These buttery shortbread cookies are a family favorite: they are both simple to make and delicious to eat. This version is spiked with shards of crystallized ginger. Made with unbleached wheat flour, these cookies are definitely not gluten-free. Shortbread comes from Scotland, where it was made with oats. I’m planning to […]
Holiday Cookie Party!
We kick off our holiday season with a Cookie Party, and I can tell you it’s a ton of fun, not too much work, and a great way to connect with friends. We schedule our cookie Sunday, and plan for a full day. Our mission is to bake as many […]
3-yolk Sugar Cookies
When you have extra egg yolks left over, use them in something delicious! These sugar cookies are soft and tender, and handily used my 3 remaining egg yolks. 3-yolk Sugar Cookies 2 1/2 c flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cream of tartar heaping 1/2 tsp fine sea salt […]
I’m responding to a request for chewy molasses cookies. These are not thin ginger-snaps, but have the texture of soft sugar cookies, with a crackly top crust. A hit at my house, they never last more than a few days – though they will supposedly keep well. Makes about 2 […]
Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies
I first found the recipe for this in the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. I’ve tweaked the spices, because I like them a bit more assertive. 1 egg, beaten 1/2 c unsalted butter, softened 1/2 c brown sugar (packed) 1/3 c honey 1 1/2 Tbsp vanilla extract 1 […]