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Kourabiedes Greek Sugar Walnut Cookies

Kourabiedes are a Greek baked cookie with a walnut and cinnamon filling that is completely covered in powdered sugar. It wouldn’t be a holiday without some traditional Greek pastries.  I always look forward to my family gatherings, for me it’s a time to consume lots of desserts.  One of my favorites Greek pastries is a cookie called a Kourabiedes.  It’s a […]

Blue Velvet Crinkle Cookies are the Perfect Winter Treat

Celebrate winter with blue velvet crinkle cookies. Is the cold weather keeping you indoors?  Then why not turn on the oven and let a batch of my blue velvet crinkle cookies warm you both inside and out.  I know, the cool, blue color may remind you of this season’s snowflakes and snowmen.  But don’t let it fool […]

Cranberry Orange Pecan Cookies from Scratch

Cranberry orange pecan cookies are a perfect way to celebrate the season. And why not?  My recipe features some of the best flavors of fall merged into one mouth-watering cookie.  Cranberry orange pecan cookies have delicious dried cranberries, orange zest, and chopped pecans.  What’s not to love? What I love the most about these cookies […]

Chocolate Gummy Eyeball Cookies

Chocolate gummy eyeball cookies for Halloween Ready for some chocolaty fun for the holidays?  I have a cookie that you will enjoy eating… just forget that it’s starring back at you.  Chocolate gummy eyeball cookies are a tasty treat.  And easy to make when you need something sweet.  It combines a great recipe for chocolate cookies with a gummy eyeball.  Tis […]

S’mores Cookies with Chocolate, Graham, and Marshmallows

S’mores Cookies served warm with melting gooey chocolate and marshmallows It’s just like being at a campfire.  Just take two graham crackers and squeeze melted chocolate and toasted marshmallows between them… Yum!  Only this is less messy, chocolate chunks and crushed graham crackers are baked into the cookie crust.  Then I topped each cookie with more chocolate chunks […]

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies from Scratch

Homemade chocolate chip walnut cookies are a sweet treat. And why not indulge in something sweet once in a while?  Chocolate chip walnut cookies are easy to make… and with a glass of milk are a joy to eat!  This makes me feel like a kid again.  Every household should have a simple chocolate chip […]

Koulourakia Greek Cookies with Orange Juice

The holidays just aren’t the same without our traditional Koulourakia Greek cookies. I love Koulourakia cookies.  If you’re Greek, you would not be surprised by this as Koulourakia are well-loved among Greek people.  And what’s not to love.  These little biscuit-style cookies are not too sweet and the orange juice adds a delicate flavor.  They kind […]

St. Patrick’s Day Shortbread Cookies

The luck of the Irish is here with St. Patrick’s Day Shortbread Cookies. And what could be luckier than Shamrocks and a pot of gold?  Maybe lots of Shamrocks and pots of gold.  St. Patrick’s Day shortbread cookies are a tasty treat for your holiday.  Like any shortbread cookie, they have a wonderful buttery taste.  I added […]

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect holiday treat. If you love the idea of red velvet cake then why not try it in a cookie?  My red velvet white chocolate chip cookies are chewy and bursting with a richness of flavor.  The red and white colors are perfect for the season.  Simply […]

Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Celebrate with your own holiday cookie exchange party. If you love to bake or just enjoy a great holiday party, I’ll tell you how to turn one type of cookie into many.  Just host your own holiday cookie exchange party.   The idea is simple, bake lots of your favorite holiday cookies and exchange some for others.  It’s the best way to indulge […]

Jam Thumbprint Cookies with Raspberry and Apricot

Jam thumbprint cookies just in time for the holidays. Every December we gather for our annual cookie exchange party.  It has become a cherished tradition for the holidays; a time to get together with friends and sample amazing cookies.  Every year I make these jam thumbprint cookies and they are always a favorite.  In fact, […]

Halloween Shortbread Cookies with Orange

Halloween shortbread cookies with fresh orange juice and orange sugar sprinkles. Want something sweet for the holiday?  This is not about the candy… you’ll get enough of that at the end of the month.  I’m talking cookies… Halloween shortbread cookies that is!  Shortbread cookies are delicious; they are made with lots of butter and tend […]

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