Today I’m participating in the 2nd Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, hosted by Lindsay of Love & Olive Oil and Julie of The Little Kitchen! I am featuring my Finnish Piparkakku cookies.
The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap brings together food bloggers from around the world in celebration of all things scrumptious. The premise is this: sign up. Receive the addresses of three other food bloggers. Send each of them one dozen delicious homemade cookies. Receive three different boxes of scrumptious cookies from other bloggers. Eat them all yourself (or, you know, share. If you want. No judgement either way.) Post your cookie recipe on your blog. See everyone else’s cookie recipes. Salivate. Get lots of great ideas for next year’s cookie swap. Rinse and repeat.
This year #FBCookieSwap is partnering with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national non-profit organization committed to funding new therapies used in the fight against pediatric cancer, which claims the lives of more children in the US than any other disease.
I was lucky to have three very creative bloggers send me some delicious cookies.
Main Line Feast sent Toblerone Cookies that were very scrumptious! My oldest son said these were his favorite with lots of flavor.
A Chronic Venture baked Pistachio White Chocolate Chip Cookies that my middle son insists he needs the recipe for. He loves pistachios!
AnnaDishes set us two sets of cookies, one a super soft sugar cookie and White Chocolate Cranberry Walnut cookies. Anna, how did you know I like cranberries?! I also added the lovely Christmas card to our display 🙂
Here is my recipe that I sent out to my three bloggers which are listed below the recipe with the cookies they shared with their three bloggers.
First, here is a picture of how the batter should look when mixed so that you know what the consistency should look like.
Cut the cookies out with any shape you would like. I think hearts show the love of the season. Lightly dust with water to remove flour if you feel the need to have them look perfect. See OXO’s adorable “Be a Good Cookie” spatula and the monies help with kids’ cancer.
Bake for 5 minutes and cool before you ice them.
Ice those bad boys and decorate with pomegranate.
Then bag them with cute gingerbread bags!Print