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dipped chocolate peppermint cookies

December 12, 2014

I challenge myself to a new peppermint bark inspired creation each December. Last year I went the cupcake route; this year I’m crushing on cookies. Dipped in peppermint-spiked chocolate and decked with crushed peppermint, these soft batch-style cookies are the epitome of chocolate peppermint bliss. ...

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candied pecan cookies

December 10, 2014

There’s a new pecan cookie in town, and this one is unlike any you’ve tried. Buttery rich and studded with candied pecans, this cookie is nearly equal parts candied pecans and brown butter dough, a ratio that is just right. Dunked in cinnamon-sugar for a ...

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cranberry, pistachio & white chocolate oatmeal cookies

December 4, 2014

For a seasonal spin on the classic oatmeal cookie, I stuffed buttery brown sugar dough with dried cranberries, pistachios and white chocolate chips. I love dimension in a cookie and these have plenty of it – sweet and salty, tart and chewy. It’s the kind ...

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toffee bourbon icebox cookies

November 29, 2014

Flecked with toffee bits and rimmed with bourbon smoked sugar, these slice and bake cookies are a new school version of the old school ice box cookie. Cream cheese, a splash of bourbon and vanilla lead to irresistibly rich and buttery rounds – this is ...

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brown butter, cherry & hazelnut biscotti

November 24, 2014

Crunchy cookie lovers of the world, raise your hand! If you’re after a nice crunch, biscotti are your answer. Brown butter and Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur) flavor the gloriously golden cookies, transforming ordinary biscotti into something more sophisticated. Sweet-tart cherries and roasted hazelnuts up the crunch ...

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malted chocolate sandwich cookies

November 11, 2014

These cookies are a remix of the classic frosty chocolate malt. Childhood nostalgia is transformed into fudgy chocolate cookies filled with lusciously smooth malted buttercream. Finely chopped malted milk balls give the cookies an addictive (and completely irresistible) brickle-like texture. Surprise the malt or chocolate ...

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cookie butter sandwich cookies

October 20, 2014

You know what they say: if one cookie is good, two is better. And two is best when the aforementioned cookies are filled with cookie butter! Once the gold foil seal on the cookie butter jar is split, I’m helpless to resist its charms. Sandwich ...

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trail mix cookies

October 6, 2014

Trail mix cookies are a study in texture and these chewy cookies are loaded with all my favorites: crunchy almonds, buttery cashews, chewy dried cherries, and plenty of chocolate (a trail mix must!). The sweet and salty mix is simply irresistible – don’t be surprised ...