This was my first year participating in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.  It was so much fun and I received some super amazing cookies!

It took me a while to figure out what kind of cookies I was going to bake up for this event.  There were lots of things to think about.  I wanted to make a cookie that pretty much anyone could enjoy…who doesn’t enjoy chocolate?  I needed something that would stay intact while shipped across the country…so dainty cookies wouldn’t cut it.  I also wanted something that was a little different from your average holiday cookie – so I gingerbread men or peppermint cookies off the list.   (more…)