You may have read, but on Mother's Day (Click here if you're curious) Disorganized thoughts Mother's Day post my oldest little girl surprised me with a "Cookie of the Month" Certificate.  She's promising to bake me 2 dozen fancy cookies each month! :) hmmm, just how oh darling daughter, do tell, did you know I like love cookies?! LOL
Have I mentioned before that my daughter is an amazing cook?  She makes the most delicious baked goods and is teaching my little grands to do the same. (and no, she didn't get it from me) I can't wait to see/taste what delicious treats she surprises me with each month! As she gifts them to me I'll post the recipes here so you can all be extremely jealous bake them and enjoy them too!!
The first batch were:

White Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 (3 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, set aside. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla, stirring after each addition. Add the dry ingredients and mix until a stiff dough forms. Separate 1/4 of the dough form the rest and set aside in a small bowl. Add the nuts to the dough in the small bowl. Add the pudding mix and 3/4 cup of chocolate chips to the large portion of dough; mix until blended.
Roll the pudding flavored dough into walnut sized balls, and place them 1 1/2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets. Flatten the balls using your hand or the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Roll the dough from the small bowl into marble sized balls, place 1 ball on top of each of the flattened cookies. Then, on top of each cookie, place 1 of the white chocolate chips.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cookies are set. Remove from the baking sheet to cool on wire racks. When cool, dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.
OMGoodness!!! YUM!! Slightly salty, not too sweet. I can understand why your hubby likes these cookies best! Thanks so much. I ate all of them in 4 days! ...and yes, I DO know I was very naughty! But really, can you blame me?? ;)
My June cookies were:
Honeyed Green Tea & Jasmine Cookies
1 cup butter
1/3 Cup Honey
1/3 cup sugar
3 (2g) Green tea and jasmine tea bags
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla extract 
2 1/2 cups white flour
1 tsp baking powder
In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, sugar, and honey until smooth. Empty the contents of the tea bags into the mixture and discard the bags. Mix until well blended. Stir in the egg yolk and extract. Blend in the flour and baking powder. Divide into 3 sections, wrap in waxed paper or plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). On a floured surface, roll out one portion of the dough at a time to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into 2 inch round shapes using a cookie cutter. Place cookies onto ungreased baking sheets spaced 1 inch apart.
Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the tops are dry, and the edges begin to brown lightly. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container at room temperature when completely cooled.
Wow and Wow! Did you plan it that the cookies would just keep getting better? These were amazing! so delicate and delicious!! I'm happy to report I am pacing myself much better this month.... I hid them from myself in a Walmart bag in the freezer. I know where they are so I can get to them any time I want (I just ate TWO he he he) But I don't eat one every time I pass the kitchen table like I did last month when I left them there in their pretty decorative box. :)   Imagine my surprise when 4 days later I went for one and they were all gone! LOL

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