12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Snickers Bar Pillow Cookies

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I don't know about you but we STILL have leftover Halloween candy.  In December. I really like to freeze snickers after Halloween for holiday baking- because then I have them on hand for delicious Snickers bar recipes like this one! These Snickers Bar Pillow Cookies are like pillows of delight!! Ingredients: 1 8 oz package of softened cream ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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Time for some  Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies today for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies! I can't believe how close we are to Christmas!   These sandwich cookies are a great holiday treat!  The cookie is crisp and has a delicate milk chocolate flavor that is not overpowering.  The wintergreen filling pairs nicely with the milk ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Gingersnap Christmas Cut Outs

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Today's recipe for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies is sure to be adorable (depending on your cutters) and has a fun surprise ingredient- hot coffee!!  Check out these Gingersnap Christmas Cut Outs!  Gingersnap Christmas Cut Outs! Ingredients: 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup hot coffee 2/3 cup molasses 5 cups cake flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp soda 2 tsp ginger 1 tsp ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Elf on the Shelf Lemon Snap Sugar Cookies Recipe

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These Elf on the Shelf Lemon Snap Sugar cookies are a refreshing variation to the traditional sugar cookie!  This is honestly one of my FAVORITE 12 Days of Christmas Cookies recipes :)   So, without further ado, I'm going to give you the Lemon Snap Sugar Cookies Recipe....and then show you how to make them into Elf ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Raspberry Filled Christmas Stars

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Raspberry Filled Christmas Stars Foundation Cookies are today's 12 Days of Christmas Cookies recipe!  So pretty and so sweet with a hint of tart with the berries. Raspberry Filled Christmas Stars Ingredients: 3/4 cup shortening 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup sugar 3 1/2 cups cake flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp vanilla Confectioners sugar Raspberry cake/cookie filling In large mixing ...

Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Date Nut Lollipops

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I love the people at BenBella Books, they always send me the best cookbooks.  The latest book I received was Jazzy Vegetarian Classics by Laura Theodore.  Laura puts a vegan twist on American Family favorites.  This book would be a great gift for anyone, not just vegans because the recipes are so good. From the Publisher Classic ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Cinnamon White Chocolate Cocoa Cookie Sticks

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Today's cookie for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies is a Cinnamon White Chocolate Cocoa Cookie Sticks recipe.  A mouthful to say but oh, so very good to eat!! Cinnamon White Chocolate Cocoa Cookie Sticks Ingredients: 3/4 cup shortening 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup granulated sugar 3 1/2 cups cake flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbs cocoa powder 1/2 cup ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Inspiration from Bing Smart Search #ThisIsBing

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I want to thank Bing Smart Search for sponsoring this post and inspiring me to find some super yummy Christmas Cookies recipes! When I decided I wanted to do the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies feature, I realized quickly I didn't want to just do the cookies that my family has known and loved for ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Covered Cherry Shortbreads

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Today's installment for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies is Chocolate Covered Cherry Shortbreads !  These are fun and easy to make (oh wait. Most of my recipes are!!) and the kids can totally help!  Their grama loves chocolate covered cherries and she loves cookies so now she can enjoy two of her faves together..and ...

Grinch Cake

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  How fun is this guy?  This Grinch Cake is not only adorable and fun, but  quite simple to create! This is what you'll need. Ingredients: 2 - 8” round cakes (completely cooled then frozen for approximately 30 minutes) 9” cardboard cake base Prepared buttercream frosting (in white) Prepared fondant frosting (in green & red) (Satin Ice. Save yourself the time) Icing bag ...