December 19, 2011

Pinterest Monday

Grinch Cookies: Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
6 to 8 drops green food color
1 egg
1 cup creme de menthe baking chips
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, extract, food color and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in creme de menthe baking chips and chocolate chunks.
2. Using small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

White Chocolate Covered Chunky Oreos

1 package Oreo cookies
6 ounces white chocolate
1 package peppermint sprinkles
Melt white chocolate.
Dip each Oreo in the white chocolate, then lay out on a paper towel or baking rack.
Sprinkle with peppermint sprinkles.
Let them cool for about 30 minutes. 

Christmas Kiss Blossoms

1 bag Hershey;s Kisses brand Candy Cane Kisses
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 egg
2 cups all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons milk
Red and Green colored sugar

Preheat over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove wrappers from candies (approx. 35)

Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternatively with milk to butter mixture, beating until well blended.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in red and/or green colored sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 8 - 1o minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies is set. Remove from oven; cool 2 to 3 minutes. Press candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Yields approximately 35 cookies.


  1. Good Morning, Samantha,
    Oh, the cookies! They are being added to a wish list of cookie recipes
    from blogs I follow. Mr. Glen Oaks
    is the baker in the family, he's gonna have his work cut out for him this week. Thanks so much.
    Merry Christmas,

  2. I love the Grinch cookies! THey are absolutely adorable. Also, I'm your newest follower :)


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