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Sweet Indulgence: Soft Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Sweet Indulgence: Soft Vanilla Sugar Cookies

| November 21, 2008 | 9 Comments

When I discovered the recipe for these cookies, they seemed simple enough to try on a busy night. I did, and they were the softest, most wonderfully vanilla-y and butter-y cookie I’d ever had. I loved them. So, the tender, sweet goodness that is these cookies has become a fixture in my cookie jar. Speaking […]

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Iced Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Iced Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

| October 26, 2008 | 5 Comments

It’s been quite a while since I last baked. Baking takes precision, measuring, several bowls … all excesses that I just haven’t had time for recently. I’ve been working hard on writing, taking care of my children all the while. Life, it just keeps moving no matter how much you wish it would slow down […]

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Salted Triple Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Salted Triple Chocolate Brownie Cookies

| July 28, 2008 | 5 Comments

It all started last night, when one of my oldest friends called to say that she and her family were in the area. They wanted to get together. Sure, great! I thought. Living in two different states and different worlds – her in the city and I in the burbs, it certainly hasn’t been easy […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

| July 18, 2006 | 1 Comment

I am not a big fan of oatmeal raisin cookies. Really. I rarely touch them. So you can imagine my surprise when that was exactly what I wanted – no craved – last week. It must be the hot weather getting to me…or the medicine for the bronchitis (yes, ladies and gentlemen, I managed to […]

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Triple Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Cookies

Triple Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Cookies

| June 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

I made these triple chocolate chunk chocolate cookies. YUM. Let me tell you. They are simply amazing. The combination of flavors is exquisite. My husband was so excited about them that he ate three as soon as he came home. But then again, so did I. That’s why I have been bad. I ate too […]

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Aphrodite’s Brownies

Aphrodite’s Brownies

| February 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

Can we talk brownies? This spiced brownies recipe is a favorite around Valentine’s Day since it combines aphrodisiacs with a perennial favorite: Brownies! There’s nothing like a great homemade brownies — and these are definitely great. So what is it with these brownies? Well they have a myriad of ingredients that are thought to be […]

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The Best Jelly Thumbprint Cookies Recipe Ever

The Best Jelly Thumbprint Cookies Recipe Ever

| December 14, 2005 | 4 Comments

What makes a good Jelly Thumbprint Cookies recipe? It needs to be a soft but firm cookie that holds its shape well when baked. And it needs to be strong enough to keep that jelly safely ensconced in the thumbprint. This recipe is one I have been making for years. It’s always a hit with […]

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