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Category Archives: cookies
Chocolate – Peppermint Checkerboards
Posted on December 14, 2012 by SAO'
Here’s a project with some extra math, just because we know all kids love math. Obviously all recipes call for a little math: addition, proportions, fractions. But this one adds some geometry. This is a basic icebox sugar cookie, but … Continue reading →
Hope’s Busy Holiday Baking Season … so far
Posted on December 10, 2012 by SAO'
Big Sister has been flexing her whisking and stirring muscles. Take a peek here.
Accidentally Gluten Free
Posted on March 1, 2012 by SAO'
Saw a bottle of water on the shelf at Sunflower Market the other day … said “gluten-free” on the label. Seriously. No wheat in that water, you’re telling me? M’s dad is a wheat farmer, so gluten-free isn’t something I’m … Continue reading →
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Autumn on the Brain
Posted on October 4, 2011 by SAO'
There are few things in life better than a mid-summer watermelon, lemonade when the thermometer hits triple digits, or a peach in August, which is really the only month they should be allowed to be consumed. But it’s getting colder … Continue reading →
Sack Lunch Dessert Time
Posted on August 26, 2011 by SAO'
A couple of quick ones suitable for the office break room counter, lunch box, or gathering of any kind. Cappucino Crinkles (makes about 32 cookies) Ingredients ⅓ cup butter 1 cup brown sugar ⅔ cup cocoa powder (unsweetened) 2 Tbs … Continue reading →
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Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti
Posted on May 25, 2011 by SAO'
2 cups flour (or, 1 cup all-purpose and 1 cup white whole wheat) ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 6 Tbs (¾ stick) unsalted butter, room temp (or half butter, half shortening, for an … Continue reading →
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Holiday Cookie Collection
Posted on December 18, 2010 by SAO'
From around the web: Gastronomer’s Guide: Honey Gingerbread, a German-style lebkuchen, soft gingerbread. A Spicy Perspective’s Almond Sammich Cookies and Very Merry Shortbread One Ordinary Day’s Sour Cream Cut-out Cookies Big Red Kitchen’s Spice Cookies Annie’s Eats Eggnog Cupcakes Smitten … Continue reading →
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Après-ski (or, in this case, après-snow angel and snowball fight) snacks
Posted on December 1, 2009 by SAO'
After playing out in the snow, nothing better than a cup of hot chocolate and some homemade cookies. And a good winter cookie is the triple ginger snap. Especially if you have an eager assistant who’ll do the chopping and … Continue reading →
Just for the record …
Posted on June 19, 2009 by SAO'
… I posted this before I read this.
Why does anyone eat store-bought cookies again?
Posted on June 19, 2009 by SAO'
They’re full of garbage, too expensive, and don’t taste as good as homemade. And they don’t make the whole house smell good when you open the box the way these do when you open the oven door. Convenience, right? Well, … Continue reading →