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Holiday Pinwheel Cookies

Notice: Undefined variable: readmore in /web/sites/simplyrecipes.com/wp-content/themes/simply/lib/tweaks.php on line 92 When I was working on my cookbook Marbled, Swirled, and Layered, I had to make some tough choices about which recipes to keep and which to let go. The cookie chapter was pretty overloaded as it was, and some recipes ended up falling by the wayside. Red and white pinwheel cookies were one of them. And that’s too bad because they are a classic holiday cookie that everyone should learn to make. But today is your lucky day! I’m resurrecting the…

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Pfeffernüsse Spice Cookies

Years ago, I used to host an annual holiday cookie swap at a local nonprofit community center in San Francisco. Friends and members of the community would gather together, bearing large batches of homemade cookies. Everyone would walk around, sampling cookies and taking a few of the ones we loved. Each person left with a tin of assorted cookies, along with a slight sugar buzz. It was a marvelous way to meet new people in the neighborhood, as well as learn about new cookies that I wasn’t familiar with. And…

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

I know some of you aren’t big fans of coconut, but I love the flavor — especially when paired with chocolate. The cookies are a great combination of soft and chewy, like a mix between macaroons and chocolate chip cookies. The recipe calls for shredded unsweetened coconut so that the coconut flavor shines through and isn’t masked by too much sweetness. (I used the product from Bob’s Red Mill.) Continue reading “Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Florentine Cookies

There are a number of cookies that I try not to make too often. This is not because they are difficult or time-consuming, but because they get consumed way too fast in our household! Florentines fall into this category. These nutty, toffee-like cookies sandwiched with a layer of dark chocolate are basically everything my partner and I look for in a cookie. Thus, they disappear like magic once made. A total danger for our waistline. Continue reading “Chocolate Florentine Cookies” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Chocolate Florentine Cookies

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