Flaky Peppermint Creme Filled Cookies

Flaky Peppermint Creme Filled Cookies

These cookies are exactly what they sound like – flaky cookies with peppermint creme filling. Yum! The outside cookie part is buttery and light and tastes just like puff pastry.  The inside is creamy, minty and fluffy. The two parts pair together perfectly to create...

Nutter Butter Truffles

Nutter Butter Truffles

By now I’m guessing most people have tried the ever popular oreo truffles that appear around this time of year. (If not, you need to make some!). Well these nutter butter truffles are the same general idea, just made with nutter butters instead of...

Chocolate Drizzled Shortbread Bites

Chocolate Drizzled Shortbread

These chocolate drizzled shortbread bites are so simple to make but they taste so good! The shortbread has the perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture and the chocolate on top adds a great festive touch. I was so happy when these turned out just as I was...

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

I dare you to look at that beautiful rich chocolate in the picture above and not want to make these cookies. If you succeed, you have more willpower than me! From the moment I saw these cookies on Pinterest (I have an addiction!), I...

Candy Cane Biscotti

Candy Cane Biscotti

Growing up, biscotti were an integral part of our Christmas cookie collection. I’ve written about them before (a more traditional version - wonderful!), but this one is different enough to warrant it’s own recipe post as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats....

Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Pops

Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Pops

These Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Pops just might be my favorite Christmas treats I’ve ever made. They’re just so cute! And Christmas-y! Oh, and the fact that they are little balls of cookie dough, dipped in chocolate, and covered in sprinkles doesn’t hurt either....

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

These peanut butter pretzel bites are like a cross between a peanut butter ball and a chocolate covered pretzel. With a combination like that, how can you go wrong? I enjoyed making these treats not only because they tasted great, but also because they...

Molasses Ginger Cookies

Molasses Ginger Cookies

I found these molasses ginger cookies on Pinterest sometime during the Fall and just knew they would make it into my Christmas line-up.  If you look back through the years you’ll notice that I tend to post a new molasses ginger cookie every year...

Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Truffles

Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Truffles

Oh my goodness, are these good. Out of all the Christmas cookies I made this year, I think these might be Mike’s favorite. I took most of them to work and you should have seen how sad he was when he realized they were...

Lofthouse Style Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies

Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies

I knew I had to have a great recipe to kick off the 12 Days of Christmas Treats 2011, so I’m starting with one of my absolute favorites! You know those soft Lofthouse sugar cookies that pop up in grocery stores around all the...