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Double Chocolate Cookies with White Lily

This recipe was a test to see how self-rising flour would work in a double chocolate cookie.  Regular all-purpose flour mixed with baking powder and salt would have been just fine, but I wanted to see if the soft winter wheat used to make White Lily would have any impact on the overall result. The […]


Published on March 13, 2013
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Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Clarified Butter

My latest cookie obsession has been trying to make homemade cookies similar to Otis Spunkmeyer’s; however, I haven’t come close.  The Otis Spunkmeyer cookies use some kind of margarine, and I haven’t figured out exactly what type of margarine that is since it appears to be trans-fat free and made with just palm oil, water, salt, and […]


Published on December 7, 2012
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Food and Wine Chocolate Brownie Cookies

I have three favorite double chocolate cookie recipes, plus a new one to add to the list. These Chocolate Brownie Cookies were featured in the November issue of Food & Wine, where editor-in-chief, Dana Cowin declared them the most delicious she’s ever had. The magazine describes them as crispy-chewy brownies in cookie form, but mine […]


Published on October 9, 2012
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Sparkling Chocolate Cookies

by on July 10, 2012 · 7 comments

Chocolate Sparkle Cookies

After trying a recipe for gluten free coconut flour cookies, I decided to revisit another cookie I’ve been making on and off for the past 7 years – a very fudgy, easy, (and pretty) little chocolate cookie covered with sparkling sugar. Based on an a famous recipe from Vancouver’s Thomas Haas Chocolates, I’ve made changes […]


Published on July 10, 2012
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Chocolate Hazelnut Peanut Butter Lava Cookies

Today’s recipe is a twist on  Nutella Lava Cookies, only instead of adding toasted hazelnuts, you add a tiny bit of hazelnut extract and a topping of peanut butter and chocolate hazelnut spread.  Since I’ve been trying to use up the new Jif chocolate hazelnut spread I bought a few weeks ago (and love), I […]


Published on June 1, 2012
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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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Chocolate Mudslides

by on October 3, 2011 · 13 comments

Mudslide Cookies

This weekend Fuzz and I donated some homemade treats to a local bake sale. On our way out, we picked up a few items for ourselves, including a cupcake which Fuzz ate in the car on the way to Karate class. Fuzz has eaten lots of cupcakes in her 10 years, but this one must […]


Published on October 3, 2011
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Starbuck's Via Double Chocolate Cookies

One of my pet peeves while traveling is hotel rooms without coffee makers. From the hotel’s point of view, there are probably a million reasons not to have coffee makers; but from a traveler’s standpoint, it’s a huge inconvenience to have to get dressed to go to the lobby and buy coffee or pay $15 […]


Published on June 11, 2011