Baker Bees Help! Cookies…

posted 3 years ago in Cooking
Post # 3
1836 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - backyard in the woods

@Treejewel19:  I go for Snickerdoodles. Super easy, and always a huge hit. They’re basically a cinnamon and sugar cookies if you’re unfamiliar. You can PM me if you would like my recipie.

Post # 4
7281 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Lemon snowflake cookies. mmmmmm My favorite!

Post # 6
2630 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Chocolate cookies! This recipe adds peanut butter chips, but you can use any kinds of chips and ad-ins. I’ve used toffee, crunched up peppermints, etc, and they go over like gangbusters.

Post # 7
1248 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Macadamia and white chocolate is always a hit!  And shortbread at Christmas time with half of the biscuit dipped in chocolate is very festive too.

Post # 8
2661 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

@Treejewel19:  I make chocolate chip cookies, but instead of just chocolate chips, I add in white chocolate, peanut butter and butterscotch chips. We call them “all chip cookies.” So if the recipe calls for 2 cups of choc chips, I’ll do 1/2 choc, 1/2 white choc, 1/2 PB and 1/2 butterscotch. They’re really delicious and each bite is a different combination of flavors!

Post # 9
8389 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

I make chocolate chips, but instead of using all flour, I sub hazelnut flour.

Post # 10
513 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

If you don’t want to spend too much time, I’d avoid any roll out cookies

+1 to PP’s suggestion of snickerdoodles. I have a recipe for pumpkin snickerdoodles that I’m going to try this year:

I made these egg nog cookies last year and they were SO good!

I’m also going to try these mint truffle cookies this year:

Another cheap and easy recipe is thin mints made with ritz crackers.. soo yummy, and really taste the girl guide cookies!:

Post # 12
2057 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - British Columbia

@Aqualov:  Could I also please get the Snickerdoodle recipe from you, please? 🙂

Post # 13
5697 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

@Treejewel19:  LOL well yeah if you’re making 6 dozen that’s definitely a lot of nut chopping. But a blender or food processor could fix that for you!

Post # 15
293 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014


My easy go-to recipe is for Hershey’s Kiss Peanut Butter Cookies (I think that’s the name, but they’ve been called thumbprint cookies, black-eyed susans, and more by others). They’re gluten-free if you use milk chocolate kisses.

1 cup peanut butter

1 egg

1 cup sugar

24 Hershey’s Kisses, unwrapped

Mix, roll into 1 inch diameter balls, and cook for 9 minutes or so at 350. Remove them from the oven, let cool 5 minutes or so, then place one unwrapped kiss on each cookie and press down a bit (until the cookie flattens out some). Let the cookies rest until cooled (about 30 minutes) or until the kiss has gotten shiny from the heat and then re-solidified.

My uncle asks for these whenever we come around because he has celiac and his wife doesn’t really do fancy baking, so he can’t get gluten free stuff very easily.

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