Cookies for Kids’ Cancer was founded by two OXO employees whose son was diagnosed with cancer. In 2014, OXO will donate up to $100,000 to help support this cause. OXO kindly sent me some tools so that I could bake up some treats, because they will also donate $100 for each blog post in September dedicated to this campaign, as part of their overall $100,000.
And, if you’d like to help, purchase OXO tools with this sticker:
For every stickered item sold, OXO will donate 25 cents in support of pediatric cancer research as part of its $100,000* pledge to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Look for specially marked OXO products at participating retailers in September.
(* In 2014, OXO will donate up to $100,000 to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer through specially marked baking tools, bake sale matches and other fundraising efforts. Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is a recognized 501c(3) public charity duly incorporated under the laws of the state of New Jersey. Your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. 100% of proceeds raised by Cookies for Kids’ Cancer fund pediatric cancer research.)
One of the tools OXO sent me was a cookie press. I’ve never made spritz cookies until now, but I wanted to try something different this year for my post. Not being familiar with spritz cookies (aside from eating them when someone else makes them), I asked around for some recipes. My coworker Diana gave me this recipe, along with a few others, so be prepared to see more spritz cookies from me in the near future!
I chose to make Fleur de Lis-shaped cookies as I am part French, and Jay has recently discovered he too has French ancestry (his dates back to William the Conquerer and the Norman Invasion).
DISCLOSURE: OXO provided me a set of tools to facilitate this blog post. With my posting they will donate $100 to the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Campaign. No other compensation has been given, but I am happy to support such a worthy cause.