Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes you just want a comfort food type cookie. You know, the kind your mom had for you, warm out of the oven when you got home from school. Cookies by Bess’ Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are this kind of cookie recipe! Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are a traditional recipe that give you an oat…

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Coconut Orange Cookies

I’m always up for a nice and easy drop cookie recipe! Coconut Orange Cookies are a sweet and tasty drop cookie with a ton of orange flavors! I had to grate the rind of almost two oranges to get the full tablespoon and ½ called for in the recipe. Add the orange juice to top…

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Swiss Coconut Balls

Cookies by Bess has lots of macaroon type cookie recipes even though the cookies aren’t actually called macaroons. Swiss Coconut Balls is one of them and in my opinion, the one that comes closest to my idea of a coconut macaroon! The ingredients all make sense for a macaroon…firmly beaten egg whites, confectioner’s sugar, a…

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Spice Coffee Drops

What goes best with cookies? I’m sure there are plenty of opinions on the answer to this question, but the one that comes to my mind first is…coffee! Next question, what could be better than cookies with coffee baked in? Easy answer, nothing…and Spice Coffee Drops are proof! Spice Coffee Drops from Cookies by Bess…

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Chocolate Bon Bon Cookies

Have you ever had a cookie that tastes like a brownie? Really, what could be better? Cookies by Bess’ Chocolate Bon Bon Cookies are just that…a brownie cookie! It’s really amazing how many good cookie recipes are included in Cookies by Bess. Grandma Bess really knew what she was doing when she chose each and…

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Sour Cream Chocolate Drop Cookies

Sour Cream Chocolate Drop Cookies are a yummy twist on our beloved Chocolate Chip Cookie. The addition of sour cream is the most obvious twist. It’s an additional ingredient that totally changes the consistency of the cookies (in a good way!). The other twist is use of cake flour versus normal baking flour. This switch…

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Chocolate Oatmeal Drops

Check out this list of ingredients! Chocolate Oatmeal Drops are filled with so much amazing goodness in every bite! I don’t remember ever having a chocolate oatmeal cookie before, so I was excited to try something new…I was also excited about how all the different ingredients in one cookie were going to taste! After trying…

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Brown Rim Cookies

Butter cookies extraordinaire! Brown Rim Cookies by Cookies by Bess are what I think of when I think of butter cookies…with a fancy cherry on top! As with all other cookies recipes that call for “shortening”, I substituted the shortening with butter. Sorry Grandma Bess, I just have a hard time using that much shortening…

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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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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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