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  • Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

    Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

    One of my favorite Christmas ideas for kids of any age is making gingerbread cookies. I fondly remember baking cookies with my own mother every holiday season. Making gingerbread cookies is one of many Christmas ideas for preschoolers that allows young children to learn about food and cooking as well as to begin a seasonal […] More

  • Pfeffernusse Recipe

    Pfeffernusse Recipe

    In the heart of holiday baking, Pfeffernusse cookies emerge as a delightful tradition. This enchanting recipe combines unsalted butter, brown sugar, pure honey, and molasses to create a rich and aromatic dough. Whole milk adds a touch of tenderness, while a blend of all-purpose and whole wheat flours gives the cookies a rustic depth. Ground […] More

  • Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe

    Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe

    I absolutely love baking cookies for the holidays! Some of my favorite recipes are blossom cookies including my peanut butter Kiss cookies and butter pecan blossom cookies. I am also a huge fan of coconut macaroons. During my holiday baking a few years ago, I made some delicious coconut macaroon blossoms with the help of […] More

  • Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

    Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

    During the festive holiday season, my passion for baking cookies takes center stage. I always make extras to donate to my local library cookie sale each December. A couple of years ago, I put a holiday twist on the classic monster cookie using red and green baking bits. By infusing the dough with vibrant red […] More

  • Pistachio Cookies Recipe

    Pistachio Cookies Recipe

    Pistachios are one of my favorite nuts! Promoting heart health and satiety, pistachios are nutrient-dense nuts, rich in protein, fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. I love their flavor throughout the year but especially at Christmastime. I also love baking cookies for my family and friends during the holiday season. Pistachio cookies, with their vibrant […] More

  • Cinnamon Drop Cookies Recipe

    Cinnamon Drop Cookies Recipe

    As my readers probably know, I love baking trays and trays of cookies during the holiday season. Drop cookies are the quintessential stars of the holiday baking season, filling homes with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked treats. From classic chocolate chip to festive gingerbread, drop cookies are a beloved tradition. The simplicity of drop […] More

  • Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

    Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

    Many years ago, I created a recipe for pecan snowball cookies during the holiday season. Snowball cookies embody the essence of Christmas baking, a delectable treat that graces holiday tables with its melt-in-your-mouth perfection. These bite-sized delights, also known as Russian tea cakes or Mexican wedding cookies, feature a buttery dough infused with finely chopped […] More

  • Tangy Lime Cream Cookies Recipe

    Tangy Lime Cream Cookies Recipe

    Baking cookies with my family during the holiday season is a tradition in my house. One of our favorite types of cookies is thumbprint cookies. This year I also made a variation on our classic thumbprint cookies: tangy lime cream cookies. The tangy lime filling pairs deliciously with the semi-sweet cookie. Ingredients Filling 2/3 cup […] More

  • Peanut Butter Spritz Cookies Recipe

    Peanut Butter Spritz Cookies Recipe

    I recently purchased my first cookie press because I love baking many different types of cookies for the holidays. I started with a classic spritz cookie and then began experimenting. I made a cinnamon spritz cookie, which my family raved about. Because my family also loves peanut butter blossoms, I decided to try a peanut […] More

  • Cinnamon Spritz Cookies Recipe

    Cinnamon Spritz Cookies Recipe

    Last week my new cookie press arrived, and I made my first batch of classic spritz cookies. I love the buttery flavor of the classic version but wanted to try some variations. Cinnamon is a flavor that I associate with the holiday season, so I removed the almond extract of the classic recipe and added […] More

  • Classic Spritz Cookies Recipe

    Classic Spritz Cookies Recipe

    Baking cookies is one of my favorite holiday activities. Although I love to make all types of cookies, one of my favorites to eat is butter cookies. I love the light buttery flavor. This year I bought myself a cookie press. My mom has one, but I had never used one before. I wanted to […] More

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