Chocolate Chip Tea Cookies

Chocolate Chip Tea Cookies - A super simple, buttery shortbread-style chocolate chip cookie, perfect for the holidays! | browneyedbaker.com

These little tea cookies have been a holiday staple for the last 10 years or so. I still don’t recall where the recipe came from, but the first time I made them and had my mom and grandma give them a taste test, they declared that these were a must-make going forward. The cookies are a fantastic buttery shortbread loaded with miniature chocolate chips. They’re more soft and tender, less crisp and crumbly, than traditional shortbread, which I love.

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The Weekend Dish: 12/20/2014

Happy Saturday-before-Christmas!

Do you have all of your gifts bought and wrapped, cookies baked, and are enjoying some favorite holiday movies or music? Hopefully the hectic is behind you and you can spend this weekend relaxing. I still have a small handful of odds and ends to wrap up before Christmas Eve, but am done with all of the big shopping. I still need to START wrapping, though, agh! Tell me about your weekend plans!

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week as well as some bookmarked recipes from other blogs. Enjoy!

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Christmas lights at Oglebay resort

Friday Things

1. Last week, my husband and I went on a little pre-Christmas, pre-baby date to see the Christmas lights at Oglebay in Wheeling, WV. It’s a little over an hour...

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Peanut Butter Buckeyes

I absolutely love Christmas baking, and it will probably come as no surprise to you that my very favorite Christmas recipes involve the combination of chocolate and peanut butter,...

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Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe - Great for stashing for yourself or giving away as gifts! | browneyedbaker.com

Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Since I’m not a big coffee or tea drinker, I’ve always gravitated toward hot chocolate as my warm drink of choice, especially during the winter months. I first made a...

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My Favorite Things: Christmas GIVEAWAY! | browneyedbaker.com

My Favorite Things: Christmas GIVEAWAY Extravaganza! (winner announced)

In years past, I’ve given away something different for the first 12 days of December. This year, I’m changing it up and doing one MASSIVE giveaway that includes 10...

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2014 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide

This is the second installment of my gift guides for the holiday season. Last week I shared with you tons of bestselling cookbooks and kitchen toys, and this week I...

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