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75 Festive Holiday Cookie Recipes

Friday, December 6th, 2013

75 Festive Holiday Cookie Recipes

In the collage above, 1st row, left to right: 100% Whole Grain Molasses Cookies from Texanerin Baking; Cookie Butter and Salted Caramel Cookie Sandwiches from Keep it Sweet Desserts; Chewy White Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies from Back for Seconds; Nutella Eggnog Cookies from Roxana’s Home Baking. 2nd row, left to right: Peppermint Butter Cookies from Taste and Tell; Espresso Chip Cookie Dough Bars from Beyond Frosting; Date-Filled Cookies {Ma’amoul} from An Edible Mosaic with Chocolate Candy Cane Kiss Cookies from Rachel Cooks directly below; Cranberry-Chocolate-Almond Thumbprint Cookies from An Edible Mosaic. 3rd row, left to right: Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies from An Edible Mosaic; Gingerbread Men Cookies from Chocolate, Chocolate and More; Snickerdoodles with White Chocolate Chunks from The Corner Kitchen; Florentine Lace Cookies from An Edible Mosaic. 4th row, left to right: Mexican Hot Chocolate Sandwich Cookies from Snappy Gourmet; Spicy Ginger Cardamom Cookies from Vintage Kitchen Notes; Linzer Cookies from Food Babbles.

Cookies, cookies, and more cookies…I hope you get some inspiration for your holiday cookie tray in this post!

Happy Holiday Baking! (more…)

Date-Filled Cookies (Ma’amoul)

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Photo (taken by yours truly) of Date-Filled Cookies from my cookbook, An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair.

I bet your family has a favorite holiday cookie recipe. Maybe it’s Benne Cakes, Speculaas, Vanillekipferl, or Rugelach; no matter what it is, it’s probably very close to your heart. The memories conjured up by baking and eating the cookies are truly cherished.

For my hubby’s family (and now for me!), this cookie is Ma’amoul. (more…)

Mini Maple-Cinnamon-Walnut Turnover Cookies

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

This year I wanted to come up with a healthier holiday cookie that doesn’t necessarily taste healthy. Something that I could serve to my family for dessert along with tea and coffee at one of my parents’ family dinners and have people be satisfied with dessert – not left wanting something else.

I’ve been in the mood for Ma’amoul, which are Middle Eastern filled cookies. Perhaps the most common filling for these cookies is dates, but my mother-in-law also makes versions with walnuts and pistachios. For the walnut, she makes two different flavors: 1) cinnamon and 2) rose and orange blossom water-scented. The cinnamon-walnut are my favorite (even rivaling the date-filled for me). (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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