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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Almond Sour Cream Cookies #TheLeftoversClub

almond SC cookiesThis is my first time participating in this group and let me tell you is bean a great experience, first I love getting delicious treats on the mail, Who doesn’t? and second meet new people is jus amazing.
I not sure if I did a good job but you know, in life you need to make mistakes to learn the right way of doing things.
So let me tell you what I made, this unique and delicious, soft and crunchy almond and sour cream cookies, and o my they are amazing, is not a strong flavor of almonds but when you take a bite and feel little pieces of almonds on then is just out of this world.
Its bean an amazing experience and the best part you are here to enjoy more and more delicious recipes.
If you want to join this The Leftovers Club just click and make sure to read all the rules or just send me an email and I will send the info to you.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 2 1/2 cup AP flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Mix butter and sugar for 3 minutes, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, add to the bater the sour cream, vanilla extract, almond extract, and egg.
  3. Add the dry ingredients and the almond flour and beat for 2 minutes in low speed, add the chopped almonds by hand.
  4. Divide the batter in 2 logs cover with plastic and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Cut in 1 inch pieces to form the cookies and place in a grease baking sheet, bake for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Smear all kinds of delicious things on them like, nutella, cream cheese, honey, jam, dulce de leche, etc.

This recipe makes 36 cookies.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

This is for members of The Leftovers Club to display their amazing treats that they sent to another bloggers to sample!

Spooky Cookies Halloween Party #SundaySupper

Spooky CookiesThis is a very exciting event, hosting for the first time celebrating Halloween is amazing, what a great opportunity is this one.
We have delicious, easy, sweet, salty and incredible recipes for you today, all made by this fabulous group, especially think to change a little bit this Halloween and make you want to go in the kitchen.
I make for you in this occasion Spooky Cookies, delicious sugar cookies decorated with Royal Icing. This recipe is not only delicious and easy but is a fabulous way to involve your kids and spend quality time with them, I know your going to love how easy and cute this cookies are.
Check out all the recipes and don’t forget to tell all about your Halloween adventures.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the butter with sugar until light and fluffy, beat in egg and vanilla extract. Mix flour, baking powder and salt and add to butter mixture in 3 additions.
  3. Do not chill the dough, divide into two balls.
  4. On floured surface, roll each ball in 1/8 in. thick and using a cookie cutter, cut to shape each cookie. Bake on a cookie sheet for 8-12 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.
  5. Once ready place on a rack to cool completely before icing.
  6. I used Royal Icing to decorated the cookies, but you can used any icing and decoration you want.

Yields 32 cookies.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

Check out more ideas for Halloween.

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APPETIZER, MAIN MEALS

Sunday Supper Movement
Join the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter each Sunday. We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm EST. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. Check out our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for more fabulous recipes and food photos.

Would you like to join the Sunday Supper Movement? It’s easy. You can sign up by clicking here → Sunday Supper Movement.

Welcome To Our Spookiest Halloween Party #SundaySupper

HALLOWEEN

I’m so exited, this is my first time hosting an event since I join the #SundaySupper family, and what better way to start this new adventure then having a Halloween Party.
Yes we are having a party, with a lot of candy, cupcakes, cakes, cocktails, and of course some main dishes just in case you need something to wash down all the sweetness.
I encourage you to check out the irresistible list of deliciousness, recipes made by so many creative and amazing friends.
I know you ended up drooling just by reading.

COCKTAILS

SWEETS AND DESSERTS

CUPCAKES, COOKIES AND MORE

APPETIZER, MAIN MEALS

Sunday Supper Movement
Join the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter each Sunday. We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm EST. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. Check out our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for more fabulous recipes and food photos.

Would you like to join the Sunday Supper Movement? It’s easy. You can sign up by clicking here → Sunday Supper Movement.

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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Check out more delicious ideas here:

Lemon Cookies for a Citrus #SundaySupper

DSC_0007-mWith the arrival of spring, we also see how our kitchen begins to fill with colors, yellow, green, orange, are some of the colors that are in this moment in my kitchen because I love to fill my bowl with oranges, limes and lemons.
And this week we want to inspire you with recipes full of citrus, so you also begin to fill your kitchen with these colors.
The #SundaySupper team has prepared a variety of dishes inspired by these flavors, delicious recipes to prepare this summer.
Stay with us and delight yourself with the wonderful aroma of citrus to awaken all your senses.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick of room temperature butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • The zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt.

Beat sugar, cream cheese and butter for 5 minutes or until the mixture is smooth.
Add the lemon zest and grated ginger with vanilla extract, add the flour gradually and finally incorporate the nuts.

Using an ice cream scoop, place the mixture in portions in previously greased trays.
Bake for 20 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.
Once baked, place the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely.

This recipe makes 32 cookies.

This type of cookies have a cake-like texture, so you must be very careful with the baking time.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

And if you want even more inspiration for this season, check out the links for delicious recipes

Better with Citrus Breakfasts:

Big On Citrus Breads & Condiments:

Make You Pucker Salads, Sides, & Main Dishes:

Sour Citrusy Sweets & Desserts:

Sour Sips & Drinks:

Join the #SundaySupper conversation on Twitter on Sunday, March 31st to talk all about citrus recipes! We’ll tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm EST. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag, and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. Check out our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for more delicious recipes and food photos.

CHOCOLATE CHIP CUT-OUT COOKIES Celebrating a One Year Anniversary of #SundaySupper

This is definitely a very special week for the family of #SundaSupper, as it is celebrating one year of sharing dinner around the family table.
For me personally it is an honor to be part of such a wonderful family and share the love of food that we all have.
To celebrate this event we chose recipes from different contributors that have this family, and believe me it was very difficult to choose among so many delicious and different cuisines.
After reviewing I chose a recipe that is not only easy to make and at the same time you can make this recipe with your children, and my children love to help for that reason I knew this is the perfect recipe. This recipe is originally from my colleague Carla of Chocolate Moosey and I personally recommend it, is simple and very delicious made ​​with ingredients you always have on hand, which is very important.
I hope you enjoy.

INGREDIENTS COOKIES
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 1/2 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
1 egg yolk
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
Pinch of salt
1/4 tsp vanilla Sprinkles to decorate

CHOCOLATE GLAZE 
1/4 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

For the cookies: In a large bowl, beat together butter, both sugars, vanilla, and salt until creamy.
Beat in egg yolk. Gradually beat in flour then stir in chocolate chips.
Remove the dough from the bowl and place it between two sheets of plastic wrap.
Roll the dough flat until it is 1/4-inch thick.
Chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour or until firm.
Line two cookie sheets with either silicone mats or parchment paper.
Remove the dough from the refrigerator and remove the top layer of plastic wrap.
Cut into shapes and place shapes on the cookie sheets.
As you run out of dough to cut, gather up the dough scraps and reroll.
Repeat until all of the dough is used up.
Chill the cookie sheets in the refrigerator while you preheat the oven to 350F.
When the oven is ready, bake the cookies 9-11 minutes or until golden brown.
Let stand for 3 minutes then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Vanilla buttercream. In a medium bowl, beat together sugar, butter and salt until creamy. Increase the speed to high and beat until creamy, 3-5 minutes.
Add vanilla and beat for another minute.
When the cookies are ready, decorate with sprinkles and buttercream

For the chocolate glaze
Place the chocolate chips in a plastic sandwich bag – do not seal.
Microwave for 45 seconds then knead until smooth. Squeeze all of the chocolate to one corner of the bag then make a small cut to the corner. Pipe the chocolate onto the cookies as desired. Let the chocolate harden before serving.

Preparation time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Cooking time: 9-10 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

That is the original recipe, my girls help so we did a free shape cookie as you can see in the picture.
Here is the link again in case you miss something.  Chocolate Moosey


Here is a list of more delicious recipes to celebrate this amazing birthday.

Sunday Supper Appetizers:

 Sunday Supper Soups and Breads:
 Sunday Supper Main Dishes: 
Sunday Supper Veggies: 
SundaySupper Desserts and Snacks: 
 Sunday Supper Breakfast Faves:
Sunday Supper Wine Pairings by ENOFYLZ Wine Blog 
I am excited to announce a New Addition:  Tablescape by An Appealing Plan, Anniversay Dinner featuring Cheesecake with Fresh Berries orginally posted by The Messy Baker Blog
Join the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter each Sunday. We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm ET and you do not want to miss out on the fun. Follow the#SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. Check out our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for more fabulous recipes and food photos.
Would you like to join the Sunday Supper Movement? It’s easy. You can sign up by clicking here → Sunday Supper Movement

ALMOND COOKIES WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE

Delicious cookies that will delight your family.
Perfect for a snack after school or accompany the afternoon tea with these delicious cookies.
These cookies are a temptation, you can not eat just one.
So make and enjoy these cookies with milk, chocolate, coffee, tea or just alone.
I’m sure you will love them.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 cups of chopped almonds
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cup of white chocolate chips
  • pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 degrees C).

In the mixer place the butter and brown sugar, beat until well incorporated. Add eggs, vanilla and almond extract. In a bowl sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, gradually add to the above mixture.

In a tray lined with parchment paper, place spoonfuls of the mixture and bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Once baked place on a rack to cool completely.
The cookies remain soft in the center.

This recipe makes 36 cookies.

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

Versión en español CLICK AQUI

Deliciosas galletas que deleitaran a su familia.
Ideales para una merienda después de la escuela o acompañe el cafe de la tarde con estas deliciosas galletas.
Estas galletas son una tentación, no puedes dejar de comer solo una.
Así que les recomiendo hacerlas y disfrutarlas de la forma que mas les gusten, con leche, chocolate, cafe, te o simplemente solas.
Estoy segura que les encantaran.
Que las disfruten.

INGREDIENTES

  • 2 tazas de harina
  • 2 tazas de almendras picadas
  • 2 barras de mantequilla
  • 1 taza de azúcar moreno
  • 2 huevos
  • 1 cucharadita de vainilla
  • 1 cucharadita de polvo de hornear
  • 1/4 cucharadita de extracto de almendra
  • 1 1/2 taza de chispas de chocolate blanco
  • pizca de sal

PREPARACION

Precaliente el horno a 350 grados F (176 grados C ).

En la batidora coloque la mantequilla y el azúcar moreno, bata hasta que quede bien incorporado.
Agregue los huevos, vainilla, extracto y el almendra.
En un tazón cernir la harina, polvo de hornear y sal, agregue poco a poco a la mezcla anterior.

En una bandeja forrada con papel encerado, coloque cucharadas de la mezcla y hornee por 12 minutos o hasta que esten doradas.
Una vez horneadas coloque en una rejilla a que enfríen completamente.
Las galletas quedaran suaves en el centro.

De esta receta salen 36 galletas.

Tiempo de preparación: 20 minutos
Tiempo de cocción: 12 minutos
Nivel de la receta: Facil

ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE

NUTELLA COCONUT COOKIES

Nothing better to add some sweet to your life then cookies. For example my nutella cookies with coconut, delicious flavor of chocolate with hazelnuts and coconut, which is an incredible explosion of taste in your mouth.
Completely different and delicious, a combination that you did not expected.
These cookies are ideal for preparing ice cream sandwich, or with a good cold glass of milk.
Either way they are delicious, the most important thing is to prepare them and enjoy and these cookies will be a hit at home.
Enjoy it.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 stick of unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 3/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup of Nutella
  • pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 degrees C).

Cream butter with sugar until it turns a light yellow, add the Nutella and coconut extract. In a bowl mix flour, baking powder, pinch of salt and grated coconut, add to above mixture.

Beat until mixture forms a ball, about 3 minutes. Roll into balls and place on a tray, bake for 10 minutes.

Once they are ready, place on a rack to cool completely, store in an airtight container.

This recipe makes 20 cookies..

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

Versión en español CLICK AQUI

Nada mejor que unas deliciosas galletas para endulzar la vida, y sobre todo si tienen chocolate.
Por ejemplo mis galletas de nutella con coco, delicioso sabor de chocolate con avellanas y coco, que es una increíble explosion de sabor en la boca.
Completamente diferentes y deliciosas, una combinación que usted no se esperaba.
Estas galletas son ideales para preparar sandwich de helados, o con un vaso de leche bien fria.
De cualquier forma son deliciosas, lo mas importante es que las haga y disfrute ya que serán un éxito en su casa.
Que las disfrute.

INGREDIENTES

  • 1 barra de mantequilla sin sal a temperatura ambiente
  • 1 taza de azúcar
  • 1 taza de harina
  • 1 cucharadita de polvo de hornear
  • 1/4 cucharadita de extracto de coco
  • 3/4 taza de coco rallado
  • 1/2 taza de Nutella
  • pizca de sal

PREPARACION

Precaliente el horno a 350 grados F ( 176 grados C ).

En la batidora creme la mantequilla con el azúcar, deje batir hasta que tome un color amarillo claro, agregue la nutella y el extracto de coco.
En un tazón mezcle la harina, polvo de hornear, pizca de sal y coco rallado, agregue a la mezcla anterior.

Bata hasta que se forme una bola, aproximadamente 3 minutos. Forme bolitas y coloque en una bandeja, hornee por 10 minutos.

Cuando esten listas, coloque en una rejilla a que se enfríen completamente, almacene en un contenedor hermético.

De esta receta salen 20 galletas.

Tiempo de preparación: 20 minutos
Tiempo de cocción: 10 minutos
Nivel de la receta: Facil

ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE