Big Soft Batch Peanut Butter M & M Cookies

Soft Batch Peanut Butter M & M Cookies

Big, soft-baked cookies laced with peanut butter and speckled with colorful m & m’s inside and out. Bigger than the palm of my hand, this is a cookie made for sinking your peanut butter-loving teeth into. For the best results chill the dough for at least an hour or overnight. They’ll be softer, thicker and… 

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Italian Rainbow Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Three layers of almond sponge cake are tied together with sticky apricot jam and topped with chocolate to make these Italian rainbow cookies. The layers are colored green, white and red to represent the Italian flag. The process of making them is not difficult or all that time consuming the way I assumed it would… 

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Chocolate Crackle Cookies

Chocolate Crackle Cookies

Chocolate crackle or crinkle cookies are chocolate cookies rolled into balls and coated with powdered sugar before baking. As the cookie balls bake they melt into flat cookies and the chocolate peeks through the white sugar to give them a crackly appearance. They remind me of snow-covered cobblestones. The cookies are soft, rich and fudgy… 

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Italian Pignoli Cookies

Italian Pignoli Cookies

Classic Italian cookies with soft almond paste middles and a crunchy pine nut coating. They’re a must for any holiday cookie tray, even if you’re not Italian, and will be the first to disappear. {Hide some. . .} They’re revered for their striking almond flavor that comes from a trio of almond including almond paste,… 

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Little pumpkin cakes sandwiched with marshmallow fluff buttercream. Why they’re called “pies” I’ll never know because whoopie “cakes” is more fitting. To their credit whoopie “pies” is cuter. The word on the street is that pumpkin is out of season already. I refuse to believe it. It’s just a rumor pumpkin haters would have you… 

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Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

This is a sponsored post for McCormick. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Chocolate whoopie pies sandwiched with a sweet marshmallow filling. They’re like little hand-held cakes. Soft and moist, they have just the right amount of chocolate flavor with fluffy, sticky-sweet centers holding them together. With a little help from McCormick food colors… 

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Pumpkin Spice Kiss Cookies

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies

Cinnamon-spiced pumpkin cookies with Hershey kisses pressed into the centers. You can use any flavor kiss you like but in keeping with the spirit of the cookie and the season I highly recommend the pumpkin spice flavored version – if you can find them. The pumpkin spice kisses have white chocolate in the centers with… 

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