Christmas Corner

The Christmas spirit - love - changes hearts and lives.
- Pat Boone



Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
- Hamilton Wright Mabi



To celebrate the heart of Christmas is to forget ourselves in the service of others.
- Henry C. Link



Christmas is the happiness that lights our children's eyes.
Christmas is a song of bells ringing through the skies.
Christmas is a time of peace, of contentment deep within,
A time of love and silent hope that years will never dim.
- Sherrill Thompson



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.