**GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED! CONGRATS TO DAWN, WHO SAID:**

I love to make and decorate Gingerbread men with my daughter. I like to give friends and neighbors our Christmas card with gingerbread men cookies. They are large so I give one cookie per person.

Since December is full of cookies and baking, how about a virtual cookie swap?

**Tomorrow - Monday, December 6th, McCormick is hosting it's very first Virtual Cookie Swap!**McCormick and the author of Cookie Swap - Lauren Chattman, will be joining together on Facebook for this fun event. Joining in is easy:

1 - Like the McCormick Spice page on Facebook

2 - Check out recipes and swap some of your favorites on the McCormick Facebook wall

3 - There will be a LIVE webcast from Lauren Chattman on December 6th at 8:00pm EST. She will give hints on throwing a successful cookie swap, she'll share some great recipes, and she'll even highlight one of the recipes that one of the Facebook fans shares on the McCormick page!!

And just to get us in the mood for this virtual cookie swap, I'm having a giveaway! In the giveaway package is:

- A special holiday selection of McCormick extracts and spice
- Martha Stewart collection holiday cookie cutters
- Crate & Barrel Mini-Spatulas
- Red Mixing Bowl
- Cookie Swap! By Lauren Chattman

So much fun stuff - and a great way to get you started on a cookie swap of your own!

**Here's how you enter**:

**Mandatory**: Comment on this post and tell me your favorite cookie to give and/or receive at a cookie swap.

For extra entries: (Please leave a separate comment for each)

- Follow Taste and Tell via Facebook, Twitter, or RSS Feed
- Follow McCormick Spice on Facebook
- Share this giveaway via Facebook or Twitter

This contest is open to US residents and will run through Sunday, December 12th. The winner will be chosen randomly and will be announced on December 13th.

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*The prize package for this giveaway was donated by McCormick. I was not paid for this post and all opinions expressed are my own.*

Favorite holiday cookie by far are peanut butter blossoms!

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ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie to give away is homemade gingersnaps!

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I am here because Deep in the heart of happy shared this on facebook!

I follow McCormick Spice on facebook!

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I love to get pizzelle!

ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie is snickerdoodles.

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I LOVE spice cookies with pumpkin dip!!

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My favorite cookie would have to be the clothespin cookie. Flaky on the outside and the cream in side is to die for!

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Great giveaway! My favorite cookie to swap is Hawaiian Tea Cakes.

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ReplyDeleteAnything chocolately...yum!

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ReplyDeleteI love to take the classic almond sugar cookies with lots of decorations and all from scratch.

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ReplyDeleteI like to give a chocolate peppermint crinkle cookie

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ReplyDeleteI love baking cookies and my favorite one to give is chocolate dipped shortbread. Well, that and my chocolate biscotti.

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ReplyDeleteIt wouldn't be Christmas without Butter Cookies!

ReplyDeleteHere's my mom's recipe:

http://bad-girls-kitchen.blogspot.com/2008/10/butter-cookies.html

Russian Tea Cookies! Yummo!

ReplyDeleteThis year I'm making Martha's pecan bars for a cookie swap, my favorites tho are my mom's peanut blossoms.

ReplyDeleteI already follow Taste & Tell on Facebook (how I got here :D )

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ReplyDeleteI shared the giveaway on my Facebook profile :)

ReplyDeleteI'm a sugar cookie girl all the way.

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ReplyDeleteI follow McCormick's on facebook and I'm excited for the cookie swap.

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ReplyDeleteI follow you on face book and will go follow McCormick after I post here. :o)

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ReplyDeleteI am a Facebook fan!

ReplyDeleteI love peanut butter and chocolate cookies! I created my own version a while back but only make them a few times a year because I love them 'too' much if you know what I mean! LOL!

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Here is the recipe:

http://www.kitchen-concoctions.com/2009/06/slow-learners.html

I love Sugar Cookies at Christmas Time.

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ReplyDeleteI definitely love giving the classic chocolate chip cookies!

ReplyDeleteI love giving gingersnap cookies. In fact I attended a holiday party last night, and brought some to share.

ReplyDeletepeanut butter blossoms are my FAVORITE!! lovely giveaway!

ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie is a sugar cookie! Rolled out, cut, and decorated pretty!

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ReplyDeleteI love just the simple butter cookie. Yum

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ReplyDeleteSince I don't bake often through the year, at holiday time I always try new cookies/bars to give out. I am a sucker for anything with peanut butter, butterscotch, or pumpkin though!

ReplyDeleteI love to share Santa's Whiskers!

ReplyDeleteMy favorites are Oreo Truffles and Peanut butter blossoms! :)

ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookies are chocolate mocha cookies.

ReplyDeleteI love all kinds of cookies, this year I took raspberry almond thumb prints!

ReplyDeleteI love no bake cookies. They are so easy to make and only have a few ingredients.

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ReplyDeleterussian teacakes/mexican tea cakes are my fav to get, gingersnaps are my favorite to make.

ReplyDeleteI love most cookies, but one of my favorite are white chocolate cranberry oatmeal cookies. YUMMMM!!!

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ReplyDeleteI love to receive Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. I will be attempting to make them this year.

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peanut blossoms

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I follow Taste and Tell via Facebook, Twitter, and RSS Feed

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Oh, anything with cardamom in it is a special favorite.

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I shared this giveaway on facebook

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I love pretty much all things cookie. My favorite at the holidays are probably chocolate with a cherry on top. Love the added red.

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ReplyDeleteBest thing to receive (or give if I can bring myself to part with them) are the Seven Layer Rainbow Cookies that I made a few weeks ago. So incredibly good!

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ReplyDeletePeanut butter blossoms! So yummy!

ReplyDeleteMy favorite would have to be peanut butter blossoms.

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I like to make traditional cookies from my childhood, like the anise-spiced butter cookies my mom always made.

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ReplyDeleteI like making cranberry hootiecakes. Cranberries, white chocolate and pecans...YUM!

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i am keeping my fingers crossed on this one!

Oh I would say my favorite cookie would be a shortbread cookie. They are my favorite and can always eat just one more :)

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I love to make and give Creamy Cocoa Cookies with Fat Fudge Frosting. I love to get just about anything!

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ReplyDeleteI've never actually been to a cookie swap, but I would definitely make chocolate chip cookies. Simple, conservative, but always delicious.

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I currently am a friend of taste and tell on facebook :)

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ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie to receive at a cookie swap is Mexican Wedding Cookies :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

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I Like McCormick Spice on Facebook

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Shared the giveaway on Facebook

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My favorite cookie swap cookies are thumbprint cookies!

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ReplyDeleteI love to give away Chocolate Shock cookies (in my blog) but add some peperming baking chips to make them festive.

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Cranberry white chocolate chip cookies!

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ReplyDeleteI love giving an assortment of my favorite goodies: molasses crinkles, holiday fudge, saltine toffee bark, and peanut butter kisses. So good! :-)

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ReplyDeleteI make South Pole cookies every year at Christmas. Everyone always begs me for the recipe. They're different because they have butterscotch and white chocolate chips YUM!

ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie to give and/or receive would have to be oreo truffles. They're divine!

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Soft and chewy gingersnaps!

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ReplyDeleteI would have to say chewy ginger snaps, or regular chocolate chip cookies!!!

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ReplyDeleteI love those candy cane cookies with the red and white twist, yum!

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ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie to swap is plain old chocolate chip. Sometimes I'll put nuts or make it more special with macadamia nuts. But you can't beat chocolate chip cookies to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

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I love to make and decorate Gingerbread men with my daughter. I like to give friends and neighbors our Christmas card with gingerbread men cookies. They are large so I give one cookie per person.

ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookie for a cookie swap is a chewy chocolate chunk cookie... yum!

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ReplyDeleteMy favorite cookies are peanut butter cookies with a slightly melted hershey kiss in the middle. My mouth is watering just thinking of it. Yum!

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ReplyDeleteFavorite cookie....you mean I have to pick one? I guess I'd have to pick molasses cookies. They make me thirsty, but it's worth it!

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My favorite cookie at the holidays is Gingersnaps. I love anything gingerbread!

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ReplyDeletei'm not really picky when it comes to my cookies---seriously love them all :)

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