Cardamom Chocolate Toffee Cookies

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap partnered this year with Cookies for Kids Cancer to fund pediatric cancer research. With the help of brand partners and blogger contributions, over $13,000 was raised! In addition to the fund raising, the other great part is receiving 3 dozen cookies, Secret Santa style, along with some great goodies from sponsors! I was able to taste Wilde in the Kitchen’s Gingerbread Mallowmen, Yumology’s Apple Brandy Biscochitos, and Stir and Strain’s Molasses, Cocoa Nib, and Black Strap Rum Cookies. They were all delicious and it was fun to find new packages at home with a surprise cookie inside.
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Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies

The batter for these cookies looks like it can barely contain all of the goodies. They are chunky and firm with a savory kick from the pistachios and sea salt. Definitely a top favorite in the house! You could easily leave the nuts out or swap them for something different, depending on your mood.
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