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Lime Meltaways

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Lime Meltaways
Meltaways are cookies that literally melt away in your mouth, leaving you with only the memory of the cookie and a delicious flavor behind. I happen to think that citrus fruits make particularly good meltaway cookies, as their aromatic oils really infuse the cookie dough with their flavors. These Lime Meltaways are an …

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Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

Visiting my Grandmother’s house during the holidays as a kid, I always searched the kitchen for a tin containing Danish butter cookies. These buttery shortbread cookies were a treat that never seemed to appear in my house. I liked the sugar-topped pretzels the best. Big sugar crystals, buttery cookie, melt-in-your-mouth texture – …

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Pecan Crescent Cookies

Pecan Crescent Cookies
Whenever I need to bake multiple batches of cookies at one time – for a holiday party, a cookie swap or as a treat friends and family – I like to make sure there is some variety in my presentation by making cookies that look distinctive. This could be accomplished by baking one …

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Vanilla Brown Sugar Shortbread Buttons

Vanilla Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies
While you can never go wrong with a batch of chocolate chip cookies, shortbread cookies always have a place in my kitchen. They’re easy to make and satisfying to eat, whether you’re snacking on them with tea or serving them up alongside ice cream for dessert. These Vanilla Brown Sugar Shortbread Buttons should …

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Strawberry Shortbread

Strawberry Shortbread
Shortbread is a cookie that never wears out its welcome in my kitchen, probably because I love butter so much. A good shortbread recipe uses plenty of butter and allows that butter flavor to come through in the finished cookies. In addition to showcasing butter, shortbread is also an excellent canvas on which …

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Shortbread

Pumpkin Pie Spice Shortbread
Buttery shortbread is an excellent addition to any cookie rotation. The tender, melt-in-your-mouth cookies are delicious when they are plain and you can taste pure butter in every bite, but they can also be a great canvas for other flavors and it is easy to put a seasonal twist on your favorite shortbread …

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Vanilla Bean Cornmeal Slice and Bake Cookies

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Vanilla Bean Cornmeal Cookies
I always have a couple of logs of slice and bake cookie dough in my freezer. They keep well for months (as long as you wrap them tightly and store them in an airtight bag or other container) and they are ready to bake at a moment’s notice. Since the cookies are so …

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