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The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012: Peppermint Chocolate Toffee Biscotti

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012: Peppermint Chocolate Toffee Biscotti

This is my second year participating in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! It’s very exciting to receive a package in the mail that you know have delicious cookies in them ~ and especially fun for my four-year old who has become a cookie monster! I […]

Black and White Sesame Cocktail Cookies

Black and White Sesame Cocktail Cookies

When I made these the other day Pierce asked, “Mommy are we having guests over?” Apparently…I only make these if we are having a dinner party. These cocktail cookies are great with a nice strong cheese, like a drunken goat cheese.  I had never noticed […]

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies!

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies!

Betty Crocker’s Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

1 ½ cups powdered sugar

1 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla

½ teaspoon almond extract

1 egg

2 ½ cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Granulated sugar or colored sugar

Directions

1. Mix powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

2. Heat oven to 375ºF. Lightly grease cookie sheet.

3. Divide dough in half. Roll each half 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut into desired shapes with 2- to 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters. Sprinkle with granulated sugar (skip this if putting frosting on.) Place on cookie sheet.

4. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.