On December 4th of this year the world got to celebrate ” National Cookie Day”.
The question now his, who is not a cookie monster, or who doesn’t know a cookie monster these days?
For this day like with most you probably have a few generational recipes that have come through the family, but for the ones that don’t the internet is a great resource to use.
Here are some inspirational links that will get your culinary creativity flowing in your kitchen:
- http://www.claudiascookbook.com/tag/national-cookie-day/ ( this is a great blog that features a yummy to tummy recipe).
If the links above do not get you creative culinary juices flowing, then maybe a couple of recipes from our favorite home-baker Mrs. M may get you to try something unique.
Pumpkin Spice Latte Sugar Cookies (This recipe is from 2009. Mrs. M entered this in the 2010 Mix it Up with Betty Cookie Contest on BettyCrocker.com.):
1 stick of butter, softened- ( Mrs. M uses Imperial in this recipe.)
1 pkg of Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix- 17.5 oz pouch
4 heaping T of Maxwell House Pumpkin Spice Latte Mix
1 small cookie scoop
1 mixing bowl
non-stick cookie sheets
Pre-heat oven 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until well combined. As your oven heats up, spray your cookie sheets, scoop and level your dough on your cookie sheets until your sheets are full.
Put in oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges. Once cookies are done, pull out of oven and turn off oven. Let cool on cooling rack. Eat and Enjoy with your favorite coffee or latte.
Suisse Mocha Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies:
1 Betty Crocker Oatmeal Cookie Pouch
4 heaping T of Maxwell House Suisse Mocha Cafe Mix
10 whole dried strawberries- chopped up
1 stick of butter
2 non-stick cookie sheets sprayed with Pam
Small Cookie Scoop
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
While the oven is preheating , chop up your dried strawberries, and set to one side.
In your mixing bowl, mix up the remaining ingredients, till all is well combined as one.
Then scoop and level with a knife onto your sprayed cookie sheet, until full, and put into the oven and bake for 13 minutes.
Once cookies are done, pull out, turn oven off, and put onto a cooling rack, and serve with your favorite beverage.
Whether it be a recipe from one of the links above, or you deceide to try one of the recipes towards the end, remember to enjoy yourself, and make it an event, where you can get into the kitchen, and get the family involved. The family that cooks together, has fun and learns together.