Butterscotch Blondies

When I was a little girl, my mom would occasionally make Butterscotch Brownies (Blondies) out of her old red and white Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook.  (This is the original recipe.) They were magnificent. This recipe differs slightly in that it has more flour so they are more like chewy cookies instead of candy. Mom’s […]

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Pfeffernusse

I’ve shared my favorite Christmas cookie. This is my husband’s favorite–Pfeffurnusse. Pfeffernusse.  Apparently they are my daughter’s favorite Christmas cookie too.  Her dad thought she was kidding when she asked for a spicy, “sugar” cookie.  She ate every last crumb and asked for another.  We looked at each other in astonishment.  Never have our children […]

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

My favorite Christmas cookies are Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies from Martha Stewart.  I played around to make them gluten-free and vegan.  Some of you, I’m sure, don’t think it’s possible to make delicious vegan, GF cookies.  These are the cookies that will shatter that.  I’ll admit I haven’t adapted some recipes successfully.  But this one […]

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Malted Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Malt. Let’s talk about malt. I love it. It’s so….malty. And it’s one thing that was definitely meant to be paired with milk chocolate. (Another point goes to malt!) There’s something comforting about the slightly sweet flavor of malt. When paired with whole wheat in these cookies, it’s even better. My husband said these cookies […]

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