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Cookie Dough Cookies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Sweets 4 Comments

Cookie dough cookies are the dream cookie! Baked cookie on the outside and cookie dough in the center!  I have this same dilemma every time I make cookie dough for cookies. I get to the point where I’m ready to bake the cookies and I just about can’t put the pan in the oven. I go back and forth with myself. I taste the raw dough and think, “These cookies are never going to be as good as this dough!” They rarely are. What is it about raw dough that just always tastes so much better than it’s baked version of itself?! …

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Homemade Oreos with Raspberry Filling

Baker Bettie Cookies, Mini, Sweets, Valentine's Day 3 Comments

I have figured out the texture of an oreo for a homemade version! A rich chocolate crunchy and crumbly cookie with a creamy but stiff filling! These are so much better than the store bought version. Keep them plain, or add freeze dried raspberry powder to give them a pretty pink color and to add tartness to the filling! Happy Valentine’s Day!  You guys! I have been the worst blogger ever! It has been almost two weeks since I’ve posted a brand new recipe and I’ve had this one photographed for over a week and just haven’t been able to …

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Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Holidays 7 Comments

Thick and chewy Oatmeal Scotchies are one of my favorite kinds of cookie! This is my recipe for the best oatmeal scotchies and they turn out just slightly crispy on the outside and really chewy and gooey in the middle. Use dark brown sugar for the most chew! Are you getting sick of cookies yet? I know the internet is flooded with them these days. Cookie recipes coming out from everywhere! I didn’t plan this well. I should have given these to you earlier and kept some other holiday recipes for later but, you know, you live and you learn. …

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Ultra Soft Sugar Cookie Bars

Baker Bettie Bars, Cookies, Mini, Sweets 8 Comments

This is my definition of a perfect sugar cookie. Soft sugar cookie bars are incredibly fudgy, soft, and almost cookie dough like. Making sugar cookies in bar form keeps the edges soft and makes the perfect thick cookie to sink your teeth into.  I always get a craving for sugar cookies this time of year. But not just any sugar cookies. I want cookies that are indescribably soft and almost fudge-like. Cookies that border on tasting like cookie dough. I think I’ve actually only had those kinds of cookies a few times in my life. I’ve tried a lot of recipes …

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Salted Caramel Pecan Diamonds

Baker Bettie Bars, Christmas, Cookies, Fall, Holidays, Sweets, Thanksgiving 9 Comments

My take on a pecan diamond is a salted caramel pecan shortbread! These cookies would work very well for holiday sharing as it makes a large amount of diamonds and they are incredibly delicious and hard to stop eating! The buttery flavor and crumbly texture of the cookie base contrasts so well with the salted caramel and toasted pecan topping!  A few years ago at Christmas my sister’s mother-in-law gave my family a tin of Pecan Diamonds. Essentially they are shortbread on the bottom and a layer of caramel and pecans on top. That little tin sat out in the …

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Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Orange Oatmeal Cookies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Sweets 1 Comment

Thick and chewy cranberry white chocolate chip cookies with oatmeal and orange zest. The cookies get slightly crisp on the outside & stay super soft and chewy on the inside.  I have a difficult time meeting new people. I’m not sure when that started because I don’t remember being a shy kid. Maybe I was. Possibly I was just less self aware than I am now. But sometime in my young adult years I started getting overwhelmed with the idea of new people and new places. The thought of going to party and not knowing the majority of people that …

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Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies with Butterscotch Chip

Baker Bettie Cookies, Halloween, Holidays, Sweets 9 Comments

Intensely dark chocolate butterscotch cookies with espresso are chewy and soft and the perfect mid afternoon pick-me-up. Hershey’s dark chocolate cocoa powder gives these their intense dark chocolate flavor, however dutch processed cocoa powder could be used in its place. I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe before now. I’m sorry I’ve been holding out on you. When I had my cookie business, you know that one where I baked 6,000 cookies one Christmas, this was one of my flavors. I called them “The Pick-Me-Up”. They are ultra chocolatey and pack a good punch of espresso. And oh those …

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Bourbon and Thyme Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Baker Bettie Cookies, Frozen, Sweets 2 Comments

I knew I was officially an adult the day that I choose an oatmeal raisin cookie over a chocolate chip. I know. It sounds crazy right? For most people chocolate over raisins is an easy choice. And it used to be for me too. But as I’ve gotten older, it really depends on the chocolate. Milk chocolate? Eh. I can pass pretty easy. But good quality dark chocolate? Now we’re talking! But I crossed the line into the raisin camp the day I figured out how amazing plumped raisins were in cookies. Especially raisins that have been plumped in bourbon or …