2012 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest winners [Pictures]
Submissions for this year's annual Baltimore Sun reader holiday cookie-recipe contest ran the gamut from the uber-traditional to the unusual. Alongside classic flavors like peanut butter and chocolate, meringue kisses and lemon-butter were some surprises. Read on for all 10 winning recipes. -- Sarah Kickler Kelber, food editor
• Also see: Baltimore holiday guide
Chocolate Rosemary Shortbread( Algerina Perna, The Baltimore Sun / November 28, 2012 )
Robyn Zumbrun from Sweet Simplici-Tea Tearoom in Sykesville delivered this gorgeous chocolate-rosemary shortbread with a pink grapefruit glaze that's an unexpected and welcome burst of flavor. Our testers greeted this one with exclamations of Oh! followed by choruses of mmmmm! Not much more discussion was needed.
1 cup unsalted butter, softened