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carrot cake cookies

2 C flour  •  1 1/2 tsp baking powder  •  1/2 tsp salt 1  egg  •  3/4 C butter, cubed  •  1/2 C sugar 1/4 C brown sugar  •  1/3 C raisins or dried cranberries 1 1/2 C carrots, finely grated  •  1/3 C pecans, chopped 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract  •  1 tsp… Continue reading carrot cake cookies

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gluten free chewy ginger cookies

2 1/2 C gluten free flour  •  1/2 C light brown sugar, packed 1/2 C sugar  •  2 tsp baking soda  •  1/3 C molasses  1 tsp cinnamon, ground  •  1/2 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated 1 tsp ginger, ground   •  3/4 C butter, room temp  •  1 egg raw sugar for dusting (I used Demerara… Continue reading gluten free chewy ginger cookies

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pumpkin cookies with maple vanilla bean glaze

2 1/2 C flour  •  1/2 C butter, softened  •  1 C pumpkin puree 1 1/2 C sugar  •  1 egg •  1 tsp baking powder  •  1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice  •  1/2 tsp cinnamon  •  1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Many of you know that I… Continue reading pumpkin cookies with maple vanilla bean glaze

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gluten-free oatmeal cookies

3 C oats, use gluten-free  •  1/2 C wheat-free flour, use my recipe 3/4 C sugar  •  1/2 C light brown sugar  •  1 T flax seed meal 2 T cornstarch  •  1 1/2 tsp cinnamon  •  1 T baking powder 1/2 tsp salt  •  1 C butter, unsalted and room temp  •  2 eggs,… Continue reading gluten-free oatmeal cookies

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d.i.y. wheat-free baking flour

2 C oats  •  1/2 C coconut, shredded and sweetened 1 T flax seed meal  •  1/3 C almond meal  Wheat-free flours can be really expensive and taste a lot like chalk to me. I have tried baking with coconut flours, almond meal and other mixed gluten-free flours but there was always a texture or… Continue reading d.i.y. wheat-free baking flour

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cookie butter thumbprints

1 1/2 C butter, unsalted (3 sticks) cubed and room temp 1 C confectioners sugar  •  1 tsp salt  •  2 tsp pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 C flour, all purpose  •  1/3 C cookie butter spread 1/4 C heavy cream Today I will be attending an annual cookie exchange that I participate in every… Continue reading cookie butter thumbprints

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simple sugar cookies with buttercream icing

1 C sugar  •  1/2 C butter, room temp  •  2 eggs, beaten 1 T milk  •  1 tsp pure vanilla extract  •  2 1/4 C flour 1/4 tsp salt  •  2 tsp baking powder This past weekend we celebrated our daughters 2nd birthday at our home with some close family and friends. The planned… Continue reading simple sugar cookies with buttercream icing