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

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 recipe because these are my favorite holiday cookie! Great minds

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, really, except to show my love.  The Mr. loves chocolate

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,

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 (La Tourangelle), and I love to bring home almond, walnut

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 with banana flavored pudding, you will always prefer that to