Do You Make a Mint with your Cookies? Favorite Christmas Cookie Series

I just had to share this updated recipe. Do you like mint? I do, but I find things can get entirely too minty, especially around Christmas. So, what to do? Make these, a new take on the chocolate chip cookie recipe: 1 1/3 cup butter (no substitutes!) 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugarContinue reading “Do You Make a Mint with your Cookies? Favorite Christmas Cookie Series”

Is Your Jelly Jolly? Favorite Christmas Cookie Series

You may think, “What kind of title is that?” and you would be right. The title refers to a favorite Christmas cookie of mine: jolly jellies. Some people call them thumbprint cookies, but we have always referred to them as jolly jellies. Originally, I suppose the recipe came from our favorite Betty Crocker Cookie CookbookContinue reading “Is Your Jelly Jolly? Favorite Christmas Cookie Series”

Does Your Chocolate Crinkle? Favorite Christmas Cookies Series

As a child, I was always jealous that my grandma would bake Christmas cookies with only one of my cousins. There were actually three of us cousins that lived close enough to participate, but it was only Diane with whom she shared that special day. My sister and I were left out. We did haveContinue reading “Does Your Chocolate Crinkle? Favorite Christmas Cookies Series”