You’ve been invited to a cookie swap and you’re about to freak out in 5… 4… 3…2…
Cookies need not be complicated nor labor intensive.
Personally, I find the idea of making seven dozen cookies horrifying — and I love to bake. So when I saw friends who were excited at the prospect of walking away from a party with a huge tub of cookies but completely freaking out about what to make… I thought, we need a round up.
Cookies need not be complicated nor labor intensive. Grab some flour, butter and sugar — ’cause I’ve got some recipes that will impress your friends and leave you feeling confident, courtesy of your favorite DC Food Bloggers!
Now get yourself some bourbon, because the only way you’re going to make it through seven batches of cookies is by having a good stiff drink by your side. And your iTunes.
Cookie recipes below the fold!
Cookie Recipes from DC Food Bloggers
- Elyssa of State Dinner made one basic sugar cookie dough do triple duty for her.
- Cathy of Mrs. Wheelbarrow amps up those infamous bourbon balls and shares her Washington Post featured white chocolate, cherry, pistachio chunkers.
- Rivka of Not Derby Pie brings us boozy Mojito Cookies along side more modest Spiced Chocolate Oat Cookies and Coffee Walnut Sables.
- Clay and Zach of Bitten Word have tested only the best including Martha’s Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots and White Chocolate and Everyday Food’s Flourless Double Chocolate Cookies.
- Shameless self promotion! I think these Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies are the bomb and one might scoff at the use of cake mix in these Crinkly Lemon Cookies but they rock everyone’s world when they eat them.
- Mary at Arugula Files caters to coconut lovers with her Congo Bars and Almond Joy Bark.
- Luke over at Passion Fruits has these sexy little Lime Meltaways.
- Shaw Girl over Confessions of a Reluctant Baker makes the most perfect Linzer Cookies…perhaps ever.
- Evan who’s temporarily in NYC but is still an honorary DC Food Blogger has delicious Soft Molasses and Ginger Cookies at The Carnivore and The Vegetarian.
- Nikki Rappaport busts out the trusty puff pastry for these super fun Mouse Ears and shares her favorite Pistachio Cookies.
- Jenna of Modern Domestic revives childhood memories with her Fig “Newtons” and these Lemon Cheesecake Cookies look just devine!
- Olga of Mango and Tomato makes some Milan Cookies a la Pepperidge Farms.
See, plenty of easy ideas! Now get yourself some bourbon, because the only way you’re going to make it through seven batches of cookies is by having a good stiff drink by your side. And your iTunes.
What great cookies have you made so far? Any winners you’d care to share?