• Oatmeal Snickerdoodle Cookies [Oatmadoodle Cookies]

    Hi Friends! Do I have a treat for you today. A couple years ago Mr. Sam mentioned that I should try to make a new kind of cookie, an oatmeal cookie combined with a snickerdoodle and I should call it an Oatmadoodle. Fast forward to today and I finally have an Oatmadoodle Cookie recipe to share with you! Yay! Talking about these cookies today seems exceptionally appropriate since Saturday is Mr. Sam’s birthday! I’m baking him the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake that I posted last year cause it’s his favorite. Fun fact: I’ve baked it for each of his birthdays since we’ve been married. As an adult, I don’t know if there…

  • Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

      Are you ready for Christmas?! My gifts are all wrapped, under the tree, and the countdown is on!     Now before I get side tracked with all things Christmas related, let’s talk about cookies. I baked these Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies for a cookie exchange at work earlier this week and they were a hit!     When I found these Ghirardelli Peppermint Chunks in the holiday section at my local grocery store I knew I wanted to put them into chocolate cookies! These peppermint chunks are basically little chunks of peppermint bark…YUM!     The cookies start with a traditional cookie dough base of butter, sugar, and brown…

  • Turtle Chip Cookies

      Welcome back for recipe #2 of Sam’s Christmas Treats the 2017 edition! We are staying with the theme of Chocolate and Caramel that started with the  Twix cookies I posted last week. Have you tried them yet?     The holiday baking section at my grocery store sucked me in and I left with these Caramel chips and some peppermint bark chips, but that’s a recipe for another day. Now these caramel chips say new and not limited edition, so fingers crossed they carry them year round.     These cookies start with your basic chocolate chip cookie ingredients like butter, sugar, and lots of brown sugar. If you can’t…

  • Twix Cookies [Chocolate and Caramel Shortbread Thumbprints]

    Tis the season for baking cookies. Lots and lots of cookies.   It’s time for Sam’s Christmas Treats year two! I am very excited about the recipes I have to share with you this year. Today is recipe #1 and it’s inspired by one of our favorite candy bars. These cookies start with a soft and buttery shortbread cookie that has a puddle of creamy caramel and is topped with milk chocolate.     The cookie is made from six ingredients that should already be in your kitchen. I know just using the egg yolks sounds wasteful, but don’t throw out the whites, save them for your next omelet.  …

  • Candy Corn Cookies

      Today we are talking about one of my favorite fall candies and combining them with white chocolate chips to make super soft and melt in your mouth Candy Corn Cookies.     I’ve been working on seasonal recipes to share with you and today’s recipe is just that. We’re combining simple ingredients and a couple steps + chilling time to make cookies that are perfect for any fall or Halloween themed party! I asked Mr. Sam how to describe these cookies and he answered “sweet” and he is not joking. These cookies are made with white chocolate chips and topped with candy corn and are perfect to satisfy your…

  • S’mores Cookies

      I couldn’t let the 4th of July weekend come and go without sharing these delicious S’mores cookies! If you are still looking for a dessert for your festivities or just want to try something new, why not give these cookies a try!     Ok, before we get into the recipe can we take a minute and look at the adorable flamingo towel? I love it! On to the recipe!   S’mores are one of my favorite summer treats and today I’m going to share how to combine chocolate, graham crackers, and marshmallows into a dreamy S’mores Cookie!       You start by replacing some of the flour with…

  • Spring Cookie Dough [DO Edible Cookie Dough Copycat Recipe]

      I know there are a lot of cookie dough options here on the blog and all I can say is my hubby is obsessed with cookie dough and I’ve caught the bug. Now don’t get me wrong, I still love a good chocolate brownie or key lime pie, but sometimes you need something simple like cookie dough.   Are you a cookie dough lover or hater? Now before you leave me a comment about how it’s not safe to eat cookie dough, raw eggs, and all of that jazz. Today I’m talking about edible cookie dough. That is cookie dough that is specifically made for eating raw and does not…

  • Cookies and Cream Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

    Y’all, I am so excited to share these cookies with you today! Variations of these Cookies and Cream cookies were all over the internet last year, I saw them on at least 4 different blogs. I knew if that many people were talking about them and loving them that I needed to try them too!     You start with a basic cookie dough batter and sub cream cheese for some of the butter and instant milk powder for some of the flour. These changes make the cookies moist and rich. I’ll admit that I had some reservations about putting store-bought cookies, even though they were Oreos, inside my homemade…

  • White Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles

    Today I’m sharing the second recipe for Sam’s Holiday Treats. These White Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles started with a traditional Snickerdoodle made from the recipe I grew up enjoying every Christmas and then we add the magic ingredient…white chocolate chips and you have our new favorite way to enjoy Snickerdoodles!     Traditionally Snickerdoodles are made with cream of tartar. I don’t know about you, but I never have cream of tartar on hand and I bet you don’t either. So I’ve used baking powder to replace the cream of tartar and baking soda the recipe originally called for.     Soft, chewy, and covered with a tasty cinnamon and sugar mixture. These…