Chocolate-Dipped Crispy Oatmeal Cookies

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crispy oatmeal cookies

Usually sending my husband to the grocery store is a potential danger. We often joke he will be likely to return home with five different kinds of mustard. But the other month, when I was feeling under the weather and cuddled up on the sofa with our dog, my husband did good with the shopping. Really good. He came home with a box of Swedish oatmeal sandwich cookies. Gille‘s double chocolate crisps, to be specific. That is when I knew what cookie I wanted to make for this year’s Food Blogger Cookie Swap.
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Post by . Originally published December 16, 2015. Last updated July 14, 2018.

Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013: Weihnachtsbusserl (Christmas Kisses)

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Weihnachtsbusserl (Christmas Kiss) Cookies

It took me forever to figure out what I was going to make for this year’s Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. Last year I made Heidesand mit Meersalz, a delicious German shortbread cookie. This year I was all ready to make chocolate biscotti because, honestly, I’d never eaten biscotti before. Then at the last minute I found a recipe on Backen macht gl├╝cklich. The photos looked too good to pass up. So it was decided. This year I was going to make Weihnachtsbusserl (Christmas Kisses).
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Post by . Originally published December 11, 2013. Last updated September 9, 2016.

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012: Heidesand mit Meersalz

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Heidesand mit Meersalz // Heidesand with sea salt cookies
I found out about The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap not long after it occurred last year for the first time. When it was announced for this year, I figured it could be fun and it’d be worth a shot. It’s always stressful when you’re baking for other people. You can’t help but think about what they’ll think. You hope they think it looks nice and tastes great. I knew if I was going to do the cookie swap I wanted to do something original. After lots of internet searching I decided on a recipe I found on Brigitte magazine’s website for Heidesand mit Meersalz.
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Post by . Originally published December 12, 2012. Last updated December 11, 2013.