My mom attended a cookie exchange every year at my grandma's house. All of her cousins, aunts, and friends were invited. They went BIG and baked a dozen cookies for each person in attendance. She would come home with laundry baskets full of cookies. Some delicious, some that went in the trash, ha ha! But it was an event that everyone looked forward to. In recent years I've attended cookie exchanges where each person brought a dozen cookies and left with a dozen assorted cookies. . . .
When it comes to sugar cookies - this is totally my go to recipe. I LOVE it. They are always soft and flakey- thick or thin, big or small they turn out great. Quality Ingredients I've said it before - but one of the secrets to having your recipes turn out is to use quality ingredients. I used Bob's Red Mill Organic Flour for my cookies and they were flakey, chewy, and delicious. When you skimp on your ingredients you skimp on the recipe. I love that Bob's Red Mill products are . . .
Tis the season for baking and cookie making. This time of year it seems I am making cookies for holiday parties, cookies for the neighbors, cookies for class treats, and cookies for my family to enjoy. With all of these cookies, there has to be a better way to package them than on a paper plate with plastic wrap! Today I'm sharing some cookie packaging ideas that I like to use. I am a big fan of pretty packaging - I love to wrap presents and I am always a sucker for a makeup item in . . .
Cookie Exchanges are a fond memory of mine. My grandma hosted a HUGE cookie exchange every year. They went all out and baked 1 dozen cookies for each person in attendance. I remember my mom coming home with and entire laundry basket full of plates of cookies. That is heaven for a little kid. I remember going with my mom on a few occasions when my dad was working and just drooling over all the cookies. I also felt super special being there because it was a no-kids event...but with it being . . .
Peanut butter blossom cookies are a classic cookie everyone knows and loves. Creamy peanut butter and a big ol' chocolate Hershey kiss in the middle. It's cookie every adult loves and reminds them of childhood. It's a cookie every child is growing to love. This peanut butter blossom cookie recipe comes from a previous contributor, Anna, of oh so. It's her Grandma Eliason's recipe and her dad's favorite cookie. It's such a special family recipe! It's quite delicious. Baking Peanut . . .
I grew up living next to my Grandma Moon, and she was an amazing cook. De.Lish. One of the recipes I was SURE to copy was her oatmeal raisin cookies. Just look at the ingredients and you'll notice these cookies have more than just cinnamon in them. Genius. Soft, cinamonny, spicy sweet goodness with the nutritional awesomeness of oats and raisins. The Husband is a chocolate-hater, so these cookies actually get made quite often. Extra bonus: your house smells like an oatmeal raisin candle . . .
Do you need a fast, easy, yummy cookie recipe to make before Santa arrives to an empty plate? Well I have the perfect recipe for you. These chocolate cookies are such a cinch to whip up and you make them in your waffle iron! My mom used to make these when I was a kid and we adored them. My 3 year old helped me make up this batch and loved waiting patiently for the waffle iron to bake these cookies. These cookies are soft and chocolatey and and the icing is the perfect finishing . . .
Trader Joe's has some of my favorite Christmas treats. Among them are their Jo Joe's. They are similar to Oreos with chocolate wafers but have a peppermint cream in the middle. After buying a package and eating them within 24 hours, I realized that I could bake something like it at home. With a homemade Oreo wafer recipe and some candy canes, I thought this Christmas season I could make my own Joe Joe's. I present to you the result of my experiment: Ho Ho's (I'll keep it clean without the . . .
These are my friend's cookie recipe. They call them crack cookies. is that too harsh of a thing to say here? They call them this because they are so good they are severely addicting. Just the glaze itself you could bathe in. no joke. I have been looking for a good lemon cookie for a little bit. I really wanted to try out some lemon curd in one, when one day she showed up to a get together with these babies. After that all searching came to a halt. When I made these cookies I substitutes the . . .
First off! Congrats to Stephanie W. and Natalie M. for winning our Resqueeze giveaway! If you haven't already checked out Resqueeze go do it now! A smart and eco-friendly idea for encouraging healthy eating in kids. Congrats girls! and as for the rest of you... Hope you all had a nice a relaxing weekend! I know we have been busy prepping for our So Cal Meet and Greet tonight! We are looking forward to meet some blog buddies and shop owners we have admired for along time. We will be posting about . . .