Archive of ‘Christmas’ category

Gluten Free Spritz Cookies

| Christmas, contests/giveaways, cookies, gluten free, holiday, holiday wreath, recipes, sugar cookies

Celebrate the holiday season with all your friends and family with these delicious gluten-free Spritz cookies! No one in my family needs to eat gluten-free, so I don’t typically buy the ingredients necessary to bake that way.  Recently, my good friend Rachel of the blog Glitter & Bow decided to change her diet and eat […] Read more…

6 Comments

Holiday Baking Guide

| Christmas, holiday

Holiday-Baking-Guide-2014-Collage

Whether you’re looking for a basic sugar cookie and buttercream recipe or a unique dessert to wow your family, The JavaCupcake Holiday Baking Guide will help you discover recipes perfect for all occasions!  Get inspired! NOTE:  Not all of these are JavaCupcake recipes.  Some come from a few of my favorite food bloggers from around […] Read more…

2 Comments

12 Days of Cookies – Day 12: Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

| 12daysofcookies, chocolate, chocolate cookies, Christmas, cookies, dark chocolate, dipped, holiday, peppermint, peppermint and mint, recipes

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…

0 comment

12 Days of Cookies – Day 11: Lemon Ricotta Cookies

| 12daysofcookies, Christmas, cookies, fruity cookies, holiday, lemon, recipes

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…

8 Comments

12 Days of Cookies – Day 10: Peppermint Meringues

| 12daysofcookies, Christmas, cookies, holiday, peppermint, peppermint and mint, recipes

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…

4 Comments

12 Days of Cookies – Day 9: Raspberry Thumbprints

| 12daysofcookies, Christmas, cookies, filled cookies, fruity cookies, holiday, jelly and jam, raspberry, recipes

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…

1 Comment

1 2 3 7