Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Thank You C & H Sugar!

I was recently one of the lucky ones to happily receive a $20 gift card from C&H Sugar to go towards purchasing all my sugar/baking needs for the holidays!  Believe me, it is going to great use and is very much appreciated!  Thanks, C&H!

You’ve got to check out their website and see all their neat ideas for holiday gifts and more!

One of the ideas they share is to make logs of cookie dough and wrap them up nicely to give as gifts.  That is actually what I did one year a few years back.  I think that is a great idea because your friends and family can just stick the dough (I’ve also done cookie dough balls) into the freezer and pull them out sometime after the holidays when all the goodies are gone and enjoy the treat later.  C&H has a recipe for an Egg Free Sugar Cookie Dough that would be wonderful and some cute printable instructions to go with it.

Their website is full of great recipes, a number of which I tried and think are really good!

Their Molasses Ginger Cookies are the closest I’ve found so far in my quest to find THAT particular ginger cookie someone gave me a few years back that I thought was the best.  Please pardon the horrible picture.  I had to use the “other” camera when mine broke.  Never fear!!!  My new camera arrived yesterday.  I’m so lucky (Thanks, Kev and Santa!) and spoiled and happy to have it!

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I also quickly put together their Chocolate Chip Blondies.  They really are a great blondie!  I used 1 cup of mixed plain M&M’s and peanut M&M’s as well as 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips, just to be festive.

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And finally (but just for this post), I couldn’t pass up trying out C&H’s recipe for Caramelized Popcorn.  Perfect!  They suggest using their caramel popcorn as packing peanuts for sending some of your holiday packages.  Wrapped properly that’s a great idea!

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Have some caramel!

C&H, I’ve been baking like crazy to prepare for some holiday festivities and thanks again for helping with the funding for that!  Oh so  much more to come!

18 comments:

Mimi said...

Nothing like a little sugar to get you going! Those molasses cookies look like the kind my mom made when we were kids. I'll have to give them a try.
Mimi

Kitchen Butterfly said...

Love the ginger molasses cokies! Love ginger

Mona said...

YUM YUM YUM
thats so nice of them to give you the gift card! all the baking that you do must add up and be expensive

those brownies look soo good! the peanut m and ms in them LOOK HUGE!!!

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

Awesome that they gave you this! All the baking expenses do add up! And the idea of using popcorn as packing material is made of win! I'm so going to use it!

Nick said...

$20 worth of sugar - that's gotta be barely a week's worth for you! With your sweet tooth and those kids of yours, and judging by the amount of delicious treats you always have on here, you must go through pounds of the white stuff a week!

Amanda said...

Love the popcorn, so much better than those huge cans at the store! :)

jillbert said...

Your box with the caramel corn and candy in it is wonderful! I made those blondies too and liked them a lot - M&Ms are a great idea! I'm making a note of that for next time!

basicallybaked said...

Everything looks great as always! Very nice of C&H to give you free sugar!!

MoraPiggy said...

The longer I look at your blog, the bigger I feel my butt getting.
I'll be back often.

Velva said...

Congrats on winning some extra sugar for your holiday baking needs. I can see by your photos, that you are whipping up some incredible delights. Wow! Thanks for sharing.

Megan said...

My coworker just brought me one of these cookies to work and I had plans to make them too. Everything looks wonderful. Have a great weekend!

Unplanned Cooking said...

Congrats on the sugar! I'm all over your web site... I need to make 2 dozen cookies for our son's preschool, and I know where to turn for the best recipes :).

Hilary said...

Hi Katrina!

Glad you had fun and put the gift card to good use. Everything looks delicious!

Anna said...

I'll have to try those blondies. The CI recipe is still my favorite, but everything I've tried from C&H has been great.

Anne said...

This is cracking me up... when I looked at their site I wanted to try the same recipes! I'm glad to see the reviews on the popcorn. I'm going to make some for my tall man.

As usual everything looks delicious around here. Keep up the awesome work. Oh, and what kind of camera did you get? So fun! I love an early Christmas present!

L said...

This looks great! I've had homemade caramel popcorn before and it was so good! I also get a few treats from this local place that has Indianapolis Specialty Desserts. They're really good. Everything tastes great. I love the homemade taste, especially when it comes to desserts!

Leslie said...

That caramel popcorn looks so delicious it should be illegal! I love the cookie log idea.

Heather Ash said...

I love your blog! I just recently started my own blog. I have a ginger molasses cookie and a gingerbread popcorn recipe on there that won't disappoint. Check it out and let me know if you try the recipes!