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  • Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies with a glass of milk

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies are tender little pumpkin spice cookies with a soft melting texture and a crisp sugar coating ~ think snickerdoodle meets pumpkin spice. Hello fall!…

  • Pecan Sandies cookies on a plate

    Perfect Pecan Sandies

    Buttery Pecan Sandies are the official cookie of fall ~ feed hungry back to schoolers, or get a head start on your holiday cookie list. (But first, make a batch just…

  • christmas in july cookies

    Christmas in July Recipes and Inspiration!

    Dreaming of Christmas in July?  Me too. Holiday 2020 won’t be business as usual, for sure, but we can’t afford to waste one precious year. So I hope you’ll indulge me…

  • strawberry shortbread cookies

    Sparkly Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

    Sparkly Strawberry Shortbread Cookies are pretty in pink cookies that might look demure, but they pack an explosive berry flavor.  The frilly edge of sparkling sugar gives a nice crunchy contrast…

  • oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

    Best Cookie Recipes for Care Packages

    My Best Cookie Recipes for Care Packages, whether you’re sharing a plate with a neighbor, or shipping some comfort to a loved one across a continent ~ plus tips for contactless delivery!…

  • A pink frosted sugar cookie with sprinkles

    Soft Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Soft Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting are thick buttery sugar cookies slathered with a creamy frosting and lots of colorful sprinkles.  These big bakery style cookies are perfect for Easter…

  • The “Chipless” Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

    The Perfect “Chipless” Chocolate Chip Cookie ~ if you’ve ever wondered if a chocolate chip cookie would be any good without the chips, I’ve got the answer for you (spoiler alert:…

  • a stack of fir shortbread cookies with an evergreen sprig

    Douglas Fir Shortbread Cookies

    Douglas Fir Shortbread Cookies ~ this easy shortbread cookie recipe is made with delicate evergreen needles. They have a soft, citrusy flavor and the aroma of a winter forest. …

  • thumbprint jam cookies on a platter

    Jam Thumbprint Cookies

    Jam Thumbprint Cookies are delicious little almond shortbread cookies showered in powdered sugar and filled with jewel toned jam that melt in your mouth.  What could be more tempting?  Bring these…

  • My 10 Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

    My 10 Best Christmas Cookie Recipes ~ from tried and true classics to unique originals, these are my absolute favorite holiday cookie recipes to fill out your cookie box, or win…

  • spritz cookies

    Cardamom Spritz Cookies

    Cardamom Spritz Cookies ~ these easy festive little Scandinavian Christmas cookies are so quick to make. Their colorful variety makes an instant holiday cookie assortment, so stamp them out by the…

  • Cookies packed in an Ello silicone sleeved baking pan

    Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

    My Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are soft brownie cookies studded with chocolate chips, then dipped in white chocolate, and sprinkled with crushed candy canes for the perfect cookie swap or office…

  • Chocolate Dipped Churro Shortbread Cookies

    Chocolate Dipped Churro Shortbread Cookies ~ this easy cinnamon cookie recipe has all the flavors of classic churros, including the decadent chocolate dip!  Make it a part of your holiday cookie…

  • Traditional Swedish Pepparkakor Recipe

    This traditional Swedish Pepparkakor Recipe makes deliciously crisp spice cookies with ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and clove.  They’re a Scandinavian Christmas tradition and they’re absolutely fabulous!…

  • New Fallen Snow Shortbread Cookies

    New Fallen Snow Shortbread Cookies ~ these easy cookies are flavored with vanilla bean and peppermint, then coated with glittery sugar to mimic the look of fresh winter snow.  Your Christmas…

  • chocolate gingerbread stamped cookies

    Chocolate Gingerbread Stamped Cookies

    Chocolate Gingerbread Stamped Cookies ~ these pretty old world holiday cookies are made with cookie stamps, and the snowflake design is highlighted with a sweet glaze.  Make them the star of…

  • pfeffernusse cookies in a glass bowl

    Pfeffernusse (German Spice Cookies)

    Pfeffernusse (German Spice Cookies)  ~ don’t let the name scare you off, these iced gingerbread cookies are pure heaven.  On top of that, pfeffernusse cookies have the uncanny ability to get…

  • rolling and cutting gingerbread cookie dough

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies ~ Learn how to freeze all your favorite Christmas cookies so you can relax and enjoy more of your holidays inside and outside of the…

  • colorful pansy shortbread cookies

    How to Make Pansy Topped Shortbread Cookies

    How to Make Pansy Topped Shortbread Cookies ~ these are my favorite buttery rich shortbread cookies topped with colorful and delicate edible flowers.  This pretty tea time treat is surprisingly easy…

  • Nutella Sandwich Cookies, stacked

    Nutella Sandwich Cookies

    Nutella Sandwich Cookies ~ these easy cookies have a delicately crisp exterior, and are soft and chewy inside.  A thick layer of Nutella filling seals the deal.  So yummy.…

  • Clementine Melting Moments on a green plate with a cut clementine

    Clementine Melting Moments

    Clementine Melting Moments  ~ can a simple cookie really taste like a fresh juicy clementine?  You bet, these little bite sized, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies are infused with the essence of fresh…

  • These easy cocoa meringues are the minimalist of cookies ~ just a few simple ingredients whip up into something magical! Meringues are a naturally gluten free, fat free treat!

    12 Days of Holiday Meringue Recipes!

    12 Days of Holiday Meringue recipes ~ meringues might just be the perfect holiday treat, they’re easy, pretty, gluten free, and light enough to leave room for all the other holiday…

  • Crisp Almond Lace Wafer cookies

    Reader’s Recipes: Almond Lace Wafers

    These delicate almond lace wafer cookies have a wonderfully light crisp texture and can easily be made gluten free.  Dip them in chocolate or leave them plain, they’re always a hit!…

  • a log of Hazelnut Sandies cookie dough, sliced

    Hazelnut Sandies

    Hazelnut Sandies ~ I love the toasted nutty flavor, the buttery shortbread texture, and the sandy finish of these easy slice and bake shortbread cookies. …

  • Maple Glazed Oatmeal Cookies

    Maple Glazed Oatmeal Cookies

    Maple Glazed Oatmeal Cookies ~ this classic chewy oatmeal cookie dipped in a rich maple glaze is deceptively simple and divinely delicious ~ you won’t be able to stop at just…

  • Gingerbread Snickerdoodles

    Gingerbread Snickerdoodles ~ soft, buttery, chewy snickerdoodle dough is infused with molasses and coated with sugar and classic gingerbread spices for a holiday-ready twist on a favorite cookie!…

  • Chewy Chocolate Chip Ginger Cookies in foil

    Chewy Chocolate Chip Ginger Cookies

    Chewy Chocolate Chip Ginger Cookies ~ these spiced molasses cookies have been upgraded with a bit of dark chocolate for a ‘best of all worlds’ holiday cookie.…