It's my annual baking bonanza! I am an enthusiastic baker (notice that I did not say good or skilled) but I find I rarely have time to do so except for special occasions. However, I was so enamored by the mooncake cookies that were made for the Starry River Booklaunch that I felt like I had to make my own. And holiday treat making for publishing people was the perfect excuse!
Along with the Sasquatch's mom (Mother Sasquatch?), Saquatch's sister (Sister Sasquatch?) came to help me out:
Mother Sasquatch clued me in on the secret to perfect mooncake cookies-- the adjustable rolling pin! It's rather amazing. The rolling pin doesn't allow you to roll your dough thinner than your chosen thickness so all your cookies are uniform:
But, the real magic (and fun) was using the mooncake molds:
Look how pretty they are!
But I have to admit, I love packaging: