Archive for Tag: Cookies

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October 22, 2013

Vlog #16: Decorating Halloween Cookies with Eleni’s

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds, Recipes, Videos
Scroll down for the video, behind-the-scenes pictures, Eleni’s recipe, and a special discount code for Halloween cookies! You are in for a treat today! We spent an afternoon at Eleni’s Cookies production studio in Long Island City where we learned some Halloween decorating tricks from the cookie master herself. Eleni needs no introduction {if you haven’t heard of her, stop what you’re doing now and look}. Her cookies have been the talk of the town…
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July 01, 2013

Got Milk? Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope everyone had a great weekend. Before we jump into the week, we wanted to raise some tech matters. (1) For those of you who use an RSS feed, just a reminder that Google reader closes today. We’ve heard Feedly is a great replacement for Google Reader. You can head over to Feedly today and transfer your Google Reader with one click here. Here’s an article about it. We hope you will have us…
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January 02, 2013

Cowboys and Cookies Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The ladies from Spaceships and Laser Beams are starting our year off right with this fun Cookies and Cowboys dessert table that they styled to showcase their printable collection. To keep the budget low, Stephanie offered a a menu of milk and cookies and used vessels that she found in her home. Cookie varieties included shortbread, apple crumble and lemon. Really cute fondant cookie toppers sat were placed on top of milk-filled glass mugs. We…
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March 23, 2012

Great Finds: Hunger Games Cookies

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
If you have read The Hunger Games, then you understand the phenomenon surrounding today’s opening day of The Hunger Games movie. Last year, someone recommended Hunger Games to me and I read the trilogy within a few days. Our friends at Eleni’s turned Katniss, Peeta and Gale into sweet treats. I love that Eleni’s also made cookies for the items found in the Hunger Games arena. These are perfect for a Hunger Games screening. Will…
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December 14, 2011

Creative Cookies Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This table was sent to us by Alison of Alison Lawson Cakes, which she created to celebrate the holidays with her son and his preschool friends.  The delicious treats, all made by Alison herself, included an assortment of different cookies including a cookie tree with cookie ornaments, gingerbread cookies, sugar plum cookies, and cookie pops. Even the tags were made out of cookies!  Other sweets included jelly pots, marshmallow mops, meringue, candy cane bark, cupcakes,…
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November 17, 2011

Shabby Chic Cookie Buffet Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This beautiful party was sent to us by Sarah from Princess Allure Accessories. She created a cookie buffet for a bride who wanted a romantic themed table with shabby chic elements. The bride was Chinese and the Groom was French so Sarah incorporated both of their cultures. Light pink macarons with white chocolate ganache filling with a “Je Taime” sign was a nod towards the groom’s heritage. Fortune cookies and round cookies stenciled with the…
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October 05, 2011

Oxo & Cookies for Kids (& Giveaway)

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Swag
We’re here with a giveaway from Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. This organization was founded by two OXO employees, Gretchen and Larry Witt who were inspired by their son Liam’s battle with pediatric cancer. They were shocked to learn that the main reason over 25% of kids diagnosed with cancer do not survive is because of a lack of effective therapies. And the reason for the lack of effective therapies was simple: lack of funding. ??Cookies…
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July 21, 2011

Sweet Shoppe Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
It always humbles us when someone says we inspired them to start their own company.  Miriam from Glam Candies sent us a note telling us that, along with this very fun Ice Cream submission. Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned Ice Cream Party?  This theme is always a big hit with kids (and adults alike..check out the party we did with Kelly Ripa and Electrolux). Miriam styled this party for a little girl’s Sweet…
November 03, 2009

Baking for Election Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Uncategorized
In my earlier post today, I shared an election day cookie recipe that I was hoping to test out with my kids. Well, we had a chance to make them today and they were a hit. It has been a loooong Election Day at the Atlas household and this was a good activity while my kids were out of school. My kids were so excited when the cookies came out of the oven that we…