Day 10:  Monster Cookies

Day 10: Monster Cookies

Ingredients: 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker chocolate chip cookie mix 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker peanut butter cookie mix 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 3 eggs 2 cups M&M’s chocolate candies Directions: Heat...
Day 9: Cake Cookies

Day 9: Cake Cookies

Ingredients (yields approximately 30 cookies): 1 box (18.25 oz) vanilla/white cake mix, such as Duncan Hines 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 large eggs 1/3 cup vegetable/canola oil or melted coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sprinkles Directions: Preheat oven...

Day 8: Buttery Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks/16 TB) salted butter, softened (soft enough that it will give when you lightly press it, but not melted.) ½ cup confectioners’ (powdered) sugar, plus ¼ cup more for dusting 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract ⅛ tsp table salt 2 cups all...
Day 7: Pecan Tassies

Day 7: Pecan Tassies

Ingredients (makes 4 dozen): For the dough: 1 cup butter 6 ounces cream cheese 2 cups all-purpose flour For the filling: 1½ cups brown sugar 1½ cup chopped pecans 2 eggs 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla extract dash of salt powdered sugar for dusting...
Day 6: Butter Ball Cookies

Day 6: Butter Ball Cookies

Ingredients (makes 4 dozen): 1 cup soft butter 2 1/4 cups sifting flour 1/2 cup sifted confectioner sugar 1tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cup chopped nuts Directions: Mix the butter and vanilla together thoroughly.  Sift together the sugar, flour, and salt, and mix...
Day 5: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Day 5: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients (makes 5 dozen cookies): 2 1/4 cups flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp. vanilla 2 large eggs 2 cups chocolate chips 1 cup chopped nuts Directions: Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a...
Day 4: Cherry-Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Day 4: Cherry-Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1/3 cup cherry jam or preserves 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2...
Day 3: Italian Cookies

Day 3: Italian Cookies

These are the unanimous favorite at the family cookie bake every. single. year.  If you make one new cookie recipe this Holiday season, this cookie should be it!  Pro tip:  they’re great dipped in coffee or hot chocolate! Ingredients: Cookies: 12 ounces salted...
Day 2: Big Ginger Cookies

Day 2: Big Ginger Cookies

These gingerbread cookies are a real crowd pleaser.  The best part? They don’t require you to roll out the dough and cookie cutters! And, they’re HUGE! The better than best part? These are in the BSH office this week if you want to stop by and sample them!...

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