Holiday Cookie Exchange

Written by Chris, WebAdmin.

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Members should bake one dozen cookies for each member (assuming you have a smallish group of less than 10 people - you might want to say 1/2 dozen per member if there are lots of participants) and package them separately sorepparttar exchange is easier to make. Withrepparttar 135537 new disposable containers onrepparttar 135538 market, separate packaging is easy. Even a simple paper plate (preferably with a Christmas design) would work.

The party itself works well with finger foods like veggies and dip and buffet style food. If it is an evening do, a wine and cheese spread would be fun too. Make sure everyone knows that this is for participants only, no spouses or kids atrepparttar 135539 party.

Looking for a good recipe to use for your cookie exchange? Try one of these:

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

  • 1 3/4 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 1 cup Butter or Margarine
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup Boiling Water
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cups Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream sugar and butter together; mix in flour, salt, rolled oats and coconut.

Dissolve soda in boiling water; add to mixture. Add vanilla and chocolate chips; stir to blend.

Roll dough into small balls and place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten each dough ball with fork which has been dipped in cold water.

Bake 12 to 15 minutes.

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Ten amazing things you donít know about Tea.

Written by Lorraine Bevere

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The most expensive teabag inrepparttar world was commissioned forrepparttar 135486 75'th anniversary ofrepparttar 135487 PG TIPS tea company. The bag was filled with two hundred and eighty diamonds and expensive limited edition tea leaves. The bag cost seven thousand five hundred pounds and was sold at auction in aid of a Children's hospital in Great Britain.

Tea will absorb odors around it. Here is a tip for removing food odors from your hands. Pour some tea over your hands andrepparttar 135488 tea will remove all odors from your fingers, and leave them smelling great. It even works great with fish odors!

To cure puffy eyes lie in a horizontal position and place either a moist teabag or tea compress over both eyes and leave for about 20 minutes. The swelling aroundrepparttar 135489 eyes will to your amazement disappear and your eyes will return to their former glory.

For many years we have known that men in Asian countries who drink green tea have very low instances of prostate cancer. Many prominent researchers think that this is due to green tea containing many powerful antioxidants and preventative anti-cancer agents.

Contrary to what one might expect, Turkey is a land of tea drinkers. Turks drink more tea per head than any other nation, even more thanrepparttar 135490 British, and are nowrepparttar 135491 world's biggest tea drinkers. The total annual consumption of tea in Turkey is approximately one hundred and twenty thousand tons whereas that of coffee is only eight thousand tons.

Lorraine Bevere is the webmaster of Fogtea tea directory which is a premier source of information about tea. For more information, go to:

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