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Christmas Cookies for Dummies…

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 by by

or, people who like awesome stuff.

As if the holidays aren’t stressful enough, somehow a baking component got thrown in just to make things more complicated.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but between open houses and holiday parties and gifts for bus drivers and tokens for neighbors and cookies for Santa, I feel like I am either in the position of eating something or baking something at all times between December 1st and 25th.  Thankfully I am fairly decent in the kitchen so I don’t exactly hate baking cookies, but truth be told, I don’t always have the time to spend sifting and rolling and raising and frosting.  That’s where these babies come in.

One of the girls at our gym brought these in last year around Christmas time and we all raved about how good they were.  They are soft and chocolately and minty all at the same time – a nice departure from the Wedding Cakes and Peanut Butter Kisses that typically hog all the holiday glory.

We all begged for the recipe, assuming (since she herself is an accomplished baker) that it would be a fancy, time consuming endeavor.  How wrong we all were.  This recipe is easy.  Like – embarrassingly easy.  Like…you almost won’t want to give the recipe out – it’s that easy.  FOUR ingredients.  FOUR.

So, if you find yourself in a holiday pinch and you need to produce something that looks and tastes like you logged quality (wo)man hours in the kitchen, here’s your answer.