Post Tagged with: "cookies"

Espresso Chip Shortbread Cookies

We love cookies! So when we made these yummy treats as a get-well gift for a close family friend, we made sure to make a double batch. We knew our fingers would be in that cookie jar before we could get the care package out the door. *Warning – These treats are sinful, proceed with [...]

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Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

What do you get when you combine all-natural peanut butter, sugar, eggs, and chocolate? Only the most incredible cookie you’ll ever eat! Jason’s Grandmother, who doesn’t like peanut butter, couldn’t keep her hands out of the cookie jar. These soft and decadent cookies are super easy to make with just a couple of simple ingredients. [...]

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Monster Cookies

Easter has come and gone and I bet you’re left with a lingering Easter candy. Jason and I don’t have kids but we do make each other Easter baskets each year. We have a lot of fun with it and like to get creative. One year Jason bought a purse that I had my eye [...]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies – who can resist this classic “milk and cookie” treat? A friend recently asked us for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. We must admit we were ashamed not to have a recipe to give, nor any advice on how to make them. So, we spent the last couple [...]

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Lime Sugar Cookies

A couple of years ago, Jason and I had a Valentine’s Day weekend in Georgetown (Washington DC). One night before dinner, we popped into this adorable market called Marvelous Market.  They were giving away samples of their lime sugar cookies. I fell in love. “Amazing” is the best word to describe these bites of joy. [...]

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Oh My Sweet Chai Cookies

I came up with this recipe to serve at CookingShorts’ one year anniversary party. They were a big hit and gobbled up within minutes! If you’re dieting or watching your sugar and carbs, this recipe can totally be adjusted to fit your dietary needs. Look for a low sugar oatmeal mix and a sugar free chai, [...]

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Tastefully Simple Coconut Mocha Cookies

When Starbucks introduced the Coconut Mocha Frapp, I had to figured out a way to out do their recipe and come up with my own Coconut Mocha recipe. Thankfully, I had Tastefully Simple to my rescue. These amazing little bites are the prefect flavor combination. The cookies have a rich, buttery flavor that is accompanied [...]

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Semi-Baking

As I have mentioned in many recipes, I’m not a great baker but I seem to have talent in semi-baking. I learned this technique by watching my Grandma Hess in the kitchen. She was a seasoned wedding cake guru and locally known for her baking. If you were going to a wedding in the DC metro area, you could [...]

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Blackberry and Rosemary Thumb Prints

Baby and bridal season is upon us. I’ve been lucky enough to be asked to be a bridesmaid in three weddings this year. On top of all the bridal showers, some of my close girlfriends are expecting. These adorable little cookies are a perfect favor for a baby or bridal shower. I made these for [...]

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Maple Oat Chip Cookies

For January, I decided to make a different treat to celebrate all my New Year birthdays.  I really wanted to use the warm and comforting flavors of maple and oats in this month’s dessert.  It’s amazing how many different sweet and savory things I was able to come up with.  You can make cupcakes, pancakes and [...]

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