Spooky Almond Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

spooky almond cookiesWho doesn’t love this time of the year? It is super special and incredibly perfect for all things sweet and yummy.
And of course cookies are one of the best things to eat today, tomorrow and always, and to help you celebrate Halloween we at the #CreativeCookieExchange made this event specially for all of you the need new and different ideas to give as a treat for Halloween.
Yes, delicious and spooky recipes there are made to indulge your sweet tooth.
I made my spooky almond cookies, and am sure you will be super surprise with this cookies, there are so different and sweet, delicious, crunchy, well you need to make them and try.
So, enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 egg whites room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup almond flour

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Place the egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat on high speed until stiff peaks form, then add the sugar little by little and the vanilla extract, beat for 5 more minutes,
  3. Once ready, add the chopped almonds and stir by hand, then add the almond flour and stir by hand as well until well incorporated.
  4. With the help of a little ice cream scoop, place little balls on a previously grease cookie sheet, and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Do not worry if the cookies spread a little. Let it cool completely before eating.
    This cookies are highly addictive so make sure to make more the one batch.
  6. This recipe makes 24 cookies.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The theme this month is Halloween! Spooky, silly, creepy, we’ve got it all! If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura at thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes–be sure to check out our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts (you can find all of them here at The Spiced Life). You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

Nut Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

hut cookiesAre you ready for the most easy, delicious and incredibly cookies we have this month?
Well let me tell you we at the #CreativeCookieExchange peeper the most confort cookies you will ever had.
Specially for all the people who need a little something full with lots of love and great flavor.
This are the best cookies for you to take to any party, special occasion or simple because is rainy outside.
I made this not so sweet but burst in nutty flavor, oh yes this are very, very nutty cookies, and I hope you like them.
So grab a glass of milk because we have the cookies.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sticks of soft butter
  • 4 tablespoons confectionary sugar
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 cup mix nuts, any kind you like finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Add butter and sugar to the mixer and beat for 5 minutes, add flour and vanilla, beat for 2 minutes, then add the nuts mix for just 1 minute.
  3. In a baking sheet with parchment paper, place 2″ ball of the dough, and pound a little with a fork.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, until holder brown.

This recipe makes 24 cookies

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The theme this month is Comfort Food Cookies! What cookie says comfort food to you? If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura at thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes–be sure to check out our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts (you can find all of them here at The Spiced Life). You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

No bake Coconut Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

no bake coconut cookiesThis month we have no bake ideas for you, the cookies you can make the hold summer without the heat of the oven.
We want you to share with you family delicious, easy and amazing recipes, specially when the weather is not that friendly.
Thats way we at the #CreativeCookieExchange group want you to enjoy this amazing recipes.
Grab a chair and start cooking some incredible cookies.
I made this soft and chewy coconut cookies, with corn flakes and sweet condensed milk, two of my daughters favorites, no bake, no problem because they love them, easy and fast, for a simple dessert after a great meal.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups corn flakes
  • 1 can sweet condense milk
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 stick butter

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a sauce pan ad butter and condensed milk and let ir bowl in low heat for 1 minute, then ad vanilla, coconut and corn flakes and mix until combine.
  2. Place tablespoons of the cookie in a wax paper and let ir cool completely.

This recipe makes 30 cookies.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The Creative Cookie Exchange theme this month is Beat the Heat with No Bake Cookies. Even if we don’t want to turn on the oven, we still want cookies! If
you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura via email (thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com) and she will get you added to our Facebook group
where we coordinate events. You can also use us as a great resource for cookie recipes. Be sure to check out our Facebook page our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts. You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month!

Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

No Bake Cookie Butter Cookies from Heather at Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks

No Bake Bourbon Pecan Cookies from Renee at Magnolia Days

Kashata Cookies from Stacy at Food Lust People Love

Strawberry and Cream No Bake Cookies from Miranda at Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Cookies from Becca at It’s Yummi!

No Bake Kit Kat Squares from Holly at A Baker’s House

Indoor S’mores Bars from Karen at Karen’s Kitchen Stories

Nutella Clusters from Tara at Noshing with the Nolands

Chunky Chocolate Fruit and Nut Cookie Slice from Jill of Made with Love

No Bake Coconut Cookies from Kathya at Basic N Delicious

Lemon Blueberry Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

lemon blueberry cookiesOk guys is the time to share delicious cookies, are you ready? Well this month we have a variety of cookies inspired in next month independence day, so you can plan ahead for the picnic or family gather.
All things delicious, with different ingredients and all shapes and colors.
I made this lemon blueberry cookies, pack in fresh blueberries, and refreshing lemon flavor, they are like cake type of cookie, so not the typical crunchy cookie, but super delicious.
I hope you like them as much as we did.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • the zest of one lemon
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • pitch of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F.
  2. Place sugar, brown sugar, cream cheese and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer and cream for 5 minutes, add the egg and mix for 1 more minute.
  3. Add vanilla extract, in another bowl mix together flour, salt, baking powder and lemon zest, and alternate with the milk to the above mixture.
  4. Add by hand the blueberries and incorporate very carefully,
  5. Chill for 1 hour.
  6. After the hour place the dough in little balls, about 1 tablespoon each, and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

This recipe makes 30 cookies.

Preparation time: 20 minutes plus 1 hour of chilling
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The Creative Cooke Exchange theme this month is Red, White, and Blue. Independence Day is coming soon and we have to celebrate! If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura via email (thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com) and she will get you added to our Facebook group where we coordinate events.

You can also use us as a great resource for cookie recipes. Be sure to check out our Facebook page, our Pinterest Board, and our monthly posts. You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

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Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars #CreativeCookieExchange

dulce de leche cookiesOh yes! we have cookies again, and we are celebrating a little early 5 de Mayo, because we want for you to have all what you need before this huge celebration.
All the cookies the we make today are inspired in this celebration, all Mexican or latin inspired cuisine.
I made, this delicious Dulce de Leche cookies, so easy and so good, they are made with only a few ingredients and I know you don’t believe it but the flavor of the dulce the leche is not heavy, so you can enjoy more then one piece, and the change I did is the instead of round cookies I spice it up by making little squares or bars, easier and different you know me I’m very practical, I like simple and easy recipes.
And know you just need to buy or make a good Dulce de Leche so you can make this super delicious cookies, and share with your family and friends, and don’t forget to make some extra for your 5 de mayo celebration too.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 stick softened butter
  • 1 /2 cups AP flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Dulce de Leche
  • pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl of a stand mixer, cream sugar and butter for 5 minutes, then add the dulce de leche, in other bowl mix flour, salt and baking soda and add to the mixture above, place the dough in a 8×8 pyrex, previously grease, and distribute well in the pyrex.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Cool completely before cutting in pieces, if you prefer, you can shape in round cookies.

This recipe makes one hold cookie.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

And for more inspired, delicious cookies for 5 de mayo and more check out my friends amazing recipes.

The theme this month is Cinco de Mayo – and what better way to celebrate than baking cookies! Creative Cookie Exchange has decided to stop using the linky. What this means is that the only way to join in the fun is to become a host. Just contact Laura at thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes–be sure to check out our Facebook page, our Pinterest Board, and our monthly posts. You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

Hazelnut Espresso Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

hazelnut espresso cookiesAnd here we are again, so happy to share this recipe with all of you, is different and so delicious with a cup of coffee.
Our group this month is giving ideas in cookies incorporating coffee or tea, and let me tell you Yes! What a great theme.
And of course I create this delicious chewy, crunchy, nutty and with a hint of espresso to wake u up, just in case you need it.
So come and let us delight you with all this amazingly delicious cookies we have create for you.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sticks soften butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup withe sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grown espresso coffee
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped hazelnuts

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugars, add eggs one by one.
  3. In a bowl mix flour, salt, baking powder, espresso powder and nutmeg.
  4. To the butter mixture add, vanilla and the dry ingredients, mix until incorporated, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add by hand the hazelnuts.
  6. Prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper, with an ice cream scoop pour scoops of the cookies in the baking sheet, living a good space between them.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes of until golden brown.

This recipe makes 16 cookies.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The theme this month is Wake from Winter with Coffee and Tea–because unlike last month, now our Spring Fever has some basis in reality! Creative Cookie Exchange has decided to stop using the linky. What this means is that the only way to join in the fun is to become a host. Just contact Laura at thespicedlife@gmail.com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes–be sure to check out our Facebook page, our Pinterest Board, and our monthly posts. You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

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Nutella Cranberry Cookies #CreativeCookieExcange

Nutella Cranberry CookiesI love sharing delicious, easy and family friendly recipes and this cookies are just that, a group of the most amazing flavors ever, a little salty a little sweet and crunchy.
And makes me even more happiest the I can share the recipe here in the group.
Every month we bring delicious ideas to you, so you can make with family and friends and of course taste something different every time.
And who doesn’t love chocolate and berries, I just love them, and all the ideas today are inspired by this two ingredients.
So grab a chair and enjoy this amazing ideas the we make just for you.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup AP flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup nutella
  • 1/2 cup dry cranberries
  • 1 stick unsalted softened butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer cream butter and sugar , add cranberries, nuts, nutella and flour mixed with the baking powder, mix for 2 minutes.
  3. With an 2 tablespoons ice cream scoop, grab portions of the dough and place on a baking sheet, bake for 8 to 12 minutes, depending on your oven.
  4. Place the cookies on a rack to cool.

This recipe makes 24 cookies.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The theme this month is Berries and Chocolate–because we all have a little spring fever!  Creative Cookie Exchange has decided to stop using the linky. What this means is that the only way to join in the fun is to become a host. Just contact Laura at thespicedlife@gmail.com and I will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes–be sure to check out our Facebook page, our Pinterest Board, and our monthly posts. You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

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Orange Cookies Back to School #CreativeCookieExchange

Orange CookiesThis is a great opportunity for you, I know how difficult it is to get back to the routine of packing lunch and snacks, and we have the solution, a Back to School Cookie Exchange with by #CreativeCookieExchange.
We have a lot of ideas for you, like my Orange Cookies, not to sweet, ideal to smear jam, peanut butter, butter, cream cheese or just by them self.
Delicious with coffee, juice, tea, milk or wherever you like, is a perfect complement after lunch, a treat for your kids, and like my daughter said just make a smile face with chocolate chips and I’m happy mami.
She really like chocolate chips, (smile face).
So like I said Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sticks butter a room temperature
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup powder sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Zest of one orange
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F.
  2. Beat the sugar with the butter for 4 minutes, in a bowl mix the flour, baking powder and orange zest, add this to the butter mixture with the vanilla.
  3. Roll the dough in a surface with little flour, cut the cookies, choose the shape your kids love the most, place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Once ready place on a rack to cool.
  5. This recipe makes 36 cookies.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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