The Cookie Jar: White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

With Christmas coming up next week, Heidi and I are running around, prepping and getting everything ready! In all the hustle and bustle of the season sometimes you just need a day off with your girlfriends swapping cookie recipes and spending time catching up! For this year’s Cookie Exchange I made these delightful White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies (at the suggestion of my big brother Rob – thanks Rob!) They were a big hit so they’ll be added to The Cookie Jar! Be safe and enjoy the Holidays! Continue reading

The Cookie Jar: Walnut Butterballs

Walnut Butterballs
Years ago when we were young my mother would organize cookie making days during the Christmas season. She had a ton of wonderful cookie recipes that my sisters and I would make with her – it was so much fun! It’s been years since I’ve had to make more than a batch of cookies…but since I was recently invited to join in a Cookie Exchange Party I had the opportunity to make these delightful Christmas-time cookies that my mom used to make with us. What made it even more special is that I spent the day making these with my friend Kristin. Thank you Kristin for opening up your kitchen for a special day of cookie-baking! Continue reading

The Cookie Jar: Butterscotch & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Butterscotch & Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Butterscotch & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Everyone loves a great tasting cookie…Here is the classic chocolate chip cookie with the addition of butterscotch chips! Double yummy!! I love to use semi-sweet baking squares and chop them into bits as their flavor is so much richer than the regular chips. These are my son Gabe’s favorite cookie. Hope you love them as much as he does. And I have to admit that the colorful box in the photo above inspired me to make these…I really wanted to use that box!! Enjoy this easy & very tasty dessert… Continue reading