As many of you know, I grew up in New York. While St. Louis is now my home, I still spend lots of time in the Big Apple.
With a son in preschool, cold weather means sniffles and fevers and persistent coughs that never seem to go away until the flowers bud in early spring.
Peppernut cookies, or Pfeffernusse in German, are traditionally tiny spice cookies (the size of a nut) and are loaded with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and nutmeg.
I fully acknowledge that I have one of the best jobs in the world. I stay home, bake desserts, and get paid for it.
Monkey bread looks simple enough – like a rustic Bundt cake. It hides a secret: It is made of balls of cinnamon roll dough that you can rip off with your hands – allowing your family and friends to literally break bread together.
Everything is better with chocolate – including gingerbread. These chocolate gingerbread pretzel cookies have all of gingerbread’s spices with the addition of melted dark chocolate.
What’s better than a bowl of chocolate mousse and a big spoon? Chocolate mousse piped on top of your favorite cupcake!
If a cookie is breathtaking, I jump to the conclusion that more effort was taken in its appearance than in its flavor.
These soft banana bread cookies taste just like mini banana breads. They may, perhaps, be better than banana bread – unless your banana bread is studded with chopped hazelnuts and drizzled with dulce de leche.Read the full article here
I’ve baked all kinds of unique cookie recipes for my Cookie Project. When I thought about including a gluten-free cookie, I realized that somebody following a gluten-free diet may just want a solid/dependable recipe for something basic like a chocolate chip cookie.
Thumbprint cookies are Christmas classics and I knew that I wanted to include some version of them in my cookie project.
Beginning at age 5 or so, if you asked me what my favorite food was, I would respond with noodle pudding (kugel).
Meringue cookies are always beautiful bites of air, but they aren’t known for having much flavor aside from a smidge of vanilla.
Experience fruit leather like you’ve never tasted before – without the fruit!! This leather is eggnog flavored – it tastes just like the drink, but in a cheery, chewy, portable form.
I recently learned that there are two distinct types of biscotti – Italian and American. American biscotti is softer and more cookie-like, while Italian biscotti is the kind that you could break your jaw on, the kind that definitely requires dunking.
I won’t soon forget the allure of these saffron pistachio lace cookies. They first seduce with a touch of orange, then an earthy pistachio flavor, and finally a smooth, fragrant saffron finish.
What I love about this chocolate chip cookie baking tip is that it works with any chocolate chip cookie recipe, magically transforming that chocolate chip cookie into something better.
As a cupcake baker, cracked tops scare me; I want that elusive smooth, round dome. Baking cookies designed to crack feels like purposely singing off-key.
Pepperidge Farm describes their Pirouette cookies as “Slender. Graceful. Delicious. A pastry-like wafer, baked to a delicate crisp, surrounds a luscious, creamy filling.” Growing up, I always found Pirouettes at fancier events – although Pirouettes are just as common as Chessmen Cookies.
I could not let the Cookie Project go by without a cookie for dogs – in this case my friend’s Bull Terrier, Maya.