Christmas Cookie Exchange and Link Party

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Hello Cookie People! If you are looking for some last minute Christmas Cookies Recipes or you have a fabulous cookie recipe to share, then today you are at the right place!  Last week I joined with some awesome bloggers for a Christmas Cookie Exchange {you can see all of the cookies below} and today, you can add your own cookie links and check out some of the others!  Such fun ~ I can hardly wait to see what … [Read more...]

Georgia Tea Cakes ~ A Light and Sweet Christmas Cookie

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Christmas Cookies I know Christmas is right around the corner in my house when I start my Christmas Baking.  Decadent treats are amazing but sometimes, you just want a little something that's not quite as dense as shortbread but still with a buttery flavor and something that's not too heavy or sweet. You want something a little lighter.  If that's the kind of cookie you're look for then Georgia Tea Cakes are … [Read more...]

Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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  Healthy Eating and Healthy Living ~ two of my top {personal} priorities lately, but, this girl still loves to eat and to bake ~ what to do?  I've been converting some of my usual recipes into healthier ones but also got the Hungry Girl to the Max Cookbook.  The first recipe I tried was this Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Softie ~ it was delicious.  Even my husband and kids loved … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Cookies with Marshmallows

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I love to bake and one of my very favorite memories of Christmas when I was little was of my Mom baking cookies.  My earliest memory is when I was a Brownie {first step before being a Girl Scout} and my mom had the entire troop over to our house where we all baked cookies for Christmas and decorated coffee cans to hold the cookies.  That memory still puts a smile on my face! When I bake now as a mom I like to … [Read more...]

Cake Mix Brownies and Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

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My 'Best Cupcakes' are a mixture of brownies and chocolate chip cookies...easy and delicious, but I wanted something with a little more of a cake-like texture and brownie flavor.  This recipe really hit the mark for what I was looking for.  It was easy and quick to make with a cake mix and cookie mix as the base and just a few tweaks to the cake mix. Ingredients 1 box {18 1/4 ounces} chocolate cake mix 1/2 cup … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love peanut butter know those awesome peanut butter cookies that you roll in sugar and then top with a Hershey Kiss once you pull them out of  the oven???? yep...those cookies are my favorite.  Well, my nephew went away on a trip right before Christmas and when he came back he told me about some awesome cookies he had out in San Francisco....they were sweet AND salty....he said they were just like my … [Read more...]

Valentine Sugar Cookies

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We were going to a last minute get together with the family and since Valentine's Day is only two days away I wanted to make some Valentine treats.  Since time was an issue, I pulled out a bag of sugar cookie mix, some premade buttercream frosting and got to work.  I prepared the sugar cookie mix per the package directions.  Since I was going to be rolling the dough and cutting out heart shapes, once the dough was mixed I … [Read more...]

Reindeer~Cute Cookies and Crafts


Peppermint Reindeer via Creative Breathing ~Lovely, Lovely site with a pattern for this and so many more wonderful ideas! Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies via Budding Baketress Candy bar wrappers via Kerry's Paper Crafts Frosted Reindeer Cookies via Pillsbury Reindeer cookie ball pops via Kraft Foods Pinecone Reindeer…so cute via Kids Fun Reviewed Reindeer Corn Cookie Bark via Tasty Kitchen Treat bag … [Read more...]