almond joy cookies

Almond Joy Cookies

Posted on Feb 15th, 2010

These were so quick and easy with the help of the prepared dough, and I love the combination of chocolate, nuts and coconut! With all the yummy…

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Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Award Winning Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Posted on Mar 29th, 2012

These cheerful cookies, with their fresh lemon flavor, have Spring written all over them.  Of course, that shouldn't stop you from making them…

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chocolate chip cookies

Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on May 1st, 2011

I like my chocolate chip cookies soft and chewy, and I've experimented for years to come up with a recipe that I LOVE! I think this is it. These are…

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Browned Butter Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Feb 20th, 2014

There's nothing quite like a big, chewy chocolate chip cookie. Nothing, that is, except a chocolate chip cookie with the addition of peanut butter…

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spoon cookies

Browned Butter Spoon Cookies

Posted on Nov 26th, 2010

Spoon Cookies, or Lusikkaleivat, are a traditional Finnish cookie.  I've been wanting to try these for awhile now, and I'm so glad I did.  I mixed…

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Brown Butter cookies

Browned Butter Sugar Cookies

Posted on May 8th, 2012

Please believe me when I say these are one of the best (quite possibly the best) cookies I have ever made.  My husband took one bite and said,…

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pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Oct 9th, 2012

I have been looking everywhere for a pumpkin cookie recipe that actually tastes like a cookie, not a little cake, or a muffin top.  I never found…

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ganache bars

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Posted on Jul 8th, 2012

The only thing better than a cookie is a bar cookie, in my opinion.  The bar method is just so much easier.  No hanging out in the kitchen scooping…

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Cowboy Cookies

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2011

It's really hard to say which I love best, classic chocolate chip cookies, or these loaded-with-goodness cowboy cookies.  The secret ingredient? …

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Cranberry Orange Cookies

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

Every holiday season I try several new cookie recipes. Most of them are tasty, but only a select few go into the permanent recipe file with favorites…

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Pillsbury Choc. Peppermint Cookie (WB)

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallow Cookies

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013

I'm so excited about the new line of seasonal baking mixes from Pillsbury®! Just in time for the holidays, they've got fun and festive offerings…

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double chocolate chip cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jan 16th, 2010

If chocolate is good, double chocolate is obviously better, and these cookies are loaded with chocolate! This is a great base cookie recipe that can…

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Easy Peppermint Bark Cookies

Posted on Dec 17th, 2011

I don't know how many unsuccessful attempts I've made at peppermint bark in my life.  I love the idea, but it never works for me.  The dark…

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eggnog snickerdoodles

Eggnog Snickerdoodles

Posted on Dec 16th, 2010

Snickerdoodles are the perfect base for this festive holiday cookie.  Straight out of the oven, the eggnog taste isn't as strong, but give these…

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2010

I've tried several peanut butter cookie recipes over the years, and this is my favorite.  Even my husband, who doesn't care for peanut butter, likes…

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Four Spice Crackle Cookies

Posted on Nov 29th, 2011

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that's what these cookies are made of.  They're one of our all-time favorites, and one of the first recipes I…

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frightening finger cookies

Frightening Finger Cookies

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009

These frightening finger cookies are almost too realistic to eat.  My boys beg me to make these every Halloween.  I usually double the recipe so we…

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moroccan butter cookies

Ghoriba: Moroccan Butter Cookies

Posted on Feb 24th, 2011

Normally I am a soft cookie person, but I absolutely love these crispy, sesame seed filled cookies.  They are surprisingly flavorful judging by the…

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Go Bold with Pillsbury: Spring Daisy Cookies

Posted on Mar 29th, 2014

I'm so glad that Spring has finally arrived! I can't wait for the bright, beautiful colors of the season to make an appearance. And I'm definitely…

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Happy Birthday Funfetti & a Giveaway!

Posted on Apr 16th, 2013

Did you know Funfetti is celebrating its 25th birthday this year?  To commemorate the occasion, Pillsbury Baking has introduced 4 new vibrant…

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hot cocoa cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2012

I know spring is right around the corner, but it's been hot cocoa weather around here, so I didn't want to put off making these cookies any longer. …

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It’s a Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange (Link Party)

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

I'm so excited to be partnering with some of my favorite food blogging friends today to bring you a virtual Christmas cookie exchange. Holiday cookie…

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mock butterfinger

Mock Butterfinger Bars

Posted on Dec 21st, 2010

Yes, this recipe  has a short and somewhat strange ingredient list, but trust me, you're in for a treat!  Our friends recently brought us a plate…

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Mummy Pops

Mummy Pops

Posted on Oct 26th, 2010

Once I got the hang of it, these were pretty easy to put together.  I broke a few Oreos in the process, but that's okay--I just at those.  Be sure…

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No-Bake 15 Minute Thin Mints

Posted on Nov 30th, 2013

Okay, these fabulous chocolate mint wafer cookies might take you 20 minutes to make. Especially if you stop to eat all the unused cookie cream…

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nutella choc chip cookies

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Aug 29th, 2011

These tasty chocolate chip cookies have just a hint of hazelnut flavor, thanks the the addition of Nutella.  I haven't tried it yet, but I think…

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oatmeal carmelitas

Oatmeal Carmelitas

Posted on Dec 8th, 2009

How have I lived for nearly 40 years and never tried this recipe? These are SO good.  You must try them.  I leave the nuts out of many recipes…

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oatmeal peanut butter sandwich cookies

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Posted on Jun 21st, 2011

The only thing better than a cookie, in my opinion, is a filled cookie.  And if you like peanut butter, these cookies are all about peanut butter. …

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Pantry Blondies

Posted on Jan 7th, 2010

Imagine a cross between a moist, chewy brownie and a chocolate chip cookie.  That's what these blondies taste like!  You're likely to always…

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peppermint meringues

Peppermint Meringues

Posted on Dec 4th, 2012

Thank goodness these melt-in-your-mouth morsels are fat free, because I can't stop eating them!  If only they were calorie free too.  I like making…

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peppermint sugar cookie bars

Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

Posted on Dec 10th, 2012

I absolutely love these sugar cookie bars!  And so does everyone who has ever tried them!  It's one of those recipes that people always ask for.…

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pomegranante white chocolate cookies

Pomegranate White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 7th, 2011

I've tried a lot of over-rated Christmas cookies over the years.  This is not one of them.  These cookies are amazing, and are quickly becoming a…

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Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2010

The frosting is the star of these cookies, and it's a nice change from the cream cheese frosting that often accompanies pumpkin desserts (I love…

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pumpkin spice blossoms (1)

Pumpkin Spice Blossoms

Posted on Oct 19th, 2012

These cute little cookies are were inspired by the classic Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie.  The buttery shortbread cookie base with a dusting of…

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oatmeal raisin spice cookiesfiltered

Quick Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies

Posted on Sep 27th, 2011

Sometimes you want cookies in a hurry, so why not start with a cake mix?  No one will ever guess.  This recipe will make about 2 dozen big, soft…

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Raspberries and Cream Cookies

Posted on Feb 9th, 2012

When I saw Hershey's Raspberry Hugs in with all of the other Valentine candy, I grabbed a few bags, knowing I was going to bake them into…

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raspberry bars

Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Posted on Nov 15th, 2009

I'm probably fooling myself, but I like to think of this as a "healthy" cookie. It's an easy treat to put together, using ingredients I almost…

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Posted on Feb 13th, 2013

If you need a last minute Valentine's Day treat, then this is the cookie for you.  Using a box cake mix is a fabulous shortcut, especially when it…

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Let's Dish Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Posted on Jan 27th, 2011

Valentine's day is right around the corner, and these sandwich cookies are a perfect red and white treat.  They're also really, really good!  You…

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rolo cookies

Rolo Cookies

Posted on Dec 13th, 2009

I've seen people put a lot of things in cookies, but this has to be one of the best ideas ever!  This is a must bake holiday cookie at our house. …

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Root Beer Float Cookies

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2014

My boys are big root beer fans, so when my friend Micah told me about these root beer float cookies, I asked her to email me the recipe ASAP! And…

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s'mores bars

S’mores Bars

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2010

These are one of my favorite bar cookies.  I might even like these more than regular s'mores.  I've tried making them with regular marshmallows,…

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Simple Samoas Bars

Posted on Mar 5th, 2013

First of all, I completely and totally advocate buying Samoas (and all other forms of Girl Scout cookies) from your local Girl Scout troop.  This…

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soft oatmeal cookies

Soft Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009

I consider oatmeal cookies the health food of cookies.  Oatmeal lowers cholesterol, right?  I love the hint of cinnamon in these cookies.  Both…

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Sugar Cookie Bars

Posted on Jan 31st, 2012

I first shared this recipe back in 2010, but with Valentine's Day coming up, I thought it was worth repeating.  I don't know about you, but I hate…

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toffee coconut cookies

Toasted Coconut, Toffee and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2012

I love these cookies! They're right up there with these chocolate chip cookies, and these cowboy cookies on my list of favorites.  Yes, I'd…

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triple chocolate mint cookies

Triple Chocolate Mint Cookies

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2010

I'd seen this recipe over at Cookin' Canuck and needed to bring cookies to my son's Pinewood Derby.  And whenever I see a recipe that calls for a…

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Chocolate Peppermint and Oreo Cookies

Virtual Cookie Exchange: Chocolate Peppermint & Oreo Cookies from Mandy’s Recipe Box

Posted on Dec 5th, 2013

I'm so excited to be participating in a virtual Christmas cookie exchange today with a group of fabulous food bloggers. I'm sharing Orange Ginger…

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