Hot Chocolate Snowball Cookies (recipe)

Last week, while visiting Penzey’s, I picked up a fun recipe for Hot Chocolate Snowball Cookies, a variation on the Nutty Nuggets/Mexican Wedding Cake/Russian Tea Cake Cookie that is popular this time of year. The cookies were easy to make, and the whole family enjoys the addition to our holiday treat plate. Hot Chocolate Snowball

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Mincemeat Cookies from Becky (recipe)

Becky had a unique opportunity this year – a local radio station, KGO, asked listeners to nominate their favorite cookies with a story and have the opportunity to participate on-air in the annual cookie contest. She was psyched, having found a wonderful recipe perfect for sharing. Then last week, the night before she was scheduled

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Cookie Thursday: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

A little late this week, as it is already Friday, but I wanted to make sure to honor Cookie Thursday and the tradition of baking with for my kids. Part of the delay was because I needed to roast the pumpkin before mixing the cookie batter. The other reason is that I have been so

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Cookie Thursday: Sparkling Ginger and Chocolate Cookies

Michelle has been nagging suggesting I bring back this feature, Cookie Thursday, from last year; she has written several times about how much she enjoyed reading about what we were baking in our kitchen. Unfortunately, do to insane after school schedules, and lack of interest on the part of the kids (not in eating the

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Book(s) of the Month: Get your cookie on

December is really the time to break out the cookies – between cookie exchanges, neighborhood gifts, and tables loaded down with favorites lining every hallway in offices around the country, now is the time to make an effort to bring a tasty cookie. Fortunately, I have three books that I turn too when I am

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Cookie Thursday: Hershey’s Kisses Peanut Butter Blossoms (recipe)

Hersheys Chocolate PB Cookies Be sure to enter the Cuisipro and Vacu Vin Giveaway. A flour sifter would be a great kitchen gadget for this recipe! I am sure you have seen this recipe, it has been in all my cooking magazines over the last 2 months. Today, we finally got around to making them

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