Rich Flavor Christmas Cookies

An all-time favorite…Rich Flavor Christmas Cookies is a simple butter cookie recipe that is great for holiday cut out cookies! The Juice Frosting we’ve paired with it adds just the right amount of sweet to the buttery cookie flavor. I like to make this cookie for my Christmas and Hanukkah holiday cookies, but grandma Bess…

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Cinnamon Logs

Of all my grandma’s cookies recipes, I think cinnamon logs was her favorite.  Probably because she created this recipe with her mother.  Yes, this is a Grandma Bess original cookie recipe!  My great grandmother would bake these cookies when my grandma was a little girl.  When Bess was baking cookies for her own children (my…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The tradition of baking cookies has been in my family for years and years…you can even say generations! Of course, my Grandma Bess has been baking cookies since she was a child growing up in Pittsburg, PA way back in the early 1900’s. I also have many memories of my maternal grandmother, Grandma Harriet, baking…

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Recipe For Happiness

Hi Everyone! Thank you so much for coming back to see what’s happening with Cookies by Bess this week!  I am so excited about the response I’ve gotten from the launch of our website and our social media platforms.  I knew there were others out there that would connect with Grandma Bess and making cookies…

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Welcome!

Hello fellow cookie bakers! Welcome to Cookies by Bess. I can’t tell you how excited I am about launching this blog! My name is Janet Hoffman and I am a third-generation cookie baker. After a ton of work over the past 8 months, it is my great pleasure to introduce you to Cookies by Bess,…

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