Peanut Blossom cookies were a 1957 Bake-Off entry from Freda Smith of OH. Her blossoms made the finals, but the grand prize went to Gerda Roderer’s Accordion Treats. Though they didn’t score enough points to win, Peanut Blossoms became very popular and 50 years later they’re still a national favorite. Pillsbury sticks with the version [...]
Published on December 3, 2009
Hosting a cookie exchange is fun because rather than make super-impressive cookies, your job as host is to make sure others have fun (and provide extra containers). It’s the guests who have to worry about whether their cookies taste good and are as pretty as the others. I get so nervous going to cookie exchanges [...]
Published on December 1, 2009
Fitting 50 good recipes into 5×7 inch magazine supplement can’t be easy, but Food Network Magazine managed to do it with December’s “50 Holiday Cookies”. Using the one-dough-50-variations trick is one way to get the job done, but they went the extra mile by piggybacking off five different “families” of dough – Sugar Cookies, …
Published on November 30, 2009
Fuzz Gets What She Wants.
Published on December 25, 2007
I’ve already made today’s cookie (which is really a candy), but for now, check this out. YUM!
Published on December 14, 2007