Easy Christmas Cookies

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I am obsessed with Christmas🎄 Today was a snow day in NC ❄️☃️ So we spent our day dancing to Christmas music and baking delicious cookies. Here are a couple of my favorite recipes that are super easy to make with little ones. Enjoy!! Merry Christmas 😘

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Peanut Butter Kiss Cookie
Ingredients:
• Peanut Butter
• Butter
• Sugar
• Brown Sugar
• Vanilla
• 1 Egg
• Flour
• Baking Soda
• Salt
• 24 Hershey Kisses (unwrapped)
1 Preheat oven to 350.
2 Cream together peanut butter, butter, sugar and brown sugar until smooth.
3 Add egg and vanilla and beat together.
4 Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.
5 Slowly add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, beating until incorporated.
6 Roll into 24 1″ balls and place on cookie sheet several inches apart.
7 Gently make an indentation in the center of each cookie.
7 Bake 12-14 minutes.
8. Place a Hershey Kiss in the center of each cookie.
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Chocolate Cloud Cookies
Ingredients
• 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
• 2 cups granulated sugar
• 1/2 cup butter – room temperature
• 4 large eggs
• 2 tsp vanilla extract
• 1/2 tsp table salt
• 2 tsp baking powder
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 1/2 cup confectioners sugar

Instructions
1 Combine cocoa, granulated sugar & butter in a mixing bowl & beat together on medium speed. Reduce the speed to low & add eggs mixing until just combined.
2 Mix in vanilla, salt, baking powder & then flour until well incorporated.
3 Cover the bowl with plastic wrap & chill in the refrigerator for 4 hours.
4 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
5 Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
6 Roll the dough into 1-inch balls & coat with confectioners sugar.
7 Place on the prepared baking sheet at least 2 inches apart.
8 Bake for 10 minutes.
9 Allow the cookies to cool on sheet for one minute before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Christmas Funfetti Sugar Cookies
Ingredients:
1 box (18.25 oz) vanilla/white cake mix, such as Duncan Hines
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 large eggs
1/3 cup vegetable/canola oil or melted coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sprinkles
Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 350F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
2 In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix and baking powder. Set aside. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, and vanilla by hand. Add the egg mixture to the cake mixture and stir to form a dough- stir vigorously until all of the pockets of dry cake mix are gone. Gently mix in the sprinkles – you do not want to dye the cookie dough by overstirring the sprinkles.
3 Drop rounded 1-inch balls of dough onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 9 minutes – do not let the cookies get brown. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes; they will be very soft at first. As they cool, the tops will settle down so you will not have to press the cookies down yourself. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.