Archive for the ‘Cookies’ Category

Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies

December 6th, 2010 | Chocolate, Cookies, Desserts, Quick, Vegetarian | Christi | 4 Comments

I grew up in Southern California. I still whine every time the temperature drops below 70, and run under the blankies whenever there is a rainstorm. But don’t get me wrong, I’m a winter idealist. I love the thought of merry snowmen, sledding children, and hot chocolate on the porch where you can see your […]

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Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

November 14th, 2010 | Cake, Cookies, Desserts, Pastry, Sauce, Vegetarian | Christi | 7 Comments

For some odd reason every year I can never pin down the exact date of Thanksgiving. Is it the third week? Last week? Thursday, Friday? Rats. Then I figured out an easier way. Thanksgiving is getting close when the molasses and pumpkin start getting sold out at the grocery store. Will I be making a […]

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Cinnamon Raisin Biscotti

November 6th, 2010 | Cookies, Desserts, Pastry, Vegetarian | Christi | 2 Comments

I like to think of myself as logical. Cool-headed if you will. I used to crinkle my nose when I watched mushy gushy movies. But then I met a funny bear. And he sang me songs and made me smile, tucked me in at night and held me after a bad dream. Funny, that. Nowadays […]

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Coconut Chocolate Chunk Blondies

October 5th, 2010 | Chocolate, Cookies, Desserts, Pastry, Quick, Vegetarian | Christi | 3 Comments

Brownies are great. For a while. Amazingly enough, it is possible to get a wee bit tired of the fudgey chocolaty dark squares. Enter blondies. Made with brown sugar, these beauties yield a butterscotch and caramel combination that is irresistible.  Especially if you’re a chocolate and coconut fan. They’re great to wrap up and give […]

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Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

August 16th, 2010 | Cookies, Desserts, Vegetarian | Christi | 6 Comments

I’m a rather verbose girl- I like to use ten words when three will suffice. I have to constantly re-edit my sentences in my head to keep from sounding like Miss Chatterbox. I also tend to be particular about grammar, punctuation and pronunciation. One of my many quirks.

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Ultimate Lemon Bars

August 6th, 2010 | Cookies, Desserts, Fruit, Pastry, Quick, Vegetarian | Christi | 7 Comments

I adore lemons. They’re always rolling around my kitchen somewhere, and definitely always on my shopping list. I use them on savory dishes, salad dressings, and of course, desserts. I’ve been making this recipe forever.

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Peanut Butter Sandies

July 2nd, 2010 | Cookies, Desserts, Vegetarian | Christi | 2 Comments

I hope you like peanut butter. I hope you like it alot. The following sandies are like peanut butter badly disguised in cookie form. Naughty peanut butter.

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Thick Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 30th, 2010 | Cookies, Desserts, Vegetarian | Christi | 7 Comments

Trying to find the perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is like trying to find the perfect boyfriend. There’s always something just a little bit off.

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Coconut Macarons with Toffee Filling

June 23rd, 2010 | Cookies, Desserts, Pastry, Vegetarian | Christi | 14 Comments

I think I’m in trouble. I have an irresistible itch to keep making macarons. Light creamy coconut-scented shells hide a nutty toffee filling. Coconut Macarons with Toffee Filling Makes between 30 to 40 macarons For the macarons shells: 90 gr egg whites (about 3) 30 gr granulated sugar 200 gr powdered sugar 110 gr almonds 1/2 tsp […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies (the CCC)

February 26th, 2010 | Chocolate, Cookies, Desserts, Vegetarian | Christi | No Comments

Hmm.. I just realized that looks alot like “KKK”. Whoops. CCC= Chocolate Chip Cookie. Have you ever tried Chips Ahoy’s chewie chocolate chip cookies? That’s what these taste like the next day. Except it doesn’t have the I’ve-been-sitting-in-a-shelf-for-2-months taste. Pretty nice! The dough can be made ahead and kept in the fridge for a few […]

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