Christmas Corner

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale



He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.
- Charlotte Carpenter



For the spirit of Christmas fulfills the greatest hunger of mankind.
- Loring A. Schuler



Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body.
- Garry Moore



Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Ingredients:
3 egg whites
1 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 cups coconut
1 cup pecans, finely chopped

Directions:

Step 1:
Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease two baking sheets.

Step 2:
In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer on high, beat egg whites into soft peaks. Gradually add the sugar, beating after each addition until peaks are glossy. Fold in the coconut and nuts.

Step 3:
With wet hands, roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into rounds and set on baking sheets.

Step 4:
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly golden. Cool on racks and store in an airtight container. They will keep for 2 to 3 days.

Makes about 35 macaroons.
Total time: 45 minutes.