The NVO had a birthday this week:
He received his favorite treat:
There are eight candles because 50 years ago the NVO was eight years old.
(It's OK, baby, they can know how old you are; they are my friends.
Also, this will explain why you are so wise,
in addition to why you are so tolerant of the "house of yarn".
Tolerance and wisdom comes with the years. ;-) )
See this post for the recipe for these cookies.
Here are a few photos of the process:
after the dough is made:
Classic Scandinavian Pearl Sugar
Many of my American friends will mistake this as Margarita salt,
but this is indeed a crunchy yummy decorative sugar from the northern lands far away.
Certainly my Flemish and Swedish friends will recognize this delightful sprinkle immediately.
In addition the following were used, as well:
colorful festive birthday sprinkles
and one of the NVO's favorites:
Hot out of the oven:
Happy Birthday NVO!!!
You are my pearl sugar gunky bear, haha!