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Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles

If you thought cookie dough ended with chocolate chip, well, I’m here to tell you otherwise. There are as many different kinds of cookie dough as there are, well, cookies. And pretty much all of them can be adapted into a safe-to-eat-raw version, perfect for dipping and turning into truffles. I’ve done chocolate chip. Mexican...

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012: Recipe Roundup Part 1

Hold on to your spatulas. Start your mixers. Because this is the post you’ve all been waiting for: the great recipe roundup! From snowballs to snickerdoodles, blossoms to biscotti, there’s a little bit of everything. And then some. If you’re not hungry now, you will be very, very soon. Seriously, where else are you going...

Chocolate Dipped Brownie Cookies with Rainbow Sprinkles

The 2nd Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap is done for another year, and it was well worth the blood, sweat, and butter that went into organizing it. We couldn’t be more thrilled with the results! 576 food bloggers. Over $4,400 raised for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. And more than 20,000 cookies shipped around the...

Peppermint Bark Brownies

The holidays are officially and undeniably upon us, which means the internet is awash with everything peppermint. Just like one month ago it was everything pumpkin, and one month from now it’ll likely be a sea of red velvet. That’s just how the internet works, apparently. And while I am loath to contribute to the...

OXO Holiday Baking Giveaway!

As if those delicious dark chocolate and orange biscotti (and a video to go along with it!) weren’t good enough, I’ve got something even better. I’m so excited that OXO® has so kindly offered up one super-sized gift set full of baking tools and goodies to one lucky L&OO reader! The winner will receive a...