holiday cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

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You are probably all finished with your holiday cookie exchanges- I know I am. But one of my favorite Christmas time treats is also the simplest to make, and it looks so impressive when wrapped in a pretty box! So if you are like me and want to give the oven a rest for a few days, try this beautiful and scrumptious peppermint holiday bark.   You will need: A cookie sheet lined with wax paper and wiped down with coconut oil (trust me, the bark will come off so much easier!) Equal parts white and milk chocolate, depending on […]

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Holiday Sugar Cookies

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Christmas is less than a week away and Hanukkah starts tomorrow… time to start baking (if you haven’t already). These cookies bring me back to when I was a kid, helping mom bake before the whole family came over on Christmas Eve. Sugar cookies are a must have for your holiday get together.  They are so simple, but everyone loves them! Plus, it gives you and the kids a chance to get creative and decorate with frosting, sprinkles, or just about anything you want. Holiday Sugar Cookies 3/4 cup Kelapo coconut oil, softened 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1/2 […]

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

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When I was younger I used to love helping my mom bake Christmas cookies throughout the holiday season.  My favorites were always chocolate crackles and peanut butter blossoms.  Alison can’t get enough of these cookies either.  This is always her first request for her mom to bake when she goes home for a visit.  Add these to your next holiday gathering, everyone loves chocolate and peanut butter!   Peanut Butter Blossoms 1/2 cup Kelapo coconut oil 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups […]

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