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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 […]

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Published on July 10, 2012
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Mexican Cookies

by on May 22, 2012 · 9 comments

Mexican Christmas Cookies

Traditionally, these cookies are for Christmas, but don’t worry. I’m not making them that far ahead of time. This batch is for graduation festivities, particularly, our Teacher Appreciation fiesta. I signed up to make “Mexican Cookies” (because brownies were taken) and decided to go with these. The original recipe is based on one from the […]

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Published on May 22, 2012
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No-Almond Rainbow Cookies

by on December 17, 2011 · 7 comments

rainbow cookies

If you like the idea of rainbow cookies but aren’t a fan of almond flavor, here’s a version from Taste of Home which uses ground macadamia nuts in place of the almond paste and rum extract for almond. I tried the recipe today and found it a little easier than the others.  The batter was […]

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Published on December 17, 2011
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More Rainbow Cookie Making Tips

by on December 12, 2011 · 23 comments

Rainbow Cookie

Italian Wedding Cookies, Rainbow Cookies, Tri-Color Cookies – pick the name you like, these little cakes of pink, yellow and green are less complicated than you think, but it’s helpful to know a few things before making them.  When I made my first batch I wasn’t sure what type of almond paste to use, which recipe […]

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Published on December 12, 2011
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Gift Ideas for Bakers and Cooks

by on December 12, 2011 · 7 comments

Good Morning! Yesterday was busy and I didn’t get around to posting a cookie, so for now I want to share some thoughts on gifts. My husband thinks I’m difficult to buy for and that all I want is wine and cookbooks (which is true), but there are other things I’d be really happy to […]

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Published on December 12, 2011
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Tri-Color Cookies aka Rainbow Cookies

by on December 5, 2011 · 22 comments

tri-color cookies

As of today I’m on the search for the best tri-color aka “rainbow” cookies. If you live in the northeast or in a community with Italian bakeries, you’ve probably seen these pink, yellow and green little cakes. I discovered them in my late teens while staying with my grandma in New York. Italian bakeries sold […]

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Published on December 5, 2011
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Simple Holiday Cookies

by on December 4, 2010 · 11 comments

Cookies

Fuzz started a new school this year and so far I haven’t baked anything for the teachers. Last week the school put out a call for homemade cookies, so I guess it’s time. You’d think choosing a cookie would be easy since I bake every day, but it seems having too many recipes makes it […]

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Published on December 4, 2010
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Holly Jolly Peanut Butter Cookies

by on November 19, 2010 · 13 comments

M&M peanut butter cookies

Holly Jolly Peanut Butter Cookies

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Published on November 19, 2010