Lemon Cookies - Christmas Cookies #2

On the second day of Christmas I baked Lemon Cookies. Yes, it’s day number two in my 12 days of…View Post--Mrs. Akram Taghavi-Burris The mastermind behind Akram's Ideas   ...more

12 Days of Christmas Cookies

The Christmas holiday always seems to revolve around cookies. Would you say? I mean more than other…View Post--Mrs. Akram Taghavi-Burris The mastermind behind Akram's Ideas  ...more

Note to self re: holiday baking

From the Nursng Mother's CookbookNote to self: Next year buy all holiday baked goods from a bakery. It’s Christmas Eve and I am so baked-out that I can’t stand the thought of another cookie coming out of my oven. Yet here I sit while the world’s most complicated pumpkin pie bakes in my oven. To be fair it is a maple bourbon pumpkin pie with a chocolate crust and it is fantastic, not to mention impressive when shared....more

Marzipan Shortbread Cookies

This was not planned. I’ve already made enough cookies for Christmas party this year. But then I saw the recipe for Marzipan Shortbread Cookies on Pinterest, and I just couldn’t resist them. Love marzipan, love shortbread ♥ ♥ ♥I didn’t have any marzipan at home, but it turned out that was not a big obstacle. Just put some slivered almonds, powdered sugar, an egg white and almond extract in your food processor, mix for a minute – and there is your marzipan. ...more

While I Watch Her...(A Caretaker's Cooking Journey)

Chewy Ginger Spice Cookies...more

World Peace Cookies

  “Of all the cookies you will bake and eat during the holidays, this is the one people will remember.” ~ Dorie Greenspan...more

Gingersnap Cookies

Chewy Gingersnap CookiesCookies with molasses and spices, from gingerbread men to old fashioned molasses cookies, just scream Christmas to me. As a child, I loved being able to help in the kitchen; and I especially loved decorating the cookies. When researching the history of these cookies, I found that they evolved from the traditional German cookie, Lebkuchen, which was invented by German monks in the thirteenth century....more

Red Velvet Kiss Cookies

Triple Chocolate Biscotti

  I've ...more

Menu Mondays: Gingerbread Cookies

I'm not going to lie to you and tell you this is a hard recipe to make, but during Christmas, I'm appreciative of not having to work hard on everything. My mom introduced me to William Sonoma Gingerbread Cookie Mix. It's amazing y'all and tastes just like from scratch cookies....more