Gold Cookies

Another amazing cookie by Cookies by Bess!  Gold Cookies rank right up there with Gold Crispies…What?  Yep!  Gold Cookies and Gold Crispies are similar recipes…so similar, I thought I was having a Déjà vu while I was making them! I realized the similarities when I was rolling the cookies in the cinnamon and nuts mixture….

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Sherry Nut Drop Cookies

Before Cookies by Bess’s Sherry Nut Drop Cookies, I hadn’t tasted sherry wine before.  So, I didn’t have any in my liquor cabinet and I had to pick some up at the liquor store. There was quite a selection! And I learned there is quite a bit to learn about the different types of sherry….

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Fudge Bars No. 2

I’m beginning to think Grandma Bess had an addiction to chocolate! There are so many wonderful chocolate cookie recipes in Cookies by Bess, I almost can’t stand it! Coming from someone that really doesn’t love chocolate…I have to admit that every Cookies by Bess chocolate cookie recipe I bake is better than the one before…Fudge…

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Short Bread Balls

If you love short bread cookies, you are going to really LOVE Cookies by Bess’ Short Bread Balls! Butter, flour, throw in a little vanilla and a whole bunch of pecans and you’ve got melt in your mouth short bread wonderfulness! Oh, how dare I forget the confectioner’s sugar…OMG! Short Bread Balls are your traditional,…

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Chocolate Coconut Crisps

Chocolate Coconut Crisps is a great cookie recipe and great tasting cookie! If you are looking for a basic cookie recipe that gives you a really good cookie, Chocolate Coconut Crisps is the recipe for you! Chocolate Coconut Crisps have everything you want in a cookie and then more! You’ve got chocolate, you’ve got coconut,…

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Chocolate Dips

Chocolate Dips are a fun cookie to make and tasty cookie to eat! I will admit, every time I see “cookie press” in a recipe, I cringe a bit. For some reason, I’m a bit intimidated by cookie presses. I must have tried using a cookie press unsuccessfully when I was a kid or something….

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Chocolate Devils

Chocolate Devils! What a great name! No idea why this awesome brownie is called Chocolate Devils!?!? Chocolate Devils are a wonderfully rich and moist yet cakey chocolate brownie. Moist enough to easily cut into squares, cakey enough to be light and almost fluffy!  If you love chocolate, you’ll love Chocolate Devils! I have to mention,…

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Sue’s Apricot Strudel

Another awesome recipe from Cookies by Bess! Sue’s Apricot Strudel is a wonderfully flakey cookie that is sweet and savory at the same time. The light and fluffy strudel crust blends perfectly with the apricot and coconut mixture! When reading the recipe for Sue’s Apricot Strudel, you might get a bit intimidated. I know I…

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Rich Brownies No. 2

So, I made Cookies by Bess’ Brownies No. 1 a while ago and they were so good I vowed never to bake boxed brownies again…and I haven’t!  I was in the mood for brownies again, so I decided to bake Rich Brownies No. 2. The recipes are somewhat the same and somewhat different. But I…

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Little Nutmeg Butter Balls

Little Nutmeg Butter Balls are another winner cookie recipe from Cookies by Bess! This recipe combines the wonderful tasting butter cookie with just enough spicy nutmeg to make you want to eat more cookies! After all my baking, I have become partial to making molded or shaped cookies. For some reason, to me, there is…

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