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Rice Krispie Cookies

What do you get when you mix oatmeal, chocolate chips, coconut and Rice Krispies together? A mega-awesome cookie, that's what. Maybe I should actually call this "kitchen sink cookies" since there's so many random ingredients inside. This recipe hails from the same Atchison, Kansas Methodist cookbook that I used for my peanut butter blossoms. I… Continue reading Rice Krispie Cookies

cookies · Dessert · holiday

Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

With all of the holiday baking going on, sometimes you just need to take some shortcuts. I'm eternally thankful to my husband for getting me a stand mixer a few years ago. I don't think my wrists could take creaming butter and sugar together for four different batches of cookies. Another shortcut: parchment paper. I… Continue reading Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

cookies · Dessert · holiday · sweet

Christmas Cookie Truffles

It's December 2nd, and if your Christmas tree isn't up yet---what are you waiting for?! I'm currently sitting here listening to Christmas music play through my stereo and looking at the lights glisten on my tree. I'm fully in the Christmas spirit, and that couldn't be more visible than if you step into my kitchen.… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Truffles

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Christmas Brownie Cookies

Sugar is one of the most addicting substances in the world. It buries itself deep inside your brain thinking you need it---always. The holidays make it extremely hard to not overdo it on the sugar. I've found myself sneaking one cookie...two cookies...three cookies or more. Once you get one, you can't stop. These brownie cookies… Continue reading Christmas Brownie Cookies