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Spiced Cranberry Orange Doughnut Muffins

Cranberry and orange is always a great combination in my book and adding cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, clove and white pepper gives it a nice twist.

When I see cranberry and orange anything together I think of the holidays like Christmas and Harvest time. While watching my favorite television network, Food Network, I got the idea for this recipe when they made a mulled wine.

Mulled wine is made with dry red wine or non-alcoholic apple cider, cinnamon, ginger, orange, clove, nutmeg, pepper and cardamom. I took the spices like the ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and pepper from that and created this recipe.

I've made doughnut muffins in a previous post you should check it out.

Spiced Cranberry Orange Doughnut Muffins Time
Prep: 10 to 15 minutes Chilling: 3 hours to overnight (I recommend overnight) Baking: 15 to 20 minutes Regular Muffins           25 to 30 Jumbo or King Size
Ingredients 6 1/2 cups Unble…
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These cookies has almost all the spice cabinet in it such as cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, ginger, coriander and white pepper.
Speculoos cookie or Speculaas is a traditional Dutch or European spiced shortbread cookie that is traditionally baked to be consumed on or before St. Nicholas' Day (December 5th) in the Netherlands and December 6 in Belgium. In Germany they are made for Christmas.

Normally Speculoos cookies normally don't rise that much because they don't use leavening agents but I like my cookies thick and soft and not so thin and crispy.   You might know the cookies in Cookie Butter form.  It is a very addicting spread that you can use it in sub for peanut butter.  I made Cookie Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies a couple of months ago, you should go check it out.

Soft-Baked Speculoos Cookies Time Prepping: 20 minutes
Chilling: at least 4 hours or overnight
Baking: 8 to 10 minutes


Pumpkin Spice Cookie Cake

Two giant pumpkin spice cookies stacked on top of each other with white chocolate chips, pumpkin spice chips and cream cheese buttercream, yes please!
My birthday is coming up really soon (when I make this post) and I've been really into pumpkin spice everything this year so I decided to make my own birthday cake and I'm making it into a cookie cake. Also I can't find store bought pumpkin spice cakes or cookies that are worth the calories.

Growing up for my birthday my mom would always get my a cookie cake, I wish I still had some pictures of them from years ago, she got it for me because one I was a very picky eater growing up and two who doesn't love a giant cookie.

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This spooky cookie is a combination of an oatmeal cookie, peanut butter cookie, chocolate chip cookie and a candy cookie all together. Of all the cookies out there this has to be one of my favorite because of all the flavors that are going on. I used to purchase these at my old job almost every lunch because they are just so delicious.
With these cookies you can make the cookies out of leftover Halloween candy from Trick r' Treating.
I've seen it with different kinds of stuff in them but traditionally they have oatmeal, peanut butter, chocolate chips and candy pieces like M&M's.  All of the great stuff in them.
I'll do a little confessing, I had to do these cookies twice. I tried to use a candy-coated chocolate candy that was Halloween colors and they didn't come out right so I made them again. Don't worry they won't go to waste.

Halloween Monster Cookies Time Prep…