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Twelve Cookie Recipes for the Holiday Season

We all know that when it comes to the holidays one of the most loved sweet treats is a cookie. No matter the shape or form, the taste is what matters most. So I asked the Women of Midlife to share their favorite cookie recipes with me so I could share them all with you.

Whether you’re hosting a party or gathering, heading to a friend’s or a cookie exchange, these recipes will help you find your holiday spirit when it comes to baking and absolute yumminess. Have a look.

Twelve Cookie Recipes for The Holiday Season VWendys Hat: Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Recipe Renovator: Gluten Free Snickerdoodles

Kristina Grum: Chocolate Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies (with gluten free option)

Carpool Goddess: Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Freshman Cook: Holiday Pizzelles

Skinny Kitchen: Butterscotch Pillows

Good Girl Gone Redneck: Oatmeal Brown Sugar Cookies (easy for the kids and grandkids to help)

Anne Parris: Copycat Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars

That Susan Williams: Linzer Hearts

For extra good measure I’m including a delightful ice cream and cookie dessert.

Skinny Kitchen: Skinny Peppermint Ice Cream Bites

And of course, we have a few amazing recipes here at Midlife Boulevard for you.

Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

The Perfect Holiday Sugar Cookie

And a bonus recipe to make this a baker’s dozen!

Dreamy Skinny Magical Bars (not exactly a cookie, but just as delicious so I had to include it!)

And there you have the perfect resource guide for sweets and treats during the holidays and any days. Now test them all out and let us know which ones are your favorites.

Andrea Bates

Andrea is a native New Yorker living in NC who has become quite accustomed to wearing flip flops year-round. A licensed clinical social worker, she spends her free time volunteering for a number of organizations supporting women (more specifically, mothers) in need of a reminder that they are not alone. Andrea blogs at Good Girl Gone Redneck, where she writes from the heart, sharing the ins and outs of parenting, family and relationships. She also devours books and regularly features her honest reviews, ensuring that her readers are intrigued and ready for more.

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Sunday 20th of December 2015

What a yummy collection, Andrea. Thanks so much for including my Skinny Butterscotch Pillows recipe! With my very best wishes, Nancy

Paula Kiger

Friday 18th of December 2015

Yum Yum!


Friday 18th of December 2015

Oh these sounds fabulous! I have always been a baker at heart and love to make cookies whenever I can. I'm honored to have one of my recipes alongside these amazing recipes. Thanks!

Anne Parris

Thursday 17th of December 2015

My cranberry bliss bars are amazing, if I do say so myself!

Beth Ann Chiles

Tuesday 15th of December 2015

All of them! I am trying to feature some new ones on my blog this year so maybe next year I can join a round up ! These all look amazing. Thanks for the links and great new recipes to try!

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