Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange
I've followed Carol's Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange for several years but this is the first year I've joined because I really don't do a lot of baking. The farm market near us makes such good cookies and there's so much less mess to clean up! While I don't bake we do have a number of traditions we've made as our little family of two.
From the first year we were married one family tradition has been that I make a breakfast casserole we had on our mini-honeymoon for Christmas breakfast and I stay in the room while my husband watched The Christmas Story (he watches it many times but I'm not really a fan so this is one of the only times I watch it with him.). I will also make this casserole for my church's fellowship time occasionally and I'm often asked for the recipe.
Croissants A'La Orange
6 plain croissants (I usually buy pre-made from the grocery store and use the whole package)
1 (9 ounce) jar orange marmalade
3 ounces orange juice
1 cup cream or half-and-half
1 teaspoon almond extract
Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick pan spray. Arrange croissants in a baking dish Thin marmalade with orange juice and spoon some over the croissants. Beat eggs, cream, extract. Pour over croissants. Spoon remaining thinned marmalade on top as a glaze. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes or until firm.
|My puppy seems to think this one is just for him!|