Monday, November 8, 2010

THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS BLOG PARTY #2 and White Chocolate Lemon Cake Cookies

Thanksgiving Cookies & Treat Recipes

The first week of Pumpkin Recipes was AWESOME to say the least: We now have over 41 Pumpkin Recipes for you to refer back to anytime during this wonderful fall season to create, bake and eat your heart out. Now this week will will be featuring Thanksgiving Cookies & Treat Recipes make sure when you link up your recipe that it matches our theme for the week and please don't forget to leave a DIRECT link back to this post so that all of the blog hoppers can see all the fun recipes.

Now for my first Thanksgiving Cookie Recipe: My niece had told me about this recipe she tried over at a friends house (Alisha, from Portland) and that it was a MUST try recipe. Sure enough they sent me the recipe and I just had to make it. I thought this recipe would be perfect for a different kind of cookie at Thanksgiving. With the light Lemon flavor and the yummy white chocolate (which is my absolute favorite), they are just perfect. And they are so easy to make. I am NOT a lemon fan but these cookies are actually so good and so addicting, I've had plenty over the last 24 hours. Good thing I donated most of them for my son's 6th grade class bake sale for the High School Homecoming game last night.

I loved making these cookies for the High School Homecoming Bake Sale!
White Chocolate Lemon Cake Cookies
Alisha from Portland, Oregon

1 Lemon Cake Mix
1 Vanilla Cake Mix
4 eggs
4 tbsp water
1 cup oil
2 tsp vanilla
1 bag of White Chocolate Chips
powdered sugar to roll cookies

Pre-heat oven to 350. Mix first 6 ingredients together and stir by hand. Add in the white chocolate chips and continue until all mixed together. Roll into balls (or use an ice cream scooper, works perfectly); then roll balls into powdered sugar and drop onto a sprayed cookie sheet. Bake for exactly 10 minutes.

Everyone is invited, if you don’t have a blog, then please post your recipe HERE in the comments for others to see.

This week's theme
Thanksgiving Cookies & Treat Recipes

This is your chance to share your favorite recipe each week based on our themes. We are looking for your favorite Thanksgiving Cookie recipe or that yummy treat you bring to the family gathering. Post any recipe you'd like just please stick to the theme, we don't want to have to delete your link. Please link directly to your post, NOT to your home page and you MUST include a link back to one of our hosts of "This Week's Cravings", using the button (or a direct link). 
November 29 - Crock-Pot Recipes 
This is a BLOG HOP PARTY so please hop around
and read the other Thanksgiving Cookie & Treat posts!


  1. I know last week was your pumpkin week, but I missed that, and I suppose scones can fall under the "treats" category? :) Thanks for hosting!

  2. Those lemon cookies sound fabulous! I might have to try those for one my holiday cookie exchanges. Thanks!

  3. The cookies look great and super simple! Thanks!

  4. Those look delicious - the lemon would be something different than typical Thanksgiving fair, quite tasty!

    Approx. how many cookies did this recipe make?

  5. Tina, I'm so glad you joined in my Cookbook Sundays or I wouldn't have found your blog party. I just submitted a recipe. I'll definitely be joining in again - love that there are themes!

  6. These lemon cookies look so good. I can't wait to try them this weekend for a youth event. They look so easy too!

  7. Lemon and white chocolate, that sounds so light and refreshing. After eating the rich Thanksgiving dinners, these cookies would be a nice change of pace.

  8. Your cookies look beautiful, and they sound delicious too. Lovely photographs as well!

  9. Oh, did you know that lemony cookies are my favorite to any spice/molasses/gingerbread cookies? LOL, that sounds like a lot, but it means they're one of my tops! These sound beyond good! Brought by the "leftover" Halloween Candy cake!! :D

  10. Those cookies look delicious and simple!

  11. I love any cookie that has cake mix in the ingredients. Yum!

  12. Okay, the LEMON recipe is to die-for! So I hope all of you try it! And I too will be making them again for the holiday's.

    And thank you to everyone for your comments and kind words, they are appreciated.

    Kristen: I beleive I got atleast 40-50 cookies (I made them kinda small) but it makes alot of delicious cookies.

    I will be making these also for the soldiers this month (Baking Gals), these cookies will freeze very well!

  13. Great recipe! I would love it if you would share this recipe on my weekly recipe swap. And while your there you can check out other great recipes!

  14. These look delicious. An awesome recipe to change the usual cookies up a bit.


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