Chocolate Donut Cookies

Chocolate Donut Cookies

My life is all about doughnuts – real ones that is. We spend all summer madly making doughnuts every week and selling around Hawkes Bay with Sprinkles, so any chance to make something doughnut themed and I’m there! These cookies are the perfect amount of chocolate. You can use this dough for any cut out cookies or even regular cookies with chocolate chips. If you don’t want to make a full batch you can freeze half for another day. I have grand dreams of being able to decorate cookies like…

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Snickers Cookies with Salted Caramel Drizzle

Snickers Cookies with Salted Caramel Drizzle

We have a great fondness for snickers in this house.  We make snickers doughnuts, snickers cupcakes, snickers cake, and now snickers cookies! I figured it was time to level up from plain chocolate chip cookies, and snickers are the perfect combination of chocolate, sweet, salty and nutty. On the other hand, I don’t have a great fondness for cookies made with eggs and baking soda.  I much prefer buttery, soft, more shortbread type cookies than the other kind, so I thought I’d come up with a cookie recipe I love…

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Salted Caramel Cookies

Salted Caramel Cookies

A buttery biscuit which serves as a bowl for thick, rich salted caramel?  Don’t mind if I do. These thumbprint style cookies are amazing.  I’ve made them at least twice now, and I think about them often.  The biscuit is my favourite style of cookies, so buttery and soft and it balances perfectly with the caramel.  If you insist, make your own caramel, but it’s much easier and just as delicious to buy it pre-prepared. You can subsitute caramel for any type of filling, ie. jam or curd.  I’ve even…

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Brown Butter Cookie Bars with M&Ms and Oreos!

Brown Butter Cookie Bars with M&Ms and Oreos!

For some reason this week, I’ve decided to dive head first into the world of brownies.  Oh how I have some delicious recipes up my sleeve!  The first one I decided to try was a blondie with oreos and m&ms (incase over half a block of butter wasn’t bad enough!).  This turned out differently than I expected, and the recipe isn’t one I would call a brownie… it’s more like a browned butter cookie – hence this becoming a brown butter cookie bar recipe. You could swap out the oreos…

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Homemade Hundreds and Thousands Cookies

Homemade Hundreds and Thousands Cookies

This recipe has been on my mind for a while, even before Whittakers announced their new chocolate block!  I kept seeing Hundreds and Thousands biscuits at the supermarket and not buying them because, “I could make those at home!”.  Well, I finally did! These would be great fun for the kids to help with.  The cookies are pretty full proof, fun to cut out and icing and sprinkles are always a favourite! Of course you chould cheat and melt the new chocolate on the top, but I figure the biscuit…

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