Christmas Drop Sugar Cookies

Merry Christmas! I had one last Christmas cookie to share with you and I thought it would be appropriate to share it on Christmas day. Many of you will have fewer family members hanging out with you for the holidays and a new cookie might be something fun to make with the ones you have. These are not just any ordinary sugar cookie. You don’t have to roll out these sugar cookies into shapes. Plus, traditional sugar cookies are crispy, but these sugar cookies are soft. It’s thanks to the little bit of cream cheese, that gives them that pillowy …

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Kourabiedes – Greek Christmas Butter Cookies (Without Nuts)

Happy Christmas Eve eve! (Yes, that’s a thing, at least in my family.) I made kourabiedes last Christmas, which are a traditional Greek cookie usually served at Christmas time. They are like a shortbread cookie with almonds and covered in confectioners sugar. This year I wanted to make a version of them without nuts for my family members who can’t eat nuts, so that’s what I’m sharing with you today. The recipe requires only 4 ingredients but it can be a little finicky to make. It took me a couple of tries to get the recipe just right. I have …

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Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Blondies

I always include at least one peanut butter and chocolate cookie in my holiday cookie boxes because it’s a delicious flavor combo. How much do I love peanut butter and chocolate? Let me count the ways… chocolate peanut butter surprise cookies, peanut butter chocolate cup cookies, peanut butter blossoms, and peanut butter cup cookies. Phew, that’s quite a list that I’ve got going on my blog and to be honest I’m sure there are more that I’m not remembering. It’s hard to go wrong with a classic (assuming that you don’t have a nut allergy, of course). Now I’m adding …

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White Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies

It’s that time of year! Cookies 24/7. I love baking cookies so I’m totally taking advantage of the holiday baking season and am baking up a storm. You know I mean business when our fridge consists of more cookie ingredients than “real food” ingredients. I’m starting off the holiday cookie season with these amazing cookies. I think we’re all familiar with the traditional gingerbread man cookies. But have you had white chocolate chip gingerbread cookies? If you’re a fan of the traditional gingerbread man cookie, then you must make these (especially if you don’t like all the fuss of rolling …

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Deep Dish Cookie Bowls for Two

This is heaven in a cup, for two. Picture a chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven, except it’s cooked in a bowl and it’s got a gooey center and that’s what you have here. If you like chocolate chip cookies or chocolate or ice cream with cookies then you’ll love these. I made these cookie bowls for two reasons. One, there aren’t many ingredients, and the amount you need of each isn’t a lot. Two, my husband loves chocolate chip cookies (he says they are his favorite cookie) so I thought he’d love this variation. Okay maybe there is …

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