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Chocolate Cutout Cookies

Chocolate Cutout Cookies make a fun holiday treat any time of the year.

Chocolate Cutout Cookies: great for any season of the year!

So I am just going to keep it real here and tell you up front that I am NOT good with frosting.  I have worked many, many years just to be able to frost a two layer cake without crumbs appearing all over the outside of it.  Don’t be surprised, therefore, that these little chocolate cutout cookies look less than beautiful.  I. Just. Cannot. Do. Frosting.  My daughter and I had a great time making them, though.  The whole family didn’t have any trouble eating them, either. Continue reading

S’mores Oatmeal Cookies

S’mores Oatmeal Cookies are filled with chocolate and little marshmallow bits for a special treat.

S'mores Oatmeal Cookies

We love oatmeal cookies in our house.  Some of the family likes them with raisins and cinnamon, others enjoy them with butterscotch, but everyone agrees that chocolate is by far their favorite addition.  Adding marshmallow bits made them just that much better and turned them into S’mores Oatmeal Cookies! Continue reading

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with mini sized chips so there is chocolate in every bite!

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are so many chocolate chip cookie recipes.  I think I have at least five here on this blog.  No matter how many different ones I try, though, I almost always go back to this one.  It’s simply a classic soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie.  And, it’s in my recipe notebook marked with over twenty five years of drips, spills and splotches from making the recipes it contains.  I know I can grab that book and find all of my favorite, tried and true recipes.  Perhaps that, more than anything ensures that I keep making this recipe.  I don’t have to turn on the computer or get out a lot of books to find what I am looking for.  Continue reading

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

I have never made a skillet cookie or brownie or cake before. I have seen many all over the internet. I have also seen little mini-skillets sold in stores attached to cookie and brownie mixes. While I have been tempted by these awesome looking treats, I have been reluctant to dig out my cast iron because it involves sitting on the kitchen floor and removing about ten pans that are kept in front of them.Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie Continue reading

Microwave Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie For One

Gluten Free Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie For One

These are so addictive!  It’s a good thing that the recipe only makes one serving.

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Microwave Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie For One
  • 1½ Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • ¼ cup hazelnut flour
  • ⅛ tsp vanilla
  • pinch salt
  • 1 Tbsp chocolate chips (I used unsweetened chocolate)
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a microwave safe bowl.
  2. Cook on high for 1 minute.
  3. Let sit for a few minutes to cool down.
  4. If you want the finished product to look better, stir in one bowl and cook in another.


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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe is actually printed in a real cookbook!  I was honored to be asked to contribute to Brianna Hobbs’ The Essential Gluten-Free Cookie Guide.  These Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are melt in your mouth delicious.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
  • ½ cup creamy natural peanut butter (no sugar added)
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar (or coconut palm sugar)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup gluten-free all purpose flour mix (I used Bloomsfield Farms)
  • ½ cup gluten-free oatmeal
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. Cream peanut butter, coconut oil and sugar.
  2. Add egg and vanilla and mix.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and add to peanut butter mixture.
  4. Scoop out cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Press down with the bottom of a glass.
  6. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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