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Easy Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies (3 smart points)!

Seems like we are right in the middle of autumn here in the Pacific Northwest. Everywhere I go I see pumpkin flavored everything, seriously everything has a pumpkin flavor now. Don't get me wrong I really enjoy pumpkin, but I'm more of a "enjoy pumpkin in more common things" kind of person. You know what… Continue reading Easy Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies (3 smart points)!

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Peppermint Striped Sandwich Cookies

I have been wanting to make some type of peppermint cookie lately, especially since there is a cookie exchange happening at my daughters school soon. I did a lot of browsing around but I didn't want to commit 3 hours of my day making these things from scratch. So I found the following recipe from… Continue reading Peppermint Striped Sandwich Cookies

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Rainbow Swirl Cookies (so neat looking)

My daughter and I have been wanting to do a colorful baking project and came across this idea in my mess of recipes and ideas torn out of magazines. After looking at it the recipe is just a sugar cookie recipe. What makes this looks so cool is the way to use food coloring...yes I… Continue reading Rainbow Swirl Cookies (so neat looking)

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Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies

This is a great recipe if you are looking for a yummy cookie that doesn't taste overly sweet. Ingredients: 2 cups Flour 1/2 tsp Salt 2 sticks Unsalted Butter 1/2 cup Confectioner's Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract (you can also scrape out a vanilla bean and add to dough mix) In one bowl sift together… Continue reading Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies