Make some cookies! Try one of these 8 great cookie recipes that your family will love to see on your holiday tray this year.
Pictured: Baby Cakes
Cookies have been on my mind lately. Have you ever seen the movie Stranger than Fiction? It’s one of those movies that proves to you Will Ferrell isn’t the huge cad he appears to be in the 99.5% of the movies he makes. We watched it as a family and were really taken with the beauty and mystery of the story.
Basically, he’s an IRS agent who lives a pretty boring life. He doesn’t know it, but his life is being narrated — and therefore directed by the lovely Emma Thompson. What she writes in her book, he has to do.
He falls in love with a baker while auditing her. She offers him a cookie.
He doesn’t like cookies.
She’s appalled. He’s clearly never had one of her cookies. And they’re really good cookies.
If you can, watch the movie — we borrowed it from the library — it’s totally worth it. And then…
Try one (or more!) of these great cookie recipes!
Cookies don’t have to be a complicated affair. My guess is that you can mix up a batch of dough in about ten minutes. Take another twenty to bake. Then enjoy a glass of milk, like Harold Crick, with a still-warm-from-the-oven cookie.
If you’re really on the ball, take a few simple steps to make cookies a little more convenient so that you can enjoy them whenever you like!
For Chocolate Lovers:
For Fruit, Oat, or Ginger Lovers: