Posts Tagged ‘homemade cookies’

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Heather says: If you just can’t decide whether to make oatmeal or chocolate chip cookies this is the joyful union of both. These are a little chewy, a little soft, and a whole lot of chocolate. Ingredients:   1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup all purpose flour…

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Triple Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Heather says: Welcome to the penultimate episode of cookie-a-day. Today I have another recipe from Kendra. (Why have friends if you can’t abuse them?) I hope y’all have enjoyed this series, it’s definitely been a challenge sometimes. Thank you to everyone who contributed recipes. If I didn’t get to them this year, it won’t be…

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Honey Butter Star Cookies Recipe

Heather says: This is just a simple tweak on a basic butter cookie. It was going to be more complicated, until I was distracted while measuring. Also my stars didn’t always look like starfish, but my four year old used my new cookie cutter with his playdough. Instead of getting mad I went with the…

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Chocolate Crinkles or Black and Whites Recipe

Heather says: As you can tell this fun little cookie has several names – chocolate crinkles, black and whites, krinkles, or kringles. Soft and chocolatey, the powdered sugar adds a nice counterpoint, both with color and taste. It makes an attractive addition to your holiday baking. Chocolate Crinkles Cookie Recipe [There is a printable recipe below…

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Keeping All Those Cookies

Dear Home Ec 101, When should one begin their holiday baking if they want to give out cookie platters the week before Christmas? Last year I did all my baking in 2 days and it nearly killed me, but I don’t want to do it too far in advance or the cookies won’t be fresh.…

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Almond Button Cookies Recipe

Heather says: These soft, cake-like almond button cookies are straightforward and not overpoweringly sweet. If you would like, feel free to substitute almond extract for up to half the vanilla. These cookies are simple and nicely complement a cup of coffee as an afternoon or after dinner treat. Almond Button Cookies Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 cup…

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Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

Heather says: These traditional Christmas cookies can be found under many names: Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cakes, sand tarts, or butterballs. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup confectioners sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract* 2/3 cup nuts (your choice: pecans, walnuts, or hazelnuts) 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt additional confectioners sugar…

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