From left to right:
1- snicker bars, made by my mom. They are fantastic.
2- linzers by me, of course. With jelly made from the grape juice my mom canned and gave to me using grapes given to HER by her neighbor. I should have taken cookies to her and be like, look what has become of your grapes!
3- macarons with minty chocolate, by Steph.
4- Rugelach with blackberry jam and apricot jam that she made and is TDF.
5- Caramels by Ash who had to stir two pots at once while I told her stories which would have made me cry. I can barely cook mac 'n cheese if someone's distracting me-- "Whaaa I accidentally poured the cheese powder directly into the 6 cups of boiling water!"
6- toffee made by my mom, a week ago, when she made at least 13 batches to give to a bunch of people. Toffee is Sean's favorite. (just fyi)
I have said this before but, though I love it all, i come for the rugelach. That rolled up jam with the weird pastry-like cookie roll-up is just aces.
Ok, i'm out! COOKIE DAY!