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    Oatmeal Cookie Mix Gift

    I remember when I was little I received chocolate chip cookie mix in a mason jar as a gift. I thought that this year I could make this gift for somebody else. Instead of chocolate chip I decided I’d make an oatmeal cookie mix gift. I really loved how easy it was to make, and now I want to make a whole bunch of them for people David works with. This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission off of your purchase at no additional cost to you. I started out with a basic oatmeal cookie recipe, and layered all of the dry ingredients.The recipe that I…

  • Shortbread Cookies Recipe | thevegasmom.com

    Classic Shortbread Cookies

    I love to bake. I try not to bake very often, because otherwise the only foods I’d be eating are baked goods. However, on Thursday I was craving shortbread cookies. I don’t know how to makes them from scratch, so I grabbed a recipe out of my Great American Home Baking book. This recipe is extremely easy. The recipe says to use an electric mixer, but I just used my Kitchen Aid stand mixer David got me for Christmas 2 years ago. Instead of parchment paper I used aluminum foil. I prefer my cookies, and other baked goods, to have a more rustic homemade feel to them. The recipe calls…