From the Momfilter Archives  My kids love baking Christmas cookies with me. Correction: they think they do. In fact, many traditional Christmas cookies involve dough that needs to be chilled, cut, chilled again before baking. Then there’s the waiting for the cookies to cool before they can do what they really want to do which […]


My friend Gina turned me on to these super easy (her 7-year-old son can practically make them on his own), super thin oatmeal cookies. She was pulling them out of the oven to serve as dessert for a dinner party when I took this photo. She even improvises with this recipe, adding poppy seeds or […]


Recently I saw a Betty Crocker gluten-free chocolate cookie mix in the grocery store, and decided to give it a go. Although I’m gluten-free, this isn’t the kind of thing I would usually spring for, so I need to set this up that I was ready for it to fail. As we were putting the […]


A total Martha rip-off from her most amazing Cookies cookbook, this stained-glass effect can be applied to any sugar or shortbread cookie recipe. Lots of oohs and ahhs. Put candies in a plastic bag and use the flat end of a meat tenderizer to shatter. Be careful not to pulverize the candies. For a more polished version […]

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