Cookies are a wonderfully-diverse dessert delivery system.
Grandma would make these oblong, sugar-coated cookies every Christmas,
and it's taken me years to find the recipe. I finally stumbled across
this recipe for Snowball Cookies on What's Cooking
glad I did, because I've always loved these cookies above (most) others.
These cookies are simplicity itself: Butter, powdered sugar, vanilla,
flour, and some toasted nuts. I chose almonds, but walnuts or pecans are
good as well.
If you're craving cookies and don't have a lot of ingredients, these are
a good choice!
I should just go ahead and call this a cookie blog at this point. I really felt
like some oatmeal cookies, and the raisins were just a nice touch.
Continue reading Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies...
It's amazing how well the spices in these cookies work. Individually, the
spices are very strong flavors (smell them as you make these and you'll see).
Together with a bunch of sugar, it's a deliciously spicy cookie.
Like the snickerdoodles, these cookies require
a bit more work than chocolate chip cookies,
but they're worth it!
Continue reading Ginger Snaps...
Snickerdoodles: The gloriously simple cookie with the silly name. The
ingredient list is short, and all they require is a bit of chilling, a bit of
rolling (frolicking) in cinnamon and sugar, and pop them in the oven.
If you love vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar, you'll love these cookies.
Continue reading Snickerdoodles...
Chocolate-chip cookies need no introductions. Chocolate-chip cookies need no
excuse. All chocolate-chip cookies need is the standard baking staples, a
bowl, a couple hours, and the desire for soft, chewy, chocolately goodness.
Continue reading Chocolate-Chip Cookies...