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Trail Mix Cookies

September 1, 2011

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These are a version of Paula Dean’s “Monster Cookie.”  I reduced the sugar and added trail mix.  These are a great hiking cookie, or after school snack.  Still high in fat, but whole grain and full of protein.  I was introduced to these by my friend Emily….she puts M & M  in them which is […]

Peppermint Snowcaps

August 18, 2011

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This cookie just says Christmas to me.  Merushka makes these cookies and it is just one of our favorites. 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips 6 T. softened butter 1 c. sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. peppermint extract Mix […]

Ricotta Cookies

August 14, 2011

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My kids LOVE these cookies.  They are light and fluffy, with a great vanilla flavor and soft texture. They are almost like little cakes.  They are perfect for tea parties!  Because they are full of ricotta cheese, they also make a lovely afternoon snack with a class of milk.  I have been making these for […]

Two Chocolate Oaties

August 14, 2011

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I am not sure what to call these cookies.  They have also been called the “Famous Stolen Cookie Recipe.”  This recipe has been circulating on the internet for some time, and there is an urban legend that circulates with it.  Apparently, some lady was enjoying these delicious cookies at an upscale cafe so much she […]

Paul Bunyan Cookies

August 14, 2011

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These little gems are the perfect hiking or picnic cookie.  They are hearty and filling, full of nutritious ingredients like fruit and nuts to keep you going.  I believe I found this recipe initially in  Martha Steward magazine, but I have since adapted it to my own tastes.  Make these up the night before a […]