put these dishes on the table.