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. … »

Chocolate chip cookies, the Toll House recipe


Story has it that the chocolate chip cookie recipe was created by American Ruth Graves Wakefield, owner of the Toll House Inn, in 1933. She later sold the recipe to Nestle. Nestle’s bags of chocolate morsels carry the Toll House recipe. … »

Lemon squares


This is an updated version of a recipe originally published in May 23, 2005. This pastry comes by many names. Cut them into bars and they’re known as lemon bars. Bake in a tart pan and it’s a lemon tart. Bake in a pie pan and it’s … »