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Raspberry Lemon Chocolate Chip Cookies

January 26, 2009
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After channeling my inner Mickey Rourke and physically wrestling the remains of the Oh! Nuts dried raspberries from CK’s snack happy little hands, I was finally able to put what was left of those tasty red morsels to use in my kitchen. I often make raspberry lemon muffins on the weekends, and they were on […]

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Pretty Pink Christmas Trees

December 22, 2008
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I hope you didn’t actually think you could escape the holiday season without a pink cookie from me. These pink Christmas Tree sugar cookies are decorated with my traditional butter based frosting and sprinkled with a light dusting of delicate silver icing sugar. I’m not the only person in my family with a pink problem. […]

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Sugar Cookies for Santa

December 20, 2008
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How old does something have to be before it’s considered an antique? I suppose the cookie cutters I used to make these sugar cookie Santas and trees haven’t quite made the cut-off yet, but I calculate that they’re at least 23 years old, possibly more. With the exception that I used my own favorite recipe, […]

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Minty Cocoa Cookies

December 16, 2008
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First of all, these taste spectacular! If you only make one cookie to share with friends and family this holiday season then this recipe definitely would get my vote. I liken them to something along the lines of a soft and chewy Girl Scout Thin Mint. Andes Crème de Menth candies are added to the […]

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Peppermint Crunch Sandwich Cookies

December 8, 2008
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I impulse shopped Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips at Target a few weeks ago when I was supposed to be picking out my holiday cards. I secretly thought they would be disgusting but I bought them anyway. Well surprise surprise: these baking bits are about as far from awful on the spectrum of delicious as […]

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Holiday Party Cookies

December 4, 2008
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Tonight I baked three different kinds of cookies for our departmental holiday party. I don’t recall ever making that many cookies at once. It actually ended up being sort of a zen-like kitchen experience. Dough was prepared in the KitchenAid. Dough was placed in the refrigerator to chill. Mixing bowl was washed. Next dough was […]

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Gingersnaps

October 17, 2008

In college I worked at a video store and had to wear this really ugly red polo shirt that proudly declared me an employee of the Movie Gallery. An awful screener tape of movie previews would come in once a month from corporate and we were forced to play it over and over throughout our […]

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An Erin Cooks Contest – A Field Guide to Cookies and Chocolate Chip Amish Puff Cookies

October 2, 2008

Please note that this contest is now closed and we have a winner. Thank you for entering! It may only be October, but I believe I’ve found the perfect stocking stuffer for the upcoming holiday season. The pocket sized cookbook A Field Guide to Cookies by Anita Chu promises to assist you in learning how […]

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