cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 18 oz miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, unwrapped (I used the dark chocolate variety but they can be difficult to find) OR homemade […]

How to Host a Cookie Swap

How to Host a Cookie Swap I hosted my first cookie swap party this weekend and I think it went pretty well. Some tips I have come up with are: Send out invitations early-the holiday time is busy for everyone. Decide how many cookies each person will bring. 1 dozen […]

Chocolate-Vanilla Pinwheel Cookies

Chocolate-Vanilla Pinwheel CookiesIngredients: 4 1/2 teaspoons butter , melted3/4 cup sugar1 egg2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup cocoa1/2 cup butter, at room temperature Directions:WARNING: this needs to be done the day before you want to bake the cookies.In a large bowl, cream […]

Chocolate-Macadamia Sour Cream Cookies

Chocolate Macadamia Sour Cream CookiesIngredients: 2 eggs, at room temperature2 2/3 cups flour2 cups semisweet chocolate chip/macadamia nut mix* 1 cup butter, at room temperature1 cup light brown sugar2/3 cup sour cream1/2 cup sugar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon baking soda Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl, combine […]

Jam Dotted Shortbread Cookies

Jam Dotted Shortbread Cookies Ingredients: 6 oz butter, at room temperature1 cup sugar1 egg, at room temperature2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking powdergood quality jam Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Grease a cookie sheet (or two if small) with butter. Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg and beat until […]

Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips

Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups sugar1 1/4 cups butter, at room temperature2 eggs, at room temperature2 teaspoons vanilla3/4 cup cocoa (I used Hershey’s Special Dark)10 oz peanut butter chips (I used Reese’s)1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 350°. In a […]

Peanut Butter Chip/Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:1 cup plus 6 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature1/2 cup dark brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1 egg at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla4 oz semisweet chips (I used Hershey’s Special Dark chips)4 oz peanut butter chips (I used Reese’s Peanut Butter chips) Directions:Preheat […]

Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: 1 lb butter (at room temperature) 6 eggs (at room temperature) 4 cups sugar 7 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla colored sugar Directions: In a large bowl, cream together sugar and butter until fluffy. Beat eggs separately then add to butter mixture. Add vanilla, baking […]

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:1 cup plus 6 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature1/2 cup dark brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1 egg at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla8 oz semisweet chips (I used Hershey’s Special Dark chips) Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Lightly spray one cookie sheet with […]

Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg yolk (discarding the white or saving it for another use) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 2/3 cup jam 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheet. Cream butter, sugar and egg yolk . Add […]