12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Hot Cocoa Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Merry Christmas Eve and Happy 12th Day of Christmas Cookies! On the 12th day of cookies, my oven gave to me: Twelve Hot Cocoa Cookies, Eleven Classic Spritz, Ten Fruitcake Cookies, Nine Sea Salt & Almond Shortbreads, Eight Anise Drops, Seven Candy Cane Cookies, Six PB&J Thumbprints, Fiiiiiiive Mint Meringues, Four Ginger Molasses, Three Bailey’s… 

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Fruitcake Cookies

Fruitcake Cookies

Last year at Christmastime, we had just barely moved to Mississippi. Our new next door neighbors brought us these cookies and they were so good, I’ve been thinking about them all year! Fruitcake always gets a bad rap at Christmas. Why? I’ve never actually had real fruitcake. I think it’s the neon green cherries that… 

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Smoked Sea Salt and Almond Shortbread

Sea Salt and Almond Shortbread

I spent 22 hours in a car yesterday with Nick, the dog, way too much luggage, and a bucket of cookies. Thirteen states, 4 tanks of gas, 3 fast food stops and hundreds (thousands?) of Christmas songs. Today I am, to say the least, a little tired. So I’m keeping it short and sweet! I’ve… 

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints

PB&J Thumbprints

We’re halfway there! Can you believe it? Six batches of cookies doesn’t really sound like a lot, but when you bake and eat six batches of cookies, boy is it ever! But I think I can stand to eat a few more before the season’s out. I’ve always been intrigued by jam thumbprint cookies. They’re… 

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Mint & Chocolate Chip Meringues

Mint & Chocolate Chip Meringues

I’ve never made meringues before. They always seemed scary. Like you had to get them just perfect or they would be a complete disaster. Well, I finally decided to try them, and boy was I wrong. They were so easy! This batch of cookies was especially fun to make because my awesome friends at OXO… 

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