Basically, you make 3 dozen cookies and mail them to three randomly generated people to surprise them :) In return, you get 3 dozen of your own cookies. It was like Christmas every single time I opened one of those packages :D
I got some lovely cookies from some lovely people.
Unfortunately, they all fell victim to my husband and children before I could take pictures O_o. This is my first year to do this, so please show me some grace...
Anyhoo, here's what I sent out to my three lovely people - nutella hot cocoa roll outs. And of course, they had to be decorated like little hot cocoa mugs, complete with fondant "marshmallows" :D
The recipe is a variation of the chocolate roll outs by LilaLoa
1 cup (2 sticks) of butter, softened
1/4 cup nutella
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
3/4 tsp baking powder
2/3 cup hot cocoa mix (about 4 packets)
3-4 cups flour (just add till it feels like the right consistency)
Bake at 375 for 3 1/2 minutes, then flip and cook for another 2 1/2-3 1/2 minutes. Let cool on the pan for about 3 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.
These are SO tasty, y'all! Especially straight from the oven. Don't believe me? You'll just have to go make some yourselves, won't you? ;P
Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!!