Rosemary Sugar Cookies (A Wannabe Recipe) + Christmas Notes

I'm not even going to call this a recipe. That would be doing a disservice to all recipes.

Camille and I attended a cookie swap playdate the other morning, and I brought three dozen Rosemary Sugar Cookies as my contribution. I was tight on time on Sunday -- we house-hunted for the first part of the day, then got wrapped up in the Panthers' amazing win that afternoon -- so I needed a way to make a yummy cookie, thirty-six of them, and not be up to the eyeballs in flour and eggshells.
I admit it. I used a break-apart sugar cookie as the base. I know, I know, judge away. But I broke off each block, softened the block with my hands a little, dipped the top in sugar, and then topped it with freshly minced rosemary. About 2/3 of the way through the suggested cooking time on the back of the package, I opened the oven door to add more rosemary to each cookie.
I do have to say that for the easiest cookie ever, these are DIVINE and really have a nice flavor to them. Next time I may even add a small pinch of sea salt to each cookie top!
Moving on, two more Christmas notes:
Camille is obsessed, obsessed with Olivia Helps With Christmas! We read it multiple times yesterday. I read it to her last year when she was seven months old, and I wasn't totally crazy about it then. But now that she is 19 months and LOVES it when mommy is silly, she and I are both totally into the book. There are certain parts that I can read in a funny voice, like when Olivia belts out "Gloooooo-riiaaaa!" as her family sings Christmas carols, and Camille just dissolves into giggles. I am passing along this book idea now, because although we're quickly nearing Christmas, I just saw in my order history that I ordered it December 13th last year. And it's Amazon Prime eligible! If you're looking for a cute Christmas story for a toddler, we love this silly one. The board book is less than $7, too. (on Amazon here)
Lastly, a little plug for our holiday bonnets. It's certainly not too late to order a bonnet for a little girl in your life and have it arrive before Santa comes. There are several sizes available, 0-18 months. We would love it if you would check out our Etsy shop! The Tipsy Bunny
Winter White and Tartan Plaid Reversible Bonnet  by TheTipsyBunny
Reversible Red Corduroy and Plaid Tartan Baby by TheTipsyBunny
Navy and Tartan Plaid Reversible Bonnet  Size by TheTipsyBunny
Reversible Red Corduroy and Metallic Plaid Bonnet by TheTipsyBunny


  1. I just love those bonnets! Wish I had a cute little girl to put one on :)

    Justine @ Charm City Ciemny's

  2. those cookies sound so good! and no shame in the break apart cookie game ;) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

  3. And those cookies were SO good! Definitely my favorites!!

  4. I was going to message you earlier about those cookies. Rosemary on top of a sugar cookie is genius

  5. Cookies!

  6. The cookies look so yummy and the bonnets are adorable!! Such a great cute idea!

    Melanie | Blog: Toots + Dill

  7. No shame in using a cookie shortcut. I have a big bag of Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix that Landon and I will be using to make M&M cookies for Santa. ;)


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