December 16, 2019

For Day 2 of my Christmas Cookie Adventure I turned to one of my favorite holiday treats: eggnog. (I'm talking about

un-spiked eggnog as I do not drink alcohol.) Starting around Thanksgiving, eggnog is a staple in my family's fridge . Nearly all my 5 siblings love it to the point that my mom usually has to hide parts of her stash at family gatherings. 

I guess you can imagine my excitement when I found this eggnog cookie recipe. The ingredients for this cookie are pretty simple: sugar, flour, butter, eggs, eggnog. The frosting for the cookie is very sweet and very noggy, which I loved! The cookie itself is not very sweet and I wasn't wholly thrilled with the texture. It's kind of a cross between a butter cookie and a shortbread: think the subtle sweet of a...

December 12, 2019

This year for Christmas, I've decided to try 12 cookie recipes. I mean what better time to put those 100s of Pinterest pins to use? 

First up is a recipe by Sally from Sally's Baking Addiction. I chose this recipe because it's a festive take on a classic cookie. This is a cake batter chocolate chip cookie with white and milk chocolate chips plus Christmas sprinkles! 

I liked this cookie but I think I prefer a regular chocolate chip vs cake batter. I also totally should have followed her suggestion of adding some chips after baking because they were not as chocolatey as I like. 

The texture of this cookie (when fresh out of the oven) has a nice little crunch on the outside while being soft and gooey on the inside. The sprinkles are fun and overall, it was a good c...

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