Tag Archives: cookies

Graham Crackers with Dulce de Leche | Holiday Cookies

Much tastier than store-bought, these homemade grahams are filled with creamy dulce de leche

Bourbon Balls | Holiday Cookie Recipe

Bourbon adds a kick to these no-cook cookies

Sweet Treats: Beyond the Bakery

This week, we dig deep for a different kind of pastry pusher — one or two-person operations working from the backs of restaurants, in borrowed commercial kitchens and behind farm stand stalls.

Whoopie Pies

Move over cupcakes. The darling of the pastry-set these days are Whoopie Pies, a less precious, more lunchbox-friendly marriage of cake and cream.

Secret Doughman: Zix Treats

Zix Treats: Sebastopol CPA turned semi-pro baker bakes up micro-batches of complex, herb-infused treats in a borrowed commercial kitchen. Getting a box is strictly a word-of-mouth affair.

Red Hot Pinwheel Cookies

Red Hot Pinwheel Cookies

Rich Christmas Cut-outs

Christmas Cut outs

Grandma Wood’s Cutout Butter Cookies

Grandma Wood’s Cutout Cookies

Toffee Bar Cookies

Toffee Bar Cookies

Chocolate Crinkles

chocolate crinkles

Meringue Yummies

Meringue Yummies

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

Petite Cheesecakes

Submitted by Teena Hardee You will need:1 – 2 cans Cherry Pie Filling and or Blueberry Pie Filling (whatever you like on top of your cheesecake) Blend together well till light and fluffy: Two 8oz pkgs. Cream Cheese -softened¾ Cup Sugar2 eggs1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon vanilla Place a mini vanilla wafer into tassy cup [...]

Ricotta Cookies

Submitted by Jill Engvaldsen I have been making these cookies since I was not quite a teenager and they’ve always been a hit. Most crinkle their noses… Ricotta Cookies? and then they get quiet as they bite into these moist and lovely cookies, wonderful with tea! CREAM the following: 1/2 lb butter 2 C Sugar [...]

Amanda Frank’s Chocolate Drop Cookies

Chocolate Drop Cookies

Anise Cutout Cookies

Hi Heather,These are my families favorites since the 70′s derived from the Antoinette Pope’s New Cooking School cookbook. I usually use anise flavoring as I find the seeds to be too similar to insects occasionally found in the flour! My mother prefers to roll the cookies out onto the anise seeds and add a smaller [...]

Meloni Courway’s Spice Molasses Gingerbread Cookies

(to leave out for the big guy in red) Makes 40 medium cookies 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons ground ginger 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon clove ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature ¼ cup vegetable shortening 1 cup [...]

Best holiday cookies…ever

Last year I spent days making these shortbread cookies from the French Laundry. They are the absolute best shortbread I have ever had. In my life. I’ve adopted them as my holiday cookie of record. But they’re far from traditional for my family. This weekend four generations of our clan will come together to make [...]