Monday, September 22, 2008

Flower Power

Sugar Cookie Flowers

I did it. I’m sooooooo excited. I have been wanting to learn how to make homemade decorated sugar cookies since I started this website. But, I’ve been putting it off because they really intimidated me. The whole homemade dough thing. (As far as sugar cookies go, I grew up making the refrigerated Pillsbury kind. You know what I’m talking about.) Not to mention, I didn’t have a rolling pin. That’s right. Me. No rolling pin. Never owned one. Then, there’s the whole royal icing issue, in two consistencies, and making sure it doesn’t dry out. It just always seemed like too much. Then I came across the book, Cookie Craft. And, wow, everything just seemed possible. My dreams of smooth sugar-coated cookies could come true. So, I bought the book and then, went a couple of stores over to Williams-Sonoma and bought my very own rolling pin… a silicone one… look how pretty it is. (Yes, I probably overpaid, but I was in the moment and had to have one.)

Ready to roll

It worked wonderfully with some very helpful tips and tricks from the book.

Cookie Cutters

Now, I don’t really own that many cookie cutters, so I used this set of Ateco daisy cutters that I had on hand to do most of my experimenting. Thought they would be a great way to practice flowers.

Cookies Cutouts

So far, so good. Guess this might not be so hard after all.

Now, skip ahead the several bowls of icing color, squeeze bottles, sugar crystals, and toothpicks that covered my kitchen table and ta-dah… beautiful sugary flowers.

Flower Sugar Cookies

I’m really excited about how they came out. Not too shabby for my first go at it. Especially since I have a really hard time piping. Now, all you veteran cookie bakers, cut me a little slack here. I know I can improve a lot on the look of these, but, oh how much fun it will be to practice getting better. Think of all the poor cookies I’ll have to sacrifice as test subjects. Yay!!!

Flower Sugar Cookies

I also made some teddy bears with this batch. They’re so cute. I think I’m in love with them.

A Pair of Bears

And, after all that work, this is what makes it so worth while.

Thumbs Up

Cookie Craft

Thanks Cookie Craft, for giving me the guts to go for it. I love it when things work out like you hope. And, your recipe and directions were perfect. I guess it’s true, you never know what you’re capable of until you try.

Now, for the good news. I liked this book so much, I went and bought another one just for you.

ENTER TO WIN!
Want your very own copy of Cookie Craft?

Just leave a comment below with an answer to these cookie questions.

What’s your favorite homemade cookie?
What’s your favorite store-bought cookie?

  • Make sure to leave your email or a link back to your blog with your comment so I can contact you if you win.
  • Cutoff to enter is Friday, September 26th at midnight.
  • The winner will be announced sometime Saturday.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

The Giveaway is over. Commenter #419, Amylouwho wins a copy of the book.
Thanks for playing everyone!

Note: The winner will be chosen using the random.org integer generator.

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Cari said...

Favorite homemade cookie….peanut butter sandwich…YUMMMM-O

Favorite store bought cookie…OREOS!

September 25, 2008 09:34 PM
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KSinMT said...

my fav. homemade cookies has to be chocolate chip cookies.

Mh fav. store bought are Oreos, Milano and those girlscout cookies with the choc, coconut and caramel that I can’t think of their name right now. Kathy

September 25, 2008 09:39 PM
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Kakes said...

my fav store bought cookie would have to be milano dark chocolate..
my favorite homemade cookies are snickerdoodles!!

September 25, 2008 09:58 PM
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momomom said...

Homemade: 5-chip cookies – they’re amazing. lemme know if you want the recipe.
store-bought – soft pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.

September 25, 2008 10:01 PM
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Tinnar och torn said...

Hi! My favorite homemade cookie is gingerbread-cookies and my favorite bought ones are Oreos :o) Petronella

September 25, 2008 10:22 PM
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Rachel's Roost said...

My fav homemade is hands down good old chocolate chip. And Oreo’s dunked in milk pretty much can’t be beat for store bought. Hope I win!

September 25, 2008 10:26 PM
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Arianna E. said...

Homemade: Applesauce Oaties (my late grandfather’s favorite), applesauce, oats, chocolate chips and raisins.

Store bought: LU Le Petit Ecolier Dark Chocolate Biscuits… So rich and good.

September 25, 2008 10:45 PM
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dear--john said...

My favorite home made cookie peanut butter chocolate chip cookies. Super ooey, gooey, and delicious.

Now more than ever I’m madly in love with my Oreos. Especially since they have that neon orange filling just for halloween!!!

Chelley
al_jazeeeeera@yahoo.com

September 25, 2008 10:49 PM
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Devon said...

Fav homemade cookies are Peanut Butter Kiss cookies!!

Fav store bought cookies are Oreo’s!

September 25, 2008 11:34 PM
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Tiffany said...

I love chocolate chip cookies! Homemade, store bought, chewy, crispy, big, small, with nuts or with outs nuts. I love them all :)

September 25, 2008 11:51 PM
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Winters Family said...

Fav homemaid: Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies (choco chips/peanut butter/oatmeal- divine!)
Fav store bought: Pepperridge Farm’s butter cookies

September 25, 2008 11:52 PM
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Anonymous said...

My favorite homemade cookies are peanut butter chocolate chip cookies! Delicious!

My favorite store bought cookies are Oreos.

kristenlee83@yahoo.com

September 25, 2008 11:59 PM
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TheAngelForever said...

My favorite homemade cookie is a recipe from a friend for bon bon cookie. They are so easy to make and delicious.

My favorite store bought cookie are Girl Scout Thin mints.

Thanks for the fun giveaway :)

September 26, 2008 12:48 AM
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September 26, 2008 12:50 AM
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mommyofmany said...

LOVE your cookies! They’re gorgeous! I never would have thought they were the first ones you’ve done!

My favorite homemade cookie… oh, that’s hard! Chocolate chip? Oatmeal raisin? White chocolate macadamia? Always with a big glass of COLD milk.

My favorite store-bought cookie… probably Pecan Sandies or something from Pepperidge Farm.

September 26, 2008 01:22 AM
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toontz said...

Favorite Homemade Cookie: 4 o’clocks—a cookie my mother made every Christmas season. Kind of like a mexican wedding cookie, except that it is made with pecans and just melts in your mouth.

Favorite store bought cookie-Orange Chocolate Milanos.

September 26, 2008 01:23 AM
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iluvmyairman said...

The cookies turned out beautifully. Congrats!

My favorite homemade cookie is:
Gingerbread Men

My favorite store bought cookie is:
The Girl Scout cookie Thin Mints.

September 26, 2008 01:23 AM
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Urmston Family said...

My very Favorite homemade cookie recipe is peanut butter blossoms.
My Favorite store boght Oreo’s.
Thanks for the give away and your cookies look fantastic.

September 26, 2008 01:43 AM
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DDW said...

My favorite store cookie is chocolae covered shortbread. My favorite homemade cookie is my mother-in-law’s chocolate chip. She has tried to tell me exactly how to make them, but mine are just not as good as hers!

September 26, 2008 02:07 AM
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Flickaghan said...

A new fave homemade cookie for me is a fairy drop. They have almond extract and cream of tartar so they’re light like a snickerdoodle.

Storebought – any kind of pepperidge farm cookies. Yum!

September 26, 2008 02:12 AM
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Anonymous said...

Favorite homemade: Oatmeal Toffee
Favorite store-bought: Oreos

September 26, 2008 02:13 AM
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Mrs. Sofa said...

Those cookies are perfect!

My fave homemade – oatmeal raisin cookies

My fave store bought – Publix chocolate chip cookies.

Love your site!!

September 26, 2008 02:15 AM
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Missy Petrella said...

My favorite homeade cookie is definitely the peanut butter cookie! My mom used to make them extra nutty and soft with Jiff and chocolate sprinkles…… I dream of them!

My favorite store-bought cookie is and has always been the Circus Animal Cookie! I love the frosting and sprinkles, I could eat the whole bag in one sitting.

September 26, 2008 03:09 AM
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Erin @ Sprouted said...

Yes. Those are very pretty cookies, and I hear you on the royal icing conundrum. Have you done something on using a press? I haven’t used one yet (nor do I own one), but I want to…on both. I don’t do sugar cookies often because of the labor–lots of time for just a small amount of cookies, when I usually want to give several away at a time.

My favorite homemade cookie: gingersnaps and my whole-wheat oatmeal-chocolate chip.

Favorite store-bought: Huh. I don’t know when I last had or bought a store-made/had cookie, so this is actually a good question…oh, something Pepperidge Farm. Probably the Piroulines or Pirouettes, because they’re so elegant, and because they have frosting-like filling. I would love to learn to make something like that.

September 26, 2008 03:19 AM
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Erin @ Sprouted said...

Ack! I didn’t leave contact information. Sproutedwriting@gmail.com.

Grazie! Here’s hoping I get a beautiful new cookbook!

September 26, 2008 03:20 AM
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Rico said...

Ok. It’s my first visit and my first comment. My wife actually showed me your site because she liked the book and wanted me to buy her one too. :(
And since your giving one away, though I’m pretty sure I have no luck in raffles, I thought of giving it a shot. So here goes.

My favorite homemade cookies are fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookies baked by my wife, still warm and delicious!

My favorite store-bought cookies have to be those milano cookies from Pepperidge Farms. Cheap and delicious!

Anyway, if possible, my wife wants to ask if its possible to have the recipe for sugar cookies. She’s too shy to ask herself. That’s it!

Thanks!

September 26, 2008 03:56 AM
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Amy-Sue and Gian Del Bello said...

By far my favorite homemade cookie is a sugar cookie with frosting and candy corn on top! ummmmmm
And my favorite store bought cookies are Oreos-double stuff, of course…with a huge glass of milk!

September 26, 2008 03:59 AM
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ashley said...

My favorite homemade are some called “Knock-you-Nakeds”
As in, so good they will….

Favorite store bought hmmm….
Panera bread has some AWESOME shortbread cookies that I can’t get enough of!

September 26, 2008 04:10 AM
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Rhoda said...

Homemade- Chocolate Chip Cookies

Store Bought- Nutter Butter

September 26, 2008 05:46 AM
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Catey said...

My favorite homemade cookies are Pepparkaker-like gingerbread but much lighter! Almost the season to start baking those again, yay!

Store bought-Pepperidge Farm Chocolate Chunk cookies, preferably the Dark Chocolate Brownie variety!

September 26, 2008 05:48 AM
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Rene' said...

My Favorite Homemade cookie is Chocolate Chip Oatmeal (no raisins) But it looks like it might be the sugar cookie after I can get brave like you did! It looks hard to me but looks very tasty!

My favorite store bought is Pepperidge Farm Brussels Mint. Or more traditional, Oreos. I wonder if you could make Oreo’s? Now that would be brave. ;o)

September 26, 2008 05:51 AM
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Jess said...

I've been eyeballing this book for a while!

Fav homemade cookie- Snickerdoodle
Fav store cookie- Uncle Seth's Cookies (the original pink cookie & Seattle staple)

September 26, 2008 06:05 AM
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un-noticed said...

my fav. homemade cookie is just chocolate chip cookie. and my fav store bought cookies are OREOS. haha

September 26, 2008 07:41 AM
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Mona said...

Gorgeous cookies!!! Congratulations on your new rolling pin too!!

I love Oreos…dunked in cold milk.

Homemade? Chocolate chip!!! Secretly, I love them dunked in buttermilk! I know, everyone thinks it’s gross. Oh well. ;)

September 26, 2008 09:26 AM
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Peggy said...

Favorite homemade cookie is Toll House Chocolate Chip and favorite store bought are Oreos Double Stuff.

September 26, 2008 09:31 AM
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Michelle Ramsay said...

Your baking is divine – wish I lived closer to get a sample!!!

What’s your favorite homemade cookie?

Fruit squares

What’s your favorite store-bought cookie?

Chocolate brownies

my e-mail is: scrappywalker@gmail.com or blog is scrappywalker.blogspot.com

September 26, 2008 11:35 AM
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Kristi said...

My favorite homemade cookie is a soft ginger molasses cookie.

For store bought cookies, I have to go with Oreos.

Great job, btw, on your cookies! I tried royal icing once and it did NOT look like that!

September 26, 2008 11:48 AM
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dara Ickes said...

I SO need this book. I have bags of cookie cutters, and I keep buying more, but I am SCARED to death to use them. I remember from being a kid the long, boring days of rolling and cutting with my mom, only to slap on icing and dunk the cookies in a bowl filled with sprinkles. Not pretty at all….Please Please Please let me win this book!!!

September 26, 2008 12:16 PM
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Meg said...

Favorite Homemade Cookies : Sugar cookies

Favorite Store Bought: Sugar Cookies -If I can get them from a bakery store if not then Pepperridge Farm Bordeaux cookies. . yum.

September 26, 2008 12:35 PM
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jk1 said...

What’s your favorite homemade cookie?
Peanut butter chunk

What’s your favorite store-bought cookie?
Snickerdoodles

BTW…your cookies look yummy!

September 26, 2008 12:58 PM
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Traci said...

Favorite homemade cookie? Pumpkin chocolate chip

Favorite storebought cookie? The halloween cookies at Windy Ridge bakery and Kroger Pumpkin Chocolate chip cookies

September 26, 2008 01:09 PM
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hf52771 said...

These are beautiful!
My faves?
Homemade – thumprints. YUMMY!

Store bought – chocolate covered grahams…..WalMart brand…oddly enough
~Heather

September 26, 2008 01:12 PM
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Olive Juice said...

What’s your favorite homemade cookie? My mom’s chocolate-chip shortbread. To make it even more ridiculously delicious, she had dips each piece in chocolate and nuts. YUM!
What’s your favorite store-bought cookie? oreos, of course :)

September 26, 2008 01:50 PM
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Rach said...

My Favorite Homemade cookie – White Chocolate cranberry cookies
My Favorite Storebought – Oreos

September 26, 2008 01:54 PM
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Kaylene said...

My favorite homemade cookie is the classic sugar cookie with icing. Even though I am a fine cook there are 2 things I struggle with that would be sugar cookies and jello. My hubby says my rolls, dinners, desserts and such are all great but I really struggle in the sugar cookie area. I guess it’s a good thing or else I would eat them everyday if I could. So you see I REALLY need this book so my hubby doesn’t have to make me my favoriet cookies anymore. (really he’s in charge when it comes to the little morsels of suggary goodness)
My favorite store bought cookies would be pumpkin chocolate chip from Macey’s grocery in Utah. Mmmm almost as good as a yummy sugar cookie coated in frosting!!

September 26, 2008 02:56 PM
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Us 4 said...

My favorite homemade cookie would have to be chocolate chip and store bought…..Nutter Butter!! Yummy!! Love your blog…I have been so inspired!!

September 26, 2008 03:13 PM
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sonyacarlson said...

My favorite homemade cookie are chocolate drops with chocolate frosting. My favorite store bought cookies are Nutter Butters/

September 26, 2008 03:13 PM
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Anonymous said...

My favorite homemade cookies are pretty much a tie between rolled sugar cookies and oreo cookies using a cake mix with cream cheese frosting (not crunchy like store bought but soft and moist. They are hard to keep around.

My favorite store bought cookies is an apricot peach newton (I can’t remember the name and can’t find them anywhere either). Nabisco makes a version also. I think Western Family was the only brand I could find but no one carries them anymore. ;o{

grape2trish@yahoo.com

Trish Kingsford
River Heights, UT

September 26, 2008 03:21 PM
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M&M said...

yummy!
i love oatmeal cranberry cookies dipped in white chocolate…heaven!

September 26, 2008 03:51 PM
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krismurph said...

My favorite homemade cookie is a tie between chocolate chip cookies and my own sugar cookies.

My favorite store bought cookies are Soft Batch Chocolate Chip cookies from Keebler!!

I love your blog! I’ve gotten a ton of ideas!

Kristen Murphy
Tonganoxie, KS

September 26, 2008 04:00 PM
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Anonymous said...

Hello

I guess I am a chocolate cookie freak. My fav. homemade cookie has always been Nestle toll house chocolate chip cookie recipe and as for store bought you can guess the frozen tube of nestle toll house chocolate chip cookies fast and when unexpected company comes I can pop them quickly into the oven. Yum but nothing beats homemade yeah!!!

September 26, 2008 04:02 PM
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Judy said...

My favoriate homemade cookie is Pineapple cookies. It was my father’s favorite and even though he is no longer here.. we still make them every year.. just for him.

Boughten favorite Pepperridge Farm’s mint milano.

September 26, 2008 04:24 PM
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Carol said...

Wow these look fab especially as it was your first time..now I need to win the book so I can try them out myself but I am sure they wont be as good as these.I am sure I will have a little help from my 7 yr old granddaughter.

September 26, 2008 04:26 PM
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Anonymous said...

Hi,

my favourite home made cookie has to be a simple chocolate chip cookie……very easy to make but also sometimes very tricky!! When you bite a chocolate chip…..it’s just heaven!!

My favourite store bought cookie is Pan di Stelle by Mulino Bianco an italian brand. It is a chocolate and cocoa cookie with sugar stars on it. The best way to have it is in a cold winter night with a huge mug of milk and cocoa….when you dip the Pan di Stelle it become soft and wet and it relish all its flavors!! Fantastic.

Paola

mai: paola_ruaro at hotmail.com

September 26, 2008 04:39 PM
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Joelle said...

your cookies are awesome!
fav homemade cookie-oatmeal chocolate chip
fav store bought- oreos!

September 26, 2008 04:41 PM
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humblebee said...

My favorite is the whoopie pie cookie. All you need is one (if you can stop yourself) with a piping hot coffee or cold glass of milk.

Store bought is definitely the Oreo.

beckismythe@hotmail.com

September 26, 2008 04:44 PM
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Mrs. K said...

home made? chocolate chip
store bought? oatmeal.

Oh pleeeeeeeeeeeeease! :)

September 26, 2008 04:44 PM
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Maggie said...

My favoritest homemade cookie is my sugar cookie recipe. Not too sweet – just right.

I also love, love, love my mother’s coconut dreams.

As for store bought – MINT Milanos.

September 26, 2008 04:45 PM
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Shareel said...

My favourite homemade cookies are molasses chocolate chip cookies and my favourite store bought ones are oreos! yumm…

September 26, 2008 04:50 PM
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Satisfying my Sweet Tooth said...

wow! I’m totally impressed with you as always. Your flower cookies are so adorable! So, my favorite homemade cookies are just plain chocolate chip but with mini chips and warm out of the oven. My favorite store-bought cookies are Oreos. I think I could eat a whole package at one sitting!

September 26, 2008 04:56 PM
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Margret said...

My homemade favorites are a secret recipe chocolate chip, brownies with swirls of different deliciousness in them, and snickerdoodles! Yum. I would love this book, because I have been intimidated by those lovely sugar cookies too!

September 26, 2008 05:00 PM
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Dawn said...

My favorite homemade cookies are without a doubt cut out sugar cookies, using my great-grandmother’s recipe.

My favorite store bought cookie would have to be pumpkin cookies with white chocolate chips. The bakery at my local grocery store makes and sells them.

dkorhume@yahoo.com

September 26, 2008 05:01 PM
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Charlie's Mom said...

What’s your favorite homemade cookie? Snickerdoodle
What’s your favorite store-bought cookie? Chocolate chip

September 26, 2008 05:07 PM
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Anonymous said...

Wow! Great job of decorating those cookies!
My favorite is my mother’s oatmeal cookie recipe.
My favorite store bought are bakery sugar cookies.

September 26, 2008 05:20 PM
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Molly Brenchley said...

My favorite homemade cookies are homemade oreos and Magic Cookie Bars.

My favorite store bought cookies are Girl Scout Samoas.

September 26, 2008 05:35 PM
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Laura said...

What’s your favorite homemade cookie? The Sugar cookies I make ;) not to be conceited but they really are the best!!
What’s your favorite store-bought cookie?
Hmm…I’d have to go with the Oreo here!

September 26, 2008 05:39 PM
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Gretchen said...

Favorite homemade cookie is from Martha Stewart: Lemon Poppy Seed Crisps! Delightful!!

Favorite Storebought Cookie is Macadamie White Chocolate Chunk from Pepperidge Farm!

gretchenbutts@hotmail.com

September 26, 2008 05:49 PM
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Anonymous said...

your cookies look fantastic!

My fav home made cookies are chocolate chip and my favorite store bought are Mrs. Field’s white chocolate macademia. Yummy.

martha.itorres@hotmail.com

September 26, 2008 06:20 PM
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mayaquice said...

What's your favorite homemade cookie?
~ Oatmeal chocolate chip for sure!

What's your favorite store-bought cookie?
~ Grandma's Cookies are soft, big & chewy. I love them!

September 26, 2008 06:27 PM
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Kelsey said...

mmmmm….my fave homemade cookies are sugar cookies with delish frosting!
My fave store bought cookies are Pillsbury Chocolate Chip. Yep, the ones you throw in the oven. They are to die for!
You made me gain 5 mental lbs :)

September 26, 2008 06:31 PM
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Melanie said...

Those look fantastic!

Homemade: peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip!

store bought: Oreos! or bakery M&M choc chip.

September 26, 2008 06:37 PM
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Katy said...

Fav Homemade: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

Fav Storebough: Oreos

September 26, 2008 06:41 PM
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Crystal in Toronto said...

i’ve been looking at the book forever and a day where i work and now that i know someone who ACTUALLY recommends it, i will be picking it up! your cookies look wonderful and that buttercup looks like she is totally enjoying them :)

September 26, 2008 06:50 PM
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Kristen said...

wow! These are amazing for your first try! Way to go.

Fav. homemade: Peanut butter cookies with a hershey’s kiss in the middle.

Fav. store bought: Subway’s sugar cookies. My husband used to own a Subway and would bring the dough home so I could bake them here. I could eat a million of those!

September 26, 2008 06:50 PM
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sam g. (samanthag@mygatsby.com) said...

I love to make “everything but the kitchen sink” cookies for xmas and other holidays.

My fave store bought cookies are double stuffed oreos.

September 26, 2008 07:01 PM
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Gianalove@yahoo.com said...

my favorite homemade cookies were my grandmother’s gingerbread for christmas! I loved them!
My favorite store bought cookies are the chewy chocolate chip from chips ahoy! Thank you

gianalove@yahoo.com

September 26, 2008 07:04 PM
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Mariah said...

These are absolutely gorgeous for your first try!!! My sister has been as intimidated as you in regards to these :)

My fave homemade cookie right now is the oatmeal raisin.

Fave storebought would have to be gingersnaps!

September 26, 2008 07:18 PM
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Sarah said...

Yum, cookies! Those look beautiful AND delicious!

My favorite homemade cookie is chocolate chocolate chip.

Store bought…does Girl Scout count? Because Samoas have to be my alltime favorite cookie!

September 26, 2008 07:19 PM
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Paula said...

my favorite homemade cookie is my mothers “Holly Hermits”

My favorite store bought cookie has to be salerno butter cookies

September 26, 2008 07:26 PM
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KAMILLE said...

My favorite cookie is my giant ginger cookie & my favorite store bought would probably be double stuff Oreos.

September 26, 2008 07:41 PM
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Matt and Kathy Feil said...

My favorite homemade cookie is a whole wheat chocolate chip cookie (yes whole wheat).

My favorite store bought cookies are the store bakery’s lofthouse cookies.

September 26, 2008 07:59 PM
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Anonymous said...

Dorothy Mosher
My favorite homemade cookie is soft chocolate chip.

My favorite store cookie is the Oreo.( with a cold glass of milk )Yum!!

September 26, 2008 08:13 PM
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Anonymous said...

My favorite homemade cookie is definetly chocolate chip and my favorite store bought cookies are oatmeal ! I love cookies !!

ncnicknick@aol.com

September 26, 2008 08:55 PM
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briana said...

Those are absolutely adorable!!

Fav homemade cookie — my mom’s chocolate no-bakes, mmmmmm!

Fav store cookie – Snackwell’s devil’s food cookie cakes

September 26, 2008 08:56 PM
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LisaB said...

Favorite Homemade: Chocolate Chip…during the holidays frosted sugar cookies…mmmm…

Favorite Store Bought: Girl Scout Cookies Count??!! Thin Mint and Lemonade!

gbluemel@mac.com

I LOVE COOKIES AND BAKING THEM! :)

September 26, 2008 09:08 PM
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amanda.rn@comcast.net said...

I’ll have to try these sugar cookies!

Favorite homemade: tollhouse chocolate chip

Storebought: Oreos

September 26, 2008 09:34 PM
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elaine said...

Favorite Homemade Cookie-Ginger Snaps
Favorite Store Bought Cookie-Dad’s Chocolate Chip Oatmeal
Elaine R
emrosser@shaw.ca

September 26, 2008 09:46 PM
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Amanda said...

I make a mean Giant Chocolate Chip cookie! and my favorite store bought is from a local bakery called a black and white cookie!

September 26, 2008 10:02 PM
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Yvette said...

Those look great!!!

My favorite homemadde cookie is definitely chocolate chip cookies about 10 minutes out of the oven and the chocolate oozes out. YUM!!

My favorite storebought cookies are a tie between Milano and Oreos. I guess I tend to stick with the classics!

My email is: sweetnessbakery@gmail.com

September 26, 2008 10:03 PM
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Robin Kearl said...

My favorite homemade cookie is good old fashioned chocolate chip cookies with a tall glass of milk. And my favorite store bought cookie is starbucks ginger molasses cookie.

September 26, 2008 10:08 PM
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Anonymous said...

I really have two favorites:
1. A Maple Nut Cookie
2. A Shortbread thumbprint Cookie with Red Raspberry Jam.

Favorite store bought cookie would be the Chessmen Cookies by Pepperidge Farms.

I love to make sugar cookies too(I’ve never seen a cookie cutter I could pass up) and yours are great!!!!

Kathy from Oklahoma

September 26, 2008 10:12 PM
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Aleta said...

Your cookies are gorgeous!!! I really need that book!
I love homemade cookies and use my own Fudge Brownie Cookie recipe! YUM!!!

For store bought – gotta love the Otis Spunkmeyer in the bakery!

September 26, 2008 10:19 PM
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the mommy said...

Fav Homemade: Chocolate Chip Butterscoth

Fav Store bought: Ginger

September 26, 2008 10:34 PM
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Jen said...

My fav homemade cookie is Oatmeal and my favorite store bought are any shortbread cookies.

September 26, 2008 10:41 PM
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MyRoyal said...

My forever fav Homemade cookie is of cause chocolate chip cookies – well in fact, anything goes with chocolate is my fav..hehe

My fav store bought cookies are Oreos..yup, it’s yummy

farah.ayuza@gmail.com
Malaysia

p/s: I just adore yr website, totally!!

September 26, 2008 10:42 PM
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dessert girl said...

Those are beautiful!

September 26, 2008 10:47 PM
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D*H*L said...

homemade is no-bake cookies and store bought would be girl scout mint and samoas!

September 26, 2008 10:55 PM
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Eternal Papyrus said...

OH MY! This is over today!! I love chocolate chip cookies!! What’s not to love. Ooey, gooey. YUMMY!!
Also, circus animal cookies. The ones with the frosting. SO good!! Thanks! if someone knows how to make those at home…let me know. Thanks!

September 26, 2008 10:58 PM
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Brigg and Dianne said...

My favorite homemade cookies are oatmeal raisin cookies from scratch.

My favorite store bought cookies are oreos.

moviegirl19@hotmail.com

September 26, 2008 11:42 PM
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Sarah said...

My favorite homemade cookies are oatmeal chocolate chip and my favorite store bought are anything with coconut in them.

Your cookies are beautiful!!!

September 26, 2008 11:50 PM
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