One Stop Cookie Shop Recipes

Monday, December 1, 2014
The most wonderful time of the year, it really is. We just love baking cookies. This is a round up of all the families favorite cookies. There are 24 kinds of cookies to choose for. It's like having your own cookie cookbook right here!

Every year our family gets together to bake cookies. My family in Utica, New York calls it their cookie bake day. Here in Florida we miss everyone up North but manage to talk to each other and sway ideas.

We make all different kinds that mom made and many are Italian traditions. These are tried and true baked every year in our home and I hope you enjoy your stroll through our collection of delicious cookies.

What's your Favorite? Enjoy! Happy baking and have a delicious Holiday baking season!



24 different kinds of cookie recipes shared on how to make Christmas cookies





this is how to prepare for a cookie baking day for Christmas there are 24 different kinds of Italian cookies we are making with the family. These cookies will ship well to family in New York. The table is set up with various baskets, tins and boxes of Christmas cookie baked. The recipes are all easy to follow . There are pointsetta on the table with gold foil and Christmas ornaments for a festive look with a white table cloth this is how to make 24 different kinds of Christmas cookies






The Most Wonderful Time of the YEAR!



Building traditions, bonding with family and making memories that will last through generations to come and through our lifetimes.


This is what we all look forward to every year in our families by getting together to bake all our favorite cookies!


My late mom, Margaret, taught us to cherish those moments through our cooking and baking as a family.


No matter where we live, whether we're all separated by different states or live close by, we continue to enjoy this time of the year making cookies.


All of us share the fun with family and friends, making new memories, reminiscing over the past years telling wonderful stories when we were younger to pass down to the our children.




this is how to prepare for a cookie baking day for Christmas. We are all making different kinds.  there are 24 different kinds of Italian cookies we are making with the family. These cookies will ship well to family in New York. The table is set up with various baskets, tins and boxes of Christmas cookie baked. The recipes are all easy to follow . There are pointsetta on the table with gold foil and Christmas ornaments for a festive look with a white table cloth we all make our own christmas cookies we love




Traditions


Hopefully in times to come they will with their children too.


In this segment and special edition, I will showcase 24 different cookies we traditionally make year after year together.


Some vintage favorites and newer additions from the next generation of family bakers. Both families shown, are my brother's from New York and his children, friends and family and in Florida, my children, friends and family.


In our annual cookie feast this year, we were lucky that all of us have SKYPE.


That is an online video cam web service, to bake together through our cyberspace online and watch each other bake and get to converse back and forth, it's awesome!



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this is a round up of 24 kinds of cookie recipes



Care Packages



After we complete making all our cookies each year, we send out a care package to one another the week of Christmas.


All cookies freeze and travel (with some good packing) very well. Mom's Italian cookie recipes have been with us year after year, generation after generation and her legacy and love continues through all of us that enjoy baking them.


These are just a few of the many different varieties I hope you all enjoy them as much as we do.



This is my family in New York on Cookie Bake Day for Christmas We do ours in Florida and they do theirs. We try and skype or facetime while baking to enjoy each year together baking on bake day.



this is how to make Italian wedding cookies from scratch. This is one of 24 cookies made for the Christmas holiday baking.



Italian Wedding Tray Cookies




This is how to make Raspberry filled Italian Shortbread cookies for holiday time Christmas cookie bake day. The cookies are made with a variety of 24 kinds during the the baking season holiday . these are like a linzer tart with jam in the center peeking out of a cut of star in the cookie



Raspberry Jam Filled Italian Shortbread







Best Ever Snickerdoodles




this is an Italian cookie and how to make almond paste cafe cookies just like the bakery in New York



Italian Cafe Almond Paste Cookies




 a chocolate meatball cookie made at Christmas with chocolate chips and spices and Italian old classic cookie



Grandma's Chocolate Spice Cookies




italian pizzelle recipe cookie at Christmas these are how to make Italian waffle cookies with lemon or anise flavoring


Grandma's Pizzelle Waffle Cookies




a christmas snowball recipe cookie all butter cookie


Amaretto Butter Cookies





this is how to make chocolate hazelnut balls for Christmas baking they are like rum balls


Chocolate Hazelnut Ball Cookies




these are how to make a coconut bon bon cookie for Christimas baking season


Coconut Bon Bon




shortbread a copycat girl scout r cookies recipe



Copycat Shortbread Girl Scout Cookies






Copycat Girl Scout Thin Mints



this is how to make a copycat girl scout peanut butter pattie cookie



Copycat Girl Scout Peanut Butter Patties


this is how to make copycat girl scout samoas cookies for the holiday baking season with fudge stripes and coconut caramel topping


Copycat Girl Scout Samoas Cookie





this is a copycat oatmeal peanut butter cream cookie that the girl scouts make recipe


Copycat Girl Scout Oatmeal Cream Peanut Butter Cookies




this is a copycat lemon cooler cookie and how to make this copycat girl scout cookie recipe


Copycat Girl Scout Retired Lemon Cooler Cookies






Cinnamon Bun Cookies




these are how to make triple brownie bite in a mini muffin tin


Triple Chocolate Brownie Bites




 this is how to make homemade milano cookies with nutella ganache filling


Homemade Nutella Milano Cookies




bakery style chocolate chip cookies and how to make them


Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies



this is how to make pumpkin whoopie pies with mini chocolate chips for the christmas holiday baking cookie season


Pumpkin Whoopie Pies




this is how to make double chocolate fudge cookies for the chocolate lover for the holiday christmas cookie baing



Double Fudge Chocolate Cookies






Coconut Lemon Squares







Assorted Coffee Drink Recipes




this is how to make Italian honey balls called struffoli at Christmas, this is an old Italian tradition that has a fried cookie dough and honey on them with little colored candy balls on top in a christmas shaped foil tin.


Italian Honey Balls Called Struffoli




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Check out My Recipes in the Cookie Index




my nieces



Wishing you all a Happy Healthy Holiday from our houses to yours!
Pictured,The next Generation of little bakers our little Upstate New York Cookie Helpers ( My"great" nieces, Samantha and Adriana!)



mom dad my brothers and me as a baby


A special thanks to our late mom Margaret Ann Fanelli Colenzo, where it all began, we love and will miss you always!


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this is a round up of 24 kinds of cookie recipes

90 comments

  1. Claudia - what a unique spin on the holiday baking party. The wonders of technology, huh? Bookmarked to try some of these delicious cookies at some point soon.

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  2. That is so much fun and what a great way to keep in touch with family.

    Our big annual Christmas/Holiday party is on the 19th. I wish I had a big freezer so I could start baking now for it. Your post inspires me but I must exercise control with the reality I'm in.

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  3. I bake tons of holiday cookies, but I've finally found someone who outdoes me!!!! FABULOUS assortment...everything looks wonderful!!!

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  4. This spread is ridiculous. I love that you use Skype to maintain these traditions...those wedding cookies and pizelles...any recipes?? Or just send me a whole bunch! =)

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  5. This reminds me so much of my house when I was growing up. Christmas baking started as soon as the Thanksgiving meal was finished and lasted until Christmas Eve. The last couple of days before Christmas we couldn't eat at the kitchen table because it was covered with cookies and candies, along with console stereo, the card tables and any TV trays we could find.

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  6. Incredible post, pictures and desserts Claudia!! Good for you and for Foodbuzz that accepted your proposal.
    I don’t know which of the pictures want more- summing up all mmmm (the food of course ;) Skype today is magic!

    All the best,

    Gera

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  7. This is an amazing display of cookies and a wonderful family tradition! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  8. I love getting together with my family and baking holiday cookies. We do the same as you. It is such a special time!

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  9. Nobody puts together a holiday cookie tray like you do! I have a couple of your cookie recipes from last year that I have printed out and can't wait to get started on and now I can't wait to see your baking projects for this year!

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  10. I have to make the Italian Raspberry Filled Shortbread. I just love the star in the middle. What fun! My daughter and a few friends are joining me for a holiday baking party in a few weeks. I'll have some new recipes to try. Thanks Claudia!

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  11. WOW! x 24! Great post, great fun, great cookies...some I have had in the past and some I have never seen...truly impressive!

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  12. Claudia your family tradition is so beautiful I love that it has been an ongoing and will continue with the next generation. It's also so great that you use Skype to still be together and enjoy your tradition. All of the cookies look beautiful and delicious. I will be looking through your recipes to try a couple. Happy holidays to you and your beautiful family:)

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  13. This is the best assortment of Christmas cookies ever! And what a wonderful family tradition. Way to go!

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  14. Kudos on getting your proposal accepted. I love your selection--many are family favorites here, too--and can't wait to try your version of GS mint cookies.

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  15. What a delicious assortment of wonderful cookies. I'll take the rum balls! I'm going to try my hand at making a few of those.
    Great job Claudia.

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  16. That is so sweet how you stay connected through Skype while you're all baking! And your cookies have helped put me in the Christmas spirit! Such visions of loveliness.

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  17. OMG Claudia, I'm having a sugar rush just salivating at all the photos, can't wait to go get the recipes, many I think I have already booked marked but I sure don't want to miss any - great idea on the communicating with family and congrats on the FB project - so glad they said 'yes' and not a cold shoulder this time (opps),,,,,

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  18. Claudia-Are you going away already for the Christmas Holidays?...wishing us a Happy Holiday, or you're just ahead of the game.
    Your family hoiday photos are so nice, everyone looks so happy. The Italian cookie selection is so amazing, and beautiful, I will certainly come back to get the recipes.
    So sweet of you to share your precious holiday family memories, and the amazing Italian cookies, and recipes
    Thank you for sharing!

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  19. Unbelievable!!! Claudia you outdo yourself and everyone else I know!! Love the gorgeous cookie spread, especially the Struffoli, the Cinnabon Rolls and the Nutella Ganache Milano cookies!!

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  20. Hi first time here at your blog. Congratulations for being one of the 24. Such a great idea and thanks for sharing all your family favourite cookies,

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  21. I may have drooled on my keyboard...just a little. So very many fabulous cookies. Heaven.

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  22. Mamma mia Claudia- Gorgeous cookies! What a lovely family. I love each and every cookie. I am going to try out some of them. :)

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  23. 1. Your family is gorgeous.
    2. These cookies are ridiculous. I need to eat them right now.

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  24. Claudia, this is such a wonderful family tradition and wow, so many incredible cookies here. Excellent job with 24x24 post!

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  25. What a loving,delicious post. I will be returning here again and again to partake of these goodies. I love the Skyping! And the gorgeous family connecting - through cookies! Truly wonderful, Claudia - it gets me into the holiday spirit. Your 24x24 post just sounds bells of sweet wonder.

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  26. OMG..... I have found cookie heaven!!
    congratulations on having foodbuzz, choose your idea for the 24 x 24!!
    that is so cool, and you certainly have taken it to a new level with all those incredible cookies!!
    Cheers
    Dennis

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  27. claudia cookies look fabulous lots of them delicious
    looks like you guys had lots of fun too

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  28. What a wonderful idea for 24x24! I think it is absolutely awesome that you and your family have bake sessions via skype.. gotta love technology! I will absolutely be back for some of these cookie recipes.. I don't even know where to begin because they all look delicious!

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  29. What a fun tradition and wonderful idea for 24x24! It's so cool that you all were able to Skype together. All your cookies look delicious!

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  30. Great 24x24 idea! Oh my, before I saw this post I was not sure which cookies I should make. Now I'm convinced I should try a couple of your recipes. They all look delicious.

    Have a wonderful holiday with your family and friends.

    Joanne

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  31. Ohhh Claudia...how I envy that there are great bakers along your side. What a fabulous tradition you have going on. I'm a tad bit envious. Care packages like these must be incredibly fun to prepare and receive.

    The roundup of cookies have brought back some memories of cookies my Nonna in Italy used to make. I'm going to have to give your list a lot more attention before I finalize my Christmas cookie baking. I'm just praying I get around to all this baking I'm looking forward to doing ;o)

    Thanks for this fabulous treat.

    Ciao for now,
    Claudia

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  32. Nice post. It totally brought back memories especially when I spied what you called "wedding cookie" and the honey balls (my favorite).

    Happy holidays.

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  33. Nice post. It totally brought back memories especially when I spied what you called "wedding cookie" and the honey balls (my favorite).

    Happy holidays.

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  34. That is a lot of cookies! My family and I would do this every year before christmas, I'm sad to have missed it since I moved away. I love your homemade Girl Scout cookies!

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  35. Wow - now that's an impressive round-up of cookies! I'm drooling over the chocolate peanut butter patties - yum. I'm bookmarking this for when baking time comes. Thank you!

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  36. good grief, that's a lot of cookies. and they all look delicious! December really is the month of cookies and you are certainly in the lead with this lot! congrats with your 24x24!

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  37. What a great post...love your cookie helpers, so adorable :)
    And what a line of of cookies, wow!

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  38. Thank you all so much for all your kindness and support on this post hope you all have a fabulous Holiday and I am looking forward to seeing all your latest posts...happy cooking and baking !

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  39. I'm blown away by the caramel delites, which look just like I remember from the Girl Scouts (though I haven't had one in like 10 years). I am so certain yours are better! What a fun post for 24x24!

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  40. Wow Claudia, you really put on a cookie event! Great collection of Christmas cookies.

    And congratulations on the FB 24 event, always fun!

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  41. This is just so wonderful. It is so nice to have family food traditions. All the cookies look so good, and I'm sure they taste great. Thanks for sharing photos of your family.

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  42. Wow! This is some cookie line up! I love the Italian Wedding Tray Cookies. My grandma always made them.
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful family recipes!

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  43. Hi Claudia, I'm a bit behind and so happy I'm catching up. This is one post I would have hated to miss. What a fabulous family and some of the best cookies I've ever seen... Reminds me of my grandma. Hope you have plenty of family time this holiday season.

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  44. wow, those are fabulous baked goodies. i've seen some post about a couple of cookies but you totally beat them with the variety you have here. congrats, you really did an amazing job :)

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  45. Claudia, this is probably the first time I've been here. And what a way to welcome your readers, with all those delightful cookies. Thanks for sharing, great post.

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  46. What a great party. Thank you for sharing all your wonderful goodies. You have a great week end.

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  47. What an awesome collection of Christmas cookies and holiday traditions. Thanks for sharing such wonderful recipes.

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  48. Claudia, YUM! Scrolling through I have no idea which one I want to try the most! What a great baking resource :)

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  49. gorgeous post,claudia,to keep your tradition ,generation by generation is a great thing!

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  50. Wow Claudia! What an impressive lineup of cookies. I have my eyes on those thin mints and peanut butter patties.

    A sweet idea and project baking with family during the holidays via Web cams. Luv it! ;)

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  51. the cookies look great. so lovely and such fun. i love traditions like that. wish i had some struffoli now...we are making them this year...the cookies you call wedding cookies, my aunt calls them knot cookies...not sure why! but everything looks great!

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  52. OMG i died and went to cookie heaven.
    what a great way to spend time with family members.
    everything looks so great. bookmarked it, can't wait to try my hand on some of these heavenly cookies.

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  53. I'm so hungry after reading this post! This looked like so much fun :)

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  54. Congratulations on a fantastic 24x24 Foodbuzz post. You did an excellent job. I love the fact that you are all able to get together for your yearly baking event, what a wonderful tradition.

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  55. This so reminds me of my family and our Italin cookies! I love your blog and idea for these cookies on Foodbuzz. I'll be soon baking my family's Xmas Italian cookies which may have different names than yours, but I can detect the similarities!

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  56. What a wonderful family tradition - and so great that it continues with the technology we have today! I'm bookmarking your post for when my daughter comes home on Thursday - we Skype, too :) Happy holidays - and congrats on a beautiful 24x24 and Top 9!

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  57. What a beautiful post!! I haven't started my baking yet this year, and my waistline is so far thanking me! But you have so many tempting treats here. I think I'm inspired!
    Lovely post, and Congrats on the Top 9 today!

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  58. Wow, to say that I am in cookie heaven would be an understatement! What a wonderful tradition. Congrats on the Top 9. Very well deserved. :)

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  59. Wow! You did some serious baking, Claudia! What a fantastic mix of cookie recipes. I'm having difficulties deciding where to start.

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  60. Oh, my..where do I begin:)) All of it look fantastic! Mouthwatering, and lovely photos!

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  61. Claudia, what a wonderful way to celebrate and think of family as you are doing it. Some of these I don't have the recipes for, so I'm saving this to try some new ones this coming year. Happy New Years!
    -Gina-

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  62. Claudia, I think I just died and ended up in cookie heaven! Looking so forward to using some of your recipes. I am also proud to be a part of the YBR Roundup for December. I will be back often to check up on your fabulous eats.

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  63. Claudia it's me again:) I love that this was your choice recipe to submit for the YBR best of 2010. This is such a great post and fantastic cookie source!

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  64. What an amazing collection of cookies! I only wish I had seen this before Christmas. I'm bookmarking this page for next year!

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  65. This is the first post that comes up when you go to your profile...I would love it if you would do something like this again in November this year!
    You can never have enough good cookie recipes!

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  66. Watch my floor hit the ground. Oh MAN, what a feast!! I'd eat until I was sick, but oh, oh so happy!

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  67. That is quite the cookie-baking operation--I can't pick which one looks the best.

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  68. Wow, amazing set of cookies! I'm in love, they all look so delicious! I would love one of each :)

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  69. OH my goodness Claudia! this is amazing it totally is the one stop cookie shop. wow I'm so impressed and everything is so beautiful and well photographed.

    talk about one great sugar high. well done, thank you so much for sharing

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  70. I remember this from last year...and worth sharing again! What a wonderful collection of holiday goodies~

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  71. This reminds me so much of my house when I was growing up. Christmas baking started as soon as the Thanksgiving meal was finished and lasted until Christmas Eve. The last couple of days before Christmas we couldn't eat at the kitchen table because it was covered with cookies and candies, along with console stereo, the card tables and any TV trays we could find.

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  72. Now that's a ton of cookies! Everything looks delicious - thanks so much for sharing and congratulations on being selected for Foodbuzz's 24x24!

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  73. Beautiful tradicion.
    They look delicious.
    Regards
    Olga.

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  74. Wow!! Thanks for inspiring me every year! Perfect ideas for our cookie exchange.

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  75. Those jam filled shortbread cookies look similar to Linzer cookies. We make them every Christmas :)

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  76. Bintu | Recipes From A PantryOctober 20, 2018 at 12:28 PM

    What an amazing collection of cookie recipes! They all look so incredibly delicious.

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  77. Great collection of cookies! I love baking at Christmas and always do a bake exchange with my brothers. Going to try a few of these thisbyear?!

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  78. I see a few new options for my holiday cookie tins! They all look delicious!

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  79. What an amazing collection of cookies!! The hardest part will be deciding which ones to try first!

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  80. I make tons of cookies every Christmas so this recipe roundup is just what I needed for inspiration!

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  81. Sounds like you really know how to appreciate the holidays! Lots of great choices, I think the chocolate spice sounds especially good to me.

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  82. I LOVE this family tradition. What a great collection of cookie, some I’ve never heard of. Can’t wait to try.

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  83. What a fun (and delicious) round up and so perfect for the upcoming holidays! Though, any time is a good time for cookies, if you ask me ;)

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  84. I love the variety of flavors in this round up of cookie recipes! If I could, I would open a bakery - cookie shop cookies are the best!

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  85. How fun to get together and bake cookies as a family. And such a broad range of tasty-looking options too.

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  86. This is a great, and huge, list of awesome holiday cookies. I gotta say that those Christmas trees are cute as heck.

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  87. What a great tradition to have! All these cookies look so amazing - where will I even start LOL!

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  88. I am so happy for the holiday season for this reason! Cookies are like my addiction.

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