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 [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mexican Wedding Cookies

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When I hosted a giveaway last week, I made y’all tell me about your favorite holiday cookie. That was me secretly compiling information about which recipes to share next here on Dessert For Two.  Quite a few of you said that you were looking forward to Mexican Wedding Cookies.  I’m so excited to share this [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Fudge Cookies

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Sometimes, you just need chocolate.  It can be for celebratory reasons, or it can be because you had a bad day.  Chocolate is for the good times and also for the low times.  In the midst of summer, when we’re drowning in watermelon and peaches, I made a decadent chocolate cookie for no good reason, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

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 [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Ginger Cookies

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Three cookie recipes in a row?! I know, I know. But the heart wants what it wants, doesn’t it? Whenever I go home, I bring food gifts because even though Texas has plenty of good food, there are some gifts from California that even a Texan enjoys. There’s a local oil mill near my house [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Banana Puddin’

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Does this recipe really need an introduction?  Southerners are born and raised on this stuff.  There’s a distinct rule when it comes to banana pudding: the first version you eat will be your favorite.  So, if your momma tops it with meringue, you will always prefer that to whipped cream.  If your grandma makes it [ Click to continue Reading! ]