Category Archives: Cookies

My Go-To Peanut Butter Cookies

To me, a peanut butter cookie should be slightly crisp on the edges, but soft, chewy, and moist in the middle.  And I find that a lot of peanut butter cookies out there are too dry, or too brittle, or … Continue reading

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Espresso Swirl Cookies

These are a variation on yesterday’s cookies, and basically I use the same dough but prepare them differently.  Kind of like how different pasta shapes and textures yield different experiences, these sort of “taste different” from yesterday’s checkerboard cookies, even … Continue reading

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Checkerboard Cookies

Aren’t these so fun?  I love the checkers so much that I had to break out the chess pieces for the photo.  The dark checkering here is a chocolate espresso dough, and the light is a basic vanilla dough, and … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Drizzled Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

It is time to break out the cranberry pistachio biscotti.  These always remind me of the holiday season, though I admit to making these sometimes in the middle of the summer just because I crave them and can’t wait six … Continue reading

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The One and Only Christmas Sugar Cookie

I call this the One and Only Sugar Cookie because it’s the bestest ever for Christmas Cookie decorating.  It has the perfect texture to it…it’s not crisp (and in my opinion, shouldn’t be), but there’s a slight resistance when you … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Cream Cheese Filling

With Thanksgiving right around the corner (how does it sneak up on us every time?!?) I’m going to post a few Thanksgiving recipes here and there.  This shouldn’t be a surprise, but I’m not really a Thanksgiving traditionalist at all.  … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cream Filled Brandy Snaps

Even if you don’t make the brandy snaps (but you should), you need to at least find time over the next several weeks to make the pumpkin whipped cream.  For heavens sakes, I was sucking the stuff out of the … Continue reading

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