Category Archives: Cookies

Cookies on Demand

There are two reasons I’m calling these chocolate chip cookies “Cookies on Demand”. 1- The recipe doesn’t require softened butter.  So no waiting for butter to come to room temperature, you can use it straight out of the fridge. 2- … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Cookies with Fresh Mint Leaves

I have always hated mint and chocolate together.  I’ve just never understood the combination.  After Eight mints disgusted me and York Peppermint patties had no appeal.  Don’t even get me started on Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, blegh.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry and Almond Biscotti

Do you love breakfast?  I do.  I rarely begin my day without some sort of breakfast.  No matter how busy I am or what kind of a rush I’m in, it always involves coffee.  When I’m running behind I grab my to-go mug … Continue reading

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Ginger Snaps

June, which became Cookie Month at Sweet Melissa Sundays, is coming to a close. All of the cookie with the exception of the macaroons were big hits in this house. It would be hard to pick a winner amongst the … Continue reading

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Honey Pecan Madeleines

Little french scallop-shaped tea cakes, or Madeleines, are delicate little sponge cake-cookies made for enjoying with a nice glass of tea, preferably while you’re sitting at a sweet little bistro table at a café in France. However, I’m not lucky … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Macaroons – Coconut & Almond

Is it ever the case with you that you just know you don’t like something? The thought of chocolate and orange together is not something that sounds good to me, though I can’t specifically remember ever actually trying it. I’ve … Continue reading

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Pistachio Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

The host for this week’s Sweet Melissa Sundays is the gracious Tracey of Tracey’s Culinary Adventures. The recipe, originally chosen by Dawn of Growing Up (And Having Fun) After 40, was Pistachio Linzer Thumbprint Cookies. I’m glad this recipe came … Continue reading

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