Peanut Brittle & Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I do declare it's a cookie kind of day.  Because well, I just really love cookies.  All kinds. So guess what?  I made you some (well I made them a while back for my post over here, but I still made them for y'all).  And these are not just any cookies.  These Peanut Brittle & Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies are chock full of chocolate and peanut butter chips, peanut brittle, and salted pretzels.  Wowie zowie. These cookies are chocolate-y, peanut-y, sweet, crunchy and a little bit salty … [Read more...]

Soft & Chewy Ginger Cookies

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Hi friends!  We made it to day #5 of Christmas Cookie week! Whew, am I exhausted...but it's a good kind of exhausted!  I've enjoyed every minute of putting together these posts for you!  Ok, well maybe not all the mess I've created...my house pretty much fell apart this week, but what's a gal to do when she's baking!  My daughter had a friend over yesterday, and it always seems to be the days I'm immersed in a project of some sort, so I'm sure her friends think we live in the messiest house … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodles

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Hello friends!  Welcome to day #3 of Christmas Cookie Week! I hope you have enjoyed the first two recipes from this week:  Butter Tart Squares with A Shortbread Cookie Crust and Turtle Cookies.  So far I think the Turtle Cookies might be my favourite...well I love the butter tart squares too...oh, but I really love these Snickerdoodles...hmmm it's so hard to choose. I had never actually made Snickerdoodles before, that's kind of weird I know.  I have eaten them, just never made them.  And … [Read more...]

Turtle Cookies

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Welcome to Day 2 of Christmas Cookie Week 2013! Yesterday I brought you Butter Tart Squares with A Shortbread Cookie Crust, and today I bring you Turtle Cookies.  Oh yes.  I went there.  Turtles are the best...and in cookie form...oh my.  Hold me back. I can't even tell you how good these are.  You just need to make them to find out. They're perfectly soft and chewy and crunchy and chocolatey and nutty and caramelly all at the same time. These little delights didn't make it more than 2 … [Read more...]

Eggnog Ice Box Cookies

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I've got my Christmas cookie bake on!  I love love to bake Christmas cookies.  I mean, what better excuse does one need to bake cookies than the holiday season?  There's no guilt with Christmas baking, right?  Holiday calories don't count.  ;) I find myself making ice box cookies every year...last year I made Cherry Ice Box Cookies, and the year before I made Brown Sugar Shortbread (Ice Box Cookies).  Yum.  I think ice box cookies are great because you don't have to bake all the dough at once - … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Today I made cookies.  Cookies with regular flour, butter, eggs, vanilla and lots and lots of chocolate.  And I ate 5. They were delicious and I have no guilt.  :) But I had the perfect excuse to make cookies today!  (Does anyone ever really need an excuse though?)  But I really did have a perfectly good reason to make these.  You see, my most favourite magazine of all time, Chatelaine, hosts a Cooking Club Challenge every other Friday for their readers, and this month was a cookie challenge. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies {Wheat Free}

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Hi everyone!  Want some cookies & milk? Is there a better snack I ask you?  No really, is there?  I think not.  And you're in luck...I made you Chocolate Chip Cookies!  ;) So you may have noticed that we've been on a wheat free journey over here.  And what a journey it is.  I've been 98% wheat free since January 1, and I have to say that I have never felt better in my life.  Truly. The weirdest thing?  I don't crave bread at all, and I was a bread junkie.  Honest.  I do still crave my … [Read more...]

Wheat Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Oh these cookies.  They are divine. Honestly, I think they are my new favourite cookie!  Maybe yours too?  ;) They're nutty and oaty and chocolatey all at the same time!  Fab. U. Lous. And they're wheat-free...just chock full of nutritious almonds and oats.  Yeeeeum. You'll love them.  Trust me!  ;) Even my kids loved them, and they're the real test. Don't you just love it when you discover a keeper?! One word of caution though...they're not good milk dunkers!  I'm warning you, these … [Read more...]

Cookies of Christmas Past

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Well this past week I baked my buns off.  And I've gotta say, I enjoyed it, but it was a lot of work! And my house fell apart...and I was a spazz.  Here's proof: (if you follow me on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook you've already seen/discussed this spazzy photo!) Ahhh.  So needless to say, today is tackle my life day.  Grocery shopping.  Bathroom cleaning.  And basic getting order back in to the house!  It's amazing how a little cookie baking can make things cahrazy.  ;)  Plus we added a … [Read more...]

Cherry Ice Box Cookies

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Day 5 of my Christmas Cookie Extravaganza!  Whew.  That's a lot of baking in one week!  This is my last cookie in this series, and my pants are thankful for that. It's been a slice...these cookies that is!  I love Ice Box Cookies.  They're pretty, easy to make and SO convenient!  Oh, and perfect for gift giving too!  I love that you can have these made, and in the fridge all ready to go.  Bake them when you have unexpected guests arrive, or just when you want/need a fresh baked cookie!  There's … [Read more...]