Thursday, March 18, 2010
St. Joseph cookies
I made these cookies for St. Joseph's Day. Perhaps I was a bit obscure-- do you Catholics recognize what the shape is supposed to be?
The recipe is these white chocolate spice cookies, which I also used to make St. Nicholas cookies in December. A cake store near home sells cookie cutters shaped like all the capital letters of the alphabet, and I bought the L.
You know one reason I like my Catholic dessert category? Before, if I made cookies I was just being gluttonous. Now I'm admirably pious! For my next act I'll be converting some molten chocolate lava cakes to Catholicism.
Update: Good, VA got it. It's the straight edge carpenters use, which artists sometimes put in St. Joseph's hand so you'll be sure to know who he is.