White Chocolate Macadamia Cookie: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

This recipe for a White Chocolate Macadamia Cookie with Apricots is brought to you by my friend Tracy from San Diego, CA – she’s originally from Hawaii, thus the love for cookies with macadamia nuts at the holidays. WHITE CHOCOLATE MACADAMIA COOKIE 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1…

Cream Cheese Cookie: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

This recipe for a Cream Cheese Cookie comes from my mother who got it from her grandmother. When my mom was little they would visit her grandparents in Pompton Lakes, NJ for the holidays and my great grandmother Albigese would make these Italian cookies for my mom and her siblings. I have since turned it…

Wholesome Gingerbread Cookie: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

This recipe for a wholesome gingerbread cookie comes from my cousin-in-law Ella down in San Diego. She makes these Wholesome Gingerbread cookies for her family every year. These gingerbread cookies are made with carrot juice, whole wheat flour, and ground flax. Not only do they look yummy, but they taste good too. I hope you…

Peparkaker Cookies: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

This is a recipe for Peparkaker Cookies (from my cousin Win). He believes it came from our Nana (out fathers’ mother) – and I wouldn’t be surprised. She had a habit of making certain recipes for different family groups. I have no memories of her making this for my family, but probably because we were…

Holiday Spritz Cookie: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

Holiday Spritz Cookie! Need I say more?? This recipe is brought to you by me, courtesy of the original Betty Crocker Cookie Book (I have my mom’s copy from the 1960’s, I’ve posted a link on my cookbook page if you want to buy your very own copy on Amazon). Ever since I was a…

Warm Molasses Cookie: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

Of course since this is my blog I’m greedy and always list my own cookies as the 1st one in my virtual cookie swap. This recipe for a Warm Molasses Cookie came from my mother – she’s been using it since before I was born. It makes the tastiest gingerbread. Happy Baking, I hope you…

Cookie Swap Time: VIRTUAL COOKIE SWAP

This is the time of the year that has me aching for a cookie swap party – it’s “cookie swap time” my mind yells with joy. I used to host a physical cookie swap party, but with my still new to me food allergies I go virtual now and can’t wait to bring you along…