Maple Biscotti with Maple Syrup Icing

Here is my care package resume. In the last three years I have shipped a lot of cookies. Every week a box or two, filled with cookies baked with Monday Box love, embark on journeys short (Chicago, next day) and long (Afghanistan, 8 days plus). I have been blogging about my adventures in cookie travel for over two years. That’s a lot of cookie recipes. So my dilemma, when faced with choosing a recipe for this week’s Cookie Month ’14 theme, Best Shipping Cookies, was which to choose out of the many worthy candidates. The winner is Maple Biscotti.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pillow Cookies

This week, the Cookie Month ’14 bloggers are sharing recipes for cookies that are their family favorites. My contribution is Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pillow Cookies, with options for white flour, whole wheat, and gluten free versions.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip CookiesAt this moment, I have an absurd amount of flour in my kitchen. There may be more than forty pounds. Absurd even for a baking blogger. My canisters were already filled with a variety of flours (all-purpose, bread, cake, self-rising) when my Cookie Month goodies arrived from Bob’s Red Mill.

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Gingerbread Fall Leaves

Happy October, otherwise known as National Cookie Month! Whether or not you embrace the idea of national food holidays, a month to partake in cookie revelry is a delicious concept.

Gingerbread Fall Leaves CookiesI am excited to be celebrating National Cookie Month with nine talented and creative bloggers and some fabulous sponsors. Every week in October each blog will feature a new cookie recipe, tips for successful cookie baking, and a few surprises. Holiday baking is around the corner and by the end of the month you will have 50 irresistible recipes to choose from!

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