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  • BAKING cookies

    Flourless Hazelnut Cookies

    Do you have midnight cookie hankerings?  I’m pretty sure you do. And even when there might be some cookie crumbs in the jar or a pack of cookies in the pantry, all you want…

    July 20, 2010
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    Hazelnut Shortbread

    Given the number of hazelnut recipes I have littered around this place, it’s amply clear that I have a weak spot for these nuts. Give me anything with hazelnuts, and you’re golden in my…

    June 25, 2010
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    Buttery Buckwheat Nibby Cookies

    Or rather, these should be called dangerously buttery buckwheat nibby cookies. I’ve made this cookie recipe a few times ever since my friend Kishi sent me a bag of Valrhona cacao nibs and they’ve been a hit…

    March 12, 2010

    Chocolate Chip Shortbread

    Or, instead, this post should be titled ‘I Love Dorie Greenspan’. The more recipes I try from her book Baking: From My Home to Yours, the more I feel like I don’t need any…

    December 1, 2009

    Milan Cookies

    I do not like marshmallow. There, I finally said it out aloud! But what about s’mores, and rocky road ice cream shakes, and hot chocolate topped with cute little marshmallows? Nope. To most this…

    July 28, 2009
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    Homemade Graham Crackers

    Now I don’t have the same story as most others who grew up on Graham Crackers and loved them so much they had to replicate it at home. My need for making these crackers…

    July 13, 2009

    Black Forest Cookies

    Move over, you ‘regular’ Chocolate Chip Cookie, I have found nirvana! Right out of the blue, I came across THE most supremely decadent Black Forest Cookies in this new book, Baked. This has got…

    July 6, 2009
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    Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

    The last time I made biscuits I was quite taken aback by the results. How could biscuits be soft on the inside? Here, cookies equal biscuits, so I just could not fathom why biscuits…

    June 9, 2009