Cookie Friday: Chocolate Amaretto covered shortbread cookies

 

 

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Happy Cookie Friday !  The other day I posted how to make your own cookie cutters. I made an  oval shape cookie cutter and used it to make these wonderful , chocolate amaretto covered shortbread cookies. I love the yummy taste of the buttery shortbread cookie, covered with the chocolate with a touch of the amaretto liqueur flavor . Delightful !!!

 


Cookie Friday: Chocolate Amaretto Covered Shortbread Cookies

 

 

 

 

TOTAL TIME:30 MINS

PREP TIME:12 MINS

BAKE TIME:12-15 MINS

 

Ingredients

 

  • 4 cups of  flour
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups butter, softened (4 sticks)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 – 1/2 tablespoons Amaretto  {liqueur}
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of melted chocolate
  • 1/2 cup of melted white chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

 Directions 

1.Preheat the oven to 350

2.Mix  flour, salt ,sugar, butter and vanilla extract with your fingers until the dough is smooth and holds together. Roll out and using a oval cookie cutter, cut dough and place on cookie sheet with  parchment paper. Bake for 10-15 mins or until edges are lightly brown. Take out and cool.

3.In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and  uncovered on High 1 to 1 1/2 mins or until melted. Add 2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur and  stir until smooth. Dip each cookie into melted chocolate. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set.

4.In another small microwave bowl, microwave white chips uncovered on high for 45 to 1 min. or until melted. Then drizzle in a back and forth motion, and let set before serving.


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Cookie Friday: Easter Sugar Cookies Pops

 

 

 

Hi, just got back from a week long getaway {I needed it trust me.} . Happy Cookie Friday ! Easter is just around the corner, and I have the  yummiest rolled out sugar cookie pops you will ever make ! And the easiest.  Pick out  any Easter holiday cookie cutter, then pick any colors that you like.  So easy, the hardest part is waiting for the dough to chill.

 

Cookie Friday: Easter Sugar Cookies Pops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The yummiest rolled out sugar cookie pops you will ever make !

 

 

 

 

Cookie Friday: Easter Sugar Cookies

 

 

 

TOTAL TIME

Prep: 15 min

Chilling: 3 hours

Bake: 10 min

 

 

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened

1 package  cream cheese, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg yolk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

2-1/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Tinted frosting or colored sugar { Any color you like }

lollipop sticks

OPTIONAL: Attach candies and decorations with additional Royal Icing.

 

 

 Directions

1. In a bowl, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar. Beat in egg yolk and extracts. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.

2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place lollipop sticks foil-lined baking sheets. Top each with cutout dough; press down gently.

3. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Decorate as desired.

4. Fill pastry bags with Royal Icing tinted with colors of your choice. Outline each cookie with plain icing; let dry. Fill center of each cookie with tinted icing; spread with a toothpick. Let dry completely.

5. OPTIONAL: Attach candies and decorations with additional Royal Icing.

 

 

 

 

 

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Cookie Friday: Mini chocolate chip cookie sandwiches With Marshmallow Buttercream filling

 

Mini chocolate chip cookies sandwiches With marshmallow buttercream filling

Mini chocolate chip cookies sandwiches With marshmallow buttercream filling

 

Today’s recipes, is one of most requested treat. Bite into the soft, tasty and yummy chocolate chip cookie, follow by a light & fluffy marshmallow buttercream filling, you will be hooked. It’s a sweet treat of heaven in you’re mouth.

 

 

 

 

 

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Cookie Friday: Mini Chocolate chip cookie sandwiches with Marshmallow buttercream filling

 

 

Mini chocolate chip cookies

Overall Time: 1 hr. 45 Mins

Bake: 8 Mins

Prep Time: 1 hr. 20 Mins

Yield: Makes 3 dozen mini cookies

 

Ingredients

 

2 1/4 cups of cake flour
2 cups of brown sugar
2 cups of butter
1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract or butter extract
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon of salt
1 1/2 baking power
1 package of chocolate chips
1 tablespoon of milk

 

Directions

1.Preheat oven at 350. Cream together butter, brown sugar and vanilla extract. Mix together well until creamy.

2. Add one egg at a time. Stir in flour, salt and baking powder. Mix until dough stiffens a little. Mix chips a little at a time. Chill for an hour

3. Place 2 teaspoons of dough  on cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Bake for 8 mins.or until golden around the edges, but soft in the middle.{ It might look slightly under baked}

4. Take out and cool and set aside. { make marshmallow filling in bowl}

5.Cream butter in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium until butter is light and fluffy.Add in vanilla extract. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar, about a 1/2 cup at a time.
Once fully combined, gently fold the marshmallow creme into the frosting.

6.Place one cookie flat side up, spoon a half a teaspoon of filling on cookie and place another cookie on top. Repeat until all the goodies are gone.

 

 

 

 Marshmallow Buttercream Filling

 
 
 
 
 

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened

4 cups confectioners’ sugar

1/2 teaspoon clear vanilla extract

1 (13 ounce)  jars marshmallow creme or fluff

Directions

Cream butter in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium until butter is light and fluffy.
Add in vanilla extract.
Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar, about a 1/2 cup at a time.
Once fully combined, gently fold the marshmallow creme into the frosting.
 
 
 
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Cookie Friday:My top popular Cookies,cookie bars, and cookie sandwiches posts

Happy cookie Friday!  Today is my top 15 popular cookie, cookie bars and cookie sandwiches. If you are not craving cookies or chocolate you will be this spectacular cookie recipes  .  Oreo cheesecake pudding cookies, double dark chocolate cherry cookies, frosted candy topped cookies, carrot cookie sandwiches, are on this YUMMY cookie list. Grab a glass of milk, if you are going to try the recipes on this list.

 

Cookie Friday:My top popular Cookies,cookie bars, and cookie sandwiches posts

1.Soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies

T.J.'s soft & chewy chocolate chip cookies

T.J.’s soft & chewy chocolate chip cookies

2.Oreo cheesecake pudding cookies

3.Double dark chocolate cherry coke cookies

4.Chocolate fudge cookie bars with Biscoff drizzle

and pretzel crust

Chewy & Fudgy

5.Triple chocolate bliss cookie bars

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6.Frosted candy topped cookie bars

frosted cookie bars

7.Frosted pink lemonade cookie bars

8.Carrot cake cookie sandwiches

carrot cookie sanwiches

9.Brownie chunk cookie sandwiches

Brownie cookie sandwiches

10.peanut butter M&M cookie sandwiches

Pb cookies 4.............

10.Sandies shortbread cookies

11.Cookie Friday: Kit-kat deep dish cookie

 

Kit-kat Deep dish cookie

12.Half and half chocolate cookies

13.White chocolate macadamia nuts

14.Soft sugar cookies

 

15.Chocolate chip cheesecake cookie bars

chocolate chip cheesecake bars

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Cookie Friday: Kit-kat deep dish cookie

Kit-kat Deep dish cookie

Kit-kat Deep dish cookie

Thick , chewy, and loaded with mini kat-kits with  just a touch of biscoff spread in this kat-kit deep dish  cookie . It’s starts off with gluten-free bisquick baking mix . The bisquick and biscoff spread adds a little texture to these
off the chain, yummy  good cookies. Every bite will leave you begging for more.

 

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 Cookie Friday: Kat-Kit cookie bars

 

 Total Time: 1 hr- 50 mins

Prep Time: 1 hr 10 mins

Cook Time: 25-30 mins

Small skillet pan 

Yield:  5 -8 servings

Ingredients 

 
2 1/2 cups gluten-free bisquick baking mix
1 1/2 cup of mini kit-kat bars
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon of biscoff spread
1 egg
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cup of stick of softened butter
1 tablespoon of milk

 

 Directions 

1.Preheat oven at 325. In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar and vanilla extract and stir. Add egg into the mixture, and mix until all ingredients are combined.
2.Add ,in the gluten-free bisquick baking mix, and milk  then mix well. Add a few pieces of the kit-kats to the cookie dough mixture . Then chill for 1 hour.
3.Lightly spray 9  pan with oil. Take dough out of refrigerator,add a few more pieces to the dough . Then add cookie dough to pan, add the remaining kit-kats to the top of the dough. Bake for 27 to 30 or until its light golden brown. Take out and cool. You can add extra kit-kats , some caramel drizzle or chocolate drizzle . Cut slices  evenly. Yummy!
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Gluten-free Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Gluten-free Chocolate fudge cookies

Gluten-free Chocolate fudge cookies

It’s the last cookie Friday of the year, I will close

the year out with a gluten free cookie. So if you’re

a chocolate addict like me, this will make you’re

tummy very happy.

Chocolate delicious

Chocolate delicious

Cookie Friday: Gluten-free Chocolate Fudge

Cookies

 

Total Time:1 HR 25 Mins

Prep Time:1 hr. 14 mins

Bake:8-10 mins

Makes About: 25-30 cookies

Ingredients 

2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate pieces

4 oz. of bittersweet chocolate, chopped

2 oz. of unsweetened chocolate, chopped

1/2 cup organic granulated sugar

2 tablespoons of butter

2 eggs

1/4 cup rice flour

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder

Directions 

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with cooking oil.

2.In a medium saucepan, melt 1 cup of the semi-sweet chocolate chips, the 2 oz. of unsweetened chocolate, and the 2 tablespoons of salted butter. Remove from heat; add the eggs, sugar, rice flour, vanilla, and baking powder. Beat until combined, scraping sides of the pan. Stir in bittersweet chocolate pieces, the rest of the chocolate chips. Chill for 50 mins.

3.Drop about a teaspoonful of cookie dough on the greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake in the 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes . Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.

Adapted from:Easy Gluten-Free Baking Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Chocolate fudge cookie bars with Biscoff drizzle and pretzel crust

Cookie Friday : Chocolate fudge cookie bars with Biscoff Drizzle and a pretzel crust

Chewy & Fudgy

Chewy & Fudgy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy cookie Friday ! Today recipe is for chocolate fudge lovers.  It has 3 layer of flavors . 1) Pretzel crust 2) Chocolate fudge cookie 3) fudge  sauce with biscoff drizzle to top it off. These flavors work so well together. Grab some milk when serving this chocolate treats. Have a good weekend & a  happy cookie Friday !

Press pretzel crumbs mixture in the pan.

Press pretzel crumbs mixture in the pan.

 

Pour on top of bake pretzel crust

Pour on top of bake pretzel crust

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Pour fudge sauce over bars. Then drizzle biscoff spread over it.

Pour fudge sauce over bars. Then drizzle biscoff spread over it.

YuMMY Chocolate heaven

YuMMY Chocolate heaven

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Chocolate fudge cookie bars with Biscoff drizzle and a pretzel crust

Total Time: 1 hr 15 min  

Prep time: 25 mins

Bake: 25 mins

Servings : 8-12 bars

Ingredients 

 Chocolate fudge cookie

3/4 cup of cubed butter

1 oz of unsweetened chocolate

3/4 cup of brown sugar

1 egg

1 cup of flour

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1 teaspoon  of baking powder

a dash of salt

Fudge sauce

 

  Pretzel crust 

1- 1/2  cup pretzel crumbs

3/4 cup margarine, softened

2 tablespoon of brown sugar

 Biscoff drizzle  

1/2 cup of biscoff spread

Fudge sauce { store brought}

 Directions 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix together margarine, sugar and pretzels. Press the mixture into a 9×11 inch square baking pan.  Bake in oven for 10 minutes
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Stir in brown sugar until dissolved. Cool to lukewarm. Stir in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into chocolate mixture until blended.
  3. Spread into a greased  square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 22-27 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with moist crumbs. Cool on a wire rack.  Pour fudge { a little or a lot, it depends on your chocolate craving  on that day} and  let  it set for a few mins.
  4. In a microwave safe  cup, heat biscoff spread for 20-25 seconds. Then using a spoon or plastic zip lock . {Plastic bag : pour in biscoff spread, squeeze to the bottom corner of the bag . Make a small cut at the tip of the bag and drizzle , using a back and forth method .}  Drizzle over frosted fudge bars and serve.

Pretzel crust Adapted from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/pretzel-crust/