12 Days of Cookies - 2013

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I know that I say I love Autumn, and I do, but Christmas (and therefore, Winter) is my absolute favorite.  I seriously can't get enough of it.  Fun fact: if it were possible, my dream house would be located in a town trapped in Christmastime.  My first year in Montana, there was frost on the ground in August, and since then it's been somewhat of a tradition for me to start listening to Christmas music in August (I gradually work it into my repertoire, so by December, that's all I'm listening to).  Crazy?  Maybe, but oh well.  :)

Anyway, part of the fun this season includes baking!  A couple years ago I did a little 12 Days of Cookies series.  I had a lot of fun with it, so I decided to do it again!

This year I have a mix of old favorites and some new ones to add to your Christmas cookie list.  Check back every day for a new recipe!

To jump to a specific day/recipe, click on the links below:

Day 1: Fail-proof No Bake Cookies
Day 2: Chocolate Pretzel Cookies
Day 3: Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Whipped Maple Cream Cheese Filling
Day 4: Snickerdoodles
Day 5: Gingerbread Cookies
Day 6: Alfajores or Dulce de Leche sandwich cookies
Day 7: Almond Biscotti with Lemon
Day 8: Pie Crust Cookies
Day 9: Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies
Day 10: Chinese Five-Spice Oatmeal Cookies
Day 11: Danish Butter Cookies

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