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Gender Reveal Cookies

Go beyond cake with your gender reveal ideas! Gender reveal cookies are a unique way to share your baby's gender with a group, or with family and friends far away - they ship! * Recipe and Video Tutorial on GoodieGodmother.com

Go beyond cake with your gender reveal ideas! Gender reveal cookies are a unique way to share your baby’s gender with a group, or with family and friends far away – they ship! Necessity is the mother of all invention, and when a friend wanted me to make a gender reveal cake for her before she actually knew the gender, I decided to get creative. Gender reveals are lots of…

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Painted Fall Leaves Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Painted Fall Leaves Sugar Cookie Tutorial * Video and Instructions on GoodieGodmother.com

Decorating festive autumn sugar cookies is easy with my painted fall leaves sugar cookie tutorial. Using either royal icing or fondant as a base, learn how to paint sugar cookies to create vibrant and beautiful designs. Shortly before I closed the bakery,  I began this phase where I wanted to paint EVERYTHING! If there was a way I could work painting into a design, I would do it. I loved…

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Star Wars Macarons: Chocolate Chili Macarons & Wild Orange Vanilla Bean

Whether you belong to the First Order or the Resistance, the Force is strong in these Star Wars Macarons! Recipes included for chili chocolate macarons and vanilla bean wild orange macarons. The post also contains a downloadable template for piping the macarons and making your stencils. This is a perfect Star Wars dessert for your favorite foodie. * GoodieGodmother.com

Whether you are for the First Order or a member of the Resistance, the Force is strong with these Star Wars macarons!   I am typing this with just hours left on May 4 (May the Fourth be with you), but I couldn’t let today go by without something Star Wars related. It was too perfect! Of course, I didn’t realize this a week or so ago because this year has been…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Cookies

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Cookies - Easy to make, even easier to eat! ;) * GoodieGodmother.com

Strawberry rhubarb pie cookies are perfect for springtime! They’re easy to make, and package beautifully for an easy edible gift.  This cookie recipe makes me happy. First, you’re making tiny little pies, which are always cute, and delicious, especially if you’re a crust lover like me. Second, you can choose your level of difficulty. You can make everything from scratch, or buy store bought, and either way the result is…

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Chocolate Coffee Stout Beer Cookies

Soft chocolate coffee stout beer cookies are the perfect treat for a beer lover! The beer taste is just right and blends perfectly with the chocolate. * GoodieGodmother.com

Think everything is better with beer? These chocolate coffee stout beer cookies are soft, have just the perfect hint of beer flavor balanced with the right amount of coffee and chocolate. I started baking with beer innocently enough, making cupcakes for Saint Patrick’s Day like just about everyone does. Then I branched out a bit and made some beer macarons from time to time when I had the bakery (I’ll…

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Soft Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

Irrisistable, these soft vegan peanut butter cookies have a secret ingredient to make them just a bit better for you. ;) Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

It’s no joke, these soft vegan peanut butter cookies contain no oil or butter, but still manage to be everything you want in a soft peanut butter cookie!  I was craving peanut butter cookies one day, but I had some pumpkin puree I needed to use, and it was February, so making pumpkin cookies felt a little odd. Also, it wouldn’t have solved my craving for peanut butter cookies, so…

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Cherry Matcha Macarons

Cherry matcha macarons - delicately flavored, a lovely recipe to celebrate spring! * GoodieGodmother.com

Inspired by the beautiful Japanese cherry blossoms in Washington DC, these cherry matcha macarons will make you think spring anytime! Darlings, it’s getting beautiful outside. We still have days that are just a bit too cool and windy for my taste, but warmer weather is coming, and with that, barbecues, pool days, summer festivals, and enough sunshine and hot weather to make this Godmother happy. But for now, I’m content watching the…

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Pumpkin Chai Tea Macarons

Perfect macarons for fall! Pumpkin chai macarons recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Bonjour mon amis! Mondays are for celebrations and so this Monday is for pumpkin chai MACARONS! <3   Those of you who knew me in my bakery days knew that the macarons were one of my signature specialties, but you didn’t think I just made them for you did you? Au contrair! My love affair with the macaron started long before, when I wanted to try one without driving an…

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Cranberry Dark Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Loaded with oats, nuts, dried cranberries, and dark chocolate, these make-ahead breakfast cookies are freezer-friendly & pair perfectly with a latte or milk. Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This post for Cranberry Dark Chocolate Breakfast Cookies updated April 2016 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add better photos to already delicious recipes! Enjoy! I thought I’d have plenty of time to relax and catch up on my blogging over maternity leave… I’m off for a few weeks with just an infant at home, I’ll have plenty of time! How much work could one tiny human…

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