Here’s my version of a new Christmas Cookie that fits the way we live today! It’s always so nice when old and new come together in wonderful way!
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So, I was at the Betty Crocker site a few days ago and I saw a version of these cookies. My kids just happened to be there and saw it too.
Normally I pretty much never do an adaptation of something I just saw; especially something I just saw recently. Good or bad I like to do my own thing. These cookies are however the exception, only because chocolate chip is my family’s favorite cookie!
Here’s a brief rundown of the conversation we had right after checking out the cookie. 🙂
the boys: WHAT, you can make chocolate chip cookies for Christmas? That’s a Christmas Cookie?
me: Of course guys, it’s really nothing new, just a fun modern twist.
the boys: Hey! You knew about this (like it’s a GIANT secret) and didn’t tell us?
me: Well I didn’t think there was anything to say (as I was thinking..duh). It’s just a chocolate chip cookie dipped in chocolate…
the boys: Isn’t that the point? (seriously looking at me like I’m some kind of crazy woman missing the point).
me: What do you mean?
the boys: So Christmas Cookies can be cookies we L-O-V-E and would want to eat anytime of the year? Not just the ones we’re suppose to like because it’s Christmas?
me: Note to self – keep it simple, keep it good! I am SO doing Christmas cookies and treats that fit the way we live today!
Let’s take a look at what I did with this new Christmas Cookie. I’m quite sure once you have them like this you will want to make them again and again. Yes, they’re that good! 🙂
As you can see I start with my fresh home made chocolate chip cookies. You can make your cookies from scratch or from a mix, whatever you prefer.