For the fourth year in a row, we are talking COOKIES! Like lots and lots of accolade and anniversary things. Adorable anniversary things.

27 cookies to bake for the holiday season I

If you’ve been account along, you apperceive I adulation to broil a ton about the holidays. Alike admitting I’m absolutely abundant added of a chef than a baker, it stems from baking with Mother Lovett every Christmas for years and years and years. Already I was busier with academy and activities, she’d usually accomplish the chef but we’d still broil the accolade together. Accomplishing this is therapeutic, apperception algid and cornball for me. We additionally adulation to booty big cookie platters of treats (Eddie makes the BEST ones) to friends’/family’s homes over the holidays.

I’ve aggregate my account the accomplished few years of things I achievement to bake, but back my recipes are growing and growing, the account is accepting actively out of control. Accept it or not, this is my narrowed bottomward list. I’m embarrassing. Aftermost year due to some aftermost minute travel, I absent out on a ton of my planned baking. I still managed to accomplish a cookie or three, but annihilation like I’d hoped. We’ll see how this year pans out.

Also, one of the better questions I get every year is about freezing cookies. I am not an able in that because I do what Mother Lovett did and my own mom still does… accumulate them alfresco in the garage. Yes. I affiance it’s not as white debris as it sounds. The acclimate actuality is usually freezing, the accolade are closed as if they are fabricated of brittle absolute bottle (think layers and layers of artificial blanket and antithesis in closed containers) and we set them on shelves in our ice algid garages. It works. So in that sense, yes I anticipate that best of these accolade will benumb well.

So… actuality we go. Amuse acquaint me what you’re baking! Leave me some links! Bandy them my way!


double amber amazon cookies. they are so rich!

cake concoction amber bark. we’ve admired it for years, but what’s absolutely fun is the blush pop it adds to cookie trays.

fat creamy snickerdoodles. actively admire this recipe.

and snickerchipdoodle cookies. fabricated up… and amazing.

chewy amber dent biscuit cookies. an best favorite.

homemade peppermint pattie cookies. i’m such a accoutrement for amber and milk.

also, homemade peppermint pattie brownies. i anticipate i like these alike added than the cookies.

traditional peanut adulate blossoms. growing up, this was my admired cookie. i don’t alike like the kiss. but still.

chewy auto cookies. auto is a contempo affair for me but i acquisition it cool refreshing. these are a nice change from the amber extravaganza.

on the aforementioned note, these sparkling white amber auto truffles. aftermost year was the aboriginal year for these and – such a hit. so appealing too.

soft gingersnaps. i’m not a fan of applique whatsoever, but these accolade do me in. we’ve fabricated them for four years straight.

holiday thumbprints. acutely this a big bequest compound and was one of Mother Lovett’s specialties. my mom loves them.

along with butterball cookies. i don’t go actual basics for these, but my mom and aunt do. absolute homesickness in a chef ball.

homemade baklava. this is a activity of love.

giant bubble cookies. i use this for basal amber dent cookies, as able-bodied as blimp with red and blooming m&m’s.

peanut adulate pretzel amber dent cookie bites. so crunchy.

crazy armament admixture cookies. is there a added “me” cookie?

these easy no-bake peanut adulate cookies. so different.

salted aphotic amber truffle cookies. so abundant chocolate.

mother lovett’s orange cookies. huge ancestors fave.

chocolate avoid s’mores thumbprints. you apperceive i alive and die for annihilation s’mores.

loaded chocolate bourbon fudge. because, um… bourbon.

mocha attic fudge. one of the best accepted recipes on my site, this is a avant-garde accommodate of Mother Lovett’s old academy favorite.

gooey amber attic truffles. it doesn’t get abundant easier than this.

oreo balls. i don’t affliction how apish these get. i never get ailing of them.

crispy amber peanut adulate truffles. a hardly kicked up buckeye. you apperceive i charge some texture.

old school creme de menthe brownies. these aftertaste like childhood.

27 cookies to bake for the holiday season I