Baptism Orange-Ginger Cookies.
Delicious Baptism Orange-Ginger Cookies, cut out cookies, best if made with lots of people. Kids love to help decorate these cookies, I made these for my grand kids Baptism and it was a good evening with many pleasant moments.
1 cup butter
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups flour
Combine butter, sugar, egg yolk, orange peel, ginger, vanilla and salt, mix well. Stir in flour to form a dough. Fill cookie press with dough. Press into desired shapes on ungreased cookie sheets; decorate as desired. Bake in a preheated 400F oven for 10 minutes, until set but not brown. Makes about 5 dozen.
A friend gave me this recipe at a cookie exchange party and I feel in love with it, I made it for my children the next day and it was a awesome day, they really liked them and took some to the neighbors, they also enjoyed them as well as incorporating them into their own special recipes. A menu with party recipes using Baptism party supplies is perfect for this kind of occassion.
Spice up this theme with a Christening recipe to add to your menu. Not everyone is a social butterfly so plan on games and activities at a gathering that let even the shy guests participate; like quizzes. Have some fun by matching your outfit to the color scheme at a social event; the guests will admire the planning that went into that decision. Not everyone is a social butterfly so plan on games and activities at a gathering that let even the shy guests participate; like quizzes.
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Keep the guests moving, laughing, and entertained
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creating a menu to
match the celebration.
For Christians of all faiths the Baptism is a celebration of the removal of original sin. Different denominations celebrate this ceremony at different times in the lives of its parishioners. Some babies are baptized soon after their birth, while other sects wait for the parishioner to reach a certain age to commit their life to Christ. Whether this ceremony or sacrament is for the young or old, make sure to honor the recipient by throwing a baptism party for the whole family to enjoy.
After the baptism meet the family members at a house or church basement. Serve a fun themed menu appropriate for the religious. Rack of Lamb of God, Holy Rolls, Holy Communion Corn on the Cob and Divine Dessert are cheeky titles yet presented in the most reverent of ways.
To make Holy Rolls acquire one loaf of frozen bread dough, 2 tbsp. melted butter, divided, finely minced garlic or small amount of garlic powder, optional, 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided, and 3/4 teaspoon dried leaf basil, crumbled, or use mixed Italian herbs or rosemary. Next brush frozen bread loaf with 1 tablespoon butter. Cover with a clean cloth and thaw at room temperature 2 or 3 hours, or thaw in refrigerator for 6 to 10 hours. Sprinkle loaf with 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese; knead until well blended. Cut dough into thirds. On lightly floured surface roll each third in a 25 inch rope. Braid ropes together. Invert a custard cup or small jar on greased baking sheet; grease cup or jar. Shape braid into wreath around cup or jar; pinch ends together to seal. At this point, if desired, add a small amount of finely minced garlic or a little garlic powder to the remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Brush with remaining 1 tablespoon butter; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon cheese and the basil. Let rise in warm draft free place (I turn the oven on warm then turn it off and let it rise in there) 35 to 45 minutes until doubled. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven 20 minutes or until golden and done. Remove to rack to cool. This recipe makes 1 bread wreath, about 16 slices.
This menu for a baptism is certain to have everyone thanking God they didnít have to cook. By just adding even one simple food item to the menu will help create a complete Baptism event mood.
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label cards to that go with the festivities. Use at
the buffet to label the dishes or place on the dinner table
for assigned seating.
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BAPTISM WORD SCRAMBLE: Create a list of religious words. Scramble the letters up. Hand them out after the Baptism to keep the guests busy while the food is being set up. Lots more Baptism celebration thoughts here
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