• These Molasses Crinkle cookies have been a holiday tradition since started baking way back when as a little kid. Rich, chewy molasses cookies spiked with a dash of hot cayenne pepper, then rolled in sugar before baking. | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Molasses Crinkle Cookies

    I love Molasses Crinkle cookies. All the seasonings, the dark, sweet molasses – they just ooze with holiday feels! Family, friends, time at home – holiday foods just make you feel good inside and out! I can hardly believe we are coming up on the month of November – before we know it, Thanksgiving will be here! Thanksgiving is 100%…

  • Sweet, dense, braided Greek butter cookies, perfect with a cup of coffee or tea! These melt-in-your-mouth sweet vanilla almond morsels are incredibly easy to make and even more delicious to eat! One Koulourakia will just not be enough! | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Koulourakia (Greek Butter Cookies)

    Koulouraki – pronounced koo-loo-RAH-kee-ah. Also known as, Greek Butter Cookies or Greek Easter Cookies. I know what you’re thinking… first Hamantaschen now Koulourakia? Where do these crazy names come from? Well, naturally, they come from the two largest groups of crazy food loving people – the Jews and the Greeks! Its true – I am not Greek! Its all Greek to me!…

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    Hamantaschen

    HAMATAWHAT? Hamantaschen! What are hamantaschen? Hamantaschen are a triangle shaped cookie often associated with the Jewish holiday of Purim. There are many different theories as to where the cookies came from or why they are named as they are – all I know is that they are delicious! Danielle Feinberg has a great article titled What are Hamantaschen? which has a lot…

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    26 Inspiring Christmas Cookie Recipes

    Who doesn’t love a good Christmas cookie? The answer is obviously no one – because everyone loves cookies. Unless you are one of those weirdos who does not even like sweets. Well then my friend, this is the wrong post for you to be reading! This year, while I was trying to plan out which Christmas cookies to make when…

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    10 Must Try Recipes with the BEST Fall Flavors

    10 MUST TRY Recipes with the BEST Fall Flavors Pumpkin might be the most infamous of the fall flavors but there are SO many more out there! Maple, apple, cranberry, butternut squash, sweet potato, caramel, gingerbread, brown sugar – the list goes on! Sweet, savory, healthy, unhealthy – the number of recipes you can find out there are overwhelming! Where…

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    Healthy Cranberry Pecan Oat Cookies

    Eating healthy is so hard. Sometimes you just want a little something sweet to close out the day! Last Wednesday, I came home from work feeling tired, lazy, and ready to nom on something yummy. I have purposefully not been buying ready-made unhealthy snacks to save myself from this exact situation. Ugh – I know me too well. I happen…

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    Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Happy Labor day weekend everyone! Did you all do anything fun? Jake and I went to visit his parents in Maine! They have an incredible lakeside camp that I absolutely love going to. The weather wasn’t great but the company was – three days just wasn’t enough! Jake’s dad knows how much I love to bake so whenever we visit…