“Caffins” – March Break Baking Activity!

    It is March break and all the kids are off – but you know that. If you didn’t go away, you probably have them all with you in […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #12 – World Peace Cookies (by Dorie Greenspan)

  Christmas Cookie #12 – World Peace Cookie by Dorie Greenspan. A perfect way to finish off the 12 cookies and think of the beauty and joy this season brings […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #11 – Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

I really have a soft spot for sugar cookies, but not the crispy kind, I like them soft and chewy. Don’t get me wrong, if they are the crispy kind, […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #10 – Chocolate Christmas Cookie

Okay, it’s a couple of (maybe one) day left for Christmas. I have two cookies left to meet my 12 cookies objective. You know as an ex-banker it’s all about meeting targets! […]

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2016 Christmas Cookie #9 – Triple Ginger Sandwich Cookies

For this cookie (and really any spice cookie) you need the freshest spices. If your spices have been sitting around for a while – lets say for one year or so, […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #8 – Bourbon Chocolate Balls

These are a favorite of mine. Mainly because I always have cake scraps in my freezer that can be used as the base. The latest came from experimenting with various […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #7 – Twice Baked Shortbread

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. There are some recipes that just by reading them you can tell you have a winner. This is another one of […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #6 – Spiced Date, Nut and Cheese Palmiers

Ah, cold butter, flour and ice water to bring it all together, just a pinch of salt, and yes that’s the recipe for puff pastry. That most favored, sought after […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #5 – Triple Chocolate Brownie Bites

Here’s why I like this recipe. It is Christmas time, the holiday season; you are running around trying to make everything perfect for the big day. Family, good friends, food […]

2016 Christmas Cookie #4 – Bakewell Biscotti

I knew when I read this recipe that it would make a nice transition from some of the savory cookie recipes I’ve given you. This is Bakewell Biscotti, a Dominique […]