The Perfect Cookie For: Your Office Christmas Party // Chocolate & Speculoos Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies

The Perfect Cookie For: Your Office Christmas Party // Chocolate & Speculoos Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies

Christmas is fast approaching, but there is still time to whip up a sweet treat for all your co-worker. Thank that guy who always know how to fix the printer jams. Give your appreciation to the woman who knows all the tricks to the terribly confusing FedEx website. Gift a little Christmas cheer to the receptionist who always greets you with a smile.

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The Perfect Cookie For: Your Vegan Step-Brother // Vegan Spiced Molasses Cookies

The Perfect Cookie For: Your Vegan Step-Brother // Vegan Spiced Molasses Cookies

Christmas at my house means a lot of butter. And eggs.

Our Christmas cookie plates aren't always the most inclusive when it comes to diet.

When faced with someone's gluten intolerance, I usually accommodate by making naturally gluten-free desserts: ice cream, pots de crΓ¨me, cheesecake, etc. It's not quite so easy with vegan desserts. And with so many talented vegan bakers online (Ashlae at Oh Ladycakes is my favourite), I've never been particularly motivated to develop my own recipes for vegan treats. 

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The Perfect Cookie For: Dinner at A Friend's House // Lime Poppy Seed Shortbread

The Perfect Cookie For: Dinner at A Friend's House // Lime Poppy Seed Shortbread

My mother and I have an annual tradition. A few days before Christmas we bust out many pounds of butter, flour, and sugar and bake all. day. long. Over the years we have fine-tuned the cookie plate cast of characters down to well-loved classics: the Perfect Cookies that my family looks forward to every year.

I'm torn: I love all the old classics, but I'm also feeling a little stir-crazy. My solution? I'm spending the month of December playing around with new cookie recipes. The new Perfect Cookies, for all your occasions. So here is Part 1: The Perfect Cookie for Dinner at A Friend's House.

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