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Iced Lemon Sugar Cookies

by on May 23, 2014 · 2 comments

Iced Lemon Cookies

I made these as an excuse to try a new brand of organic butter.  Normally I would have used the store brand or Land o’ Lakes, but the cash register spit out a free coupon for the organic kind, and since butter is more expensive than ever these days, I was pretty happy to redeem […]

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Published on May 23, 2014
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Molina

I forgot to post this on May 15, which I’m sure all of you know was National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, so here it is. Aside from being a good cookie recipe, it’s an excuse to tell you about a brand of vanilla I recently bought called Molina. My favorite Mexican vanilla of all time […]

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Published on May 18, 2014
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More Black and White Cookies

by on April 27, 2014 · 3 comments

Black and White Cookies

I’ve always been kind of a traditionalist with Black and White Cookies. To get that tiny hint of lemon flavor, I use a bit of lemon zest; and for the topping, I tend to stick with the smooth, shiny-setting fondant even though it never tastes as good as buttercream. I thought I was being “authentic”, […]

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Published on April 27, 2014
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Spirited Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of two good friends: Maris, who posted it on In Good Taste;and Lisa, who created “Sweet William’s Spirited Chocolate Chip Cookies” in honor of her son, William. His birthday was yesterday and he would have been 26.  Lisa made him a carrot cake with “warm spices and no nuts”, which makes […]

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Published on April 23, 2014
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It’s been a while since I posted a good oatmeal raisin cookie, so here’s one I made today using some Indonesian cassia cinnamon — and a lot of it! I used a whole teaspoon and a half, but the cinnamon wasn’t overpowering at all. Maybe because Indonesian cassia is just not a very strong cinnamon? […]

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Published on April 20, 2014
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s been a while since I posted a chocolate chip cookie recipe. In fact lately I’ve been kind of stuck on the New York Times recipe. It’s consistently good, and I usually have bread flour around, so using two kinds of flour (bread and cake) is convenient. I thought I was all set in …

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Published on March 28, 2014
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wondra-cookies

I hadn’t planned on having a sugar cookie baking marathon this week, but I was tired of chocolate and felt like experimenting. Specifically, I wanted to see if using Wondra in cut-out cookies would make a difference.  The answer?  Well, I think it was yes! So what is Wondra?   I remember it as the flour […]

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Published on February 20, 2014
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Black and White Cookies

Here’s a recipe for all the Black & White Cookie lovers out there who don’t have time to bake from scratch.  This one starts with packaged sugar cookie mix, and if you’re skeptical, that’s all the more reason to try it. I wasn’t sure I’d love these since I’ve grown accustom to scratch Black & […]

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Published on February 10, 2014