Peppermint Chip Chocolate Cookies

I love peppermint candies, chocolates, and assorted treats. There is something festive and comforting about eating peppermint around Christmas time.  Who else loves this stuff?  I think it’s one of those things that you either love or hate. Do you remember the candy cane chocolate sticks that I mentioned last week?  I have some leftovers sitting at my hot cocoa station in the kitchen.  I really should use them but they look so pretty that I don’t want to ruin the look.  (Typical T.) Anyway, since I have cookie baking on the brain, I decided to take one of my favorite chocolate cookie recipes and added white chocolate peppermint …

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10 Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

Christmas is in full swing in our house.  I’ve been watching holiday movies since October 27 (because that’s when the Hallmark Channel starts their Countdown to Christmas) and listening to Christmas music whenever I can.  I started decorating the house a couple of weeks ago and now I’m just adding a few finishing touches.  I’ve been to the Michael’s store more times in the past two weeks than I have all year. I do seem to be falling behind in my cookie baking though.  Usually by this time I have at least a couple of batches of cookies baked and …

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Whoopie Pies

Have you ever had a cookie whoopie pie?!  It’s life changing.  (I may be being a bit dramatic, but I’m kinda right.  😉 ) First of all, let’s address the elephant in the room.  I took a little break from blogging because my husband and I went on vacation. We took a 9 day road trip from home to Maine, and then on to New Brunswick, Canada and finally to Prince Edward Island, Canada.  (And then obviously all those things backwards as we made our way home.)  We had a wonderful time and of course I’ll share all the details …

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Sugar Cookie Bars

I love sugar cookies but I really dislike rolling them out. I’m too much of a perfectionist and I get very frustrated rolling out each cookie to be the same exact thickness.  I have this same complaint about gingerbread cookies too.  My solution is simply avoid cookies that involve this step. These sugar cookie bars are a perfectionist’s dream because there is essentially no perfection required.  I don’t have to fuss at all while making them.  In fact, not only are they easy (and stress free) to make, but you can whip them up quickly with minimal dishes to wash. …

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

What better way to celebrate Christmas in July but with cookies. The Hallmark channel is in full swing with showing their Christmas movies this week and you better believe that I’m watching as many of them as I can.  It’s not like I’ve seen them all at least 7 times each or anything.  😉  It’s definitely getting me in the mood for the holidays.  In fact, I almost bought marshmallows and hot cocoa.  I ended up not buying them because I figured one cup would satisfy the nostalgic craving and then I’d mindlessly consume the rest of the bag of …

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