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Big Fat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

by on February 9, 2012 · 19 comments

Giant Oatmeal Raisin

For Teacher Appreciation week, I wanted an oatmeal cookie to go along with the giant Levain bakery chocolate chip copycat. Pin It This was the result. Like the chocolate chip variety, they baked up very tall and fat and have a kind of a doughy and soft center. That type center plays well in chocolate […]


Published on February 9, 2012
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Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies from Food TV Magazine

If you’re a Food Network Magazine fan, be on the lookout for the March issue. Mine arrived in the mail yesterday, and while I was not surprised to see that the focus for February was chocolate, my expectations were exceeded given the choice of recipes. They included a lot of very doable chocolate …


Published on February 5, 2012
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More Levain Cookie Clones

by on January 17, 2012 · 30 comments

Levain Clone Better

Having made many, many variations on this cookie over the years, the recipe that I’ve found comes closest is this one. Here’s a photo of the copy cat. And here’s a photo of an actual Levain cookie, which is scraggly and quite brown. The copy cat version is a spin-off of Lisa’s original version from […]


Published on January 17, 2012
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Crunchy Raisin Bran Cookies

by on January 2, 2012 · 9 comments

Raisin Bran Cookies

Hey, I’ve already accomplished a goal for the New Year!  Hold your applause, but I’ve finally put a dent a big box of Raisin Bran that’s about to go stale. I bought it a few months ago to make that old recipe “Six Weeks Muffins”. Unfortunately, nobody around here thought the muffins were anything special, […]

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Published on January 2, 2012
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Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on December 26, 2011 · 7 comments

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

The post-holiday blahs have zapped my motivation to try anything new, but here’s a fairly old chocolate chip cookie you might have missed or just forgotten about. I baked some this morning and figured they were worth posting, especially since some of you love chocolate chip cookies with crispy edges and soft chewy centers. This […]


Published on December 26, 2011
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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on November 13, 2011 · 13 comments

Double Chocolate Cookie

A few people asked for ways to use chocolate extract. It’s a new product for me too, but based on the brownies from yesterday and the cookies I baked this morning, I think chocolate extract would enhance just about anything with chocolate.   As for today’s chocolate extract infused treat, I went with this simple cookie. […]


Published on November 13, 2011
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Vanilla-Rich Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on October 9, 2011 · 20 comments

Vanilla-Rich-Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you’re in the mood to try a new and very good chocolate chip cookie recipe, I have one to recommend. It’s the new “Vanilla-Rich Chocolate Chip Cookie” recipe from McCormick. With 3 1/4 cups of flour, the original recipe makes a bunch, but Fuzz and I scaled it down a bit and added a […]


Published on October 9, 2011
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Baked Alaska

Hi Cookie Madness Readers! This is Katrina from Baking and Boys!  Anna is on vacation.  Many of you know she and her family went to Seattle.  They are also surprising their daughter, Emma, and going on an Alaskan cruise!  How fun! Anna and I were talking (emailing) and I offered to do a guest post […]


Published on August 8, 2011