Sweets for the Season 2008: Gingersnaps Recipe

Heather says: This recipe makes cookies that are a nice balance between crispy and chewy. If you like your ’snaps to have a sharp bite add a little crystallized ginger and even a pinch of cayenne. This version is kid friendly, but also makes a nice base for turning up the heat. Ingredients:   3/4 cup unsalted butter - … [Read more...]

Sweets for the Season 2008: Butter Pecan Cookies Recipe


Heather says: These are not a copy cat recipe for Pecan Sandies, but with some tweaking they may be quite close (a little extra sugar and perhaps almond extract in addition to the vanilla, but I have not tested these thoughts). These cookies are buttery and taste of toasted pecans, simple flavors are sometimes all that are … [Read more...]

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Recipe


Heather says: If you just can't decide whether to make oatmeal or chocolate chip cookies this is the joyful union of both. These are a little chewy, a little soft, and a whole lot of chocolate. Ingredients:   1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup all purpose flour 3 TBSP unsweetened cocoa … [Read more...]

Triple Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Heather says: Welcome to the penultimate episode of cookie-a-day. Today I have another recipe from Kendra. (Why have friends if you can't abuse them?) I hope y'all have enjoyed this series, it's definitely been a challenge sometimes. Thank you to everyone who contributed recipes. If I didn't get to them this year, it won't be long before … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

Heather says: Many thanks to my friend Kendra for providing today's cookie and picture. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter - softened 1 cup (packed) light brown sugar 3/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla … [Read more...]