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Happy 100th Birthday, Oreos!

Today, March 6, 2012 is the 100th birthday of Oreo Cookies.  I do know a few people that don’t love Oreo cookies – but not many. Oreos have become a cookie icon in their 100 year history. Even I, organics-make-it-yourself freak that I am cannot resist the siren song of the Oreo. As I was …

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White Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbrpint cookies describe a huge variety of flavors, fillings, and textures but they all have one thing in common. Everyone loves them. I made these for Valentine’s Day and they were a big hit – but you could make them anytime with plain hershey’s Kisses, Dove chocolate squares, or whatever you like. The cookie dough …

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Lofthouse Cookies

Lofthouse cookies are a recipe that I have been trying to re-create for most of my adult life. I have so many good memories attached to them that eating them is (in most cases) a guaranteed way to lose the blues. Pin It When I was little we lived just outside of Philadelphia in the …

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who does not like chocolate chip cookies? I don’t know of anyone. Even people that don’t get real excited about chocolate ( and I find people like that a little unsettling, don’t you?) do usually like chocolate chip cookies. It really only comes down to two questions; Chewy or crispy? Thin or thick? I will …

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Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies… ‘Nuff Said

Do you remember the old Reeses Peanut Butter Cup commercial? Two people were walking along, one eating peanut butter (from the jar!) and the other eating a chocolate bar. All of a sudden the people crash into eachother. “Hey! You got chocolate in my peanut butter!” “You got peanut butter in my chocolate!”

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Spiced Rum Snickerdoodles

There was a time in my life when I did not know what a Snickerdoodle was. Yes, sadly it is true. The tender, cinnamony goodness was unknown to my tastebuds. That was remedied one weekend in 1974 when I spent the night at a friend’s house.

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Cream Cheese M and M’s Cookies

December first! Christmas season is in full swing and it is the month of cookies. I did some research and I really could not find an answer that I felt answered the question of where the tradition of baking Christmas cookies came from. I imagine that it came from some of the early traditions of …

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Stuff I Can’t Live Without: Cookie Scoops

If you are still making cookies by pushing them off a teaspoon from your silverware drawer or scooping them out with you tablespoon measure you need to consider a cookie scoop… or three.   I love my scoops that I have left from my restaurant. I got them at a restaurant supply and they are …

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