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Sugarplum Thumbprint Cookies

Adapted from Ina Garten’s Thumbprint Cookies After seeing that Stonewall Kitchens had a Sugarplum jam, I knew I had to make something special for Christmas. Ina’s thumbprints are so buttery, they play off of the preserves or jam well. I also sprinkled some sparkling sugar on top to make them […]

 
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Christmas Swirl Cookies

Adapted from Whoville Cookies These are a vibrant and eye catching cookie that is perfect to make your cookie plate really stand out. It also helps that they are crispy and an absolutely delicious butter cookie. They also happen to be a slice and bake cookie, which given the craziness […]

 
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Candy Cane Cookies

Adapted from Home Cooking Recipes These are a perfect cookie to make for your Christmas cookie tray. They are a bit time consuming and tedious to make, but they do create that wow factor from both the color and the taste. If you are looking for a more labor intensive […]

 
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Pumpkin Butter Oatmeal Crumb Bars

After making these with apple butter, I found pumpkin butter at Target and decided that I need to try pumpkin. You can also make pumpkin butter at home, though that kind of ruins the quick and easy part of this recipe. These come together so quickly and make a great […]

 
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crackle Cookies

Adapted from Reeses Chip Crinkle Cookies These did not turn out as pretty as the picture on Hershey’s site for me (they looked more like little hockey pucks) but they are absolutely delicious! I usually make a large batch like this recipe and then freeze half of the prepared dough. […]

 
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Apple Cinnamon Chip Oatmeal Cookies

This is a variation on my favorite Oatmeal Cookie. I love them with Reese’s Pieces and Peanut Butter Chips, but sometimes you need to try something a little different, and I’m so glad I did. I saw these Cinnamon Chips at Target in the fall baking aisle, and immediately knew […]

 
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Oatmeal Apple Butter Bars

Adapted from Platter Talk Oatmeal Apple Butter Bars These bars come together very quickly and are such a great thing to bring for a fall potluck, for tailgating, or for a treat after the kids come home from school. These are also amazing with caramel and/or ice cream on top. […]

 
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Cinnamon Sugar Madeline Cookies

Adapted from Nancy Fuller’s Cinnamon Sugar Madelines These are quick and easy cookies as long as you have a Madeline pan. The dough is really more like a cake batter than a cookie dough. They go so well with tea or coffee in the morning! You can certainly fancy them […]

 
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Pineapple Coconut Thumbprint Cookies

Adapted from Cooking Classy Pineapple Coconut Thumbprints We just started planning a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii and I am so excited!! I immediately started craving tropical flavors. On a trip to the grocery store, I found this pineapple mango fruit spread and decided that I needed to […]

 
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Best Cut-out Sugar Cookies Ever

Adapted from out of print Joy of Cooking recipe This is the cut-out cookie recipe that my mom always made when I was growing up from her 1960s era Joy of Cooking cookbook. In it, it’s called “Rich Roll Cookies”. It makes a dough with no leavening (i.e. baking soda […]