Raspberry Pinwheel Cookies

Cream cheese, almond cookie dough spiraled around seedless raspberry jam. These are simple cookies with simple flavors, but the rolling and shaping process can get a bit tedious. There is a lot of in and out of the freezer/refrigerator, and the jam can become a sticky mess. Just be patient and remember that as long […]

Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate sugar wafers filled with peppermint buttercream and old-fashioned peppermint pieces. These yummy holiday cookies look similar to Oreos but taste like thin mints. The dough for these cookies is a basic butter-sugar dough. Due to the amount of butter used in the recipe, freezing the dough before transferring the cookies to bake is essential. […]

Holiday Cookies

I’m keeping my holiday baking simple this year. I’m making a few timeless classics, magic cookie bars, pecan snowballs, and chewy gingerbread. And mixing in a couple of new recipes, chocolate peppermint sandwich cookies and raspberry pinwheels. The sandwich cookies taste like thin mints with the appearance of an Oreo. The pinwheels have a tender […]

Fluffernutter Millionaire’s Shortbread

Peanut butter caramel, homemade marshmallow, chocolate ganache, and toasted peanuts layered on top of a buttery shortbread cookie crust. Today I am taking two of my childhood favorites, fluffernutter and millionaire’s shortbread (a.k.a. Twix), and combining them into one decadently rich treat. All of the recipes below are fairly simple to make, and if followed […]

Peppermint Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Crisp peppermint-flavored meringue baked with chocolate chunks and peppermint candy. I started making meringue cookies for the holidays because I wanted to use up leftover egg whites from eggnog. Every year I switch up the flavors, and this year I chose to use chocolate and peppermint. These cookies are light and crisp, like eating a […]