Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Thumbprint Cookies - I have to try these!

Pure decadence. That’s what I’m talking about. Chocolate chip cookie dough thumbprints have earned a place on your holiday cookie tray, at your birthday party, and in your mouth because they answer the age old question: What came first, the chicken or the egg? Answer: Who cares, did you know that we can put cookie… 

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Summer Squash Oatmeal Cookies with Cinnamon Frosting

I am making these NOW! Summer Squash Oatmeal Cookies with Cinnamon Frosting

I have a problem. I like to make healthier desserts… and then ruin them with sugar. And by ruin I mean make amazing. It’s a problem because there’s seriously nothing wrong with the healthier desserts I make. They’re moist. They’re sweet. They’re delicious. But isn’t everything made better with a little (a lot) of frosting?… 

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Whole Wheat Chocolate Fudge Cookies - So chocolatey! Full recipe at www.theliveinkitchen.com

*Angels singing* Chocolate chocolate double chocolate and a lot of sugar too. I’m in heaven. I have been obsessed with these cookies ever since Lindsay and Heidi blogged about them. So thick! So fudgy!! So chocolatey!!! I already have a double chocolate cookie recipe on the blog (which is totally one of my faves), but… 

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Lavender Almond Tea Cakes

Lavender Almond Tea Cakes

If you’re a regular viewer of The Live-In Kitchen, this is not an April Fool’s day joke. You are in the right place! Today Lindsay & I have swapped blogs & I’ll be sharing a simple, delightfully fragrant cookie recipe with you. My name is Gillian & I blog over at The Haas Machine. My… 

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Easier New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – and Why Do We Need So Many Recipes for Chocolate Chip Cookies?

An easier recipe for the New York Times chocolate chip cookie and a break down as to why there are so many ways to make a chocolate chip cookie!

I’ve shared chocolate chip cookies before. Lots of people have. Why do we need so many chocolate chip cookie recipes, you may ask? The answer is – everybody likes something different. Your favorite might be different from mine. You might like dark chocolate chips (you are wrong). I might like the center a little gooey… 

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Krumkake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Krumkake with vanilla bean ice cream

Welcome to my Scandinavian heritage. Growing up in the bluffs of blustery Wisconsin, my Christmases were filled with many delicious, but admittedly bland, Scandinavian treats. There is something so tempting and addicting about these simple confections. Maybe the lack of tooth-aching sweetness makes it seem acceptable to have four or five at a time. Whatever… 

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Homemade Milano Cookies

Homemade Milano Cookies - the perfect easy treat to enjoy with coffee or tea! // The Live-In Kitchen

One thing leads to another. You’re sitting on the couch editing photos thinking, “I’ll turn on HBO for a few minutes while I finish this up.” Next thing you know you haven’t edited a single photo but you’ve watched all but the last ten minutes of Pitch Perfect while letting the laptop battery die in… 

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Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why I blog. I’ve also been spending waaay too much time reading forums that trash food bloggers. For some reason I like reading about what bothers people, not that I think it really matters. What gets on someone’s nerves is usually what makes the offender unique. I only… 

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