Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels

As my six-year-old pointed out, THESE ARE NOT A COOKIE, MAMA. But guess what, I run the show around here and they're my favorite candy treat of all … [Continue reading]

Easy Sweet and Salty “Toffee”

This recipe was probably the biggest surprise of the series. It's straight off the back of a Caramel Bits package, only they call it Chewy Caramel … [Continue reading]

Glazed Lemon Butter Cookies

Jeff's favorite kind of cookie is anything lemon. I like lemon, it's fine, but it's never seemed very holiday-ish to me. But he has patiently sat … [Continue reading]

Creamy Chocolate Mint Cookies

It's the most wonderful time of the year! We've been baking up a storm to bring you our annual 12 Days of Cookies. This is our EIGHTH year doing … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Choco-pocalypse Mint Cookies

Have you ever wondered how much chocolate you could pack into a cookie and still have it hold together? (Okay, maybe that's just me.) After a … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Salted Caramel Shortbread Bars

Judging by the sounds everyone made when they took a bite of these, I think they're pretty much amazing. A buttery shortbread crust slathered in … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: White Chocolate Peppermint Pops

I believe every holiday needs a "krispy" treat. This is my ode to Christmas in Rice Krispy form. It is made slightly cuter than the average Krispy … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Shortcut Muddy Buddies

Do you call this stuff Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies? I had this argument with my girlfriend today -- she's team Muddy Buddy and I'm team Puppy … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

Bar cookies are a mom's best friend during the holidays because they are fast. No chilling the dough. No standing over multiple cookie sheets and … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Norwegian Ginger Cookies

I'm not sure what makes these soft, thick cookies Norwegian per se, except that my friend who gave me the recipe comes from a long line of Norwegians. … [Continue reading]