Christmas Cookies: Cocoa Thumbprints

Christmas Cookies: Cocoa Thumbprints

In case you are still in the baking mood, here are some chocolate cookies that are a nice take on traditional thumbprints!  This is not my favorite chocolate Christmas cookie recipe but they are tasty.  I think I like a richer chocolate flavor.  For those 

Christmas Cookies: Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Christmas Cookies: Lemon Ricotta Cookies

I made these cookies for Tim’s “snack day” at work along with the Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints.  Mine did not turn out as pretty as Giada’s but they were delicious!  So moist from the *whole* container of ricotta cheese.  And, such great lemon flavor from the 

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints

My friend Emily made these cookies for Thanksgiving and they were delicious!  I needed to make a holiday treat for Tim’s office so I decided to make them.  What says Christmas more than chocolate + peppermint?! Do not overbake the cookies.  I followed the instructions 

Christmas Cookies: Dried Cherry & Almond Cookies

Christmas Cookies: Dried Cherry & Almond Cookies

I knew that Tim and I would love these cookies!  He loves cherries and I love any baked good with almond extract.  The cookies are amazing!  A wonderful combination of almond, cinnamon, vanilla, and tartness from the cherries. Dried Cherry & Almond Cookies Giada de 

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps

Not a lot of comments on this recipe other than that these are DELICIOUS!  I used semi-sweet chocolate rather than bittersweet.   The cookies are amazing chocolate-y bites.  Soft and chewy! Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps Everyday Food 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 4 

Christmas Cookies: Angeletti

Christmas Cookies: Angeletti

We were supposed to be in the Berkshires this weekend with friends but unfortunately Charlotte got sick.  We planned to get our tree and really get into the Christmas spirit.  Instead, I was in our apartment for 48 straight hours.  But I did have the 

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Here’s a delicious oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe.  I made these today to bring up to Vermont where we are spending New Year’s with Tim’s brother, his wife, and baby girl.  The cookies are chewy and packed with lots of chocolaty and oat goodness. The 

Christmas Cookies: Classic Sugar Cookies

Christmas Cookies: Classic Sugar Cookies

Here is a delicious sugar cookie recipe. I don’t think the cookies needed 15 to 20 minutes.  Check on them at 12 minutes.  I decorated the cookies with red sugar and red and green M&Ms to make them festive! Enjoy!  Merry Christmas! Classic Sugar Cookies 

Christmas Cookies: Thumbprint Cookies

Christmas Cookies: Thumbprint Cookies

Merry Christmas to all the Weeknight Gourmet readers!  I was baking this morning so I figured I would share a couple of last minute cookie recipes. I made a couple of modifications to the thumbprint cookie recipe below.  Instead of lemon juice and zest, I 

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Crinkles

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Crinkles

Here is a delicious chocolaty cookie for the holidays!  They are so chewy and rich!  I had splurged and bought some Scharffen Berger Cocoa Powder which gave these cookies an amazing flavor. Next time I might try rolling half in regular sugar and the other