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Published May 6, 2013 | By Sarah
What do you get for the one who has everything? How do you congratulate someone on a promotion or new baby? What’s the best way to express condolences or other feelings that are hard to speak with words? How do you say “Thanks for being a friend,” or “I’m sorry,” or anything else? The answer: cookies. They are the perfect gift for any occasion, even giving thinking of you cookies when there is no special occasion is a great idea. Why are cookies so great? They are versatile: you can bake hundreds of varieties or make up your own. You can decorate them or leave them plain. You can drop them or cut them. You can make bouquets or put them on a plate and try to resist them until they cool down. There are cookies for
Published April 1, 2013 | By Sarah
There are few things quite as delicious as a glass of ice-cold milk with an oven-fresh cookie. Have you ever taken the time to wonder, though, why this amazing combination works so well together? The American Tradition First, it’s important to note that milk with cookies is a uniquely American tradition. While other countries around the world may well have made themselves famous for this type of cookie or that one, very few of them actually enjoy milk and cookies together. In fact, most other countries look upon milk as a drink for children. Few countries outside the US even use milk in their coffee except in the morning, so a tall glass of milk with those cookies would be out of the question in many different areas of the world. That
Published March 5, 2013 | By Sarah
Crisp, tender, and delicious, many people associate butter cookies with Christmas. Whether it’s the holiday season, though, or an average rainy Tuesday afternoon, butter cookies are the stuff of legend, and if you’ve never had one, you’re certainly missing something special. What is a Butter Cookie? Butter cookies are sometimes called butter biscuits in other countries. The basic ingredients for any recipe include sugar, butter, and flour, and thanks to the ratio at which you combine them, you get a fairly crispy cookie. It can be tough to work with these kinds of cookies, so most of the recipes you’ll find have you chill them for up to twenty-four hours just so you can create the perfect cookie. You often see these in a number of
Published February 4, 2013 | By Sarah
For many, retirement isn’t a time to do less; it’s a time to do more – more of what you enjoy, more of what you like, more of whatever relaxes and rejuvenates you. This is certainly a perfect time for a celebration, and a perfect time to give a beautiful, delicious gift to the retiree. Here are some retirement cookie gift ideas to try. Hobby Cookie Arrangements Is your recipient looking eagerly towards retirement so he/she will have more time to garden, hike, fish, visit family, or engage in another hobby? Create a retirement cookie arrangement around that theme. For instance, for the gardener, you could use garden cookie cutters and decorate them with icing, edible markers, sprinkles, and colored sugar. To go one step beyond
Published January 7, 2013 | By Sarah
Talk to anyone who has gone from a more traditional diet to a vegan one and you’re probably going to find the individual missing at least a few elements from the old days. For many, the taste of a delicious cookie is one of them, and since chocolate chip cookies are a quintessential American favorite, they’re often going to top the list. But you need butter and eggs to make the perfect chocolate chip cookie, not to mention the chocolate chips themselves, right? Wrong. There are some great vegan chocolate chip recipes out there that will feed your cravings without interfering with your dietary choices. Not vegan yourself? That's okay. Giving these to a vegan as a cookie gift will make someone's day! The Ingredients While almost every recipe