Cookies

Happy New Year!  Bouchon’s Gougeres

Happy New Year! Bouchon’s Gougeres

Happy Gougere! What?!  Too cheesy? I had writer’s block when I sat down to compose this post.  Staring at my screen, fingers poised on the keyboard, sipping a glass of wine and munching on these cheese puffs I just pulled out of the oven, I was […]

Bouchon’s Shortbread  Cookie

Bouchon’s Shortbread Cookie

This month’s Food52 Baking Club pick is Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery Book. A gorgeous, very heavy (a workout just lugging it around) opus on all things delicious. My copy has languished on a shelf for quite some time but this gave me a reason to […]

Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies Revisited

Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies Revisited

I reserved some of the  Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookie dough to bake knowing I would be going to Monday morning coffee with the moms. Who can resist freshly baked cookies?  Having scooped out all my dough on the first day, I had cookies ready to […]

“Open Sesame” Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookie Treasure Revealed

“Open Sesame” Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookie Treasure Revealed

Holiday Cookie List: Number EIGHT. Very LATE. But worth the WAIT! My friend Mel mentioned a recipe she had tried recently from the NYTimes for Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies.  She could not stop raving about them, light, crispy, buttery, hint of sesame, they sounded scrumptious. Always on […]

Salted Butter & Chocolate Chunk Shortbread (New Year’s Resolution #2: Finish 12 Days of Cookies)

Salted Butter & Chocolate Chunk Shortbread (New Year’s Resolution #2: Finish 12 Days of Cookies)

A rift on CCC! Salted Butter & Chocolate Chunk Shortbread, buttery, filled with chocolate topped with fleur de sel and edged with sugar. Delicious!

Soft Gingerbread Tiles with  Rum Butter Glaze: Day 6, 12 Days of Cookies!

Soft Gingerbread Tiles with Rum Butter Glaze: Day 6, 12 Days of Cookies!

My kitchen gadget addiction got the best of me yet again. The culprit? A beautiful holiday cookie from Ottolenghi’s latest book, Sweet, Soft Gingerbread Tiles with Rum Butter Glaze. The cookies are made with either an embossed rolling pin (which I purchased to make graham […]

Swedish Visiting Cake Bars Day 3 of 12 Days of Cookies

Swedish Visiting Cake Bars Day 3 of 12 Days of Cookies

If you like almonds you are going to LOVE this cookie. A crispy almond topping layered on a chewy slightly dense cake. Perfect with a cup of tea. A nice addition to any cookie tray. Try to find the thinnest sliced almonds possible, they seem […]

Attention Java Junkies! Coffee Malteds: Day 5 of 12 Days of Cookies

Attention Java Junkies! Coffee Malteds: Day 5 of 12 Days of Cookies

Coffee Malteds from Dorie’s Cookies a great cookie for all Java Junkies and even those that aren’t coffee lovers.  The addition of malted milk powder adds a nutty, vanilla, earthy flavor-a touch of Ovaltine in your cookie. To take them over the top, Jamie dipped […]

Ho Ho Ho! Yo-Yo’s are here! Day 2 Holiday Cookies

Ho Ho Ho! Yo-Yo’s are here! Day 2 Holiday Cookies

Day 2 of 12 days of Cookies.  I am off to a slow start having posted the first cookie days ago.  But I promise, this cookie will make up for the wait.  Once again I found a delicious treat in Ottolenghi’s dessert book, Sweet. Yep, my […]