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Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe | How to Make Snickerdoodles

Soft and cinnamon-coated, snickerdoodle cookies are wonderful for filling the cookie jar. They’re also good for dunking in milk. Twenty years ago, I’d just moved to Manhattan for college. It was the only place I’d wanted to go, and the only college experience I’d imagined. My days were a mishmash of classes, studying, long walks …

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The Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, bursting with chocolate, soft on the inside. These really are the most perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies ever. I came across the recipe in a moment of need. My daughter had set her sights on making chocolate chip cookies for the entire cast and crew of her production of Les Miserables. But …

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Carrot Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe | Egg-Free Cookies

Carrot Oatmeal Raisin cookies are soft, tender cookies perfect for sharing. This recipe makes a big batch, so stock some in the cookie jar too. The first time I saw the trailer for Disney’s Christopher Robin movie, my heart swelled. It looked so sweet, so endearing, like such a lovely celebration of childhood. I couldn’t …

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Salted Toffee Chocolate Squares Recipe

I’ve been making this tasty treat for years and years. The combination of creamy chocolate, sweet toffee and a sprinkle of salt make this Salted Toffee Chocolate Squares recipe absolutely delightful. Snow clung to the tree branches outside this morning, and the ground was blanketed in pristine whiteness. It looked like a winter wonderland out …

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Salted Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

This Salted Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe yields a batch of cakey cookies filled with dark chocolate and topped with a sprinkle of salt. Divine!  It was Saturday night, a rare one in which my kids were home. My son had a friend over and they, together with my daughter, were watching Charlie and the …

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Cut-Out Strawberry Sugar Cookies

This recipe for Cut-Out Strawberry Sugar Cookies isn’t the quickest recipe you’ll make but the buttery, sweet cookies are worth the effort. My house is in an in-between stage of living, or that’s what it feels like. We know we’ll be moving in the foreseeable future, but we don’t know when or to where. So we’re …

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New on Maine Course: Wild Blueberry Biscotti

Did you know that I write a weekly newspaper column for The Bangor Daily News called Maine Course? In this week’s column, I share a recipe for Wild Blueberry Biscotti. Since 2014, I’ve written a weekly newspaper column about food and life for the Bangor Daily News. It’s called Maine Course (aptly named by my brother), and …

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Mini Dark Chocolate Cranberry Rock Cakes

Hagrid’s Rock Cakes didn’t sound so appetizing in the Harry Potter books, but this mini version is lightly sweetened, moist and tasty. I didn’t want to read the Harry Potter books. When Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was first released in the United States in 1998, I barely noticed. When the next books — …

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New on Maine Course: Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Did you know that I write a weekly newspaper column for The Bangor Daily News called Maine Course? In this week’s column, I share a recipe for Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars … because you should eat well, you should also treat yourself. Since 2014, I’ve written a weekly newspaper column about food and life for the …

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