Welcome to Cookie of the Month

Welcome to Cookie of the Month.  This is a new segment at TJOC where I will be featuring a new cookie recipe each month until Christmas. 

I’m hoping you will enjoy the new cookie recipes, and will add them to your cookie making list this coming holiday season.

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If you like dark chocolate, cappuccino, and walnuts, then you’re going to enjoy these.  The recipe is simple, and the results are delicious.

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The secret behind these cookies are the dark chocolate cappuccino flavored Ovation bits which can be ordered through Sweet Works Candy by the box, or bulk. 

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Walnut & Chocolate Cappuccino Chunk Cookies

1/2 c. margarine, softened

1/2 c. granulated sugar

1/2 c. brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour, plus 2 tablespoons

1/2 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. baking powder

3/4 c. Ovation Cappuccino Bits

1/4 c. chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 

In a large bowl, add margarine, sugars, egg, and vanilla.  Beat with electric mixer until light and creamy.  Add flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder; mix completely.  Fold in cappuccino bits and walnuts.

Drop by tablespoon onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper, or baking stones.  Bake for 10-12 minutes until light, golden brown.

Cool  slightly before transferring to a baking rack.

Makes about 1.5 dozen cookies.

I used my baking stones to bake these cookies on.

These cookies would make a great gift packaged in a pretty coffee mug, with a pound of coffee, or simply put the dry ingredients it in a decorated mason jar with the instructions, and let the recipient of the gift make their own fresh-baked cookies.

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A holiday with a King

The great people at King Arthur Flour Company recently sent me a few of their products to try.  There will be more details about the products they sent me after I roll my sleeves up and make something scrumptious with them.  But first, I have to tell you how excited I am about this company.  They truly impress me, and not because they sent me a few products, but because of what they stand for as a business.

King Arthur Flour is located in the beautiful state of Vermont, and is 100% employee owned.  If you aren’t familiar with them I hope you take a minute to learn more .   After I read the company’s mission, purpose, and history  I was hooked.  Not to mention, I’ve always been very satified with their products I’ve used.  

Now here is the fun part! If  you bake, or have a baker to buy for this holiday season, you’re not going to want to miss King Arthur’s 58 page baker’s holiday catalogue.  I was fortunate enough to get one in my shipment and I can’t put it down.  Just to tease you (a little) I put a slideshow together highlighting some of their great items.  But my suggestion, (if you’re ever going to listen to me – now’s the time)  order yourself a copy of this catalogue (there is so much to see in the actual catalogue). In the meantime, take a look at my slideshow, you won’t be disappointed – honest…   I’m sure there is something in there you will add to your baking wish list.   

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You can view, or order King Arthur’s catalogue at http://www.kingarthurflour.com/.   Their toll-free customer service number is 1-800-827-6836.