Peppermint pinwheel sandwich cookie pies with a cream cheese filling. White and red-colored sugar cookie dough is rolled up together then sliced to look like peppermint candies. So terribly cute and festive. I almost can’t stand it.
Festive biscotti laced with the cool, zinginess of peppermint and balanced with the sweetness of white chocolate, perfect for Christmas morning and worthy of gracing your holiday cookie platter. Biscotti are dry, crunchy cookies destined for dunking into coffee, tea or dessert wine. They were traditionally made without fat and twice baked to produce a hard cookie. The cookie dough is baked into a long… [Read more]
A rich, candy-like chocolate cookie topped with vanilla frosting and a red peanut m & m reminiscent of Rudolph’s red nose. These cookies are nothing short of extraordinary! Dutch processed cocoa really makes the chocolate flavor pop. The cookies have the consistency of fudge and a taste to match.
Vanilla Crescents or Vanillekipferli are an old Viennese traditional cookie made with ground almonds and fresh vanilla beans. The dough is shaped by hand into crescents before baking and then dusted with copious amounts of vanilla sugar after. They’re buttery like shortbread, nutty and soft, much like a Mexican wedding cookie or a Russian tea cake. If you have vanilla sugar already on hand you… [Read more]
Two of my favorite Christmas cookies are Pecan Sandies and Pfeffernussen. I have been eating and loving Pecan Sandies as long as I can remember. They melt into a pool of buttery sweetness on your tongue. It is utterly impossible to eat just one. They are truly addicting. They are easy to make and don’t require any fancy ingredients. They so come with a warning:… [Read more]