{Christmas} Cookie Monster

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It’s getting to be that time of year…A time when I put on my apron and turn up the Christmas jams. I am gearing up for my annual holiday baking and as I stockpile butter (seriously) and peruse recipes of tried and true classics I find myself gravitating toward trying new recipes. Two of my favorite food blogs, Brown Eyed Baker and Smitten Kitchen are providing me with endless and delicious inspiration. I love when traditional favorites are updated and made that much better, S’ mores stuffed chocolate chip cookie anyone? Here are some new cookie recipes I will be trying out this holiday season:

{Imagea from browneyedbaker.com}

 {Ginger Cookies}

{Images from smittenkitchen.com}

{Black and White Cookies}

{Lofthouse Style Frosted Sugar Cookies}

{Crisp Salted White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies}

{Monster Cookies}

{Espresso Chocolate Chip Shortbread}

{Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies}

{Homemade Oreos}

{S’ mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip}

{Fig and Walnut Biscotti}

 

Do you bake for the holidays? Will you be baking old favorites or trying something new?

As you can see there is a definite pattern here with my cookie recipes. I love chocolate and sweets with a salty finish. If you haven’t yet tried chocolate and salt, this chocolate bar is a nice introduction gateway drug.

 

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7 Responses to {Christmas} Cookie Monster

  1. Danielle says:

    Omg. These pictures are both amazing and delightful, yet haunting and evil all at once. What can I say, I’m a diabetic with a serious sweet tooth. All joking aside, these are incredibly inspirational! I have to figure out how to make those salted oatmeal cookies…with a reduction in the sugar content. Totally doable, right?

  2. Kathy says:

    Salted double-chocolate goodness here I come!!

  3. amyg says:

    I made the ginger cookies at Thanksgiving..they are amazing!! I have already made 6 different types of cookies for Christmas…a few more to go!!

  4. Jenny says:

    My only cookie goal this year is to perfect chewy sugar cookies! I hate when they get crunchy. Blech. I will make however many batches it takes!

  5. Monster cookies are my favorite! but those s’mores ones look gooood!

  6. Jessica says:

    The melting snowman cookies are too cute. Merry Christmas!

  7. Teri Roughen says:

    Hi Bre-
    Hope you have a wonderful holiday! Once again the whole month of Dec went by and I didn’t bake! This happens every year.
    Teri

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