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The Cookie Elf File, Volume 4

The Cookie Elf File #204: Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #203: Oreo Balls ...

The Cookie Elf File #202: Jumbo Double Chocolate Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #201: Milky Way Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #200: S'Mores Rice Krispie Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #199: Banana Brownies recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #198: Snickerdoodles - Easy Sugar Cookie Variation ...

The Cookie Elf File #197: Magic Bars with a Patriotic Twist ...

The Cookie Elf File #196: No-Bake Oreo Krispie Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #195: Easy Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #194: Lemon Wedding Cookies - Light, Sweet, Simple!

The Cookie Elf File #193: Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #192: Jumbo Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies...

The Cookie Elf File #191: Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #190: Easy Red Velvet Kiss Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #189: Funfetti Sugar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #188: Monster Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #187: Cherry Oatmeal Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #186: Coconut Thumbprint Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #185: Chocolate Caramel Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #184: Easy Lemon Drop Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #183: Almond Shortbread ...

The Cookie Elf File #182: Fudge Mint Brownies Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #181: Irish Shortbread, an Irish Tea Cookies variation

The Cookie Elf File #180: Red Velvet Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #179: Easy Cherry Shortbread Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #178: Easy No-Bake Valentine Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #177: Valentine Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #176: Chocolate Cherry Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #175: Chocolate Coconut Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #174: No Bake Oatmeal Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #173: Oatmeal Fruit Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #172: Chewy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File, Volume 3

The Cookie Elf File #171: Ginger Shortbread Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #170: Christmas Wreath Cookie Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #169: Almond Toffee Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #168: Cranberry Walnut Squares ...

The Cookie Elf File #167: Red Velvet Sugar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #166: Easy Cake Mix Christmas Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #165: Easy Christmas Cherry Refrigerator Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #164: The Easiest Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe Ever!

The Cookie Elf File #163: No-Bake Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #162: Cranberry Lemon Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #161: Fairy Bites - Easy Shortbread Cookie ...

The Cookie Elf File #160: Chocolate Mint Layer Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #159: Pecan Pie Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #158: Candy Corn Halloween Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

The Cookie Elf File #157: Halloween Cookie Pizza ...

The Cookie Elf File #156: Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #155: Apple Walnut Drop Cookies recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #154: Millionaire Shortbread recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #153: Lazy Man's Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #152: No-Bake Samoa Cookies...

The Cookie Elf File #151: Oatmeal Drop Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #150: No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #149: Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares ...

The Cookie Elf File #148: Jumbo Oatmeal Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #147: Blonde Brownies recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #146: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #145: Chex Scotcharoos ...

The Cookie Elf File #144: White Chocolate Key Lime Calypso Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #143: SMores Rice Krisipe Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #142: Hershey Kiss Peanut Butter Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #141: One-Bowl Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #140: Lemon Wedding Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #139: 7 Layer Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #138: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #137: Maple Oat Chewies ...

The Cookie Elf File #136: Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #135: Almond Joy Fudge Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #134: Easy No-Bake Peanut Fandangos ...

The Cookie Elf File #133: 4 Types of Kiss Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #132: Easy Mexican Shortbread Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #131: Funfetti Sugar Cookie Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #130: Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares ...

The Cookie Elf File #129: Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #128: Birds Nest Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #127: Lemon Crinkle Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #126: Toffee Shortbread Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #125: Easy Irish Shamrock Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #124: Giant Birthday Cookie ...

The Cookie Elf File #123:  Refrigerator Pecan Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #122: Two Easy Cookie Recipes for Milky Way Brownies

The Cookie Elf File #121: Easy Valentine Cookie Wafers for Kids ...

The Cookie Elf File #120: Cinnamon Toffee Pecan Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #119: Disappearing Marshmallow Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #118: Fran's Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #117: Stevia Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #116: The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe ...


12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes from The Elf

Day 12: Hot Chocolate Cookies ...

Day 11: Crock Pot Candy ...

Day 10: Molasses Drop Cookies ...

Day 9: Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe ...

Day 8: Candy Cane Kiss Cookies ...

Day 7: Fruit Bars ...

Day 6: Peppermint Spritz ...

Day 5: Mexican Wedding Cake Cookie recipe ...

Day 4: Fruitcake Shortbread ...

Day 3: Cranberry Sugar Cookies ...

Day 2: Everything Layer Bar Cookies ...

Day 1: Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies ...


Check Out Past Issues of The Cookie Elf File

The Cookie Elf File, Volume 2

The Cookie Elf File #103: Pumpkin Pie Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #102: Pecan Pie Surprise Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #101: Cranberry Drop Cookies recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #100: Candy Bar Cookies - Use Your Leftover Candy ...

The Cookie Elf File #99: Chocolate Magic Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #98: Halloween Thumbprint Cookies Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #97: Halloween Magic Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #96: Chocolate Shortbread Cookie recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #95: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #94: Chocolate Cake Mix Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #93: Chewy Lemon Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #92: Jumbo Three-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

The Cookie Elf File #91: Chocolate Chip Rice Krispie Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #90: Easy Brownies Recipe - Just 3 Ingredients ...

The Cookie Elf File #89: Chocolate Oatmeal Drop Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #88: Easy Zucchini Cookie recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #87: The Classic No Bake Cookie recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #86: Turtle Brownies Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #85: Cherry Oatmeal Cookies Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #84: Cake Mix Peanut Butter Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #83: Blonde Brownies Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #82: Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf FIle #81: Oreo Krispie Treats:  Variation of a Classic ...

The Cookie Elf File #80: Monster Cookies - Perfect for Picnics ...

The Cookie Elf File #79: Cream Cheese Brownie Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #78: Chocolate Chip Shortbread Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #77: Easy Candy Bar Cookies Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #76: Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #75: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #74: Mexican Wedding Cookies recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #73: Raisin Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #72: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Recipe

The Cookie Elf File #71: How to Make Pecan Sandies ...

The Cookie Elf File #70: Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #69: Lemon Cake Mix Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #68: Rocky Road Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #67: Irish Shortbread Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #66: Nutella Peanut Butter Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #65: Homemade Rice Krispie Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #64: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #63: Cherry Coconut Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #62: Red Velvet Blossom Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #61: Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #60: Easy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #59: Congo Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #58: Praline Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #57: Cherry Chocolate Chip Shortbread ...


12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes from The Elf

Day #12: No-Bake Reese's Bars ...

Day #11: Swedish Almond Cookies ...

Day #10: Cranberry Almond Biscotti ...

Day #9: Red Velvet Chip Cookies ...

Day #8: Whipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies ...

Day #7: Christmas Cookie Bars ...

Day #6: Cherry Thumbprint Christmas Cookies ...

Day #5: No-Bake Holly Cookies ...

Day #4: Christmas Magic Cookie Bars ...

Day #3: Christmas Sugar Cookie recipe ...

Day #2: Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

Day #1: Danish Butter Crunch Cookies ...

Read previous editions of The File in the links below. Happy baking!

The Cookie Elf File #44: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #43: Easy White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #42: Pecan Praline Blondies - Just 7 Ingredients ...

The Cookie Elf File #41: Maple Oat Chewies, Easy Drop Cookie Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #40: Halloween Cookie Pizza ...

The Cookie Elf File #39: Can't Leave Alone Bars - easy cake mix recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #38: Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Caramel Squares ...

The Cookie Elf File #37: Almond Crunch Cookies from Bake-Off #30 ...

The Cookie Elf File #36: Peanut Butter Krispie Balls

The Cookie Elf File #35: Cranberry Sugar Cookies - Just 3 Ingredients!

The Cookie Elf File #34: Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #33: Easy Snickerdoodles - Just 4 Ingredients!

The Cookie Elf File #32: Chocolate Caramel Brownies ...

The Cookie Elf File #31:Butterscotch Brownies and Other
Great Lunch Box Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #30: Pineapple Coconut Bars from Bake-Off #35 ...

The Cookie Elf File #29: How to Cut Bar Cookies Cleanly and Evenly ...

The Cookie Elf File #28: Chocolate-Cherry Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #27: Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares ...

The Cookie Elf File #26: 6 Tips for Creaming Butter and Sugar ...

The Cookie Elf File #25: Simple Sugar Cookie Recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #24: Easy Brownies - simpler than a mix ...

The Cookie Elf File #23: Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #22: 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #21: S'mores Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #20: Easy Gluten-Free Double Fudge Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #19: Jumbo Oatmeal Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #18: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe ...

The Cookie Elf File #17: Funfetti Sugar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #16: Lemon Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #15: Pecan Sandies ...

The Cookie Elf File #14: Snickerdoodles ...

The Cookie Elf File #13: Pecan Caramel Shortbread ...

The Cookie Elf File #12: Coconut Macadamia Nut Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #11: Oreo Krispie Treats ...

The Cookie Elf File #10: Gluten-Free Monster Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #09: Viennese Walnut Layer Bars ...

The Cookie Elf File #08: Cranberry Almond Biscotti ...

The Cookie Elf File #07: Cherry Coconut Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #06: Triple Chocolate Kisses ...

The Cookie Elf File #05: Easy Valentine Sugar Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #04: "Black Gold" Chocolate Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #03: Peanut Fandangos - Gluten-Free and No-Bake

The Cookie Elf File #02: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies ...

The Cookie Elf File #01: Almond Shortbread Bars ...

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