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Stack of almond flour sugar cookies on a white plate with milk in background

Almond Flour Sugar Cookies

Almond flour sugar cookies are nod to the classic sugar cookie but are made with ingredients that are gluten free. These round, thin cookies are formed from balls of cookie dough that are rolled in sugar before baking. The result is a homemade gluten free treat with a crunchy outside and slightly chewy inside. They …

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Coffee Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Coffee Chocolate Crinkles

  The flavor of chocolate cookies is heightened with the addition of espresso to create these coffee chocolate crinkles. Chocolate crinkle cookies are perfect for a cookie exchange, holiday party or Christmas desserts too. Coffee chocolate crinkles are strong contenders for my favorite Christmas cookie. I’ve tested a few cookies out as candidates to take …

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Creative Gift Packaging for Cookies using a Pringles Can. Three decorated cans.

Creative Gift Packaging for Cookies

Packaging for cookies doesn’t have to be expensive. Here is a low-cost idea that uses a can of Pringles. Make this easy craft with your family then share your homemade cookies for holiday gifts.  Cookies make a wonderful gift for friends, neighbors, relatives, teachers, and anyone else who you want to show appreciation and gratitude. …

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double chocolate chip cookies with white chocolate chips and dried cherries are proof that you can improve upon the every day chocolate chip cookie. This cookie is good any time of year but I especially like it as an easy holiday cookie exchange recipe. This recipe will be made again in February for Valentine’s Day …

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White Chocolate Pretzel Bark

White Chocolate Pretzel Bark is layer upon layer of sweet and salty. Chocolate, dried fruit, nuts and pretzels create the perfect bite. It is the season of giving and even though I usually think that giving is far more rewarding than receiving, I have to say that I was thoroughly excited when I received two …

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Mocha biscotti on a wire baking rack

Mocha Biscotti

Have you baked biscotti before? The process of baking a log of dough first, then slicing it and baking the individual pieces again, is a special way to bake. Mocha biscotti finds its flavor pumped up with espresso powder and chocolate chips. How to bake biscotti: This mocha biscotti (or type of cookie) is just …

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One bread roll on white plate

Classic Dinner Rolls

Classic dinner rolls are the perfect accompaniment to many a family feast. This recipe doesn’t require fancy baking equipment; simply bake the rolls in a 9 by 13 baking dish. The results are fluffy and tender. We know that family feasts and celebrations are not complete without BREAD. Whether it is for the big Thanksgiving …

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linzer sandwich cookies

Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are a lovely sandwich cookies that let the filling shine through. Cherry preserves, strawberry jam or lemon curd all make perfect fillings. Linzer Cookies are a treat most often shared around Christmas but there is nothing holding you back from making these cookies any time of year. Think heart-shaped cut-outs for Valentine’s Day, strawberry or blueberry …

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Sugar cookies with sprinkles on a wire cooling rack

Sugar Cookies

A reliable sugar cookie recipe is a must in this season of baking! This recipe from Whole Foods produces a dough that is easy to roll out and cookies that don’t spread while baking. Have you heard of Instacart? It is a grocery delivery service in select areas around the country and it is surely …

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Raisin and Nut Wreath Bread

Add a festive touch to your holiday table with this stunning raisin and nut bread wreath. The technique of braiding the strands of dough is not as hard as you might think and the process creates an impressive visual effect. This raisin and nut wreath bread is a recipe from the website for The Telegraph, …

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