cookie recipes

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  Saturday came around and I got such a craving for cookies that I had to whip up a batch last night. Cookies are one of my favorite desserts to indulge on, but I try not to have them around the house to often because I can’t get away with having just a few! From all the types of cookies, I decided on making oatmeal raisin. I love it when cookies come out really chewy, but have had problems achieving this consistency in the past. This time, instead of using butter in my recipe, I swapped it out for coconut […]


Gluten-Free Coconut Almond Cookies

With my obsession for all things coconut, I’ve been in the mood to make a cookie with shredded coconut that was light, yet packed with flavor. After searching through some recipes, I decided to put together a coconut almond cookie that came out absolutely delicious. Instead of using butter, I did an easy substitution for coconut oil in a 1:1 ratio. The subtitle nutty flavor of the coconut oil, along with the shredded coconut and almond extract all blended together perfectly – yum! As a tip, you’ll want to make sure that the coconut oil for the recipe is softened. […]

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Top 5 Cookie Favorites

Today is National Cookie Day!  With the holidays quickly approaching, I decided to put together my top 5 favorite cookies into one spot. Of course you can be sure all the cookie recipes listed below have the butter substituted with coconut oil. Now remember when substituting coconut oil for butter, the consistency the recipe calls for must be the same and replaced in a 1:1 ratio. For example, ½ cup softened butter would call for ½ cup softened coconut oil. I personally love the added flavor and moisture coconut oil gives to any baked goods and can honestly say I would […]

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