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OK, I’m back with my annual cookie swap! Can you feel the excitement today? I’m sharing my favorite Southern delicacy that is the only savory cookie I’m doing in this year’s cookie swap. Southern Cheese Straws make the perfect snack with holiday drinks, holiday gifts for friends or a salty snack for a night in. […]

Cookie Swap: Southern Cheese Straws Recipe

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It’s the holidays and I’m hosting my annual cookie swap. (Some of you might call it a cookie exchange!) I’ve been sharing my best cookie recipes and I know you’re hard at work baking, so before we go any further, I need to take a short break and share some of my best cookie baking […]

Cookie Swap: Cookie Baking Secrets

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It’s a holiday cookie swap and you’re invited! Welcome back to my annual holiday cookie swap. Things are starting to look merry and bright around here and I’m just getting warmed up with another nutty cookie for you. These almost cookie crisps are the perfect combination of nutty and sweet. And the perfect way to […]

Cookie Swap: Easy Almond Cookie Crisps Recipe

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Today, we are talking snowball cookies. And not just any snowballs, we’re talking Southern snowballs. Welcome to the first day of my annual Holiday Cookie Swap! I’m so excited to celebrate the holiday season with you and yours by bringing you the best (and my personal favorite) holiday cookies recipes. All of the recipes in […]

Cookie Swap: Southern Snowball Cookies Recipe

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Every year, for decades, I have attended a cookie swap with my neighbors. Though we wave from our driveways during the year, we pour the wine and socialize hard this one night. We all look forward to it with great joy. I sure am going to miss our gathering this year. Bah Humbug to 2020! […]

Welcome to Minette’s Holiday Cookie Swap + What Is A Cookie Swap

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I am not one for social media holidays. However, with hurricanes and a pandemic, I am all for a simple homemade treat and the sugary smells of cookies in the oven. While I make my living and have a passion for cake, cookies are my first love and preferred treat. Like all good things, chocolate […]

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day + Recipe

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I get the best recipes from my friends, don’t you? Making something scrumptious from a friend’s recipe makes me feel so happy. It keeps that person close to me and boy, don’t we know how important that is these crazy times. I have spent decades of holidays with my dear friend Diana Teston. This is […]

Stress Baking Series: Buttery Shortbread Cookie Recipe

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The past few weeks have been extra busy with postponed weddings. I have so much admiration for the professionalism of my wedding colleagues and the compassion and understanding of my clients. These adorable dog sugar cookies were for the welcome party at Morgan and Rhett’s ocean-front wedding scheduled for last Saturday. My dear friends at […]

Stress Baking Series: Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe takes me way back.  Mona was a dear friend of my mother, and her oatmeal cookies were the talk of the town. I remember the neighborhood kids would stop by Mona’s just to see if she had any oatmeal cookies fresh out of the oven. The center is perfectly chewy and not overly […]

Stress Baking Series: Mona’s Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Well, it isn’t quite a snow day (or month or week) but it sure feels like it. What the heck, let’s make snowballs. These cookies are an expected delicacy during my family holiday season but they are always a welcomed surprise throughout the year. Your kids will be rolling them in powdered sugar after they […]

Stress Baking Series: Snowballs Recipe

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