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  • 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 Meringues!

    12 Days of Holiday Meringues ~ 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 cookies!…

  • 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 shorbread cookies. …

  • rolling and cutting gingerbread cookie dough

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies ~ I’ve tracked down the best tips and tricks for make ahead cookies so you can enjoy more of your holidays inside and outside of…

  • 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.…

  • Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies

    Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies

    Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies ~ if you love baking holiday cookies I bet you’re always on the hunt for a new recipe, one that’s not too hard, but has that wow…

  • Honey Spice Cookies with glaze

    Honey Spice Hazelnut Cookies

    Honey Spice Hazelnut Cookies ~ these nutty, glazed cookies are a perfect way to ease into fall baking, and they’ll provide a little old world spice for your holiday cookie assortment…

  • oatmeal cranberry cookies in a jar

    Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

    These Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies are the old fashioned style oatmeal cookies: perfectly crisp on the outside, and chewy inside.  The sweet/tart cranberries are a nice bonus!  …

  • A plate of delicate roasted rhubarb lady's kiss cookies on a plate

    Roasted Rhubarb Lady’s Kiss Cookies (baci di dama)

    Roasted Rhubarb Lady’s Kiss Cookies (baci di dama) ~ the roasted rhubarb buttercream is sweet and tangy, and the almond cookies are light as air…I’m pretty sure they serve these cookies…

  • 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!

    Easy Cocoa Meringues

    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, guilt free dessert!…

  • Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

    Sprinkle Sugar Cookies ~ the holidays may be over, but winter carries on…and these easy sprinkled sugar cookies will help light your way right through to spring.  They’re perfect for just…

  • What to Make Now: Last Minute Snacks for Santa

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas…did you remember to make something for Santa?  Here are a few easy last minute Christmas Eve snacks for Santa to ensure that your house doesn’t get…

  • Cardamom Crescent Cookies on a baking sheet

    Cardamom Walnut Crescent Cookies

    Cardamom Walnut Crescent Cookies ~ these classic Swedish Christmas cookies  are made with a buttery shortbread dough jam packed with walnuts and a hint of warm cardamom ~ every holiday cookie…

  • rolling and cutting gingerbread cookie dough

    Easy Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing

    Easy Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing ~ it’s that time of year and nothing gets me in the mood quicker than baking up a batch of gingerbread cookies!…

  • What to Bake Now: Gingerbread Cookies

    What to Bake Now: Gingerbread Cookies ~ they can be deep, dark, and chewy, or light and crisp ~  they can be frosted, glazed, sprinkled or plain ~ but whichever way…

  • Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies

    Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies ~ maple infused and packed with nuts, this takes my classic slice and bake shortbread cookie recipe to a whole new level.  Add these cookies to your…

  • Peppermint Melting Moments

    Peppermint Melting Moments ~ these are simple buttery shortbread cookies with a snow cap of minty frosting and a dusting of crushed candy canes, they’re cute as buttons, and I can’t…

  • Pecan Praline Cookies

    Pecan Praline Cookies ~ these irresistible chewy brown sugar cookies are topped with a layer of caramel pecan praline ~ you won’t be able to keep your hands off them!…

  • double dark chocolate chip shortbread cookies-3021-July 28, 2017-2

    Double Dark Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

    Double Dark Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies ~ they melt in your mouth with an explosion of deep rich chocolate that’ll make your eyelids flutter… to call it a cookie is to…

  • How to make Homemade Vegan Thin Mint Cookies ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    No Bake Vegan Thin Mint Cookies

    My No Bake Vegan Thin Mint Cookies are hopelessly addictive, just like the ones you buy from your favorite Girl Scout ~ but my copy cat recipe is shockingly easy to…

  • Sarah Bernhardt Cookie recipe

    25 MORE Fabulous Flourless Cookies

    25 MORE Fabulous Flourless Cookies ~ whether you’re eating gluten free, cutting carbs, trying to eat healthier, or just looking for some damn delicious cookies, you’ll want to taste-test every last…

  • Flourless Pecan Choclate Chip Cookies

    Flourless Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These Flourless Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies are gluten free, dairy free, and absolutely amazing.   I replaced the flour and butter of a traditional cookie with creamy pecan butter, and you…

  • Marmalade Thumbprint Cookies ~ tender shortbread cookies filled with tangy marmalade ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Marmalade Thumbprint Cookies

    Simple Marmalade Thumbprint Cookies are one of the joys of winter ~ they only show up in our house during this short period between Thanksgiving and the New Year, and boy…

  • Scandinavian Almond Bars ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Scandinavian Almond Bars

    Scandinavian Almond Bars are soft, chewy shortbread bars jam packed with almond flavor ~ they freeze beautifully, and make fabulous holiday gifts…but don’t give them all away, save a few for…

  • chewy ginger cookies

    30 BEST Freezable Cookies

    Ready…Set…Preheat!  Here are the 30 BEST Freezable Cookies to get you set for the holidays in advance, yoohoo!  These cookies are freezable, packable, giftable, and most importantly ~ IRRESISTIBLE!…

  • Soft Batch Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the BEST cookies ever! * theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Soft Batch Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Soft Batch Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the ultimate back to school treat, whether you pack them in a lunch, use them as a homework bribe, or just indulge in some…

  • Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

    Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie…if those words don’t send a little shiver down your spine then you might not be firing on all cylinders…just saying. A warm double chocolate chip cookie…

  • The Secret to The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie For One!

    The Perfect Cookie For One!

    OMG I must have made (and tasted) a dozen recipes before I discovered THE SECRET to The PERFECT Cookie for One — take advantage of all my ‘research’ and enjoy! Of…

  • Spot on Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookie Recipe

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies — because nobody should have to miss out on America’s favorite cookie — and this copy cat Girl Scout Cookie is even better than the original!…

  • Reader’s Recipes: Orange Cream Chips

    Reader’s Recipes: Orange Cream Chips ~ the classic holiday combination of chocolate and orange shines in these simple drop cookies!…

  • Reader’s Recipes: No Bake Bourbon Balls

    Reader’s Recipes: No Bake Bourbon Balls ~ these classic chocolatey bourbon balls are a holiday cookie staple, and best of all, you don’t even have to turn on the oven to…

  • Reader's Recipes: Swedish Sugar Cookies

    Reader’s Recipes: Swedish Sugar Cookies

    Reader’s Recipes: Swedish Sugar Cookies ~ these pretty Scandinavian sugar cookies are a deliciously simple cookie that you can decorate with your own homemade colored sugar!…

  • Chocolate Crinkle holiday cookie recipe

    Reader’s Recipes: Chocolate Crinkles

    Reader’s Recipes: Chocolate Crinkles  ~ these chocolatey cookies are easy to make, not too sweet, and absolutely gorgeous (who can resist those crackles?)   They keep well and travel well, too,…

  • Oatmeal Crispies

    Reader’s Recipes: Oatmeal Crispies

    Oatmeal Crispies are the classic oatmeal cookies you remember from childhood ~ crispy on the outside and soft and chewy inside.  Add nuts, raisins, or eat them plain, they’re just perfect!…

  • Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

    Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

    Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies are a delicious blend of fall spices, molasses, and chocolate in a super easy recipe that will quickly become a new holiday tradition! According to the calendar,…

  • One bowl, soft batch style chocolate chip cookies

    Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies might be the world’s most perfect dessert.  Soft, chewy, full of buttery flavor and loaded with chips…trust me, you need these in your life!…

  • Dana's Bakery Macaron ~ American Artisans

    American Artisans: Dana’s Bakery

    Dana’s Bakery is the eleventh in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople, designers, and small companies across the country who share my love of…

  • chocolate chip shortbread

    Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Shortbread

    Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Shortbread ~ this classic buttery shortbread studded with chunky bittersweet chocolate chips melts in your mouth and gives the whole notion of chocolate chip cookies a whole new…

  • gluten free cookies

    25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies

    25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies ~ these are the best of the best gluten free cookies, so delicious you won’t miss the flour one bit!…

  • gluten free flourless chocolate peanut butter cookies

    Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

    Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are naturally gluten free and  even better than regular chocolate chip cookies! My flourless nut butter cookies have been so popular ever since I…

  • Scottish shortbread made with lemony sugar

    Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread

    This unusual Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread is made with a fabulous sugar infused with lemon rind — the lemon flavor really pops!  Make these classic lemon dessert bars for afternoon tea…

  • spicy chocolate heart cookies

    Smoldering Heart Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

    Smoldering Heart Chocolate Shortbread Cookies ~ these deep dark chocolate shortbread cookies have a spicy secret ingredient: cayenne pepper!  Just a touch adds some real heat to these smoldering hearts……

  • bite sized snowball cookies

    Coconut Snowball Melting Moments

    Coconut Snowball Melting Moments are buttery little bites of coconut bliss ~ perfect for the holidays, or any day.  These easy shortbread cookies literally melt in your mouth.…

  • white chocolate thin mints

    Easy No Bake White Chocolate Thin Mints

    Easy No Bake White Chocolate Thin Mints ~ just four simple ingredients is all it takes to make these minty copy cat Girl Scout cookies ~ add them to your holiday…

  • cranberry pistachio biscotti

    Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

    Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti ~ these crunchy twice baked cookies are a festive and easy holiday treat that anyone can make, and everybody loves! It’s been a busy baking week here at…

  • Classic royal iced sugar cookies

    Holiday Sugar Cookies and DIY Colored Sugar

    These quick and easy Holiday Sugar Cookies are such fun to decorate, and a joy to give out to friends and family this season.  I show you how to make your…

  • Big and soft Frosted Sugar Cookies

    Ginger Spiced Sugar Cookies (Swig Copycat)

    Ginger Spiced Sugar Cookies (Swig Copycat) ~ big fat buttery supermarket style frosted sugar cookies! These are the kind of giant, super soft, frosted sugar cookies you find in bakeries and…