Chocolate-topped cream cheese cookies

Have I mentioned that when my daughters are bored, they go into the kitchen to make something? Not a case of food craving since Speedy and I are often left to finish what they have made. It's more of a need to create something with their hands. And it doesn't really matter … [Read more...]


The pops that became stuffed cookies

Pops are cakes or cookies on sticks. You've probably seen them in bake shops and candy stores. They are very popular gift items especially during Valentine's Day. You know, heart shaped cookies covered in red frosting with piped text that say a dozen different messages. … [Read more...]


Christmas cookie series: Chocolate crinkles

This recipe was originally published in January of 2007. I am reposting it because, for some reason, the recipe page does not render correctly -- nothing shows after the title. Really strange. I'm not sure if it has something to do with the most recent Wordpress upgrade or … [Read more...]


Chocolate drizzled and star-studded Christmas cookies

They're butter cookies made from an almost runny dough that spreads into thin discs with flat and smooth surfaces -- almost like lenguas de gato. I baked them last night because my 18-year-old daughter, Sam, wanted to decorate cookies. What she really wanted was gingerbread … [Read more...]