EatInEatOut is looking for your best holiday cookie recipes – in July! Enter your best cookies for a chance to win **1 of 7 Hamilton Beach Stand Mixers**! (retail value $150 each)

**How to enter:**

1. Bake a cookie. Post it on your blog and link to this post on FBC.

2. Leave a link to you entry in the comments below.

### Judging

The cookies will be judged by the staff at EIEO – Lori, Stephanie and Kelly. They will be scoring the cookie in two areas – **Beauty** (it’s got to look good!) and **Creativity** (uniqueness of the recipe).

**What do I win?**

1 of 7 Hamilton Beach Stand Mixers!

PLUS all winners will be featured in the Holiday issue of EatInEatOut magazine (Nov 2013) with social media shoutouts throughout December.

**EatInEatOut Christmas in July Contest rules**

1. Open to FBC members only.

2. Contest runs from July 15 to August 30, 2013.

3. You may enter as many cookies as you like. Entries can be old or a new posts but must include a link to [this post on FBC].

4. Entry links must be posted on [this Members’ Only post on FBC].

5. Judging will take place the week of September 16th, 2013.

6. Winners will be informed on September 27th, 2013.

7. Winners will be asked to provide the full recipe and photograph (photos must be hi-resolution – 8” x 10” @ 300 dpi OR 2400 px x 3000 px).

**The fine print**: *Participation in the contest constitutes permission to the Contest Sponsor and their agencies to use the name, recipe, photograph and/or likeness of the winner[s] for purposes of promotion, advertising, and trade without further compensation. By participating in this contest, all entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations. The decisions of EatInEatOut and the contest judges are final and binding on all entrants.*

** Ready to enter? Leave your link in the comments below!**

Here’s one:

http://withinthekitchen.blogspot.ca/2011/10/crunchy-peanut-butter-chocolate-chip.html

Thx, C

And another:

http://withinthekitchen.blogspot.ca/2012/09/cardamom-and-vanilla-shortbread.html

Thx, C

And finally

http://withinthekitchen.blogspot.ca/2012/09/ginger-snaps-with-lemon-butter-cream.html

Lemon chip Poppy Seed

http://www.tastygardener.com/lemon-chip-poppy-seed-cookies/

Chai Cookies ( I ate a whole tray of these)

http://www.tastygardener.com/chai-cookies/

Lemon, Lime and Orange

http://www.tastygardener.com/citrus-cookie/

And last for today the pretty Lace cookie

http://www.tastygardener.com/lace-cookies/

Pumpkin Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies!

http://www.bakersbeans.ca/pumpkin-orange-chocolate-chip-cookies/

OK, Here goes

1st – My Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies:

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2012/06/25/lemon-poppy-seed-cookies/

2nd recipe – Poppy Seed Triangles:

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2012/03/05/purim-is-here-time-for-hamentaschen-or-oznei-haman/

Here comes the 3rd recipe – Gluten Free chocolate Pumpkin Seed Bites

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2013/05/25/gluten-free-chocolate-pumpkin-seed-bites/

4th and last for today – Caramel Creme Sandwich Cookies

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2012/08/14/caramel-creme-cookies-with-or-without-caramel/

Here is my Delish Orange Mocha Chocolate Biscotti

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/11/orange-mocha-biscotti-dont-these-look.html

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/11/black-bottomed-dolce-de-leche-macaroons.html

I hope you enjoy my Dolce de Leche Black Bottomed Macaroons!

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/11/gorilla-fudge-gorilla-c-ookies-who.html

Huge,Dark and Sinful Gorilla Fudge Cookies

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/10/white-chocolate-dipped-apricot-hazelnut.html

A delicate Apricot/Hazelnut Biscotti

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/03/white-chocolate-dolce-de-leche-amond.html

What is Xmas without a shortbread cookies? These Almond and Dolce De Leche cookies drizzled with white chocolate make a spectacular presentation.

Gluten Free Fruitcake Cookies:

http://www.celebrationgeneration.com/blog/2011/12/14/gluten-free-fruitcake-cookies-recipe/

(These are insanely good, and will be snarfed up even by those without gluten issues!)

Chai Shortbread:

http://www.celebrationgeneration.com/blog/2011/04/05/chai-shortbread/

Sweet Ecstasy Cookies. Seriously, the most insane cookies ever. Will have to reshoot if they win, though (no large files):

http://www.celebrationgeneration.com/blog/2009/07/20/sweet-ecstasy-cookies/

My version of Noelles:

http://www.celebrationgeneration.com/blog/2010/12/21/holiday-cookies-noelles/

Homemade Oreo

http://www.tastygardener.com/homemade-oreo-cookies/

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/11/lemon-cloud-lemon-cloud-delights-tender.html

Lemon Cloud Delights, tender morsels

Double Chocolate Cherry Chip Cookies

http://myediblejourney.com/2013/07/23/double-chocolate-cherry-chip-cookies/

Just finished these…literally….they’re all gone

Fresh mint lime cookies with lemon drizzle (soooo good):

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2013/07/24/fresh-mint-lime-cookies-with-lemon-drizzle/

Bite Size Butter “Kisses”:

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2013/06/26/butter-chocolate-thumbprint-cookies-tiny-bites-as-a-big-thank-you/

Lemon wafer cookies with a twist:

http://stewing-pot.com/2013/07/27/whats-stewing-from-my-oven-lemon-wafer-cookies/

These were originally called Mother’s Cookies, handed down from my great-grandmother Edith Pearse, and a favorite during various holidays.

Blueberry Mint Cookies :

http://www.bakersbeans.ca/blueberry-mint-cookies/

Recipe for Brown Sugar Jam-Filled Cookies:

http://myislandbistrokitchen.com/2013/07/23/july-2013-cookie-of-the-month-brown-sugar-jam-filled-cookies-its-christmas-in-july/

Zebra Fudge Cookies – http://mynanaskitchen.ca/2013/06/12/zebra-fudge-cookies/

Dark and Dangerous Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies – http://mynanaskitchen.ca/2013/08/01/dark-and-dangerous-triple-chocolate-chip-cookies/

Date Turnover Cookies – http://delishinadish.blogspot.ca/2012/12/sweet-on-dates.html

Snow Covered Chocolate Torte Cookies http://delishinadish.blogspot.ca/2012/12/snow-covered-treat.html

Turtle Cookies http://delishinadish.blogspot.ca/2012/12/turtle-loves.html

Pumpkin Pie Cookies http://delishinadish.blogspot.ca/2012/10/mini-pie-in-sky.html

And me last one for good luck, these are my favourite cookies and super simple – Dessert Poutine Cookies, maybe not super Christmasy but really fun to make on Christmas break! http://delishinadish.blogspot.ca/2013/04/cottage-bound.html

Spelt flour cookies (which means they are low in gluten) made with raw tahini (!!) and honey!

So good!

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2013/08/02/honey-tahini-spelt-cookies/

And how about some Moroccan Date Cookies? They are so (!!) good! My family adores these!

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2012/05/07/maamul-moroccan-date-cookies/

Strawberry Rhubarb http://www.tastygardener.com/strawberry-rhubarb-cookies/

Salt and Pepper http://www.tastygardener.com/salt-and-pepper-cookies/

Here’s a vegan rendition of a childhood favourite.

Vanilla Bean & Cocoa Pâte Sablées

http://emmaeats.com/2013/08/08/vanilla-bean-and-cocoa-pate-sablees-vegan/

Blood Orange Macarons with Cacao Nibs http://alimentageuse.com/home/2013/03/20/blood-orange-macarons/

Copy Cat Golden Oreo Cookies http://alimentageuse.com/home/2013/07/12/copycat-golden-oreo-cookies/

Christmas Meringues – Candy Cane Peppermints and After Eights Christmas Trees:

http://devourandconquer.com/entries/recipes/christmas-meringues

Here’s my Easy Peanut Butter Brownie cookie http://www.soberjulie.com/2013/03/peanut-butter-brownie-cookie-recipe/

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/05/cassata-ravioli-cassata-ravioli-1-cup.html

This cookie has Southern Italian flavours and is a real Holiday treat

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/2012/06/apricot-hazelnut-shortbread-cookies.html

A delicate combination of dried apricot, hazelnut and white chocolate…who could resist

Love how pretty these are http://www.tastygardener.com/neopolitan-pinwheel-cookies/

No bake is needed for these cheesy bites, and if you drizzle with strawberry syrup on top for serving, you have Christmas in your plate and a celebration in your mouth:

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2013/08/14/cookies-and-lemon-cheesecake-balls/

Inspired, of course, by “the most famous reindeer of all”, Rudolph, these cookies combine Santa favorites: chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate.

http://stewing-pot.com/2013/08/19/rudolphs-from-the-oven-christmas-cookies-in-july/

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/

Here is my latest Trail Mix Oatmeal Cookies, nutritious and satisfies the sweet tooth

Chocolate Drizzled Cranberry Pistachio Cookies

http://www.shebakeshere.com/2012/12/chocolate-drizzled-cranberry-pistachio-cookies.html

Maple Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate and Butterscotch Chips

http://www.shebakeshere.com/2013/01/maple-oatmeal-cookies-with-chocolate-butterscotch-chips.html

Chocolate Espresso Graham Crackers

http://www.shebakeshere.com/2013/05/chocolate-espresso-graham-crackers-whole-wheat.html

Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies

http://buffyandgeorge.com/gluten-free-gingerbread-cookies/

Gluten Free Sugar Cookie Sandwiches with Dulce de Leche

http://buffyandgeorge.com/gluten-free-sugar-cookie-sandwiches-with-dulce-de-leche/

Cranberry Bliss Cookies get chocolatey! http://hiddenponies.com/2013/03/saturday-sweets-chocolate-cranberry-bliss-cookies/

How often do you get a ton of fibre at the same time as your fudge? In these sandwich cookies you do http://hiddenponies.com/2013/08/saturday-sweets-oatmeal-fudge-sandwich-cookies/

Pomegranate Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies…yum. http://hiddenponies.com/2011/12/chocolate-pomegranate-oatmeal-cookies/

Gluten Free Turtle cookies

http://www.thebakingbeauties.com/2012/11/gluten-free-turtle-cookies.html

Gluten-free Magic Peanut Butter Middles

http://www.thebakingbeauties.com/2011/12/gluten-free-magic-peanut-butter-middles.html

Gluten Free White Chocolate and Peppermint Cookies

http://www.thebakingbeauties.com/2012/12/gluten-free-white-chocolate-and-peppermint-cookies.html

This has been a VERY popular recipe on my blog. I make these all the time. So easy to pull together and so very tasty. Oh – and did I mention they are GLUTEN-FREE!

http://www.willcookforshoes.ca/chickpea-chocolate-chip-cookies/

Enjoy!

And good luck everyone.

Trina

Soft molasses ginger cookies: http://www.sondibruner.com/2012/08/20/soft-molasses-ginger-cookies/

These were a huge hit at a Bloggers Bake Sale last December and sold out. White Chocolate Cranberry Kiss Cookies.

http://www.bakersbeans.ca/white-chocolate-cranberry-kiss-cookies/

I’m entering these because of their cookie base…I’m calling them cookies with a twist! Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars. – these are surprisingly easy to make but SOOOOOO good : http://www.willcookforshoes.ca/chocolate-caramel-bars/

Chewy Toffee Almond Cookies – soooo tasty. These have a bit more substantial cookie base and they bake up really nice: http://www.willcookforshoes.ca/chewy-toffee-almond-cookies/

When you’re thinking delicious, pretty and easy; You’re thinking about these Coconut Vanilla Jam Sandwich Cookies:

http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2013/08/27/coconut-vanilla-jam-sandwich-cookies/

Love the contest! My 1st entry: Peanut Butter and Muesli Cookies: http://pleasepasstheketchup.ca/2013/06/30/peanut-butter-muesli-cookies/

2nd Entry: Coconut Macarons: http://pleasepasstheketchup.ca/2013/03/28/coconut-macarons/

3rd entry: Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt: http://pleasepasstheketchup.ca/2012/11/27/nutella-stuffed-chocolate-cookies-sea-salt/

4th entry: Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies http://pleasepasstheketchup.ca/2012/11/24/vanilla-bean-sugar-cookies/.

Pinwheel Spice Cookies with Jam Filling:

http://swirlsandspice.com/2013/08/29/pinwheel-spice-cookies-with-jam-filling/

http://tastyd.blogspot.ca/ Here is my Peanut Butter Blossom cookies, ready for the Holidays!

I’m submitting these 100% Whole Wheat Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies – http://fooddoodles.com/2012/12/17/100-whole-wheat-triple-ginger-cookies/

My favourite Christmas cookies – Cucidati – Sicilian Fig cookies

http://www.mycookbookaddiction.com/2011/12/10/cucidati-sicilian-fig-cookies.html

http://nutmegdisrupted.com/2013/01/22/cream-cheese-puff-pastry-cookies/

These are just fantastic and add a fancy touch to any cookie tray!

You would need an army to eat this cookie! But I can as sure it would be amazing!

http://nutmegdisrupted.com/2013/08/29/sugar-shack-festival-trees-grande-prairie-2009/

Everyone should try making macarons! True baking satisfaction when you can nail a recipe that most bloggers try at one time or another.

http://nutmegdisrupted.com/2012/03/22/raspberry-macarons/

Thank you everyone for entering. It is going to be really hard to pick our final 7 winners! Check out our holiday issue (http://www.eatineatout.ca) November 13th when they will be revealed.