Girl Scout cookie season is here. My favorite are samoas. How about you? Here are my “Samoa” Shortbread Cookies. They look at little different from the original, but they taste fabulous…. and to take them up a notch, I finished them with a touch of extra coarse sea salt. Shortbread, coconut, caramel and dark chocolate – what’s not to love?!
Today is the day all the participants in the 2012 Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap post about their cookies. My recipe, this year, is Shortbread with white chocolate , pistachios and dried cranberries. The shortbread is delicious on it’s own, but I decided to make it a little more festive with the red, green and white toppings — and boy, the house smells great while it’s baking.
I had been meaning to have a cookie swap for years — YEARS!!!! Somehow I could never fit it in to my schedule. Last year, I was determined to start a new tradition and what fun it was! I held my party on Saturday, December 17th – I wanted the cookies to be fresh for Christmas. Twelve women […]
My cookie swap entry – Gingerbread Biscotti. I kicked it up a notch by topping the cookies with lemon icing and a sprinkle of crystalized ginger.