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12 Days of Cookies – Day 12: Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

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Peppermint Chocolate Cookies - peppermint & chocolate cookie covered in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candies | JavaCupcake.com

Crisp chocolate & peppermint cookies covered in smooth white chocolate and topped with peppermint candy make these Peppermint Chocolate Cookies the perfect Christmas treat! We’ve finally made it to the end of 12 Days of Cookies!  It’s been such a fun month sharing with you some of my favorite Christmas and holiday cookies that I’m […] Read more…

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12 Days of Cookies – Day 11: Lemon Ricotta Cookies

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Lemon Ricotta Cookies | JavaCupcake.com

Cake-like cookies made with fresh lemon and ricotta then topped with a tart lemon glaze make these Lemon Ricotta Cookies an irresistible holiday treat! I can’t take credit for this recipe.  In fact, I had never heard of Lemon Ricotta Cookies before I made them this holiday season.  When preparing for this series, I asked […] Read more…

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12 Days of Cookies – Day 10: Peppermint Meringues

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Peppermint Meringues | JavaCupcake.com

Light and airy, these peppermint meringues are are soft with a crisp texture and are a delightful, delicate treat for the Holidays. This was the first time I’ve ever made meringue cookies, and although they weren’t perfect…. they were super delicious!  Pillows of peppermint that melted in my mouth with each bite.  So yum! I […] Read more…

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12 Days of Cookies – Day 9: Raspberry Thumbprints

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Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies | JavaCupcake.com

Crumbly butter cookies rolled in chopped nuts and topped with sweet raspberry jam make these Raspberry Thumbprints the perfect holiday cookie! The first thumbprint cookie I ever made was about 15 years ago with my friend Sarah.  Sarah and I met in 2000 in a speech class at community college… we’ve been friends, best friends, […] Read more…

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12 Days of Cookies – Day 7: Lebkuchen

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Lebkuchen - a traditional German holiday cookie made with almonds, spices and honey | JavaCupcake.com

Lebkuchen, a popular treat during the holidays and Christmas,  is a traditional German cookie filled with almonds, spices, honey and candied orange peel. I knew I had to at least once make this traditional German cookie while I lived in Germany.  Every holiday season beginning in October, these cookies begin showing up on the shelves in […] Read more…

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