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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Real Cranberries

Real cranberries in a chocolate chip cookie? Yes!  It is a delicious, sweet-tangy combination! Try them! We love these!  We think these are better with real cranberries than with dried cranberries. I always make these for Thanksgiving and for Christmas too.  But right now it is June and I am whipping up a batch!  They are great for anytime! You will be surprised at how good…

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Vanilla Bean Cookies

These cookies are especially for vanilla lovers! Like me! They are thin, crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, and it’s very hard to eat just one! They are so good!!!! There is a lot of vanilla bean paste so you can smell that strong flavor and it tastes delicious!    This recipe has the largest ratio of vanilla bean paste to the other…

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies ~ Crispy and Chewy

From Food Network in 2010 came this great Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe – it is my all-time favorite oatmeal cookie recipe!  If asked what is my favorite cookie, no , it’s not chocolate chip, it is oatmeal! And this recipe in particular if I am making them! I love oatmeal as a cereal or a snack. I prefer oatmeal in a meatloaf over breadcrumbs. Oatmeal…

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SUPER-FAST, EASY Peanut Butter Cookies~3 Ingredients!

  NO Time? Quick and easy peanut butter cookies with only 3 ingredients will get you a plateful of homemade cookies really fast that are SO-O GOOD!  This recipe is still so popular after many decades! I made it as a teen!   You use just 3 ingredients: peanut butter, sugar, and an egg. The egg binds with the peanut butter to keep it together.  …

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Easy Ghiradelli Brownie Mix Cookies

These are a favorite cookie in this house! And they are so easy to make! A few ingredients mixed into the brownie mix makes a stiff cookie batter and delicious brownie cookies! Use any type of Ghiradelli boxed brownie mix. You can use another brand of brownie mix, but there are different ratios of oil, flour, etc. in brownie mixes and differences in ounces in…

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Cherry Christmas Slice and Bake Cookies

These beautiful Christmas Refrigerator Slice and Bake Cookies not only look festive with the red and green cherries, but they are SO delicious! The bottoms get browned and the tops stay white. They are a CRISPY cookie. The dough is very easy to make in less than 5 minutes! It has chopped pecans, but use whatever chopped nuts you like, or leave them out completely….

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Chocolate Kahlua Balls~NO BAKE!

Love coffee? These are for you! Even non-coffee lovers like them! You mix the ingredients together in a food processor, roll them into balls and then roll the balls in confectioner’s sugar. SO EASY! NO BAKING! An oldie but goodie recipe I got from my Aunt Gloria that is loved by a LOT of people! I make this every holiday! See more pictures in the…

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Chocolate Rum Balls~Easy, No-Bake!

Chocolate rum balls, no-bake! (Adults only since they are not baked!) They are easy to make and soo good!!  Hard to eat just one!   You really can taste the rum, but it doesn’t overpower the cookie.   These are great for the holidays, but they are also really nice to make anytime! Everyone REALLY loves these! See more pictures of the EASIEST steps ever…

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Sugar Cookies~THE BEST!

An oldie but goodie sugar cookie recipe from my Aunt Gloria who was a cook by profession and an amazing baker! No other sugar cookie recipe comes close this one! And I haven’t seen this exact one published anywhere at all. I don’t know where she got it. Depending on your cookie size, you could get 26-30 cookies that average about 2-1/2 to 3 inches. If…

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Potato Chip Cookies, Paula Deen’s

Potato Chip Cookies, specifically PAULA DEEN’S, are so-oo good, so buttery! I’ve tried a few recipes for this and hers is my favorite. They are SUPER-FAST to make! Mix the dough in UNDER 5 MINUTES! So few ingredients! You probably have them in your kitchen already. These are a BIG hit! I can’t get over how much people really, really love them! Hard to go…

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Pumpkin Pizzelles

Pumpkin Pizzelles for the pumpkin fanatics! These have a mild pumpkin and spice taste, nothing overwhelming, but they’re very good and sure to be appreciated by everyone… not just pumpkin lovers! They are a nice addition to your fall baking. You do need a pizzelle maker to make these. I have two pizzelle makers. One is a VillaWare, non-teflon, which makes pizzelles how I like…

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Loaded Crispy Pumpkin Cookies

CRISPY OUTSIDES, CHEWY INSIDES…. success! I finally mastered the pumpkin cookie the way I wanted them to be! Most pumpkin cookie recipes I’ve tried are delicious, but their texture was soft and cake-like. Some people like them like that. Me, I am more for crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside. The pumpkin puree has a lot of water in it so it tends…

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Maple Pecan Refrigerator Cookies

My husband Bill really loves maple and these cookies are on the top of his “The Cookie Jar’s Empty and I’m Dying list.“ My 7th grade cooking class haunts me when I make any refrigerator cookie, also called a slice and bake cookie. Read on and I will tell you why! Mrs. Speakman, bless her soul, was my excellent home economics teacher in 7th grade….

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Cinnamon Roll Ups

My mother never let pie dough go to waste!  She made these cinnamon rollups with left over pie dough whenever she made a pie, and we would fight for them as kids!   I do the same when I make pie crusts.  But sometimes I make these an easy way with Refrigerated Pie Dough Rolls.  There are no measurements so this is an “ABOUT” recipe.  I’ve…

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