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Bring on the Cookies!

by Aggies Kitchen on December 4, 2009


That’s what happens this time of year right?  Every where you turn….there’s a festive cookie recipe you want to try…cookbooks, magazines, blogs.  I’ve never been huge into cookie baking, but I can see where it can become a bit of a “sport”…I think this year I will be baking a few more than I normally do.


Our Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club is having a Cookie Exchange for this month’s theme.  The girls and I each picked a Cooking Light cookie recipe to bake, taste and feature…and here’s what made it to the plate:

Jamie: Raspberry Strippers
Shelby: Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprints
Val: Orange Walnut Tassies
Hélène: Maple Date Bars
Peppermint Patties

Check out each member’s blog to see their cookies and recipes!


It was hard to choose just one cookie…but when I saw the Peppermint Patties I thought they were a perfect treat.  They aren’t just a cookie…they are actually an ice cream cookie sandwich and who’s not a fan of ice cream cookie sandwiches?  The cookies are crisp and chocolaty, and the crushed peppermint candy coating just makes this cookie sandwich that much better.  My little guy was quoted saying “That was awesome!” after eating his.

If you are in the mood for trying these yummy treats out for yourself visit for a printable copy of Peppermint Patties.


I highly recommend following the directions in the recipe that suggests you put back in the freezer for 4 hours before serving.  I was impatient and started photographing my yummy cookies immediately after making them and ended up with melty ice cream mess…so we had to hurry and eat them and then start filling a new batch.  No worries…we got it under control! :)

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

Erica December 4, 2009 at 8:36 am

oh my goodness! Those look incredible. So fun. What a great choice. I am hoping to get some baking on this weekend- wahooo


HoneyB December 4, 2009 at 8:42 am

I’m with Erica! OMG they look gorgeous and so yummy! BTW, if you had been baking in NY instead of FL you may not have had as much of a melting problem. ;o)


Jamie December 4, 2009 at 8:49 am

I’m with Erica and Shelby…they took the words right out of my mouth…OMG. Those look incredible Aggie. You better have some in the freezer when we visit you at the holidays : )


dawn December 4, 2009 at 9:11 am

Ohhhhh Aggie! Wait these are lower fat? Wow. So that means we can eat more. Awesome. lol


Mary Ann December 4, 2009 at 9:38 am

These look like a cookie that everyone in my family have been begging me to try. I love that there is a lower fat version. Can’t wait to check out all the other cookies. I love this theme!


Maria December 4, 2009 at 9:41 am

Great photos and I am sure these taste amazing!


Bellini Valli December 4, 2009 at 10:09 am

The perfect special treat for our wintry holidays Aggie. We live in Canada so wouldn’t need to be quite so convcerned with the ice cream melting this time of year…..brrrrr. Thanks for bringing them to our vurtual supper club!


Hélène December 4, 2009 at 1:03 pm

They are incredible Aggie. So Christmas. Your pictures are so nice.


patsy December 4, 2009 at 2:01 pm

They look like a wonderful treat! I don’t know if I’d be able to wait either!


Jessie December 4, 2009 at 2:24 pm

between you and Shelby’s cookies I am just dying at how great these cookies look!


teresa December 4, 2009 at 9:35 pm

i seriously don’t know if those could be any prettier, how yummy!


fittingbackin December 5, 2009 at 12:06 am

wow – those look so festive and fabulous!!


Jenn AKA The Leftover Queen December 7, 2009 at 11:35 am

Those look absolutely BEAUTIFUL Aggie!!!


amanda @ fake ginger December 2, 2010 at 8:15 am

Those look fantastic!


Merry December 2, 2010 at 8:37 am

for a self described “non-baker” these are impressive!


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