1 Dozen Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

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The third most-requested cookie recipe from y’all last week was cut-out sugar cookies.  I shared this recipe last year, and I’m so happy to share it again because I happen to think it’s the cutest recipe on this site.  I may be biased, but I’m also right. Today is a perfect day to stay home and roll out sugar cookies because we just got our

1 Dozen Snickerdoodles

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I recently relinquished a bit of control in the kitchen.  I handed over the reins to Mr. Dessert For Two to make homemade ice cream.  I gave him a copy of the best ice cream cookbook in the world and lugged the ice cream maker up from the basement. You see, I live with the ice cream monster.   Some of you live with cookie monsters,

Lemon Meltaways

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Let the record show that I, Christina Dessertfortwo (legal name-change pending), am a huge fan of cookies that are baked and then rolled in sugar.  Cookies: full of sugar, check.  Cookies rolled in sugar?  Double check.  Make that double chin. These cookies are soft and tender, and yeah, they melt in your mouth. I whipped these up one Saturday afternoon, and then happily found myself

1 Dozen Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cookies are the hardest dessert to scale down to size.  Between trying to halve eggs and butter that melts and spreads too much without exactly the right amount of flour to hold it together, it takes months of recipe testing to achieve a cookie that doesn’t taste like you monkeyed around with the ingredients.  I used to have an old version of chocolate chip cookies

1 Dozen Spicy Chocolate Cookies

Y’all know that Tex-Mex food is a cuisine in a league all its own, right?  It’s not some fusion of half Texas food and half Mexican food stirred together.  Tex-Mex food includes favorites like tortilla soup, carne guisada, refried beans, crispy tacos, cheese enchiladas with chili gravy, migas and more.  Are you hungry yet? It takes a special kind of dessert to follow such spicy

1 Dozen Cowboy Cookies

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I hope there’s only one cowboy in your life because this recipe only makes 1 dozen.  I did not create this recipe from scratch.  I simply took former first lady Laura Bush’s recipe and halved it.  If these cookies are good enough for the President, they’re good enough for me.  I had the privilege of visiting their ranch in Crawford when I was in college and