Holiday Truffle Cookies

Growing up, we had plenty of Christmas traditions: the trek to the Christmas tree farm to chop down the biggest darned tree that would fit in our house, decorating gingerbread houses baked by my mom, eating all the almonds from the bowl of mixed nuts in our living room, sampling the sweet, crispy rosettes my mom deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar to give to our family and friends, and, finally, walking through the snowy streets to Midnight Mass, full of the joy and excitement of the holiday. Now that I have my own family, we've created our own traditions...but making sweets for our dear neighbors is one passed down from my parents. ...more
These look-- and sound-- delicious! Is there really only 1/4 cup of flour in there? It seems ...more

The Hanukkah Trifecta.

Whoa!  Are those traditional Hanukkah treats?  Wait, are there such a thing as ” traditional Hanukkah treats”?...more

~Reese's En Croute Cookies!

~Reese's En Croute Cookies!     ...more

Don't Be The Last To Know About The Latest Anagram Cookie Craze!

Oh my word, I’m so in love with these things it’s almost unbearable.  My quest to find relatively simple, deliciously obscure holiday treats is over.  It’s a versatile cookie!  It’s an anagram!  YES, it’s a Jumble cookie!A what?...more
Wow! These look tasty. I am feeling silly, though, as I am not getting the anagram connection. ...more

Vegan Thumbprint Cookies

It's cookie baking season, and I have a simple, fabulous recipe for you. A friend sent it to me from another website, so I'm just going to pop you over the kitchn for some festive little Life-Changing Vegan Thumbprints. ...more

Another Holiday Cookie Recipe - Chocolate-Hazelnut Spritz Cookies

Chocolate-Hazelnut Spritz Cookies -  This easy cookie recipe takes the classic and delectable pairing of chocolate and hazelnuts and combines it with a rich, buttery texture.   ...more

Soft Molasses Cookies

Soft Molasses Cookies - This soft molasses cookie recipe is so easy to make.  The best part about the recipe is the versatility.  These cookies can be dropped and baked or rolled and cut into your favourite Christmas Cookie shapes and decorated with Royal Icing....more

C is for (Feminist) Cookie

This holiday season, while I unabashedly cram cookies into my maw, I will try not to think about the number of calories I am consuming. Instead, I will consider each cookie's potential to be a feminist statement. Who made the cookie and why? What can I do to ensure that the cookie bakers of the world have decent living standards? ...more

I do think there is something about a cookie uniquely female, perhaps as you suggest in the ...more

The Cookie Tray - recipes to tantalize your tastebuds

As I sit here typing with a belly full of turkey, trimmings and pie, I have to admit that the idea of baking cookies is the farthest thing from my mind. Yet I know when I wake up tomorrow my desire to bake (and eat) will be renewed again and as the holiday music fills the air over the next few weeks, I'll be happy to have this list of tasty recipes to look back on. Because even though I can't imagine taking one more bite of food at the moment, these recipes look really darn good. ...more

Mint sugar cookies? Genius! All they need to be topped with, IMO, is some kind of chocolate ...more