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Christmas Lights can be found all around Orlando in the city’s communities and neighborhoods. Some of the best displays can be found in some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods of Delaney Park, Conway, and Belle Isle (See scenic drive in map below). There are not as many planned communities or cookie cutter homes in these neighborhoods and the older homes are mostly smaller in size so they are ideal for Christmas Lights Displays. These are completely residential sites so the best time for viewing is between the hours of 7 pm-9 pm.

Below is our map of Christmas Lights from Orlando Neighborhoods that have consistently had good displays each year. All of the selections below are great but we have given a ranking of lights on a scale of 1-10 with a value of

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 c. firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 c. molasses
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, cloves, and salt.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and brown sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in the egg, molasses, and vanilla. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing until just incorporated (the
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These cute cookies are the best way to spread Christmas cheer.

TOTAL TIME: 4:00 COOK: 2:45 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 12 COOKIES (6 BEARDS AND 6 HATS)  

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 c. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Santa hat and beard templates (see below)
  • 1 batch royal icing
  • Red sanding sugar, finely shredded coconut, white nonpareils and sprinkles, for decorating

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3
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