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I’d be sad if many of you didn’t know what Rugelach was and where it originated from, but that is why we are here to learn new things and bake/cook fabulous dishes! Rugelach is an inspiring, yet challenging cookie that is so rewarding if done right. It has nutty, fruity goodness combined with a sweet, …

Caramel…Butter…Bars…What is not to love about that name for a recipe? I haven’t really taken a stab at caramel this year yet (for Christmas cookies that is). That’s because I have little to no luck with the stuff. I could go on and on about my experiences: about how the last time I tried to …

This is another one of those cookie recipes that I just had to try. I’ve had them before, but I’ve never actually made them. Since this year we have decided to make every cookie imaginable, these were of course at the top of our list! I didn’t realize that they would be so easy though! …

With this recipe, I have decided to take a page out of my own cookbook and use a recipe of my own! This recipe is derived from my Oatmeal Whoopie Pie recipe, but I’ve excluded the “whoopie” part. Don’t get me wrong, the oatmeal whoopie pies are fabulous, but they just don’t scream Christmas and …

This is your classic chocolate chip cookie amped up about 5 million notches. We had to do your traditional chocolate chip cookie, but I wasn’t about to go with the standard recipe. Of course there had to be some kind of nut involved, and why not just reverse it completely; and go with a chocolate …

We all know Zach’s hatred for lemon, but for some odd reason he loves lemonades and limoncello. I try to solve this mystery everyday, but get no where. I’m under the impression that he just PRETENDS not to like it. I’m not sure why he would do this, but this is the furthest I’ve gotten …

Zach loves to make pinwheel cookies. Whenever I ask him what kind of cookie he wants, we always eventually end at some kind of pinwheel cookie. We’ve dealt with pinwheels before, and they aren’t the easiest recipe in the cookbook. It does take some practice to really get the rolling technique down for this type …

This is another recipe that was inspired by my mom. Although they are a tad different, the general idea remains the same. You can basically look at this recipe and call it a sugar cookie with an indentation in the middle. These cookies were again, a bit of a gamble, and although they are absolutely …

It wouldn’t be the holidays without whipping up something that snaps. I think I’m going to avoid gingerbread men and women this year, and just go with an untraditional gingersnap made with love and TONS of ginger and chocolate. What’s so special about these cookies is the perfect balance of ginger and chocolate. One doesn’t …