Have you read anything by Mary Burton? She writes romantic suspense and I am glad to hear from her publicist that her upcoming releases, Senseless and Merciless will be released in January and February 2011 respectively.

And that's not all, Mary Burton is happy to share her annual holiday recipe, "Old Town Holiday Cookies" with her readers. Her recipe is inspired by her two upcoming releases, both set in and around Alexandria, VA, including the city's famous Old Town section.

Old Town Holiday Cookies

2 sticks of butter
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups of All Purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
4 cups corn flakes
1 cup chocolate chips
White Chocolate

- Heat oven to 350 degrees.

- Cream softened butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar.

- Mix in eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Slowly blend dry ingredients into the butter/sugar mixture.

- Fold in corn flakes and chocolate chips. Drop rounded tablespoons onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. When cooled, drizzle with melted white chocolate.

Happy Holidays!

6 Responses
  1. Violet Says:

    I have a strong feeling that I've read something by this author and the fact that I remember her name means I must have liked the book.

    I love Chocolate cookies, I would love to try it out.

  2. Veens Says:

    Thanks for the recipe, Melody. Someday when I was an Oven I am going to try this out :)

  3. Ceri Says:

    Oooh, I am loving the sound of those, Mel. Will be trying these out - and will do a post to tell you how they turned out. :D

  4. Darlene Says:

    It does sound good doesn't it. I'm going to post this with a Q&A from her. I love cookies in any form.

  5. The Bookworm Says:

    thanks for the recipe!
    I havent read this author before.

  6. Haha--anything with two sticks of butter must be good! This sounds really interesting with the corn flakes cereal but I might just have to give it a try!

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