Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe

Try these delicious lemon cream cheese cookies with essential oil! These cookies are yummy - nice and soft on the inside with a light lemon flavor. All of the lemon flavor is from essential oil! You want the butter to be softened to about room temperature, but not melted. I let the cream cheese sit out with the butter too. Might as well! It only makes the mixing even easier. :) (Keep the cream cheese covered with plastic wrap or something... …
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White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies Recipe

These little gems are soft, buttery and festive! Think Valentine's Day, Christmas, or even 4th of July. Easily coordinate the white chocolate and sprinkles to go with the holiday you are celebrating! Once these are done I prefer to eat them after chilled in the fridge because the dipped white chocolate part becomes crisp.  Yum. Bet you can't eat just one! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:85] (very slightly adapted from melskitchencafe.com) My kids... …
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Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cookies These chocolate cookies are really easy to make. You just need a brownie mix, flour, water oil and eggs. The caramel is really easy to make too because it is a simple microwave recipe. I put these chocolate caramel cookies together with a Valentine's day twist. But they can be made anytime if you simply put a dollop of caramel on top instead of forming a heart. You can see all of the Valentine's Day recipes we... …
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Recipe

These are the best chocolate chip cookie bars! I've shared lots of yummy cookie bar recipes (see below for some of my other favorites), but I realized recently that I haven't shared a recipe yet for the simple and classic chocolate chip cookie bar. Of course, this isn't just any old recipe. In my opinion, it is the best recipe for basic chocolate chip cookie bars and I will continue to make it regularly. These cookie bars are thick, chewy,... …
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Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Whole Wheat Dairy-Free Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies! And guess what, these whole wheat dairy-free cookies are definitely delicious! I promise. Still a treat, but maybe a bit better for you than most cookies. I know a few kids with dairy allergies, so I am excited to have a yummy dairy-free chocolate chip cookie recipe in my arsenal. Thanks to the coconut oil, these chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are crisp on the outside, but... …
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Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

Mexican Wedding Cookies for Cinco de Mayo! Mexican Wedding Cookies are cute little round cookies with lots of powdered sugar on top. There can be a variety of flavors and variations, but this recipe is for a classic pecan shortbread cookie. Wouldn't you know it, in Mexico they are not known as Wedding cookies at all. They are called Polvorones and can be found in just about every bakery and grocery store there. Just throw the pecans... …
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Pumpkin Gingersnap Cookies Recipe

I've been keeping an eye out for pumpkin recipes lately and this one definitely caught my attention. If you are a fan of molasses cookies (like I am), you should definitely try this version. There is just a subtle pumpkin flavor added into the delicious molasses and spices. They are soft, chewy, and flavorful. Make the dough in advance, so it can chill. Then just bake them up whenever you want a treat over the next few days. A perfect fall cookie! Pumpkin... …
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Almond Butter Cookies Recipe

These Almond Butter Cookies are a sweet alternative to peanut butter cookies. The peanut ingredients are just swapped for almond ones. The results are pretty different though, with the sweet almond flavor stealing the show! Everyone loves them! Plus, the cookie recipe is a lower-fat, healthier version. You can buy almond butter at almost any store or make your own Almond Butter. I have used chopped raw slivered almonds several times, but it would... …
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Gluten Free Recipes: Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies: flour-less & gluten-free, but also delicious! So, I went through about 3 jars of peanut butter this week because I wanted to try out a few different flour-less peanut butter cookie recipes. Good thing they are so easy and quick to whip up! I made a few tweaks and tried a few different things, but this is the recipe that I like the best so far. Great texture, great flavor. Gluten-free with ingredients you probably already... …
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My Valentine’s Day Treats

Here are the treats that I would be making for Valentine's Day... if we weren't trying to lose weight this month. My husband is in a weight loss competition with his boss, in fact. And I have a 5-month-old baby. So, yeah, I could stand to try to eat healthier this month too. :) I would make these delightful White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies for myself and shape them as hearts. Heart-Shaped White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies:... …
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