ChipItHoliday Giveaway – WINNER :)

The most difficult part of hosting a Giveaway is not being able to respond to all of your great answers!! I LOVED ALL of festive cookies you guys would make around the holiday season.

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 This year, my family holiday cookie box consists of ;

  •  Pecan bourbon snowballs
  • Cream cheese walnut shorties
  • Chocolate Brittle Surprise
  • Coconut Oat Chocolate Macaroons
  • Brule Orange Rosemary Shortbread cookies
  • Cranberry Citrus Smoked Vanilla Bourbon cookies
  • Sugar Cookies
  • Strawberry Cheesecake Thumbprints
  • Smoked Sea Salt Mocha Hot Chocolate Cookies
  • Chewy Ginger Cookies … which are my family’s go to holiday cookie

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 Let’s just say my box of ChipIts came in EXTRA Handy – adding an little sprinkle of extra holiday cheer into each recipe!! Again, thank you so much Hershey’s & Food Bloggers of Canada, this was seriously such an amazing experience.

 I would also like to thank all of you who commented, tweeted, followed me on facebook & liked my page on Instagram – you fine folks rock my socks. And while, I would love to give every single jingle one of you a crate of 20 bags of chips … there are only be one winner.

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 And the winner is Lucky Number :

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WOOO HOOOO Glogirl!!

Your new year just got a little sweeter!! CONGRATULATIONS – I’ll be e-mailing you shortly for your mailing address!!

And for the rest of you, I’m sure you’re knee deep in butter – sugar & flour for the holiday season – Be safe, be sweet and hug your loved ones a little tighter this holiday season.

From the LTSL Family to you and yours :

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Triple Whammy Cookbook Giveaway * Win Win Winnnnnerrr

Win, Win, Winnnnaaa.

We have ourselves a winnnnneerrrr sugar pies

WOOT WOOT

*cue the fireworks and marching band*

But first I have to say something really really really important. And it’s about YOU. So you’ll want to listen up.

I want to THANK YOU for the tremendous amount of entries in the Triple Whammy Cookbook Giveaway. 67 – That’s a HUGE deal to me!! I swear only my mom read this blog, to know there are so many more … it means the world to me. So thank you a million times over, to the moon and back – – twice.

… with a cherry on top, an extra scoop of ice cream and sprinkles.

Really – – it’s HUGE and I’m both thankful and humbled. You kids rock my socks.

Also, it was great fun reading all of your entries. I hope you all get to fulfil your bucket list goals … some of you are well on your way and I wish you the very best of luck!! I can’t wait to comment on each of your entires – – and I will.

Now… I think I’ve made you wait long enough 😀  

The Winner of our Triple Whammy Cookbook Giveaway is, number 47!! 

CONGRATULATIONS CINDY!!

Woooohoooo … Please check your e-mail, as I have sent you the details about how you will be receiving your brand-spankin new cookbooks!! Something tells me your Monday just got a little sweeter. Trust me when I say, these cookbooks are PHENONMENAL … I’d love to hear what you end up making!! If possible, take pictures and send them to me.

… speaking of which – I’m thinking about starting a Sugar wall, where I post pictures that you guys send me of all the goodies you make. – Let me know what you think.

Well cupcakes, that’s all for today – – if you didn’t win this time … stay tuned. I have a funny feeling there will be another one … very soon 🙂

Have a delicious week my loves

Xox

Watcha’ Your Matcha Honey Sesame Shortbread Cookies

We have a winner!!

Thank you to everyone that entered the giveaway – – this was just my way of saying thank you and letting you know that I appreciated (and am shocked by)  each and everyone of of you who read this blog, test the recipes and tweet me little snippets of fun 🙂

Without further ado ….

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Our winner of the : Thank you for being so fantastically-amazing 🙂 contest is….

Wooo-hooooo!! Congratulations  Raw Vegan in College 🙂

I will be e-mailing you very soon to get your mailing address!!

For those of you who didn’t win – – or forget to enter, there will be other giveaways … I promise 🙂 Until then I still have cookies for you!!

Win-Win? … ohhh, yess!!

Watcha’ Your Matcha Honey Sesame Shortbread Cookies

This is far from your average cookie!

– It’s jam packed with Matcha. Matcha = powdered high quality green tea powder = healthy = you can should each more than one 🙂

Slightly Sweetened with Honey, not very sweet at all to be honest … but perfect with a hot cup of hot chocolate or your morning coffee.

Dazzling in a bright green, studded with specks of white sesame seeds.

– More of an adult cookie, as the green tea flavour takes center stage and commands the attention of all. Hold the chocolate, marshmallows and sprinkles this time (… it will be back … I can’t stay away from them :))

Verdict = yumm-tastic for anytime of the day.

Kiddies, get ready to watcha’ your matcha 😀

Watcha’ your Matcha Honey Sesame Shortbread Cookies 

1 Cup Butter ~ at room temperature

2 1/4 Cups Flour

1/4 Cup Matcha Green Tea Powder

1/3 Cup Honey

1 Tsp Vanilla

1/4 Cup Sesame Seeds

Directions

Preheat oven to 300 oc. Prepare a jelly roll sized cookie sheet.

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the flour and matcha powder.

In another bowl, combine butter, honey and vanilla.

Add your dry ingredients to the wet and mix.

Empty your dough into your prepared cookie sheet.

Spread your cookie into a thin layer, covering the sheet entirely.

Next, sprinkle the sesame seeds over your green gem.

Lightly pat the sesame seeds , to secure into dough.

Last, sore your cookie dough down then middle and then into 1 inch shortbread sticks.

Bake for 40 minuets.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minuets. While still warm completely cut your cookies, along your score lines.

Allow to cool completely and then – – enjoy 🙂

Happy Baking Sweethearts.

Stay Sweet

xox