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50 Cookie Exchange Recipes

50 Cookie Exchange Recipes
I don’t know if you saw all the yummy cookies last week on my blog for my Cookie Exchange Week, but we had some DELICIOUS recipes shared by some of you favorite bloggers. Cookie exchanges are one of my favorite parts about the holidays. Maybe its because I am a food blogger, maybe its because I love to eat, maybe its the spirit of giving… or maybe its all the above. Whatever it is, there is something so special and fun about cookie exchanges. Cookie Exchanges are a great way to spread some holiday cheer to your neighbors, friends and family. To make your decision on which cookie to make this year, I have rounded up 50 of the BEST cookie recipes for the holidays! Dulce de Leche Cookiesfrom Mel’s Kitchen Cafe on Chef in Training Cinnamon Roll Cookiesfrom Chef in Training Cherry Snowball Cookiesfrom Taste and Tell on Chef in Training. Banana Cookiesfrom Chef in Training Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookiesfrom Two Peas and Their Pod M&M Cookie Barsfrom I Heart Nap Time on Chef in Training

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Vanilla Latte Cookies November 3, 2011 | Print | E-mail | Filed under 12weeksofchristmascookies, cookie Now that Halloween is over (and we’re halfway through the 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies!), are you already planning for Thanksgiving? I know some who are already knee-deep in planning, and others who haven’t even thought about it yet. I’m somewhere in between; since it’s my turn to host again this year, I’ve been trying to put together a menu at least so that I can let people know what else to bring. So far it’s slow-going, although I do have a few ideas in mind. 1 cup unsalted butter, softened2/3 cup powdered sugar1 Tbsp instant espresso1 tsp vanilla1 vanilla bean, split and scraped1/4 tsp ground cinnamon2 cups all-purpose flour Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add in the flour, beating until combined. Roll the dough into 1″ balls. Bake about 12 minutes or until the edges are set. Leave a Reply

Mixed Berry & Cherry Clafoutis I love cherry season. I have such great memories as a kid going cherry picking. My brother and I would sit in the trees and just eat until we couldn’t possibly be any stickier. Of course it was always hot which seemed to just compound the stickiness factor. However we never seemed to care. My friend’s Loran and Mike dropped a giant bowl of cherries off the other day picked fresh from Mike’s father’s tree. The first thing that came to mind was a Mixed-Berry and Cherry Clafoutis. When topped with a sweet whipped cream, it’s perfect since the clafoutis itself is not overwhelmingly sweet. A traditional French clafoutis often leaves the cherry pits in the fruit but I prefer them out. You won’t believe how easy this is to make. Let’s make it together…I promise simplicity. Here’s the ingredients you will need: Mixed berries, cherries, whole milk, superfine sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, salt, white flour and powdered sugar. This is one of my favorite kitchen tools, a cherry pitter.

Colorful Spiral Cookies Just try to be in a bad mood around one of these. Impossible! I was naturally drawn to these because of the bright, eye-catching swirl, not to mention the jumbo sprinkles-encrusted edges! Another thing I love about these is that they are SLICE and BAKE. I won't go much into preparation here, because that's all in the recipe, but here are some pictures to give you an idea of the process. I wanted to make my dough even on all sides, so I trimmed some away to make an even roll. I used Wilton's rose gel food coloring. You'll then encrust the dough with jumbo (or other) sprinkles. Speaking of ham... Some of you may wonder why there are so many pictures of my dog, Biscuit, included in my posts. I'll say "!" ...and all my disciplinary plans fly out the window. I think this version turned out cute too, although I really like the larger jumbo non-pariels better. EDIT: Laurie at Dalla Mia Cucina made them - check out her pretty version. Remove dough pieces from refrigerator. Love,

Tea-Time Cookies Recipe Video by llam89 Serving size Calories 967 Calories from Fat 457 % Daily Value* Total Fat 52 g79.9% Saturated Fat 31.7 g158.6% Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 234.8 mg Sodium 241.2 mg10% Total Carbohydrates 117 g39% Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9% Sugars 52.9 g Protein 12 g24.5% Vitamin A 32.4% Vitamin C 0.19% Calcium 22.4% Iron 25.9% *Based on a 2000 Calorie diet Directions 1. Editors Review Health food lovers are going to love this! Spiral Slice-and-Bake Cookies I've never really been a fan of Valentine's Day. I've always just found it to be a silly sort of holiday with no real meaning behind it. I guess it's the whole, overly-commercialized aspect of the holiday that bothers me. It just seems to be a holiday created specifically for chocolate and greeting card companies to put production in overdrive for several weeks after the Christmas least until Easter rolls around anyway. It's not that I'm a single, bitter human being who feels that whole "forever alone" thing and sees Valentine's Day as a day that is instead a "Singles Awareness Day." I am none of the above, but regardless...I have always viewed Valentine's Day as a day that should be treated just like any other. However...before I sound like a really bitter, awful person who hates on Valentine's Day in spite of the majority of the population's general approval of the holiday, I must say there are two good things about it.

Crispy Oatmeal Cookies « Cookies Oatmeal cookies, they are loved by everyone! These are crispy and full of nuts. And their fragrance… . Oh that cinnamon fragrance! Mmmmm… . I highly recommend them! Ingredients 3/4 cup (170 grams) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup (200 grams) sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup (105 grams) all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups (220 grams) oats 1 cup (110 grams) walnuts, toasted and chopped 1. 2. They will become lightly browned and fragrant. Let cool and chop into pieces. 3. Then add the egg and vanilla extract and beat until well blended. 4. 5. Then add the nuts and oats and mix again. 6. I used an ice-cream scoop to divide up the dough (dipping the scoop in water makes the dough slide off easier). Space the cookies-to-be about 2 inches (5 cm) apart. 7. 8. Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool a few minutes on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack to cool! Yummy!

Fluffernutter Cookies, 3 Ingredients! Phew, what a whirlwind this week has been! I need one of these cookies while I unpack! More about my trip later, we’ve got to talk cookies! Seriously, wait until you try this recipe. I have had this idea in my head for over a week now and had NO idea how they would turn out. Grab a tall glass of milk and treat the family to these way too easy and oh so fun cookie gems! Yes, you heard me right….3 ingredients! Mix, mix, mix Ready to bake! Bake 12-15 minutes Fluffernutter Cookies 1 Cup creamy peanut butter 1 large egg 1 cup marshmallow cream 1. about 18 cookies Have a great rest of your week and weekend! Other recipes you may enjoy... Valentine Shortbread Cookie SandwichesMini Peanut Butter and Chocolate Buttercream Cookie SandwichesNutter Butter White Chocolate Chip CookiesChocolate Cherry Chip Cookies!

Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies, Sans The Artificial Ingredients Whether you want to avoid some of the highly-processed ingredients (like trans fats and palm oil) or you just can’t wait for the annual cookie sale, we’ve got some simple ways to make healthier versions of these classic treats. Why Make Your Own Though Girl Scout cookies boxes say “trans-fat free,” the term is officially defined by the FDA as a food that contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per serving, meaning some varieties — including uber-popular Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs — still contain trace amounts of the fat. The giveaway: Look for “partially-hydrogenated” on the ingredient list. 2 Recipes, 5 Different Girl Scout Cookies Many of the favorite Girl Scout cookies begin with the same base: The classic shortbread cookie. Recipe #1: Shortbread CookiesStart with any basic shortbread cookie recipe – like this one from Claire Robinson. One Cookie Recipe, 4 Different Cookies Classic Shortbread Cookies: Trefoils