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: Cookies & Crème Cookies

You ever browse the internet and find something that looks so darn good that you just have to make it? Well the other day I was checking out my friend Jodi’s blog The Creative Life In Between and she shared a cookie recipe that was just that…. it looked so good that I just HAD to make it…In fact, it tasted so darn good that I just had to share it! Even though my husband thought it was silly that I was turning a cookie INTO another cookie – I made them anyway…and boy were they a huge hit. These fabulous Cookies & Crème Cookies all started with an Oreo… Continue reading

The Cookie Jar: Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles

It’s almost Christmas! With lots of parties, lunches with friends and charities to attend, I like to have something sweet I can take at a moments notice. I’m not a big baker like Linda, but I do love chocolate, so I make lots of Chocolate Truffles! Not only do I love them, but so does everyone else so, let’s add these to The Cookie Jar!! Continue reading

The Cookie Jar: 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