Cookie Recipes

Best Ever Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best Ever Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you’re a long time friend around these parts, you may recognize this recipe! It’s one I’ve actually shared a couple of times before, but because it’s such a solid recipe and one I personally love so very much, it felt like it was time to share it again. With far prettier, updated photos of course. These are, quite simply, the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies you will ever eat. I say that completely humbly, I might add. They are …

Christmas Chocolate Bark Six Ways

Christmas Chocolate Bark Six Ways

This fall I was reminded how easy it is to make chocolate bark when I made a bunch of Halloween candy bark, which inspired me to create a whole bunch of Christmas chocolate bark recipes for you! Our kids are crazy for chocolate bark and, since I’ve been keeping them in ample supply, so are all of our neighbors. It’s fun because it’s really easy to make, especially with kids, and you can mix and match the flavors in an …

Dark Chocolate Caramel Corn Fudge

Dark Chocolate Caramel Corn Fudge

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As part of the festive un-cookie exchange I hosted in collaboration with Eagle Brand, today I am sharing the world’s best fudge recipe! Clearly, I’m biased on that one, but I have a bit of a love/hate relationship when it comes to fudge so when I set out to make a fudge recipe, I set out to make the very best …

Triple Layer Dulce de Leche Brownie Cookie Bars

Triple Layer Dulce de Leche Brownie Cookie Bars

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Naming these cookie bars involved approximately 37 different options as I ungracefully attempted to spit out into something short and catchy. In the end, we’ll call these exactly what they are! Triple layer dulce de leche brownie cookie bars. Also known as, pure heaven to your taste buds. Made with a fudge brownie base, layered with decadent dulce de leche and topped …

15 of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

15 of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

This is the time of year, where after months of nonstop heat and humidity, I can’t wait for the air to get a little cooler so I can turn on my oven. I’m one of those rare birds who loves to bake as much as I love to cook (it seems most people prefer one over the other), and the first tease of fall has me itching to bake cookies. Pronto. Specifically, I’ve just decided that I’m craving chocolate chip …

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Cookies

As I’m spending time with our new little one, some of my best blogging buds are covering for me.
Today please welcome the lovely Caitlin and Manda from The Merrythought!

Hi there – we’re Caitlin and Manda from The Merrythought! We’re happy to be here sharing a recipe today while Cyd is enjoying time with her sweet baby girl. We’re wishing their family all the best and hoping they’re managing to get some sleep along with all that baby snuggling! We love the Christmas season for …

Color Block Madelines

Color Block Madelines

As I’m spending time with our new little one, some of my best blogging buds are covering for me.
Today please welcome my sweet friend Ashley Rose from Sugar & Cloth!

We’re all about adding some color and festive touches to our desserts, especially around the holidays! Plus you can’t really go wrong with adding chocolate to a cookie favorite, right?! Naturally that would lead us to add a pop of fun to a well-loved staple with these color block vanilla bean …

Christmas Cookie Fudge

Christmas Cookie Fudge

As I’m spending time with our new little one, some of my best blogging buds are covering for me.
Today please welcome our old friend Kelly from Studio DIY!

Oh hey! Kelly from Studio DIY here. I’m popping in to talk about one of my favorite topics – dessert. I mean, I love the trees, the stockings, the decking of the halls…but let’s be real, I’m all about those Christmas cookies. We thought it would be fun to do a little twist on the traditional holiday …

Salted Ginger Cookies

Salted Ginger Cookies

As I’m spending time with our new little one, some of my best blogging buds are covering for me.
Today please welcome my super sweet pal Courtney from Pizzazzerie!

Merry December, ya’ll! I’m Courtney (from over at Pizzazzerie.com) and I’m thrilled to be swinging in to share one of my favorite cookie recipes with you while Cyd enjoys some sweet baby snuggles! Cookies are the perfect holiday baking treat because they’re easy to make, quick to cool, and perfect for packaging. Any excuse to whip out cute …

Italian Meatball Cookies

Italian Meatball Cookies

You guys know by now that I have a killer sweet tooth, which makes it only appropriate that today marks the first of several Christmas cookie recipes I’ll be sharing with you throughout the month. Even better? Today, nine of my best blogging buds and I have teamed up for our take on a virtual Christmas cookie swap! We’re talking ten blogs, ten recipes and ten ways to wow all of your friends and family this holiday season. Personally, I’m all …

10 Best Holiday Peppermint Recipes

10 Best Holiday Peppermint Recipes

Tis the season to indulge in all things peppermint! Or so it seems anyway. And I’m certainly not complaining. I love just about all the peppermint things, which is why today I’m bringing you 10 of the best peppermint recipes. Peppermint cookies, peppermint cocktails and even peppermint donuts! We’re talking Christmas approved peppermint treats that your friends and family will love. Tuck them into pretty little jars to give your friends at the office or put out a spread …

The Ultimate Christmas Cookie Gift Basket

The Ultimate Christmas Cookie Gift Basket

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Friends, today is a good day, because we’re talking about three of my favorite things: baking, chocolate and Christmas gifts. Hooray! One of my favorite gifts to give during the holiday season is a great gift basket. Today we’re making the ultimate Christmas cookie gift basket! Loaded with yummy treats, a few pretty little baking accessories, baking mix, and …