German Chocolate Cookies

Just the other day I got an email from the New York Times “What to cook this week.” Do you get them? They’ve become kind of a highlight for me, just a minute or two of reading Sam Sifton talk about food. One of the food items he mentioned recently was German Chocolate Cookies. Advertisements

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Classic Scottish Shortbread

I don’t know if I’ve ever talked about my love for Classic Scottish Shortbread here, before. Simple, buttery melt in your mouth Shortbread. Ok, so it’s not my Bill’s  Chocolate Chip Cookie, but other than that, Classic Scottish Shortbread is everything.

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Chocolate Swirl Meringue Cookies

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas.” That song has been echoing in my mind. A little Christmas. A simple Christmas. I don’t know if I can hold onto that zen when I visit my daughter & the”littles” over the holidays, but I’m hanging on to that feeling now.

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Gingersnaps

I remember baking Gingersnap Cookies with my Mom. Kneeling on a chair at the kitchen table, it was always the job of us kids to take a glass (and the one we used had a little design on the bottom – it might have been one of Mom’s crystal glasses) dip it in sugar and…

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White Chocolate & Dried Cranberry Cookies

If there’s ever a cookie that screams “Christmas” it has to be a White Chocolate & Dried Cranberry Cookie. And so I dutifully waited until after Thanksgiving to post these lovelies.

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Pumpkin Drop Cookies

When I was little, I have very fond memories of making cookies with my Mom. Well, she made them and we pressed the forks into them to make a cross-hatch – and they were always peanut butter. But at my friend Lynette’s house, they made all kinds of things! Including Pumpkin Drop Cookies.

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Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies are one of those cookies that I’ve mostly had from an assortment of big bakery boxes of cookies that always seemed to show up around work or school functions. You know the beat: Chocolate Chip, maybe an Oatmeal Cookie and the Monster Cookie.

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Jacques Torres’ Chocolate Mudslide Cookies

It might seem like my blog has a lot to do with baking, lately. I’ve been updating my dessert menu; organizing it properly and that means posting the results. So if you’re tired of it, thanks for bearing with me – but now here’s a “Must Make” Cookie. Jaques Torres’ Chocolate Mudslide Cookies.

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Desserts: Cookies

I made more cookies when the kids were young – and now I’m at it again. Here’s the best recipes in my collection. outstanding everyday cookies                               classic christmas cookies                      …

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White Lace Inn Oatmeal Chocolate Toffee Cookies

Do you want a big, delicious bakery style cookie just chock full of chocolate and toffee like these White Lace Inn Oatmeal Chocolate Toffee Cookies? I betchya do. Even if you didn’t know it before now.

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Big Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

My Dad’s been asking for Oatmeal Cookies for longer than I care to admit. And we had three, yes, three cartons of Old Fashioned Oats in the cupboard. And so here they are, the best Oatmeal Cookies, ever! And my Dad thinks so, too!! 🙂 It always tickles me pink to get a thumbs up…

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Bill’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am a sucker for really good, ooey gooey chocolate chip cookies. In my opinion, just forget the apple pie; there’s probably nothing that says “American” quite like chocolate chip cookies.

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