Christmas cookies

lilbopeep

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I want to make two more cookies which would make 13 varieties (a bakers dozen). But I'm not sure my hands and shoulders can handle it. BUT I'm going to try! :bb: LOL
 

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

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QSis

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Spectacular job, Peep!

Those Pecan Puffs look like Russian Teacakes which were my brother's favorites. Pretty much flour and butter, right?

Lee
 

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Thank you Lee. Yes they are also called tea cakes.

Your cookies look wonderful. The chocolate ones look fantastic. I'll have to try those.

Is the "unsweetened chocolate" Baker's chocolate?

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Thanks, Peep.

Yes, I made a double batch, so used two packages.

They are messy to make, but SO worth it!

Lee
 

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Thanks, Peep.

Yes, I made a double batch, so used two packages.

They are messy to make, but SO worth it!

Lee

How many cookies did you get from 1 recipe? And how much did they spread while baking?
 

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Good Lord..
Note to self: never use Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough to make thumbprint cookies.
The first batch collapsed and spread out, with no sign of thumbprint lol
I had to half each dough ball in this batch, then re-thumb once they cooled.
Ugh..
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lilbopeep

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Good Lord..
Note to self: never use Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough to make thumbprint cookies.
The first batch collapsed and spread out, with no sign of thumbprint lol
I had to half each dough ball in this batch, then re-thumb once they cooled.
Ugh..
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They look wonderful Sass.

I learned a few tricks/tips over the years.

My thumbprint cookie tips:

#1 - Make the thumbprint/indent with a pestle dipped in powdered sugar if you have one.
#2 - Fill the thumbprint BEFORE baking.
 

lilbopeep

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I found 4 new cookie recipes I will try soon. If they are good they will go into rotation next Christmas.
 

QSis

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How many cookies did you get from 1 recipe? And how much did they spread while baking?

Peep,

A single batch makes about 2 dozen (Cook's Illustrated says to make 22). I put a dozen on each sheet and they didn't run into each other. The cookies are very much like a brownie, so rolling the batter into balls is messy.

I have never filled thumbprint cookies before baking them. Didn't know you could! Well, whaddaya know!

Sass, your cookies look good to me!

Lee
 
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