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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Party Face Cookies

I’ve been looking at this Party Face Cookies recipe for quite a while. I’m not exactly sure why I waited so long to make these awesome cookies…I had everything in my baking pantry and they are a drop cookie…what could be better? Before I get into the baking steps, I want to first apologize in…

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Small Pecan Drops

I think I’ve found the easiest Cookies by Bess cookie recipe! Small Pecan Drops are so easy and quick to make, I was done baking before I knew it! Small Pecan Drops is a cookie recipe with basic ingredients and basic steps. Nothing fancy, nothing hard, just yummy cookie dough and even yummier cookies! It…

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Scotch Oatmeal Cookies

I decided to make Scotch Oatmeal Cookies because I had a new container of quick oats in my pantry. It was an added surprise when I realized this recipe was so easy to make! Drop cookies tend to be easier and quicker to make than other types of cookies. This is always helpful when I…

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Lemon Drops

What could be better than lemon cookies on a spring/summer day? In my opinion, not much which is why I decided to make Cookies by Bess Lemon Drops! I also wanted to make a cookie that would bake up quickly because I didn’t have too much time. I always go to drop cookies  when I’ve…

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Cathy’s Ginger Creams

As I continue to bake all of the Cookies by Bess cookie recipes, I am excited most by making the “name-sake” cookies! There is a cookie recipe named for each of the women in the family around the time Grandma Bess first published Cookies by Bess! Cathy’s Ginger Creams is the third name-sake cookie I’ve…

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Crisp Butter Drops

Crisp Butter Drops are another great cookie recipe from Cookies by Bess! Golden in color and filled with all kinds of flavor, this cookie is a real winner! In my humble opinion, the title of the recipe, Crisp Butter Drops, doesn’t do this cookie justice. I think I’ve passed over this recipe to this point…

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Macaroon Surprises

As I was paging through Cookies by Bess looking for the next cookies to make, my husband mentioned he was craving macaroons…the super coconuty type of macaroon. So, I looked up macaroons in the index and was surprised to find only one recipe…these Macaroon Surprises. I just assumed that there would be several macaroon type…

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Chocolate Drop Cookies

I was looking for an easy to make drop cookie recipe I could whip up for a party I was hosting. The Chocolate Drop Cookies seemed perfect because I know everyone loves chocolate and frosting and chopped nuts. A perfect cookie combination! After tasting the finished cookies, I thought the they were good, but I…

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Banana Bars

Whenever I have over ripe bananas I think about baking. I looked through Cookies by Bess and found a Banana Bars recipe, perfect for my ripe bananas! The recipe is written for bars as well as for cookies. I actually ended up making both! I started with the Banana Bars, because I’ve never made a…

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