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Any fellow fans of The Walking Dead here? I can’t believe we only have 2 more episodes until the mid-season finale! I’m hoping we learn the fate of Glenn or at least see a glimpse of him in the next couple of episodes. I don’t think I can wait until the season resumes in February to find out what’s going on. There are quite a bit of plotlines and enemies popping up though, so I know regardless of what we see, it’s going to be intense!
Over the weekend I popped into Walmart to pick up a few things and of course, couldn’t resist the Christmas sections of the store. My favorite area? The Hallmark wall! There are 16 Hallmark Walmart exclusive ornaments to choose from, and as soon as I spotted The Walking Dead ornament, I couldn’t grab it off the shelf fast enough! It’s a necessity for my tree! Plus, I couldn’t resist checking out the selection of Hallmark cards right next to the ornaments. I could literally spend all day reading through all of the cards (I’m all about finding the “perfect” one for people).
On the drive home, I started thinking about Christmas and the zombie apocalpypse, thanks to my new fabulous ornament. Not something we’ve seen on TWD (I mean, how are you supposed to decorate/celebrate when you’re on the run from crazy people who have survived thus far and zombies?! Also, do they even know what date/time of year it is?!), but if there were to be festiveness, you’d be extremely limited in the ingredients to do some holiday baking.
So, I bring to you the simplest cookie recipe ever, so if you find yourself dealing with a zombie apocalypse (or you know, crunched for time), this shortbread cookie recipe will be great for you!
What You’ll Need (Ingredients)
- 2 cups of butter
- 1 cup of light brown sugar
- 3 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
- Sprinkles (optional)
Mix together butter and brown sugar. Then, slowly add in the flour until the dough is soft.
Place bowl of dough into the fridge to chill for 30 minutes. A few minutes before you’re ready to take the dough out, preheat the oven to 330 degrees.
Remove the dough from the fridge and roll into balls.
Bake 15 minutes, or until edges are golden brown (the more dough you roll up into a ball, the longer it should stay in). Then, let the cookies cool before serving.
Do you have a favorite recipe for the Christmas season? A favorite ornament for your tree? I’d love to hear your traditions!