Black & White Cookies & A Cooking Light Subscription Giveaway!

As I mentioned on my last post about the Raspberry Swirl Cookies, I am loving the rolled refrigerator cookies right now!  I also made a batch of Cooking Light's Black & White Striped Cookies, but decided to roll them instead of slicing them. 

The chocolate and vanilla flavor in these cookies is a very nice combination.  The cookies don't taste as though they are only 73 calories per cookies either! 

From Family, Friends and Food
I shared these cookies with friends over the weekend and they were enjoyed by all.  I think I would double this recipe the next time around and also skip the refrigerating them prior to rolling them.  That made it harder to ensure they rolled up as tightly as I would have preferred. 

If you are looking for another pretty cookie to add to your gift basekts, give this one a try this year.  You can find this tasty cookie recipe over at Cooking Light (HERE). 
A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from my friend Shelby who writes The Life and Loves of Grumpy's Honeybunch asking if I'd like to help her giveaway 3 subscriptions to Cooking Light Magazine... well, I just had to say yes!  I've been a subscriber since 1997, so to be able to share this fabulous magazine with our readers sounded like fun to me!

Monday, Wednesday & Friday you can enter on The Life and Loves of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday you can enter on my blog, Family, Friends and Food. This giveaway is courtesy of Aaron from Magsdirect and for doing this giveaway, he has also offered to give Shelby and myself a subscription! Thank you Aaron!

During this week, Monday December 7, until Saturday, December 12, 2009 you will have the opportunity to enter the Cooking Light Magazine giveaway several ways. The winner will be announced on Sunday, December 13th by both Shelby and myself. Sorry, but subscriptions can only be mailed to those in the United States.

Ways to enter on Family, Friends and Food:

Leave a comment telling me what holiday tradition you enjoy the most.

Earn an extra entry if you are a new or existing subscriber to Family, Friends and Food, and leave me a comment letting me know.

Earn another additional entry by linking back to this giveaway on your blog, and leaving a comment letting me know.

Earn one more entry by mentioning the giveaway on Twitter and leaving a comment letting me know.

Earn yet one more entry by joining me on my Facebook Fan Page and leave a comment letting me know.

Good luck and I hope you enjoy the week of Cooking Light! Check out Shelby's blog tomorrow for another chance to win!

Please note that all photos and content belong to Patsy Kreitman, unless otherwise noted. If you want to use something please ask first.
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Shelby said…
Well, you know I'm not entering the contest ;0) but I have to leave a comment telling you that I love your rolled cookies!
lubnakarim06 said…
Wow...that sounds an great giveaway......Holiday(s) everytime carry my fond childhood memories visiting my granny during Christmas and enjoying the weather with yummylicious feast...spending time with cousins.....Cookies look extremely yum....
Rebecca said…
I love the decorations and of course the baking
Aggie said…
I saw these in the latest issue and they are so cute! I think they make such a nice presentation...will have to give them a try. It would be a first for me!
justme said…
i make pecan diamonds ...yum
Therese said…
I love getting together with my family, playing games and reminiscing
Those are gorgeous, perfectly rolled cookies,'s been ages since I've done a cookie like this.
This is a great giveaway-I guess our favorite tradition is making cookies! Even still, it doesn't feel right if my kids and I don't make the favorite cookies.
I am already a follower of yours, and I'll mention this giveaway in my next post. Have a great day!
Barbara Bakes said…
Your swirl is so perfect! Great job! We always make sugar cookies for Santa. I don't know how old the kids have to be before we can stop leaving out cookies for Santa?
Michele said…
Your cookies are so pretty! I need to start eating light after all the pounds i'm gaining from cookies and Christmas desserts!

My favorite tradition is going to a tree farm and cutting down our own tree. There's a great breakfast place we stop at first and a lovely restaurant with a fireplace that we go to after. It's so nice and cozy and makes me so happy to have this to look forward to every year!
Unknown said…
I have become a subscriber via e-mail.
Unknown said…
Making a birthday cake for Jesus and singing HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! before opening any gifts.
Erica said…
Those look so tasty. I'll have to give them a try this holiday.

My favorite tradition is cooking with my whole family. All of us squeezed into the kitchen chatting, laughing, and cooking. Nothing like food to bring a family together.
Unknown said…
Hi!! I'm a new subscriber and I just joined you on facebook .

My favorite holiday tradition is our Christmas Eve (really Christmas morning) egg breakfast at 2am :-) Every year for as long as I can remember we've gotten together with my dad's side of the family at 11pm Christmas Eve (after a loong nap!) we open gifts at midnight- visit for an hour or so- then my father breaks out the griddle and the table is set with fresh bagels, potato salad, fruit and pastries. We eat egg sandwiches and then finally go home for some sleep before the next day. So uhealthy, but so delicious!
Mia said…
I love to bake cookies while watching christmas movies...really gets you in the spirit
Thistlemoon said…
Those sure do look pretty, Patsy!
Steff said…
i'm excited to start my baking this weekend, but those look out of my league! :-) but pretty!
Robin said…
Those rolled cookies look so good! I did not make Christmas cookies last year, I did some candy instead. Bring back the cookie I say! My favorite tradition is reading the Christmas story from the Bible on Christmas morning.

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