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Holiday cookie recipe: The ultimate wedding cookie

Perhaps you know them better as butterballs or tea cakes — even crescents if the cookies are simply shaped another way. Whatever you call them, wedding cookies are a longtime holiday favorite. Rich, crumbly and packed with chopped nuts, the cookies are rolled in powdered or granulated sugar before …

Homemade Mini Marshmallows Perfect for Hot Chocolate

by Christine Pittman 3 <i>comments »</i><p>Homemade Marshmallows Perfect For Hot Chocolate<p>Marshmallows on hot chocolate: Yay or Nay? Never mind. If you use …

Dark Chocolate Espresso Brownies with Peppermint Chips

If you’ve ever had a peppermint mocha, you know exactly how delicious the combination of chocolate, peppermint and coffee can be. The only problem …

127 Favorite Christmas Cookies, Candy & Holiday Recipes

Goodbye turkey and all the trimmings… hello cookies, candy and homemade food gifts. Although the stores seem to usher in the Christmas holiday season …

Old Fashion Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies

Old Fashion Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies are the perfect sugar cookie with a cake-like softness, finished off with the most decadent and delicious …

The 2015 holiday cookie round-up from Washington Post Food

If we had a cookie for every time one of you asked us about our annual issue devoted to the holiday sweets, well, we’d have a lot of cookies. Which is kind of the point, right? This year, we have 26 for your baking consideration. There are vegan, gluten-free and no-bake options, as well as flavors …

SAVEUR Gift Guides: Essential Baking Tools for the Bread Obsessive

You already know what to get the cocktail nut on your list, as well as your friend who runs a homemade candle start-up on the side. But what do you …

10 Surprising Bread Tips We Learned from Cookbooks

At its most basic, bread's just flour, water, salt, and yeast. Count 'em: That's just four ingredients. And while a lot can go wrong—cue fears of yeast and bread hard as a hockey puck—so much can go right, too.<p>Like other simple-yet-not-simple things (we see you, pasta), we consulted the experts for …

Coconut Cupcakes with Red Velvet Frosting

Tender coconut cupcakes with a creamy, chocolate, red velvet frosting!Let me give you an insight to the life of a food blogger. My two daughters have …

Back To Basics: Easy Icebox Shortbread Cookies Recipe

With the holidays fast approaching, <b>Icebox Shortbread Cookies</b> are the best kept secret for busy bakers. An oldie but a goodie recipe, also known as …

Soft Gingersnap Cookies

I know we haven’t celebrated Thanksgiving yet, but I am already in Christmas mode. We don’t have our tree up yet, but I have started baking Christmas …

Pecan Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°.<p>Step 2<p>To prepare cookies, weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. …

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{Yummy} Easy Sugar Cookies - Page 2 of 2 | The Taylor House

Sugar Cookies, just the thought of them makes me giddy and reminds me of the holidays because that’s the only time I used to have them when I was …

Pistachio-Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Directions<p>In a large bowl combine butter and cream cheese. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add powdered sugar, …

Dessert

8 Things You Need to Know Before Doubling a Cookie Recipe

Have a bake sale or cookie exchange coming up? Before you double your favorite recipe, there are a few things you might want to consider — like the …

Snowman Cookies | Taste of Home

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Better Homes & Gardens Home

Step up your cookie exchange game with these delicious Christmas cookie recipes from our favorite bloggers. Put these sweets on your holiday wish …

30+ Christmas Cookies Recipes for the Holidays

Over 30+ Cookie Recipes that are sure to be a hit with your family and friends this holiday season. Nothing is better than cookie trays during the …

Holiday Cookie Contest winners full of spice, candy and love

One word that shows up often among the 75 entries in the Tribune's Holiday Cookie Contest this year is love. It's the reason so many gave for baking holiday cookies: Love of family and friends, present and past. Love of traditions shared over generations. Love for the joy such simple sweets bring …

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The Only Cookie Recipe You Need This Season, Plus 7 Fantastic Cookie Cutters

When it comes to holiday cookies, we'll take a perfectly chewy sugar cookie over pretty much any flavor, any day. (Gingerbread? Too temperamental. Shortbread? Too dry.) And it just so happens, we have the world's <b>best</b> sugar cookie recipe (courtesy of my mom's recipe box) in our hot little hands—and …

Pumpkin Duffins Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> In the new Vermont Country Store Cookbook (and if you haven't gotten this, you really should), there is a recipe for buttermilk donut puffs - like a donut-muffin hybrid. I made them as directed and they were kind of a flop with the family - buttermilk was too tangy and too much …

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The Dinner Roll Recipes You'll Actually Want To Bake

It's time to pull out the flour.<p>For many people, baking bread to go along with a dinner they've already put so much effort into is just not going to happen. No matter how easy the recipe might be, how much better fresh-baked bread is than store-bought, it's just one step too many.<p>But what if we …

Chewy Chocolate Meringues

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p>Lots of big doings in my kitchen, because, thanks to Riki Shore I am now up to speed on a new method for making meringue cookies. This matters a lot because you never know when …

HugeDomains.com - CookingHomeFood.com is for sale (Cooking Home Food)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

This Apple Trick Will Wow Your Whole Family

Hasselback apples are a real (delicious!) thing.<p>We start getting giddy about fall by mid-August — when we first spot new pumpkin-spiced foods hitting shelves. A month later, we're suffering from full-on fever (don't send help; we're <i>all</i> good), and now we're knee-deep in apple mania.<p>We're baking them …

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19 Unpredictable Pumpkin Pie Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s fall, people — which means we are about to be inundated with all things pumpkin. From our Instagram feeds to the never-ending line at Starbucks, that big orange fruit (yes, fruit!) is everywhere. So when you are asked to bring a pumpkin dessert to the next party/brunch/shindig on your …

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Recipe: Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Banana Bread

It’s always great to have a bunch of bananas on the counter for a healthy grab and go snack or light breakfast. I often buy them in varying colors of …

Mississippi Mud Pie (aka Muddy Mississippi Cake)

Layers of crumbly cookie crust, rich chocolate cake, and creamy pudding make this Mississippi mud pie from Matt Lewis's "Baked Explorations" cookbook the ultimate indulgence for chocolate lovers.